India struggles to contain surge in coronavirus cases

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A crowd of people are shown in the street with one man in the center fram wearing a scarf over his face.

Passengers wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk for transportation at a bus station in Jammu, India, April 3, 2021.

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COVID-19 cases are rising in India as its vaccination drive attempts to keep up. And, since President Joe Biden's first day in office, US-China relations have been both a priority and a concern. This week, Taiwan has been at the center of attention because China has revved up pressure there, with military exercises by air and sea. Also, new research shows Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica may be even more vulnerable than scientists realized.


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