A year later after the coronavirus lockdown in Wuhan

The World
The the front window of jewelry store is shown framed by an arc of red balloons.

Workers wearing masks at a jewelry shop waits for customers in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Jan. 14, 2021.

Ng Han Guan/AP

A year after the first lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, there are two different narratives: one of heroism and teamwork, and another about loss and pain. And, after four years of the US reneging on international agreements and rolling back domestic environmental regulations, what does the Biden-Harris administration have to do to regain trust and lead the world on climate action — as Biden has promised to do? Also, starting this year, the Spanish government is now paying for 16 weeks of paternity leave for new fathers.

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