Fall Preview: The Thrill Is Back. So Is the Anxiety.

The fall season! It’s a time of Broadway debuts, opera openings, Oscar bait, triumphant television returns and fat special issues heralding the sumptuous delights of “the fall season” — packages like the one you are reading right now. The cultural slate arrives like an advent calendar, stuffed with all the goodies that the entertainment industry … Read more

Gunman Kills Eight at Russian University

MOSCOW — A gunman opened fire on Monday on a Russian university campus, killing at least eight people and wounding 19, state media reported. During the attack, students jumped from a second-floor window to escape a building on the campus of Perm State University, in the city of Perm, about 650 miles east of Moscow, … Read more

5 things to know about Evergrande, the Chinese giant in crisis

Evergrande did not immediately respond to a request from CNN Business for comment about those payments. And interest payments totaling more than $100 million are due later this week on two of the company’s bonds, according to data provider Refinitiv. Here’s what you need to know about Evergrande, and how it got to where it … Read more

Average daily deaths in the United States surpass 2,000.

Daily Covid Briefing Sept. 19, 2021Updated  Sept. 20, 2021, 12:17 a.m. ET Sept. 20, 2021, 12:17 a.m. ET ImageA woman with Covid-19 being transported to a hospital in Houston last week. Credit…John Moore/Getty Images The average U.S. daily death toll from Covid-19 over the last seven days surpassed 2,000 this weekend, the first time since March … Read more

Coronavirus live news: UK starts vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds; China reports 49 new cases

7.28am BST07:28 Covid restrictions in Hanoi, Vietnam, are set to ease this week as new cases continue to decline and the majority of its adult population are at least partially vaccinated. Its government has announced that most construction projects can resume on Wednesday, according to the Reuters news agency. While Hanoi has managed to avoid … Read more