Behind Biden’s Pledge to Share 80 Million Vaccine Doses

WASHINGTON — When a commercial plane carrying 2.5 million doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine took off on Wednesday from Dallas for Islamabad, Pakistan, federal officials had just finished a dizzying bureaucratic back-and-forth to get them there. The United States had arranged a donation agreement with Moderna and Covax, the year-old vaccine-sharing initiative. Covax had previously…

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30 Gift Ideas for People Who Really, Really Miss Traveling

Fit Hair Dryer T3 sephora.com $150.00 This packable and powerful hair dryer outperforms anything the hotel could provide.  Gabi Laceup One Piece PatBo patbo.com $325.00 A new bathing suit is basically a prerequisite for planning a vacation.  Kindle Paperwhite Amazon amazon.com $129.99 An e-reader is the perfect (not to mention lightweight) choice for your favorite bookworm.  Aviator Paravel…

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The At Home and Away Summer Playlist

Welcome. On Monday afternoon, the temperature reached a record 117 degrees Fahrenheit in Salem, Ore. The recent heat wave in the Northwest is not “hot enough for ya?” weather or “cool off with a Popsicle” weather. It’s extreme weather — off-the-charts, as the team at The Upshot discovered when they set out to visualize the…

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