Afghanistan's famous silk-road city of Bamiyan has enjoyed such safety in recent years that its main priority is not more foreign troops, but more foreign tourists. The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Afghanistan
About 150 American servicemen and women have sought refuge in Canada, after refusing to serve in Iraq, but Canada has now informed one of them that he's about to be deported, as Reporter Derek Stoffel in Toronto has more.
The World's Clark Boyd reports on governments that have found various ways to block citizens' access to internet sites; this web filtering is described in a new book, "Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering".
Doctors in China and the US have transfused antibodies from recovered patients directly into the blood of people with severe cases of COVID-19. Dr. Mario Ostrowski and his collaborators want to identify the genes that encode these antibodies and use them to mass produce lab-grown versions — to turn into a drug to treat the infection.
High Park is the latest outdoor space to close since Canada declared a state of emergency and asked people to stay home because of the coronavirus pandemic. Much of the Canadian great outdoors is off-limits to the public — including hiking trails, campgrounds and national parks.
Canada's nursing homes were hit especially hard by the coronavirus. To protect residents, provincial governments issued lockdown measures and shut out families. But some experts argue that confinement and isolation can do more harm than good.
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