22 mummies have been moved to a brilliant display in Cairo

Cairo – Downtown Cairo approached Saturday night when 22 mummies moved from a museum where they had settled in a new building for more than a century, transporting the tops of custom-made vehicles in a shiny, carefully planned procession. The fanfare – complete with live broadcasts on state television and …

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Virus variants threaten epidemic, scientists say

For weeks, the mood has been buoyant in many parts of the United States. Cases, hospital admissions and deaths from coronavirus have fallen far below their level, and millions of people are being vaccinated every day. Restaurants, shops and schools have reopened. Some states, such as Texas and Florida, have …

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