Category: World Sources

Learning to Swim: An Australian Birthright

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Isabella Kwai, a reporter with the Australia bureau. Recently, in my 20s, I decided to finally learn to swim. It wasn’t that I couldn’t keep afloat. Like many Australians, I’d learned the fundamentals of how not to die […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Travel Restrictions Apply to Millions as Death Toll Rises to 26

ImageMedical workers transfer a patient to a hospital in Wuhan, China, on Thursday. The mysterious disease has killed 26 people so far.Credit…EPA, via Shutterstock The death toll jumps as millions are caught up in lockdown. The authorities drastically expanded a travel lockdown in central China on Thursday, essentially penning in more than 22 million residents […]

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