As infections, hospitalizations and deaths related to COVID-19 continue to decrease, many Americans are celebrating the end of the pandemic. However, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical advisor to the President and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warns that it isn't over yet. During an interview with Conversations on Health Care with hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter, Dr. Fauci discussed the Delta variant, quickly becoming dominant in the United
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Russian ballet star Rudolf Nureyev asks for asylum – archive 1961. On 16 June 1961, Kirov Ballet’s principal dancer broke free from Russian embassy guards at Le Bourget airport and requested asylum in France. See how the Guardian and Observer reported events
Top 10 books about public spacesFrom Toni Morrison and Zadie Smith to Peter Benchley, novelist Jonathan Lee chooses books that celebrate areas where strangers can mingle and be less alone People practice social distancing in white circles in Domino Park in Williamsburg, New York City last spring. Photograph: Noam Galai/Getty Images
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Ghosted by Jenn Ashworth review – an unnerving love storyA woman’s life is derailed when her husband disappears in this darkly humorous yet terrifying tale ‘For Laurie, her home on the 16th floor is simultaneously a prison and a refuge’ Photograph: Michael Petiafo/Alamy
Miles Franklin 2021: shortlist announced for Australia’s most prestigious literary prizeA theme of ‘destructive loss’ is shared by the six books shortlisted for the $60,000 award Aravind Adiga, Madeleine Watts and Andrew Pippos are among the authors who will compete for the 2021 Miles Franklin. Composite: Sarah Lee/Pan Macmillan
My boyfriend never initiates sex – how can I help him to be more confident?I have been in a loving relationship with my boyfriend for more than a year, but I have a high sex drive and, while I have been trying to encourage him, I feel he doesn’t really care about my needs ‘I don’t understand where his insecurites are coming from.’ (Posed by models.) Composite: Getty/Guardian Design Team
Big boom for the Big Banana: Russell Crowe backs $400m film studio for Coffs Harbour. Australia’s first fully integrated complex is the latest in a suite of new studios down under – but just how sustainable are they?
‘It was like running away with the circus’ – the thrills, shocks and genius of KneehighAs the legendary Cornwall-based theatre company closes, the people who made its astonishing productions look back on four decades of mayhem and innovation ‘Porous roles’ … Lyndsey Marshal, Tristan Sturrock and Gisli Orn Garddarsson in A Matter of Life and Death, at the National theatre in 2007. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The Guardian
Powerhouse Parramatta: heritage activists lose legal battle but pin hopes on green ban. NSW government wins case to relocate the 140-year-old Willow Grove mansion, but unions vow a green ban will save the site
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‘365 days without soft drink’: TikTok star Rohit Roy on the items that helped him. It’s been just over a year since Roy captured Australia’s imagination with his quest to quit soft drink – here he shares the objects that helped along the way
Upgrade your Independence Day beyond the fireworks and barbecues by rocking easy, patriotic nail art this summer in red, white, and blue. Get inspired by the images below and show off your American pride with fun summer nail designs, ranging from subtle stripes and simple stars to full-blown tie-dye tips and glitter galore. Don't forget to check out our 4th of July decoration ideas to really get into the spirit.
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