Travel in Canada: A prize for the vaccinated and vigilant

At the Canadian border one night this month, a man from Atlanta pulled up in his car. He was unvaccinated, had no COVID test, and did not pre-register for the trip. He was turned back. Tourists must be fully vaccinated, and have themselves tested for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours before arrival by road or their departure flight.

Fearful US residents in Afghanistan hiding from Taliban

Every night in yet another house in Afghanistan’s capital, a U.S. green card-holding couple from California take turns sleeping, with one always awake to watch over their three young children so they can flee if they hear the footsteps of the Taliban.