UFC Fight Night Rodriguez vs. Waterson: Live updates and results

The UFC Fight Night main event was delivered on late notice — and so was its headliner, Marina Rodriguez. After issues getting a visa and 20 hours of travel, Rodriguez finally arrived in the United States on Thursday morning. The Brazil native will meet Michelle Waterson in the main event on Saturday in Las Vegas.…

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Covid-19 Live Updates: More Vaccines Near Approval, but Global Drive Could Remain Stalled

Here’s what you need to know: Lining up to receive the Sinopharm vaccine in Lahore, Pakistan, on Wednesday.Credit…Arif Ali/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization approved one Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine and could soon approve another. The Biden administration has backed waiving intellectual property protections for vaccines, which could make it easier for more…

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Live Updates: 4 Former Officers Indicted on Federal Charges of Violating George Floyd’s Civil Rights

Here’s what you need to know: People descended upon the memorial at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis to celebrate the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial in April. The Justice Department has announced it will charge Mr. Chauvin and three other officers with violating Mr. Floyd’s civil rights.Credit…Joshua Rashaad McFadden for The New York…

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Pfizer Seeks Full F.D.A. Approval for Its Vaccine

Here’s what you need to know: Ton Tran, 106, receiving his second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday.Credit…Noah Berger/Associated Press Pfizer and the German company BioNTech have become the first companies to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for full approval of their Covid-19 vaccine…

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Jobs Report Is Expected to Show a Big Gain: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Whether the U.S. depends on open pit mines or a more environmentally friendly option called lithium brine extraction will depend on how successful groups are in blocking projects.Credit…Gabriella Angotti-Jones for The New York Times The United States needs to quickly find new supplies of lithium as automakers ramp up…

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PFL 3: Live updates and results for heavyweights and women’s lightweights

Fabricio Werdum is a former UFC heavyweight champion. He is a multiple-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion. And on Thursday night, he will begin his quest to be a PFL champion. The 43-year-old from Brazil, who trains in Southern California, will be making his debut with the fight promotion when he faces fellow Brazilian and fellow…

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Live Updates: Blinken Visits Ukraine

Here’s what you need to know: Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, with Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba of Ukraine during their meeting on Thursday in Kyiv.Credit…Pool photo by Efrem Lukatsky When Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken arrived in Ukraine early Thursday, he encountered an all too familiar scene: a country struggling to defend itself…

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Jobless Claims Data Expected to Show Progress: Live Updates

A vaccination event in Miami last week. The jobless rate has fallen in recent weeks as as businesses reopen and vaccination rates increase.Credit…Saul Martinez for The New York Times Government data on Thursday is expected to show that new state claims for unemployment insurance continued to decline last week as the improving public health situation…

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Europe Takes a Tougher Line on Chinese Firms: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: At a General Motors assembly plant in Ontario.Credit…Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press General Motors said it made a $3 billion profit in the first three months of the year, but warned that its profit would be significantly smaller in the second quarter because of a global shortage…

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Live Updates: Top Republicans Move to Oust Cheney From House Leadership

House Republican leaders moved quickly on Wednesday to expel Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming from her leadership post for criticizing Donald J. Trump and his election lies, as their No. 2, Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, publicly backed ousting her and the top leader privately lobbied for a replacement. In a statement, a spokeswoman for…

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