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On one hand, some 5,800 Amazon workers could be a prelude to national unionization efforts. On the other, Bessemer fulfillment center workers see the e-commerce giant as an economic lifeline for the impoverished town, @JordynJournals  reports. MORE:

Biden’s end to the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy had immediate effects on the ground. @SmithMarkets  reports on conditions at an asylum camp “literally 15 feet” from the U.S.-Mexico border now being vacated thanks to Biden’s reversal. Watch MORE:

Houston, Los Angeles and Detroit rank as the major U.S. cities where life under #Covid19  is hardest, according to a Bloomberg analysis of @uscensusbureau  data

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While the #Covid19  pandemic has put a temporary pause on tourism, a tour guide in Germany has gone virtual, bringing live tours of Berlin to the world

Trump privately received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine while still in office in January, according to sources. “Everybody go get your shot,” the former president said yesterday at CPAC

“We are hoping to reunite the families either here or in the country of origin.” EARLIER: @SecMayorkas  called the separation of children from their families at the border “the most powerful and heartbreaking example of the cruelty that preceded” the Biden administration

LOOK: Residents of Yangon held a vigil on Monday. Myanmar saw its deadliest day of protests since the Feb. 1 coup on Sunday, with the UN saying at least 18 protesters were killed in a stark escalation of violence to quell persistent demonstrations

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Anti-government protesters occupy the Democracy Monument in Bangkok. They’re calling for the resignation of Thailand's PM Prayuth Chan-Ocha and monarchy reform #14 ตุลา63 #WhatHappeningInThailand 

#BTS in numbers: -Surpassed 10 million album sales in Korea -Their movie "Burn the Stage" gets 1.96 million viewers worldwide Here's what you need to know about the band that's taking the world by storm _10Mill#방탄소년단 #BTS_10MillionAlbumSalesonAlbumSales 

U.S. researchers began the first human trial of a #coronavirus  vaccine More via @business :

WATCH: This Lebanese wedding photographer captured a bride and groom getting married just as a massive explosion rocked #Beirut . The couple were unharmed in the blast and took refuge in a house before continuing their ceremony

Wearing a face mask does help if you do it properly. Seto Wing Hong of Hong Kong University demonstrates the correct way to wear a face mask #coronavirus 

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: K-pop group @BLACKPINK  is the biggest pop band in the world, according to Bloomberg’s Pop Star Power Rankings. We asked them about Covid-19, singing in Korean vs English, and dream collaborations #블랙핑크 @ygofficialblink 

SOUND ON: This might be the only known recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice. Mexican officials believe the recording could have been made as she read an essay about her husband, Diego Rivera

Young people are falling seriously ill from #COVID19 . New evidence from the U.S. and Europe suggests they aren’t as impervious to the #coronavirus  as originally thought. More @business : #CoronavirusOutbreak 

“Today I am instructing my administration to halt funding of the World Health Organization,” says President Trump in today’s #pressbriefing 

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