WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions at the land borders with Canada and Mexico starting in November for fully vaccinated travelers, reopening the door of the United States to tourists and separated families that had been sealed from the country during the pandemic. Those who provide proofContinue Reading

A Qantas plane taxies on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia in 2015. Australia has outlined plans to lift its pandemic ban on its vaccinated citizens traveling overseas from November but no date has yet been set for welcoming international tourists back. Rick Rycroft/AP hide caption toggle captionContinue Reading

Sometimes I choose a newsletter topic because it’s in the headlines. Sometimes it’s to point out a phenomenon that is shaping politics around the world, in ways that often go unnoticed, and to explain how to recognize its fingerprints on news events that recur reliably month after month. Today’s subjectContinue Reading

Israel will reopen to all foreign tourists, regardless of their vaccination status, as the country eases travel restrictions amid a rapid decline in coronavirus cases from the Omicron variant. Only fully vaccinated foreign visitors have been allowed to enter the country since January, but that mandate will end as ofContinue Reading