John Ruwitch, NPR

John Ruwitch, NPR
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Taiwan is hit by its strongest earthquake in nearly 25 years

At least nine people died in the 7.4 magnitude quake, which collapsed buildings and created a tsunami that washed ashore in southern Japan.
China COVID lockdown protesters

China’s lockdown protests and rising COVID leave Xi Jinping with ‘2 bad options’

Street protests show the unpopularity of China's "dynamic zero COVID" policy — but experts say dropping it would likely trigger a tsunami of COVID-19 cases.