Italy Opens New Bridge, Two Years After Deadly Collapse

MILAN—Italy inaugurated a new bridge on a stretch of highway connecting the port city of Genoa to France, almost two

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Covid Supercharges Federal Reserve as Backup Lender to the World

When the coronavirus brought the world economy to a halt in March, it fell to the U.S. Federal Reserve to

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India’s Home Minister Amit Shah Tests Positive for Coronavirus

NEW DELHI—India’s powerful home minister said that he tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to a hospital Sunday, a

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Consumers, Flush With Stimulus Money, Shun Credit-Card Debt

When unemployment soared this spring at the start of coronavirus lockdowns, credit-card debt and delinquencies were widely expected to surge

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Russia Aims to Begin Mass Vaccinations Against Covid-19 in October

MOSCOW—Russia plans to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine to the general population starting in October, hoping to be the first

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Paris Rolls Out Red Carpet for Those Who Can Make It

PARIS—How desperate is the City of Light for tourists these days? Even the waiters are friendly. “We miss everyone,” said

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