Woman Shot During Myanmar Protest Over Military Coup Dies

YANGON, Myanmar — A young woman who was shot in the head by the police last week during a protest against the military coup in Myanmar died on Friday, her family said.

Hers was the first confirmed death among the thousands of protesters who have faced off against security forces since the junta took power on Feb. 1, detained the country’s elected leaders and prevented Parliament from convening.

The woman, Mya Thwet Thwet Khine, was shot during a demonstration in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Feb. 9, two days before her 20th birthday. Video showed her sheltering from water cannons and

Could Brexit Destroy British Fashion?

Not long before the latest fully-digital London Fashion Week began on February 19 — with a pared-down schedule that reflected the ongoing fallout of the pandemic on the sector — more than 450 leading industry figures, including designers like Paul Smith, Katherine Hamnett and Roksanda Ilincic, sent an irate letter to 10 Downing Street.

In it, signatories claimed that the newly inked Brexit trade terms negotiated between the European Union and Britain could threaten the survival of hundreds of fashion businesses “disregarded” by the last-minute deal. The local industry, the letter said, was potentially facing “decimation” thanks to the newly

Fauci expects Americans could still need to wear face masks in 2022.

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser for Covid-19, said on Sunday that Americans may still be wearing masks outside their homes a year from now, even as he predicted the country would return to “a significant degree of normality” by fall.

“I want it to keep going down to a baseline that’s so low there is virtually no threat,” Dr. Fauci said on the CNN program “State of the Union,” referring to the number of cases nationally that would make him comfortable enough to stop recommending universal masking. “If you combine getting most of the people in