The C.D.C. director warns of an the ‘impending doom’ of a potential 4th surge in virus cases.

President Biden, facing a rise in coronavirus cases around the country, called on Monday for governors and mayors to reinstate mask mandates as the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned of “impending doom” from a potential fourth surge of the pandemic.

The president’s comments came only hours after the C.D.C. director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, appeared to fight back tears as she pleaded with Americans to “hold on a little while longer” and continue following public health advice, like wearing masks and social distancing, to curb the virus’ spread. The nation has “so much reason for hope,”

Why No One Can Knock Off Telfar

Late last week, images began circulating on Twitter of a white Guess leather shopper bag with a circular logo, handles, and a shoulder strap. Other than the “G” in place of the “T,” it looked almost exactly like the iconic vegan leather it-bag by New York brand Telfar, one of the few success stories of 2020’s historically bleak year for fashion.

In fact, Telfar Clemens and his creative director, Babak Radboy, had been aware of the bag, which was created by a Guess licensee, since February, according to the New York Times. But they decided not to pursue any legal …

Images From a ‘Day of Shame’ in Myanmar

In a weekend of carnage, Myanmar security forces killed protesters in more than 40 cities and towns as the military regime that seized power two months ago sought to put down opposition to its rule.

Soldiers and the police killed more than 126 people on Saturday and Sunday, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, a human rights group that is tracking the deaths. At least seven were children, including a 5-year-old boy, two 13-year-old boys and a 14-year-old girl.

A baby girl in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, was struck in the eye with a rubber bullet. Her parents