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  • Six lions and three tigers at the National Zoo in Washington have tested positive for Covid-19 and are undergoing treatment after falling unwell, the zoo said Friday.

  • Following 556 days of pandemic-inflicted cancellations and unconventional concerts, the New York Philharmonic opened its new season Friday, a "homecoming" for musicians limited to live streams, one-off and outdoor shows for more than a year.

  • The Emmys honoring the best in television return Sunday for the first in-person ceremony since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Facebook posts shared hundreds of times purport to show a photo of crowds packed onto Sydney's Bondi Beach in September 2021. The city imposed strict lockdown measures to curb a spike in Covid-19 cases. However, the claim is false. The photo has circulated online since at least 2012.