Month: May 2022

Stop scolding people for worrying about monkeypox

Stop scolding people for worrying about monkeypox

A sign in an international airport in Jakarta, Indonesia warns passengers about identifying monkeypox, endemic to parts of Central and…

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How FEMA helps white and rich Americans escape floods

How FEMA helps white and rich Americans escape floods

WILSON, N.C. — City planner John Morck had an ambitious plan to fix a chronic flood problem — and a…

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Are active shooter drills worth it?

Are active shooter drills worth it?

Chief of Police Scott Robertson talks with fourth grade students as they huddle in a closet during a lockdown drill…

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Germany scraps Xinjiang investment guarantees amid human rights concerns

Germany scraps Xinjiang investment guarantees amid human rights concerns

The German government will stop all investment guarantee schemes for companies looking to invest in the Xinjiang region of China…

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US leans toward sending rocket systems to Ukraine

The Biden administration is inclined toward sending Ukraine advanced, long-range rocket systems that leaders in Kyiv have requested for months,…

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Germany scraps Xinjiang investment guarantees amid human rights concerns

Countries compromise to reach deal on changes to global health rules

A compromise has been reached by World Health Organization member countries on changes to the rules that govern how countries…

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Germany scraps Xinjiang investment guarantees amid human rights concerns

WHO calls for global audit of smallpox, monkeypox jabs and fair access

The World Health Organization has urged countries that have stockpiled doses of smallpox and monkeypox vaccines and treatments to engage…

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<div>'It's straight out of a playbook': At NRA convention, conspiracy theories abound</div>

‘It’s straight out of a playbook’: At NRA convention, conspiracy theories abound

HOUSTON — The protesters who raised their middle fingers and shouted “shame” outside the National Rifle Association’s big gathering here…

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Trump champions gun rights in NRA speech days after Uvalde school shooting

Former President Donald Trump on Friday addressed the National Rifle Association’s annual conference in Houston, slamming Democrats for their positions…

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How to end Russia’s Black Sea blockade

Ivo Daalder, former U.S. ambassador to NATO, is president of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and host of the…

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Emmanuel Macron: The movie (president)

Emmanuel Macron: The movie (president)

5 ans à l’Elysée (FR) Running time: 139 min (in three parts)Directed by the Président de la RépubliqueStarring: Emmanuel MacronGuest…

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The European Union Was Designed to Stifle Democracy

Today, the structures of European capitalism and the transatlantic alliance should be under scrutiny like never before. After more than…

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Arming teachers is hard, even in gun-loving Texas

Arming teachers is hard, even in gun-loving Texas

Texas’ top law enforcement official proposed new efforts to arm educators after a rifle-toting gunman killed 19 children and two…

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Texas official: Police made ‘wrong decision’ to wait on breaching Uvalde classroom

A Texas official said Friday that local police made the “wrong decision” by waiting nearly an hour to breach the…

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The gun debate roadblock you might not expect: Swing states

The gun debate roadblock you might not expect: Swing states

They’ve fired rifles. They’ve loaded shotguns. They’ve staked claims to be the most “pro-gun” candidate running. Throughout the primary election…

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House Dems weigh further guns action beyond ‘red flag’ laws

“We believe this is something worth fighting for, no matter the political consequences,” a large group writes.

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