Crews clear lots of destroyed homes in Fort Myers Beach, Fla., in February 2022, four months after Hurricane Ian.
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A new study of Florida’s fiscal vulnerability to climate change finds that flooding directly threatens many local tax bases.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney speaks during a press conference in December 2022, calling to affirm the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution.
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Women’s rights groups and politicians have pushed, ultimately unsuccessfully, for the Equal Rights Amendment to become part of the Constitution for the past several decades.
Carolyn Bryant Donham, left, reads newspaper accounts of the Emmett Till murder trial in 1955.
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While Bryant Donham was never charged for her involvement in Till’s death, the Justice Department continued to investigate the case and consider the potential for an arrest as recently as 2021.
Nearly half of all full-time college students also work.
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Taking a job while in college may put graduation out of reach for some students.
From Alaska to Alabama, corporations spend money to shape their local business environments, resources and regulations.
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Businesses can spend huge amounts of money to influence Congress. But sizable lobbyist and campaign donations also go to state campaigns and lawmakers to influence policymaking.
Couy Griffin, a former county commissioner in Otero County, N.M., rides a horse in New York City in May 2020.
Other countries disqualify political officials and prevent them from holding office more often than the US does. There are benefits and potential risks to using this kind of legal tactic.
Thermal discomfort is just another reason employees may prefer to continue teleworking.
Employers can foster equity in the workplace by relaxing current dress codes or providing employees with individual thermostat control and other means to improve their comfort.
Le 12 décembre 2021 à Mayfield, dans le Kentucky, après le passage d’une série de tornades.
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La gestion d’énormes quantités de débris et de déchets constitue l’un des principaux défis à relever pour les collectivités confrontées à une catastrophe naturelle.
Jusqu'à la fin du XIXᵉ siècle, le brevetage des médicaments était considéré par certains comme controversé, voire contraire à l'éthique.
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L’industrie pharmaceutique dans son ensemble est opposée à l’idée de renoncer aux brevets des vaccins contre le Covid. Pourtant, les laboratoires ont longtemps eu la position inverse.
Hurricane Ida’s winds tore off roofs, including in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
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The New Orleans region is likely to see a hurricane about every seven years and a major hurricane about every 20.
Sen. Dean Heller, right, and President Donald Trump, who endorsed him, at a rally on Sept. 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. Heller lost the reelection.
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Candidates: Be careful what you wish for.
Haitian police patrol outside the presidential residence in Port-au-Prince on July 7, 2021, after President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated.
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Expert background on Haiti, where President Jovenel Moïse’s July 7 killing is the latest in the Caribbean nation’s long list of struggles.
Bubble life means spending time with different people, to aid psychological recovery, will not be an option for athletes in Tokyo.
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Strict enforcement of COVID-safe regulations in the Olympic Village could affect athletes’ mental health. Their performance could suffer too
Until the late 19th century, patenting medicines was considered by some as controversial and even unethical.
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The pharmaceutical industry overall has been deeply opposed to waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents, but a historian of the industry explains that drug companies once opposed patents altogether.
Debris near Lebanon, Tennessee, after tornadoes struck on the night of March 3, 2020, killing more than 20 people across the state.
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With the onset of spring come thunderstorms, and sometimes tornadoes. Learn how these systems form and why night tornadoes are especially deadly.
Hurricanes Sally and Paulette, Tropical Depression Rene, and Tropical Storms Teddy and Vicky were all active on Sept. 14, 2020.
There were so many tropical storms in 2020, forecasters exhausted the list of names and started using Greek letters. And that’s only one reason 2020 was extreme.
Cahokia’s mound-building culture flourished a millennium ago near modern-day St. Louis.
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Five centuries before Columbus arrived, migrants were spreading across North America, carrying their culture with them and mixing with those they encountered in new places.
With the right encouragement, girls could become the future stars of coding.
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A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Anti-abortion demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court building on July 8, 2020, while they wait for a ruling.
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People who object to the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion have fought it for years. A recent Supreme Court decision makes the fight much easier.
Protesters rally to have Colorado’s then-incoming governor put an up-to-nine-month moratorium on oil and gas development.
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Millions of dollars are spent every election by corporations that want to influence state regulations and policies, and that’s likely to continue in the upcoming election.