A red-tailed hawk with a broken wing at the New England Wildlife Center in Weymouth, Mass.
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Hundreds of wildlife rehabilitation centers across the US and Canada treat sick and injured animals and birds. Digitizing their records is yielding valuable data on human-wildlife encounters.
A boom time for airlines can a bust for loyal passengers.
Loyalty schemes tend to be the most generous when the economy has hit a patch of turbulence.
U.S. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson arrives for a GOP meeting at the Capitol on Nov. 7, 2023.
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The threat to shut down the federal government to attain political goals appears to be an important factor in the budget negotiations.
Abortion rights supporters celebrate Issue 1 passing in Ohio on Nov. 7, 2023.
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The new constitutional amendment to protect the right to abortion in Ohio − as well as other wins for Democrats − shows the importance of ballot initiatives and focusing on abortion in elections.
Nuvens negras sobre as Nações Unidas em Nova York. Votação pela trégua humanitária em Gaza mostrou a profunda divisão entre o Ocidente e as novas forças emergentes do Sul Global.
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Na ONU e em outros lugares, a resposta dos EUA e da Europa Ocidental aos acontecimentos em Israel e em Gaza não tem sido compatível com a dos governos da África, da América do Sul e da Ásia.
Dark clouds over the United Nations in New York.
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At the United Nations and elsewhere, the response by the US and Western Europe to events in Israel and Gaza have been out of step with that of governments in Africa, South America and Asia.
Gas stoves without adequate ventilation can produce harmful concentrations of nitrogen dioxide.
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The natural gas industry has spent years trying to undermine scientific findings about gas stoves and health. If this sounds familiar, that’s no accident.
About a third of U.S. high school students are taking college courses.
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More high school students are taking college courses while still in high school. But equity gaps exist, with Black and Hispanic students participating at lower rates.
Formerly cutting-edge technology.
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History suggests that there’s risk of overplaying one’s hand when new technology is lurking.
Cuban President Fidel Castro watches former U.S. President Jimmy Carter throw a baseball on May 14, 2002, in Havana, Cuba.
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Beloved in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter became the 39th US president and used his office to make human rights a priority throughout the world.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, left, presents Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a tree sapling during the G20 summit in New Delhi.
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The G20 has its critics, but an expert on international politics explains why it still performs a useful function – particularly in this period of great geopolitical divisions.
Phife and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest perform in 1994.
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In many parts of the world, hip-hop has become a way for Muslim artists to assert their belonging and identity.
Billions of dollars are being spent on education research. Is it working?
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A veteran education researcher raises questions about whether educational research is actually being put to use.
Haitian authorities are fighting a losing battle against organized gangs.
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The recent kidnapping of a US nurse has put a focus on the plight of Haitians living with organized crime every day. But few governments are willing to intervene.
The ‘space economy’ isn’t just rockets and space suits – satellite data, radio and TV are all part of a broadly-defined space economy.
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With commercial space tourism on the rise and NASA planning to return to the Moon, you might think the US space economy is booming – but the data paint a more complex picture.
The cathedral is being built in Accra, not far from the shoreline.
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With modern borders drawn up by colonial powers, some African governments have turned to religion to try to forge national unity since independence.
The former president boards his plane at Reagan National Airport following his Aug. 3, 2023, arraignment in Washington.
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While Trump has received early warnings ahead of indictments and detailed explanations behind the charges, criminal defendants typically get a bare-bones explanation.
Without home cooling, Phoenix’s weeks with temperatures over 110 F in July 2023 became dangerous.
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Health and climate change researchers explain the risks and why older adults, even those in northern states, need to pay attention.
A dozen U.S. states still do not mandate sex education in schools.
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Twelve states do not require sex education of any kind.
Peta dunia terbalik.
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Istilah seperti ‘Dunia Ketiga’ dan ‘negara berkembang’ telah lama ketinggalan zaman.