During the first debate, Trump accused Biden of corruption.
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Millions of people gave money to Biden, Trump or both. What they get – or not – for their donations points to the real problems with America's system of campaign finance.
The next administration will need to carefully weigh the economic, social and environmental impacts of both climate change and the policy responses.
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After four years of the US government undoing climate change policies and partnerships, a Biden administration has a chance to rebuild that leadership. But success will require more than quick wins.
Millions of college students have been living at home since their campuses closed due to the coronavirus.
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The U.S. was an outlier in the 20th century. It’s been typical throughout human history, and even today, it’s common practice in most of the world.
In Massachusetts, you usually wait your turn. But Joe Kennedy III decided to jump the queue.
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There aren't any clear ideological differences between the two, and Senate incumbents who aren't embroiled in scandal rarely, if ever, lose. So what's Kennedy's calculation?
The U.S. spends the most money on advertising in the world. Marketing and advertising spending in 2020 is projected to reach nearly $390 billion.
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Buy, buy, buy was a social directive after WWII.
The pandemic’s longterm effects could include city bankruptcies across the U.S.
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With sales tax revenues plummeting because of the pandemic, many cities will face bankruptcy – and that could affect everything from retirees' pensions to whether roads get fixed.
Are cats really to blame for the worldwide loss of biodiversity?
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Framing cats as responsible for declines in biodiversity is based on faulty scientific logic and fails to account for the real culprit – human activity.
Gambar dari udara areal tambang di Kalimantan Timur.
Revisi UU Minerba 2009 masih memberikan kelonggaran bagi perusahaan tambang untuk menutup lubang bekas tambang. Ini berpotensi meningkatkan angka korban kecelakaan.
Aerial view of mining sites in East Kalimantan.
Indonesia's revised mining law is loose on the requirements for mining companies to close pits when operations are over, potentially adding to drowning casualties.
‘With Dad,’ Marlborough, Massachusetts, Oct. 29, 1998.
What do you do when the subject is a disease as much as a person, and when the disease then subsumes the person – to the point where he can't recognize his own son?
Knowing the truth about one’s origins is crucial to identity formation, according to adoption experts.
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Experts recommend adopted children be told about their origins, no matter how difficult the circumstances, but doing so is tricky for adoptive parents.
An Ohio election official on the night of the primary vote rescheduled from March 17 to April 28.
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To many, the idea that states might cancel or postpone their primary elections as a response to the COVID-19 epidemic sounds undemocratic. What's the political effect of these postponements?
Science fiction offers readers a way to rethink social dilemmas.
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Fantasy fiction provides more than escapism for young readers.
Involving children while setting up family schedules gives them ownerhship over behavior.
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A psychologist specializing in parenting offers tips to help children self-motivate while at home during the coronavirus crisis.
Hungarian police officers check cars at the closed Austria-Hungary border, March 18, 2020.
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National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
Displaced Syrians learn about the danger of the coronavirus to them in their camps.
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Everyone in Syria is fighting a slightly different war from everyone else, there are outsiders with their own goals – and the coronavirus is about to make everything much worse.
Protest music in Santiago, Chile, Nov. 12, 2019.
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To quell weeks of protest over extreme inequality, Chile's president has agreed to rewrite the country's constitution, passed in 1980 under the deadly military regime of Augusto Pinochet.
Family photos of the victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, displayed at a 25th anniversary memorial in April 2019.
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Learning from what actually worked during the United Nations' infamously ineffective 1994 peacekeeping mission in Rwanda may save lives in the future.
A female farmer in Zambia tends to her crops.
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Civil society organisations in Zambia help women get access to land.
A memorial to the victims of the 1994 Rwanda genocide in Kigali.
The genocide memory in Rwanda is diverse and dynamic.