Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is introduced to the US Congress by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on March 16, 2022 in Washington, DC.
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The reasons for the prominence of the Ukraine war in the West are many – and include the Ukrainian government’s strategic efforts to tailor presentations of the conflict for Western sensibilities.
Could Ukraine’s entry be heading for Eurovision success?
Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between former NHL stars and officials at the Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia, in 2015. A patriarchal notion of masculinity has been central to Putin’s rule.
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Putin has been consumed with presenting a hyper-macho image throughout his presidency. And in recent years, he’s ramped up sexist and LGBTQ-phobic rhetoric.
Tahun baru adalah waktu yang tepat untuk mengadopsi kebiasaan dan rutinitas baru yang sehat.
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Weather and climate extremes are already here, and communities will have to adapt.
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An author of the report explains the damaging effects climate change is already having and why adaptation is essential.
These days, people in their 20s are figuring out who they are as adults, rather than experiencing “extended adolescence.”
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Views of the stages of adulthood are stuck in the early 20th century, even though they’ve changed a lot over the past 100 years.
Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature.
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The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.
What goes up must come down.
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Until recently the Federal Reserve had been purchasing roughly $120 billion of assets every month to support the US economy. The Fed began scaling back those purchases in November and doubled the pace on Dec. 15.
Betty Crocker’s first official portrait, on the left, from 1936. Her most recent portrait, from 1996, is on the right.
She never ages. Her visage morphs. And yet women used to write letters to this brainchild of advertising executives, a cultural icon who still looms large in the nation’s imagination.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell prepares for the end of the era of cheap money.
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The Federal Reserve decided to slow its pace of bond-buying, potentially the beginning of the end of a program that’s been supporting the economy since March 2020.
After recent supply chain difficulties, is there smooth sailing ahead?
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Job creation might well have slowed, but a deeper dive into employment data suggests the picture is actually pretty rosy.
Parents may want to talk to teachers about their family structure, and what their child calls each parent, before the start of the school year.
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Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
U.S. teachers often struggle to depict the realities of slavery in America.
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Few issues are as difficult to deal with in the classroom as slavery in the US. Here, a professor who trains teachers on how to present the topic offers some insights.
Con las pruebas descubiertas por los paleontólogos, una artista dibujó El Bosque Petrificado de Chamana tal y como podría haber sido mucho antes de la aparición de los humanos.
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Gracias a los restos de unos árboles fosilizados en Perú tras una erupción volcánica hace 39 millones de años, los científicos y una artista han descubierto cómo era el bosque mucho antes de que existiera el ser humano.
With the evidence uncovered by paleontologists, an artist sketched El Bosque Petrificado Piedra Chamana as it might have looked long before humans.
Using remnants of fossilized trees, scientists and an artist figured out what the forest looked like long before humans existed.
An affirming college environment can set trans youth on a path of personal, academic and professional success.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
Portrait of Betty and Willis Coles by William Bullard from about 1902.
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The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Black patients can be wary of the medical establishment.
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Though COVID-19 has killed Black Americans at nearly twice the rate as white Americans, Black people are the least likely racial group to say they’re eager to get the vaccine.
Neutralizing antibodies attach to the tips of the spike proteins of the SARS CoV-2 virus.
A biologist explains what proteins do in viruses, how they interact with human cells, how the vaccine delivers mRNA into the cell and how antibodies protect us.