Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the U.N. Security Council on April 5, 2022.
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An expert on the history and politics of the UN says that the Security Council’s failure to intervene in Ukraine is a “black eye,” but the panel’s inability to act is not a design flaw.
Mothers in college have less time to study than students without children.
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College students with children have slightly higher GPAs but often take a longer time to graduate and are more likely to drop out of school.
Scientists have been consistently documenting environmental changes at research sites like this one in the Cascade Mountains for decades.
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This kind of research, with consistent data collection at the same locations over time, helps support global understanding of climate change.
Manifestantes antimascarillas, antivacunas y antitest de covid en Londres en agosto de 2020.
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Se espera que en un tiempo récord se desarrolle una vacuna contra la covid-19 segura y eficaz, cuya aprobación podría producirse en algún momento de 2021.
The increasingly well-coordinated global anti-vaccine movement has repurposed itself to challenge the very reality of COVID-19.
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A safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be developed in record time and may be approved for production, distribution and acceptance some time in 2021.
Empty cafes with tipped chairs are a common sight worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic.
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We sorely miss our regular haunts during the coronavirus lockdown not only because we like them but also because a healthy society needs places where people can gather, mix and mingle.
Snowpack protects tree roots and soil from harmful freeze/thaw cycles.
Climate change is shrinking winter snow cover in Northeast forests, which protects tree roots and soil from repeated freezing and thawing. This could stunt tree growth and forest carbon storage.
Jon McNauhgton’s 2017 painting ‘You Are Not Forgotten.’
McNaughton’s works elicit giddy mockery from the left and effusive love from the right. Why do they resonate so strongly?
Tommy Wiseau clutches a football in ‘The Room,’ the 2003 film he wrote, produced and starred in.
Sometimes a work of art is characterized by a string of failures, but nonetheless ends up being a gorgeous freak accident of nature.
Relatively few low-income Americans are getting welfare payments these days.
Misleading stereotypes help explain why the share of families living in poverty who benefit from a core assistance program has plummeted – and why Trump wants new cuts.
Glamour laboring ain’t easy…
Glamour labor is a phenomenon of the digital age, which is radically changing the way we think about work, success and privacy.