An estimated 20 million people will see their balances drop to zero.
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Biden’s plan would provide up to $10,000 in relief for individuals who earn less than $125,000 a year, and $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients.
What we eat matters, and having just the right amount of essential nutrients is key to our overall health.
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Diets high in fat, sugar and processed foods are associated with higher calorie intake, poorer memory and lower cognitive function.
Un grupo de personas asiste a una exposición de equipos rusos destruidos por las fuerzas armadas de Ucrania, en Lviv, Ucrania, el 11 de agosto de 2022.
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Hay pocas ganas en ambos lados de llegar a una solución negociada. Pero en esta guerra de desgaste, el tiempo y el peso de la geografía y la población están del lado del agresor. Rusia puede sobrevivir a sus oponentes y a Occidente. Y la amenaza nuclear lo eclipsa todo.
Zhanna Dynaeva and Serhiy Dynaev stand with a cat inside their house, which was destroyed by Russian bombardment, in the village of Novoselivka, Ukraine, Aug. 13, 2022.
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An anthropologist explains how years of conflict have made Ukrainians reassess their priorities and relationships.
Ugandan President Idi Amin gestures during a speech in 1973.
The inhumanity of Idi Amin’s ‘economic war’ was about much more than the expulsion of Asians.
Don’t expect the Inflation Reduction Act to bring down prices all that much.
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The new law will pay for increased spending in several ways, including a corporate minimum tax and funding tax code enforcement by the IRS.
People attend an exhibition of Russian equipment destroyed by the armed forces of Ukraine, in Lviv, Ukraine, Aug. 11, 2022.
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Democratic nation-states were supposed to be the legitimate successors of empires. It hasn’t quite worked out that way in the past century, and Russia’s war on Ukraine is a reflection of that.
Around 75% of antibiotics, including penicillin and amphotericin B, are derived from natural products.
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With the dual threats of antibiotic resistance and emerging pandemics, finding new drugs becomes even more urgent. A trove of medicines may be lying under our nose.
If you want to build a true artificial mind, start with a model of human cognition.
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To build a true artificial mind, first map out how thinking works. Enter the Common Model of Cognition.
Satellite photo of an algal bloom in western Lake Erie, July 28, 2015.
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Nutrient pollution fouls lakes and bays with algae, killing fish and threatening public health. Progress curbing it has been slow, mainly because of farm pollution.
These funds help people stay out of jail while awaiting trial.
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The median amount of cash bail is $10,000 – an immense sum for people living in poverty. Bail funds, unlike bail bondsmen, don’t charge high fees.
Employees are more likely to put in long hours when they’re passionate about their work.
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A sociologist took a critical look at the cherished career advice to ‘follow your passion.’ What she found is that this advice often brings unintended consequences.
Business schools are starting to emphasize societal impact.
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Despite being the subject of criticism and negative news, business schools do a lot of good for society, a veteran business professor explains in a new book.
The overturning of Roe will affet the lives of millions of women.
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Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.
Children living in low-income neighborhoods with ‘hands-off’ norms about safety showed higher levels of reactivity in a region of the brain associated with emotion processing and threat detection.
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The latest findings add to the understanding of how social disadvantage such as poverty and low-quality, unsafe housing can affect early child development.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the U.S. Congress on March 16, 2022.
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History brought Ukraine’s plight home to people around the world, and helped mobilize political and military support against the Russian invasion.
‘A Sorcerer Comes to a Peasant Wedding,’ a 19th-century painting by Russian artist Vassily Maximov.
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The idea of a ‘witch’ was usually female in Western Europe, but not so in Orthodox Russia – partly because of the period’s rigid social hierarchies.
Opioids can help reduce the amount of medication needed to achieve anesthesia.
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Non-opioid directives allow patients to refuse opioids in all health care settings. For surgical procedures that require anesthesia, however, this may do more harm than good.
Kids say they have felt ignored amid policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic that seemed more focused on the fates of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues than keeping schools open and safe.
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Making room for the input of children and adolescents in responses to the next pandemic would help maintain their health, education, well-being and more.
Friends and families gather outside the civic center after the mass school shooting on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.
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A school shooting in a small Texas town was almost as deadly as the worst such event in US history. Such shootings have increased in frequency over the last few years.