China’s Zhang Weili, on the right, has helped grow the popularity of the UFC in her native country.
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The UFC is eager to advertise its promotion of female fighters – while also paying them less and stoking a climate of fear to discourage unionization.
Icicles on a bush in downtown Houston, Feb. 15, 2021.
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Heat waves, droughts and deep freezes can all strain the electric grid, leading utilities to impose rolling blackouts. Climate change is likely to make these events more common.
The lines between political fandom and sports fandom have blurred.
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Researchers find that the most devoted fans take their team's defeats personally and often blame losses on the refs or cheating. Sound familiar?
A l'âge de 5 ans, plus de quatre enfants sur cinq pensent que le Père Noël existe vraiment.
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Raconter aux enfants l’histoire du Père Noël revient-il à sous-estimer leurs compétences ? Et si cela leur permettait au contraire d’exercer leur esprit critique ?
The airline industry has been cancelling routes because of the traffic drop-off during the pandemic. That has an impact on organ transplants.
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As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.
Trump targets white voters with hostile, angry language.
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Dog whistles constitute coded language that only some voters can hear. But Trump does not hide his bigotry when talking about Mexican 'rapists,' the 'China virus' and 'law and order.'
In Ventura, California, a woman who is social isolating greets a little boy who has come to visit.
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Prejudice toward older Americans can impact their physical and emotional health.
Families recovered from the Great Depression much more quickly than the Great Recession.
While the Great Depression reduced inequality and closed the racial wealth gap, the Great Recession of 2009 did the opposite.
Selaput yang larut dengan cepat ketika diletakkan di rongga mulut akan membuat vaksin lebih murah dan lebih dapat diandalkan.
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Selaput yang kami buat dapat didistribusikan oleh petugas kesehatan yang hanya dilengkapi dengan sebuah amplop berisi vaksin.
Films that dissolve rapidly when placed under the tongue or high in the cheek will make vaccines cheaper and more reliable.
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Inspired by amber and hard candy, researchers figured out a new, needle-free, shelf-stable way to preserve vaccines, making them easier to ship and administer around the world.
What kind of ratings works best?
People think they're good at detecting disinformation, but most people actually aren't. A group of researchers searches for the best way to help users steer clear of online deception campaigns.
People who oppose the death penalty cannot serve on juries in those cases.
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Should all-white juries be permitted in death penalty cases involving black defendants?
There’s a biological reason why a warm bath before bedtime can improve sleep quality.
Millions of people struggle with falling asleep. A review of thousands of studies shows a possibly simple solution: a warm bath.
Some states and cities are getting very little for the taxpayer dollars they hand out to companies.
Recent scandals involve economic development programs in New Jersey and Maryland highlight their many flaws, including a lack of oversight and their ineffectiveness.
President Harry S Truman established the initial version of the National Intelligence Council.
The National Intelligence Council works inside government but is little understood outside. Yet it has helped respond to almost all the major foreign policy challenges of the last 40 years.
The U.S.-Mexico border, between San Diego and Calexico, California.
As part of a new 'metering' policy, US officials are turning asylum seekers away at ports of entry along the southern border. Thousands wait, straining the resources of Mexican border towns.
An image of Bob Marley at a Bob Marley Exhibit in Miami Oct. 16, 2013.
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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but the messaging around sunscreen for people with black skin needs to changes. Sunscreen has never been shown to reduce skin cancer risk in black people.
Three-year-old Ailianie Hernandez waits with her mother, Julianna Ageljo, to apply for Puerto Rico’s nutritional assistance program.
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Trump has repeatedly misconstrued the territory as not being part of the United States. But it is.
You have a lot of work to do before you step up to the mic.
Connecting with an audience in a productive way can mean first figuring out what they think, feel and believe before you start sharing your message.
The Gillard government kept 87% of its promises, though some had to be compromised to navigate a hung parliament.
While trust in politicians and political systems is lower than ever, new research shows the Gillard government kept most of its promises.