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The US president has relentlessly attacked the ACA since taking office. While more costly than hoped, the law has cut the number of Americans without insurance in half, more than meeting its goals.
People wearing face masks walk in front of a euro sign in the center of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (October 21, 2020).
The global economy is currently experiencing its severest contraction since the 1930s. While capitalism will survive, its fundamental structure can change at critical historical junctures.
Fishermen on the shore by decommissioned oil rigs in Port Aransas, Texas (March 11, 2019).
Republicans claim that Biden’s clean-energy program would mean massive job losses in the oil-and-gas sector. The figures cited are not supported by the facts.
Housing developments in northeastern Colorado Springs, Colorado., are typical of the car-oriented suburbs developed in the United States after World War II.
Donald Trump has accused the Democrats of wanting to "abolish" and "destroy" the suburbs through a regulation aimed at diversifying housing, a claim unsupported by the facts.
Illicit endangered wildlife trade in Möng La, Shan, Myanmar.
To better anticipate and manage the emergence of new pandemics, a paradigm shift is needed to take into account the complex interactions between human health, animal health, the environment and the economy.
Hommage to Samuel Paty: “Thank you Mr. Paty to have taught us history and freedom of expression.”
The horrific death of Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher, highlights the importance of the work of educators who are, more than ever, on the front lines of the fight for freedom of expression.
Intervention on a medium-voltage circuit breaker, an electrical switchgear using SF6 gas.
Used in electrical switching equipment, sulfur hexafluoride (SF₆) has a global-warming impact 23,500 times higher than CO₂. New EU regulations seek to promote alternatives.
Ammonium nitrate in granular form is the basis for many nitrogen fertilisers.
What do ammonium nitrate and iodine have in common? Both substances are of immense service to humankind, and the history of their discovery is closely linked to that of the production of explosives.
Pope Francis, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, waves to the crowd after addressing Congress on September 24, 2015.
In the 2016 election, Donald Trump won 60% of the American Catholic vote. This year, it will be difficult for him to obtain a similar score, and that could have immense consequences.
Senator Joe Biden at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., announcing a new crime bill in 2007.
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Donald Trump claims to the the law-and-order candidate and accuses his rival of being "lax on security". Joe Biden's legislative record proves such accusations to be false.
Scandinavian companies use the “hygge”, a cultural concept describing comfortable and warm interiors, as a selling point.
According to new research, the demand for products with cultural connotations can result from an appreciation of the culture in question, a desire for discovery... and its simple omnipresence.
Demonstrators in Zimbabwe chant slogans and wave flags during a rally to denounce EU and US sanctions against the country on October 25, 2019.
Countries or international organizations regularly enact sanctions against individual states. But how can the effectiveness of these measures be evaluated?
Engineering research ers at work.
While some progress has been made toward gender equality in the research world, the coronavirus pandemic has reminded us that the old models are never far away and can re-emerge.
Mother and Child Centre (MCC) Isolo is one of the specialised public hospitals that pregnant women in emergency situations try to reach in Lagos.
A new study explores the challenges that pregnant women in megacities such as Lagos face in emergency situations and how the options vary depending on their socioeconomic status.
Argentine cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, who passed away on September 30, also known as “Quino” poses with his comic strip character Mafalda.
Through his work, the Argentinian cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado Tejon, known to all as Quino, engaged in pointed social critique on a range of topics that are even more relevant today.
In June 2017, demonstrators (here in New York) demanded that light be shed on possible Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP
Russian interference deeply marked the 2016 American presidential election. Four years later, let's analyze the form and impact of disinformation coming from Russia.
Wuilber Machaca, a quinoa farmer who lives in the Aymara community of Huancarani in Peru’s Puno region.
As the twin crises of climate change and Covid-19 continue to unfold, a traditional crop can help South American communities preserve biodiversity and their heritage.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, officials are preparing the envelopes for the absentee ballot, which will be opened on September 4.
President Trump has repeatedly said that mail-in voting will result in substantial voter fraud. However, the real issues are related to logistics and the support by each state.
One month after the beginning of the crisis, the CAC40 lost 39% of its value.
Financial theory shows that the dividend is economically neutral, although it helps to reassure the shareholder psychologically.
Looking for dried pasta, cooking oil or spices? You’re not alone.
Irrational behaviour during difficult circumstances is rooted in deeper cognitive and evolutionary psychological mechanisms. Many reflect what are called emergency decision and purchasing contexts.