An Orthodox Jewish man looks at photographs of Jews murdered during the Holocaust at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Israel.
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There isn’t one, clear-cut way to prevent genocide. But there are effective methods of prevention that governments can take.
As of Nov. 30, 2022, 62.5% of children and adolescents are unvaccinated against COVID-19.
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Nurses who identify as Democrats have a significantly higher likelihood of having their children vaccinated against COVID-19 than those who identify as Republicans.
Universities are seeking to boost bottom lines and personal connections with cryptocurrencies.
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Despite a recent crash in value, universities are using cryptocurrencies for a variety of purposes and reasons.
Drinking is going out of fashion among young people in some parts of the world, but not others.
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Young people in high-income countries now drink much less than their counterparts 20 years ago. But the opposite is happening in developing countries. Why? Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.
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Partial layout of the graves discovered during the excavation at the medieval Jewish cemetery of Erfurt.
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A German town needed to relocate a medieval graveyard to build a parking garage. A positive side effect: Scientists got to sequence the DNA of Ashkenazi Jews who lived more than 600 years ago.
Protesters march along a street in Beijing on Nov. 28, 2022.
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Comparisons have been made to the 1989 demonstrations that led to the Tiananmen Square massacre. An expert on Chinese protests explains why that is half right.
The restraints on COVID-19 misinformation on Twitter are off.
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A wealth of research on social media shows that COVID-19 misinformation is damaging to public health.
Jiang Zemin oversaw the economic transformation of China.
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Jiang oversaw China’s reemergence on the global stage, and sustained growth at home. But his policies also set the scene for excess and the growth of President Xi Jinping.
Local residents help exhume the body of a 16-year-old Ukrainian girl, killed by Russian forces, in Kherson, Ukraine in November 2022.
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Prosecuting a leader like Vladimir Putin accused of war crimes is difficult. But the trial of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic in the early 2000s offers a potential playbook.
A chaplain hugs a registered nurse at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles.
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Chaplains have always provided spiritual care outside traditional houses of worship, but their significance is growing as Americans’ religious identities change.
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ is one of only three Black films since 2018 to have a production budget exceeding $100 million.
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After the first ‘Black Panther’ shattered box office expectations, some critics wondered if it marked the dawn of a new era of big-budget Black films.
Election workers sort ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Nov. 9, 2022, in Phoenix.
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Despite a midterm election largely free of controversy over its legitimacy, a large percentage of Americans distrust elections. And that’s dangerous for democracy.
Children of color are hardly ever central characters in sci-fi books for kids.
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Science fiction books can inspire more children to become scientists if authors and illustrators do a better job of depicting characters from diverse backgrounds.
Early detection is key to treating depression in teenagers.
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Nearly 1 in 5 US teenagers battle depression. But parents can help by communicating openly, creating a behavior contract and finding low-pressure opportunities to interact with their teen.