Trump to GOP: Support candidates who ‘stand for our values’
June 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Donald Trump on Saturday pushed Republicans to support candidates who are loyal to him in next year’s midterm elections as the former president launched a new more active phase of his post presidency.
People have a hard time weighing pandemic risks
May 6, 2021 - 12:00am
The decision to pause and then restart the Johnson & Johnson vaccine underscores how hard it is even for experts to gauge health risks.
Why Trump is more likely to win in the GOP than to take his followers to a new third party
May 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Former President Donald Trump has claimed at times that he’ll start a third political party called the Patriot Party.
There are plenty of moral reasons to be vaccinated
April 22, 2021 - 12:00am
With the news that all U.S. adults are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the holy grail of infectious disease mitigation – herd immunity – feels tantalizingly close.
Why Christianity put away dancing shoes only to find them again centuries later
April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
In the PBS documentary series "The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song," scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. shows how African Americans introduced new rhythms, music and dance to Christianity from the days...
What it's like to lose a presidential election
November 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The American public may not find out who wins the presidential election on Nov. 3 or Nov. 4 or even Nov. 5.
Colin Marshall University of Washington (The Conversation)
September 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Multiple studies have shown that masks reduce the transmission of virus-loaded droplets from people with COVID-19.
Ban on TIKTOK, Wechat US has lots to lose and little to gain
September 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Trump administration's recently announced bans on Chinese-owned social media platforms TikTok and WeChat could have unintended consequences.
How the sound of religion changed in the pandemic
August 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Things sound different in a lockdown.
NASA's big move to search for life on Mars – and to bring rocks home
August 4, 2020 - 12:00am
NASA just took the next giant leap in the search for signs of life beyond Earth.
How to make sure you're wearing your mask right
July 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Whether or not you agree with a mandate to wear a mask, many of us will do so during our daily business.
How deadly is the coronavirus?
July 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Early reports from January painted a grim picture about just how deadly the coronavirus was.
Is technology making us dumber or smarter? Yes
July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The smartphone in your hand enables you to record a video, edit it and send it around the world.
‘Defund the police’: A sick joke that’s coming far too close to reality
by Jonathan S. Tobin, New York Post - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Sensible people laughed when they first heard calls to #DefundthePolice after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. No one should be laughing now.
Denmark urges Gulf states to honor Syrian aid pledges
December 7, 2014 - 12:00am
Denmark urged wealthy Gulf states Friday to honor their promises on funding humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees as a crucial UN food aid programme was cut after running out of money.
Veteran campaigner leads Cambodia eviction battle
by Agence France-Presse - November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Street vendor-turned-rights activist Nget Khun, known locally as "Momm,y" is a leading figure in Cambodians' fight against forced evictions. And at 75, she's just been jailed for a year.
Veto gives Obama edge on immigration
by David Espo, AP Special Correspondent - November 24, 2014 - 12:00am
President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and...
Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road
November 22, 2014 - 12:00am
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
Facebook addresses privacy fears while ramping ad targeting Glenn Chapman
by Agence France-Presse - November 16, 2014 - 12:00am
Facebook on Thursday made it easier for people to understand and control how their information is used at the leading social network while expanding its quest to better target ads.
The dragon and the bear: Xi, Putin form power duo at APEC
November 9, 2014 - 12:00am
China's authoritarian President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin share similar views on issues from human rights to Mikhail Gorbachev, in an increasingly close personal relationship that mirrors...
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