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Colby Walker

Woman believed to be oldest in world dies at 124

The city government of Kabankalan in the Philippines has reported that Lola Francisca Susano, the woman believed to be the oldest person alive has died.
13 days ago
Curt Gresseth

US eliminated rubella (and other diseases), why not COVID-19?

The United States has a successful track record of preventing serious diseases, thanks to vaccines, yet for the COVID-19 vaccine, resistance is still thriving and driving hospitalizations up.
20 days ago
Pfizer vaccine. Photo: Canva...
MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer

Pfizer signs on to let other companies make its experimental COVID-19 pill

Pfizer has signed an agreement to allow other companies in 95 countries to make the experimental COVID-19 antiviral pill.
21 days ago
FILE -- In this image provided by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, a Soyuz rocket with the Pro...
Kylie Atwood, Jim Sciutto and Kristin Fisher, CNN

US concerned that a Russian anti-satellite weapons test created a debris field in space

The US is concerned that Russia carried out a major anti-satellite weapons test over the weekend creating a potentially dangerous debris field in space.
22 days ago
Seif al-Islam, left, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi reg...
SAMY MAGDY Associated Press

Gadhafi’s son announces candidacy for president of Libya

CAIRO (AP) — The son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi announced Sunday his candidacy for the country’s presidential election next month, Libya’s election agency said. Seif al-Islam, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity related to the 2011 uprising, submitted his candidacy papers […]
23 days ago
Portugal's new after work policy to accommodate work from home since pandemic Photo: Canva...
Julia Horowitz and Vasco Cotovio, CNN Business

In Portugal, it’s now illegal for your boss to call outside work hours

A new policy has been adopted in Portugal to aid work-life balance. The policy makes calling employees outside of their work hours illegal.
26 days ago
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Curt Gresseth

Both Dems and Republicans needed to end climate change, says Utah clean-energy advocate

The founder of Utah Clean Energy said the transition away from fossil fuels has begun in the state but all voices are needed to make it work.
28 days ago
Demonstrators supporting Tibetans, Uyghurs and Hong Kongers take part in a protest against the Chin...
Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer

US Holocaust Museum says Uyghur repression in China is growing

The US Holocaust Museum's Center for Prevention of Genocide compiled evidence that indicates Uyghur repression in western China is growing.
28 days ago
FILE - Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi poses in his office during an interview with The Ass...
The Associated Press

Iraqi prime minister survives assassination bid with drones

The prime minister of Iraq avoided an assassination attempt Sunday
1 month ago
Atacama desert, where scientists believe a the site of an ancient comet crash that turned miles of ...
Eliza Craig

A comet crash landing believed to have turned miles of desert into glass

New analysis leads scientists to believe the Atacama desert was a site of a comet crash landing 12,000 years ago that turned 46 miles of desert into glass.
1 month ago
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ROD McGUIRK Associated Press

‘My name is Cleo’: Police weep upon rescuing Australian girl

Four-year-old Cleo went missing from her family's campsite nearly three weeks ago, prompting nationwide interest and concern. In video, officers are seen breaking into a home with a search warrant.
1 month ago
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UK tells private sector it must invest big to save planet

Britain is calling for the world’s financial industry to invest in green to ensure that efforts to curb global warming succeed.
1 month ago
U.S. President Joe Biden waves as he boards Air Force One after attending the G20 summit in Rome, M...
By Kevin Liptak and Phil Mattingly, CNN

President Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. That goal faces a big test this week.

President Joe Biden's ambitions to lead the world against climate crisis will be tested on two continents this week as he travels to Scotland for the most important climate talks in years, while back home lawmakers come closer to making his visions a reality.
1 month ago
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UK’s Johnson warns of ‘doomsday’ as climate summit begins

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has opened a global climate summit, saying the world is strapped to a “doomsday device.” Johnson likened the Earth’s position to that of fictional secret agent James Bond — strapped to a bomb that will destroy the planet and trying to work out how to defuse it.
1 month ago
West Valley Arts presents Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Mexican dance and musical  perform...
Amber Gentry

A Crash Course on Dia de los Muertos 

Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated to honor those who passed on before us. It is also referred to as the Day of the Dead. While sharing some common identifiers, Dia de los Muerto should not be mistaken for the Mexican verison of Halloween. Both holidays do share some overlapping traditions, such […]
1 month ago
In this handout photo released by UNICEF, Valeriy, a patient with coronavirus, breathes with an oxy...
Josh Boak and Zeke Miller Associated Press

Vaccine reluctance in Eastern Europe brings high COVID cost

“You can buy a counterfeit certificate, but you can't buy antibodies," says a Ukrainian truck driver who saw the effects of the virus first-hand.
1 month ago
Image of severe flooding with people wading through water in the street. Photo credit: Canva...
Hira Humayun, CNN

12 million+ global deaths associated with environmental risks every year

The information was released by the Pan American Health Organization ahead of COP26, a climate summit held by the United Nations.
1 month ago
Japan's former Princess Mako, right, the elder daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess...
Colby Walker

Japan’s Princess Mako marries commoner college boyfriend, loses royal status

Japanese Princess Mako says she will “walk together” in a new life with her husband after they married without a celebration in a union that has split public opinion.
1 month ago
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Matt Rivers, AnneClaire Stapleton, Tara John and Karen Smith, CNN

Haitian kidnappers demand $17 million for the release of American and Canadian missionaries

The gang that kidnapped a group of 17 missionaries in Haiti has asked for $1 million each for their release, a top Haitian official told CNN Tuesday.
2 months ago
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The Associated Press

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

Israeli archaeologists say a scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country's Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders.
2 months ago
christmas shopping affected by shortage of shipping containers supply chain problem...
Simone Seikaly

New record in supply chain crunch as 100 cargo ships wait to unload

It’s almost unimaginable. But it’s real and it’s going to impact every single consumer in America (if it isn’t already). Right now, there are 100 cargo ships that are waiting to anchor and unload at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. Before COVID-19, the average was 17 container ships waiting to unload. […]
2 months ago
FILE - In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook he...
KELVIN CHAN and MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook describes a "metaverse" as a futuristic notion for connecting people online that uses augmented and virtual reality.
2 months ago
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David Amess, Conservative MP for B...
Jo Shelley, Rob Picheta and Amy Woodyatt, CNN

British lawmaker David Amess dies after being stabbed at constituency meeting

British lawmaker Davis Amess, a member of Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party, has died after being stabbed multiple times at a constituency meeting east of London.
2 months ago
Police at the scene after an attack in Kongsberg, Norway, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Several people ...
Vasco Cotovio, James Frater and Lianne Kolirin, CNN

Multiple people killed in suspected bow and arrow attack in Norway

Speaking to the press after the attack, the police chief said authorities had not ruled out the possibility of a terror attack.
2 months ago

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