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  • Europe Considers Managing Pandemic with Different Parameters
    2022-01-21 04:03:18 UTC
    MADRID (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic was first declared, Spaniards were ordered to stay home for more than three months. For weeks, they were not allowed outside even for exercise. Children were banned from playgrounds, and the economy virt...

  • Biden Says He Thinks Russia Will Invade Ukraine
    2022-01-20 04:47:47 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he thinks Russia will invade Ukraine and warned President Vladimir Putin that his country would pay a &ldquo;dear price&rdquo; in lives lost and a possible cutoff from the global b...

  • Trump Used “Fraudulent" Claims to Get Loans, Tax Benefits
    2022-01-19 22:22:55 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general says her investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, skyscrapers and other property to get loans and...

  • Learn More About the History of Algebra
    2022-01-19 17:56:24 UTC
    “History of Mathematics” is a fascinating starting point for anyone interested in learning about the origins of the mathematical concepts that so many of us use every day but often take for granted. Around 1900 B.C., a student in the Sumerian/ ...

  • Germany Is Raising Pressure on Russia Over Its Threat to Ukraine
    2022-01-19 00:48:49 UTC
    MOSCOW — German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told reporters Tuesday after talks in Moscow with her Russian counterpart, Lavrov, “In recent weeks, more than 100,000 Russian troops with tanks and guns have gathered near Ukraine without an unde...

  • Jim Crow Filibuster, History Will Not Remember Them Kindly
    2022-01-18 17:14:47 UTC
    Martin Luther King III, the son of the late civil rights leader, compared Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin to the white moderate his father wrote about during the civil rights battles of the 1950s and 1960s — a person who declared support for the go...

  • Ukraine Crisis: Germany Warns Russia of Serious Consequences
    2022-01-18 05:41:37 UTC
    KYIV (AP) — On a visit to Kyiv, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock warned that “any further escalation would carry a high price for the Russian regime — economic, political and strategic” — and emphasized the need to continue negotiations. ...

  • Assassin of Robert F. Kennedy Denied Parole
    2022-01-15 04:57:30 UTC
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sirhan Sirhan, who assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was denied parole Thursday by California’s governor, who said the killer remains a threat to the public and hasn’t taken responsibility for...

  • Jan. 6 Pro-Trump Riot: 11 People Charged With Seditious Conspiracy
    2022-01-14 04:17:06 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Stewart Rhodes, the founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group, and 10 other members or associates have been charged with seditious conspiracy in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities sa...

  • At Least 164 People Dead in Kazakhstan Protests
    2022-01-12 21:05:59 UTC
    MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan authorities said Sunday that 164 people, including a 4-year-old girl, were killed in a week of protests that marked the worst unrest since the former Soviet republic gained independence 30 years ago. The office of Presi...

  • woman music director of NY Philharmonic
    2022-01-12 03:39:54 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Her arms at her side against her glimmering, long black jacket and her blond hair pulled into a ponytail, Susanna M&auml;lkki soaked in several minutes of applause after a thrilling Carnegie Hall debut. She had conducted t...

  • Kazakhstan’s President Orders Forces to Kill Protesters
    2022-01-08 05:06:05 UTC
    MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan’s president authorized security forces on Friday to shoot to kill those participating in unrest, opening the door for a dramatic escalation in a crackdown on anti-government protests that have turned violent. The Centra...

  • Sidney Poitier's Impact Went Far Beyond Hollywood
    2022-01-08 05:01:44 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — We go to movies not just to escape, but to discover. We might identify with the cowboy or the runaway bride or the kid who befriends a creature from another planet. To see yourself on screen has long been another way of knowing ...

  • UK police looking into Nigella throat-grab photos
    2022-01-06 23:27:16 UTC
    <p>LONDON (AP) &mdash; British police are investigating newspaper photos that show art collector Charles Saatchi grasping the throat of his wife, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson. The pictures drew widespread condemnation after they were published by...

  • Dilemma: A Pandemic of Unvaccinated
    2022-01-05 02:03:39 UTC
    <p>The United States reported more than 1 million new COVID-19 cases on Monday setting a global record, according to data from John Hopkins University.</p><p>The country saw a daily rise of 1,080,211 in infections after the long New Year&#39;s wee...

  • Omicron Less Likely to Put You In Hospital, Studies Say
    2021-12-31 03:00:05 UTC
    Two new British studies provide some early hints that the omicron variant of the coronavirus may be milder than the delta version. Scientists stress that even if the findings of these early studies hold up, any reductions in severity need to be...

  • Harry Reid, Former US Senate Majority Leader, Dies at 82
    2021-12-29 03:13:40 UTC
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died. He was 82. Reid died Tuesday, “peacefully” and surrounded by friends “following a courageous, four-year battle with pancre...

  • Putin addresses Ukraine: Depend on Proposals From Military Experts
    2021-12-28 02:43:56 UTC
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he would ponder a slew of options if the West fails to meet his push for security guarantees precluding NATO’s expansion to Ukraine. Earlier this month, Moscow submitted draft security ...

  • Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Icon Dies at 90
    2021-12-28 02:43:20 UTC
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of apartheid and a modern-day activist for racial justice and LGBT rights, died Sunday at 90. South Africans, world...

  • Dominated by men: Amazon scraps tool that showed bias against women
    2021-12-22 19:38:15 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building computer programs since 2014 to review job applicants’ resumes wit...

  • Early History of the Alamo: Battle of the Alamo
    2021-12-22 19:29:49 UTC
    <p>The Battle of the Alamo during Texas&rsquo; war for independence from Mexico lasted thirteen days, from February 23, 1836-March 6, 1836. In December of 1835, a group of Texan volunteer soldiers had occupied the Alamo, a former Franciscan missio...

  • WHO Warns: This Virus May Never Go Away
    2021-12-22 19:27:18 UTC
    <p>GENEVA (Reuters) - The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could become endemic like HIV, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, warning against any attempt to predict how long it would keep circulating and calling for a &ldquo;massive e...

  • Study: COVID-19 Death Toll in U.S. Worse Than Official Tally
    2021-12-22 19:26:37 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; New York City&rsquo;s death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the tally kept by the city and state, according to an analysis released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pre...

  • Hurricane Dorian Shows We Are Losing the Fight Against Global Warming
    2021-12-22 19:25:23 UTC
    <p>As Hurricane Dorian churns its way through the Atlantic, we need to recognize that climate change can make any hurricane more intense and Category 5 hurricanes more likely. Burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas, release carbon ...

  • Tesla Quarterly Revenue Fell to $6.04 Billion
    2021-12-22 19:22:25 UTC
    <p>(Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Wednesday beat analysts&rsquo; estimates for second-quarter revenue, helped by better-than-expected vehicle deliveries despite disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis. Revenue fell to $6.04 billion from $6.35 billi...