Tag Archives: Americas

U.S. Capitol Violence a Blow to America’s Troubled Democratic Image

U.S. Capitol Violence a Blow to America's Troubled Democratic Image

U.S. Capitol Violence a Blow to America’s Troubled Democratic Image U.S. Capitol Violence a Blow to America’s Troubled Democratic Image PARIS — The choreography was unusual: President Emmanuel Macron of France, standing before the Stars and Stripes, declaring in English that “We believe in the strength of our democracies. We believe in the strength of American democracy.” And so the …

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How Trump Tried, but Largely Failed, to Derail America’s Top Climate Report

How Trump Tried, but Largely Failed, to Derail America’s Top Climate Report

How Trump Tried, but Largely Failed, to Derail America’s Top Climate Report How Trump Tried, but Largely Failed, to Derail America’s Top Climate Report The National Climate Assessment, America’s premier contribution to climate knowledge, stands out for many reasons: Hundreds of scientists across the federal government and academia join forces to compile the best insights available on climate change. The …

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Jill Biden: Is the First Lady the person to heal America’s divisions?

The Independent’s US team make predictions for the Biden presidency

Jill Biden: Is the First Lady the person to heal America’s divisions? Jill Biden: Is the First Lady the person to heal America’s divisions? C hristmas was very different for the Bidens this year, and not just because it was the last they will spend before moving into the White House. No doubt some family rituals were honoured; Joe insisting …

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Inside America’s Thanksgiving Travel Chaos

Inside America's Thanksgiving Travel Chaos

Inside America’s Thanksgiving Travel Chaos Inside America’s Thanksgiving Travel Chaos “Our parents felt a need to both preserve our culture, but also make us see how we fit in,” said her daughter, Dr. Vidya Ramanathan. That family dinner in 1980 gradually mushroomed into a Thanksgiving blowout held at Chinmaya Mission Ann Arbor, a local chapter of an international Hindu organization. …

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These Items in Your Home Are Harming America’s Sea Animals

These Items in Your Home Are Harming America’s Sea Animals

These Items in Your Home Are Harming America’s Sea Animals These Items in Your Home Are Harming America’s Sea Animals How severely the world’s plastic waste crisis is affecting marine wildlife is not fully understood, despite decades of research and gruesome images of whales’ bellies filled with plastic and a turtle with a straw lodged in its nostril. A new …

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America’s Internet Has China Envy

America’s Internet Has China Envy

America’s Internet Has China Envy America’s Internet Has China Envy This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. One of the big questions about the future of the internet is whether the world’s digital habits will eventually look like China’s. For some time, fresh digital trends — both dystopian and …

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What Happened to South America’s Missing Mega-Mammals?

What Happened to South America’s Missing Mega-Mammals?

What Happened to South America’s Missing Mega-Mammals? What Happened to South America’s Missing Mega-Mammals? Millions of years before humans set foot in the Americas, a rush of alien animals began arriving in South America. As the Isthmus of Panama came up from the waves, bridging the North and South American continents, llamas, raccoons, wolves, bears and many other species headed …

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At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate

At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate

At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate In September came some signs of movement. Two of the three announced plans to make sharp cuts, though many details remain unknown. In mid-September, the European Union president, Ursula von der Leyen, proposed more aggressive emissions cut by the 27-member bloc in the next decade. Her …

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When America’s Cold War Strategy Turned Corrupt

When America’s Cold War Strategy Turned Corrupt

When America’s Cold War Strategy Turned Corrupt When America’s Cold War Strategy Turned Corrupt [ This book was one of our most anticipated titles of the month. See the full list. ] Indeed, for all their ill-advised or bungled covert ops — which included coups from Tehran to Guatemala City — it is impossible not to be a little swept …

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America’s Death Gap – The New York Times

America’s Death Gap - The New York Times

America’s Death Gap – The New York Times America’s Death Gap – The New York Times Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Trump will visit Wisconsin. Biden criticizes him for fomenting violence. And the U.S. leads the world in an unfortunate virus category. Here’s a jarring thought experiment: If the United States had done …

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