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‘We Are Doomed:’ Devastation from Storms Fuels Migration

‘We Are Doomed:’ Devastation from Storms Fuels Migration

‘We Are Doomed:’ Devastation from Storms Fuels Migration ‘We Are Doomed:’ Devastation from Storms Fuels Migration Honduras has barely begun to recover from two hurricanes that hit late last year. With relatively little disaster relief from the U.S., many are heading for the border. SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — Children pry at the dirt with sticks, trying to dig out …

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Tanzanian President’s Absence Fuels Speculation About His Health

Tanzanian President’s Absence Fuels Speculation About His Health

Tanzanian President’s Absence Fuels Speculation About His Health Tanzanian President’s Absence Fuels Speculation About His Health NAIROBI, Kenya — As unrecorded numbers of Tanzanians succumbed to the coronavirus, the country’s president consistently downplayed the pandemic, dismissing protective measures, scoffing at vaccines and saying God had helped to eliminate the virus. Now, President John Magufuli’s unusually lengthy absence from public view …

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Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection but Fuels Concern About Variants

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection but Fuels Concern About Variants

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection but Fuels Concern About Variants Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection but Fuels Concern About Variants Johnson & Johnson announced on Friday that its one-dose coronavirus vaccine provided strong protection against Covid-19, potentially offering the United States a third powerful tool in a desperate race against a worldwide rise in virus mutations. …

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Who Takes the Eurostar? Almost No One, as the Pandemic Fuels a Rail Crisis

Who Takes the Eurostar? Almost No One, as the Pandemic Fuels a Rail Crisis

Who Takes the Eurostar? Almost No One, as the Pandemic Fuels a Rail Crisis Who Takes the Eurostar? Almost No One, as the Pandemic Fuels a Rail Crisis PARIS — Earlier this month, David-Alexander Leduc rolled his suitcase down a nearly empty platform at the Gare du Nord train station and scanned his ticket at the turnstile to board the …

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‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests

‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests

‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests ‘On Social Media, There Are Thousands’: In Cuba, Internet Fuels Rare Protests What started as anger over the arrests morphed into conversations among the artists about their frustration with limits to free expression on the island. They commiserated over their fear of government censorship or outright repression because …

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Video of Police Beating Black Man in Paris Fuels Debate on Filming Officers

Video of Police Beating Black Man in Paris Fuels Debate on Filming Officers

Video of Police Beating Black Man in Paris Fuels Debate on Filming Officers Video of Police Beating Black Man in Paris Fuels Debate on Filming Officers PARIS — Video of police officers beating a Black man in Paris caused an outcry in France on Thursday, fueling criticism of a new bill that would place restrictions on sharing footage of security …

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Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction

Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction

Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction Burning Fossil Fuels Helped Drive Earth’s Most Massive Extinction Paleontologists call it the Permian-Triassic mass extinction, but it has another name: “the Great Dying.” It happened about 252 million years ago, and, over the course of just tens of thousands of years, 96 percent of all life in the oceans and, …

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Israel’s Coronavirus Lockdown Fuels Protests, Violence and Confusion

Israel’s Coronavirus Lockdown Fuels Protests, Violence and Confusion

Israel’s Coronavirus Lockdown Fuels Protests, Violence and Confusion Israel’s Coronavirus Lockdown Fuels Protests, Violence and Confusion JERUSALEM — Fractured by internal political conflicts, confusing instructions and a lack of public trust in the government, Israel seems to be fraying further under a second national lockdown as the country struggles to cope with a surge in coronavirus cases and deaths that, relative …

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Climate change? U.S. oil giants are doubling down on fossil fuels.

U.S. and European Oil Giants Go Different Ways on Climate Change

Climate change? U.S. oil giants are doubling down on fossil fuels. Climate change? U.S. oil giants are doubling down on fossil fuels. European energy companies like BP, Royal Dutch Shell and others have lately been selling off oil fields and investing billions in renewable energy, a response to plunging oil prices and growing concerns about climate changes. But the American …

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London schools could close when temperatures hit 30C as climate change fuels increase in extreme weather

London schools could close when temperatures hit 30C as climate change fuels increase in extreme weather

London schools could close when temperatures hit 30C as climate change fuels increase in extreme weather London schools could close when temperatures hit 30C as climate change fuels increase in extreme weather Schools should consider closing when classroom temperatures exceed 30C, according to new guidance issued by the mayor of London to help the city adapt to the climate crisis. …

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