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U.S. Stimulus Checks Start to Land in Bank Accounts

U.S. Stimulus Checks Start to Land in Bank Accounts

U.S. Stimulus Checks Start to Land in Bank Accounts U.S. Stimulus Checks Start to Land in Bank Accounts Stimulus payments have started to land in Americans’ bank accounts, just days after President Biden signed a $1.9 trillion pandemic rescue bill into law. The Internal Revenue Service announced on Friday that people would start receiving direct deposits over the weekend as …

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In a Land Dominated by Ex-Rebels, Kosovo Women Find Power at the Ballot Box

In a Land Dominated by Ex-Rebels, Kosovo Women Find Power at the Ballot Box

In a Land Dominated by Ex-Rebels, Kosovo Women Find Power at the Ballot Box In a Land Dominated by Ex-Rebels, Kosovo Women Find Power at the Ballot Box PODUJEVA, Kosovo — Saranda Bogujevci gazed without flinching at a cluster of bullet holes left in the garden wall by a massacre two decades ago that wiped out most of her family …

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Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video]

Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video]

Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video] Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video] BAGHDAD — Pope Francis made an audacious return to the world stage in the midst of the pandemic on Friday when he became the first leader of the Roman Catholic church to visit Iraq, …

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A Different Kind of Land Management: Let the Cows Stomp

A Different Kind of Land Management: Let the Cows Stomp

A Different Kind of Land Management: Let the Cows Stomp A Different Kind of Land Management: Let the Cows Stomp CANADIAN, Texas — Adam Isaacs stood surrounded by cattle in an old pasture that had been overgrazed for years. Now it was a jumble of weeds. “Most people would want to get out here and start spraying it” with herbicides, …

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U.S. Leaves Behind Afghan Bases — and a Legacy of Land Disputes

U.S. Leaves Behind Afghan Bases — and a Legacy of Land Disputes

U.S. Leaves Behind Afghan Bases — and a Legacy of Land Disputes U.S. Leaves Behind Afghan Bases — and a Legacy of Land Disputes At harvest time, as neighbors and relatives reap their crops, 80-year-old Jamal Khan can only look in despair on the plot of land that was the source of his family’s livelihood — until the American forces …

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These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why?

These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why?

These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why? These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why? The shrimp stop swimming at dusk and gather near the river’s edge. After sunset, they begin to climb out of the water. Then they march. All night long, the inch-long crustaceans parade along the …

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Book Review: ‘A Promised Land,’ by Barack Obama

Book Review: ‘A Promised Land,’ by Barack Obama

Book Review: ‘A Promised Land,’ by Barack Obama Book Review: ‘A Promised Land,’ by Barack Obama Obama recognizes, during his run for president, that while special-interest politics — by ethnic groups, farmers, gun-control enthusiasts — is the norm in America, it is only Black Americans who practice it at their peril. To focus too much on “Black issues” like civil …

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Trump’s pick to lead Bureau of Land Management ‘unlawfully served’ for 424 days, judge rules

William Perry Pendley, acting director of the Bureau of Land Management, speaks to the media on the Grizzly Creek Fire in Eagle, Colorado on 14 August 2020.

Trump’s pick to lead Bureau of Land Management ‘unlawfully served’ for 424 days, judge rules Trump’s pick to lead Bureau of Land Management ‘unlawfully served’ for 424 days, judge rules The US Department of Interior intends to appeal a judge’s decision to oust William Perry Pendley, Donald Trump’s appointment to the Bureau of Land Management, after he has directed the …

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On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives

On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives

On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives On Native American Land, Contact Tracing Is Saving Lives The coronavirus is raging through the White Mountain Apache tribe. Spread across a large reservation in eastern Arizona, the Apaches have been infected at more than 10 times the rate of people in the state as a whole. Yet their death rate …

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To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements

To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements To Land Perseverance Rover in One Piece, NASA Made Improvements When NASA’s Perseverance rover arrives at Mars, mission managers will be watching, helpless to do anything. The $2.4 billion spacecraft will hit the top of the Martian atmosphere at more than 12,000 miles per hour and then come to a …

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