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New Policy Aims to Help Transgender Researchers Update Names on Old Work

New Policy Aims to Help Transgender Researchers Update Names on Old Work

New Policy Aims to Help Transgender Researchers Update Names on Old Work New Policy Aims to Help Transgender Researchers Update Names on Old Work Published papers are an important part of a researcher’s résumé. But for those who change their names partway through their careers, the disconnect between the old name and the new can lead to serious problems. It …

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Biden to Nominate Rahul Gupta to Run National Office of Drug Control Policy

Biden to Nominate Rahul Gupta to Run National Office of Drug Control Policy

Biden to Nominate Rahul Gupta to Run National Office of Drug Control Policy Biden to Nominate Rahul Gupta to Run National Office of Drug Control Policy Charleston’s program was nationally recognized, but it was criticized by the city’s mayor when Dr. Gupta was the health commissioner. Dr. Gupta’s department issued an audit that found fault with the program, including shoddy …

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Genocide Designation for Myanmar Tests Biden’s Human Rights Policy

Genocide Designation for Myanmar Tests Biden’s Human Rights Policy

Genocide Designation for Myanmar Tests Biden’s Human Rights Policy Genocide Designation for Myanmar Tests Biden’s Human Rights Policy WASHINGTON — Three years ago, American investigators produced a 15,000-page analysis of atrocities committed in 2017 against the Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim minority group in Myanmar. The report documented survivors’ accounts of gang rapes, crucifixions, mutilations, of children being burned or drowned …

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Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy

Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy

Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy Biden Faces Intense Cross Currents in Iran Policy WASHINGTON — President Biden’s decision to strike Iranian-backed militias in Iraq and Syria early on Monday illustrated the delicate balancing act of his approach to Tehran: He must demonstrate that he is willing to use force to defend American interests, while keeping open a …

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U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors

U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors

U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick B. Garland reversed on Wednesday Trump-era immigration rulings that had made it all but impossible for people to seek asylum in the United States over credible fears of domestic abuse or …

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Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China “The commercial and military distinction is eroded in China’s case,” said Senator Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat who co-sponsored several bills that have been folded into the legislation. In China, “almost all the big companies are elements of …

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New Israeli Government Might Not Mean Major Policy Changes

New Israeli Government Might Not Mean Major Policy Changes

New Israeli Government Might Not Mean Major Policy Changes New Israeli Government Might Not Mean Major Policy Changes Naftali Bennett, who leads a small right-wing party, and Yair Lapid, the centrist leader of the Israeli opposition, have joined forces to try to form a diverse coalition to unseat Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. Spanning Israel’s fractious political spectrum from …

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For Many Workers, Change in Mask Policy Is a Nightmare

For Many Workers, Change in Mask Policy Is a Nightmare

For Many Workers, Change in Mask Policy Is a Nightmare For Many Workers, Change in Mask Policy Is a Nightmare “Retailers were asking and requiring you to wear masks,” said Willy Solis, a shopper for the delivery app Shipt in Denton, Texas, who works in stores like Target, Kroger and CVS. “A large majority of people were still doing the …

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China’s Three-Child Policy Sparks Indignation and Concern

China's Three-Child Policy Sparks Indignation and Concern

China’s Three-Child Policy Sparks Indignation and Concern China’s Three-Child Policy Sparks Indignation and Concern After China said it would allow couples to have three children, the state news media trumpeted the move as a major change that would help stimulate growth. But across much of the country, the announcement was met with indignation. Women worried that the move would only …

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China Announces a Three-Child Policy

China Announces a Three-Child Policy

China Announces a Three-Child Policy China Announces a Three-Child Policy China’s ruling Communist Party said on Monday that it would allow all couples to have three children, ending a two-child policy that has failed to boost the country’s declining birthrates or address an impending demographic crisis. The party made the announcement after a meeting by the Politburo, its top decision-making …

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