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Biden administration plans to stop calling immigrants ‘aliens’

Biden administration plans to stop calling immigrants ‘aliens’

Biden administration plans to stop calling immigrants ‘aliens’ Biden administration plans to stop calling immigrants ‘aliens’ The term, “illegal alien” has long been used in US immigration laws despite condemnation from activists, and the language became even more commonplace under the Trump administration. Founder of Define American, Jose Antonio Vargas, whose organisation has pushed for more accurate portrayals of immigrants, …

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Don’t Let the Pandemic Stop Your Shots

Don’t Let the Pandemic Stop Your Shots

Don’t Let the Pandemic Stop Your Shots Don’t Let the Pandemic Stop Your Shots Experts fear that vaccination rates may have fallen further during the pandemic, as they have among children, if older people wary of going to doctors’ offices or pharmacies skipped shots. Financial and bureaucratic obstacles also thwart vaccination efforts. Medicare Part B covers three vaccines completely: influenza, …

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Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won’t Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread

Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won't Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread

Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won’t Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won’t Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread LONDON — As nation after nation rushed this week to close their borders with Britain, the moves brought back memories of the way the world reacted after the coronavirus first emerged broadly in the spring. Most of those initial travel …

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Why can’t the social networks stop fake accounts?

Why can’t the social networks stop fake accounts?

Why can’t the social networks stop fake accounts? Why can’t the social networks stop fake accounts? Every few months, social media companies say they removed another billion fake accounts. So how did a 21-year-old delivery driver in Pennsylvania impersonate Trump family members on Twitter for nearly a year, eventually fooling the president? The answer has to do with the enormity …

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The Coronavirus Won’t Stop Evolving When the Vaccine Arrives

The Coronavirus Won't Stop Evolving When the Vaccine Arrives

The Coronavirus Won’t Stop Evolving When the Vaccine Arrives The Coronavirus Won’t Stop Evolving When the Vaccine Arrives In a 1988 essay on pandemics Joshua Lederberg, Nobel laureate and president of The Rockefeller University, reminded the medical community that when it comes to infectious disease, the laws of Darwin are as important as the vaccines of Pasteur. As medicine battles …

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Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests

Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests

Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests Early Coronavirus Mutation Made It Harder to Stop, Evidence Suggests As the coronavirus swept across the world, it picked up random alterations to its genetic sequence. Like meaningless typos in a script, most of those mutations made no difference in how the virus behaved. But one mutation near the beginning …

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Dutch Police Urge Public to Stop ‘Pedo-Hunting’ After Vigilante Violence

Dutch Police Urge Public to Stop ‘Pedo-Hunting’ After Vigilante Violence

Dutch Police Urge Public to Stop ‘Pedo-Hunting’ After Vigilante Violence Dutch Police Urge Public to Stop ‘Pedo-Hunting’ After Vigilante Violence When a group of teenagers arranged a meeting with a 73-year-old former teacher, their intention was clear: to lure and expose someone they believed to be a pedophile. But their meeting last month turned into a fatal assault, Dutch public …

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Election misinformation often evaded YouTube’s efforts to stop it.

Election misinformation often evaded YouTube’s efforts to stop it.

Election misinformation often evaded YouTube’s efforts to stop it. Election misinformation often evaded YouTube’s efforts to stop it. YouTube videos endorsing the false idea that there was widespread election fraud were viewed more than 138 million times on the week of Nov. 3, according to a report from an independent research project that has been studying misinformation trends on the …

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Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program

Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program

Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program WASHINGTON — President Trump asked senior advisers in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday whether he had options to take action against Iran’s main nuclear site in the coming weeks. The meeting occurred a day after …

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Steve McQueen says British film industry ‘didn’t care enough – full stop’ about Black talent

Steve McQueen says British film industry ‘didn’t care enough – full stop’ about Black talent

Steve McQueen says British film industry ‘didn’t care enough – full stop’ about Black talent Steve McQueen says British film industry ‘didn’t care enough – full stop’ about Black talent Steve McQueen has commented on the British film and TV industry’s failure to embrace its Black talent. The 12 Years a Slave director made the comments ahead of his groundbreaking …

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