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SpaceX’s Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit

SpaceX's Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit

SpaceX’s Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit SpaceX’s Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit One is a 29-year-old physician assistant living in Memphis, a cancer survivor with metal rods in her left leg to replace bones destroyed by a tumor. Another is a 51-year-old community college professor from Phoenix who fell just short of achieving her …

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Covid Updates: Judge Blocks Iowa’s Ban on Mask Mandates

Covid Updates: Judge Blocks Iowa’s Ban on Mask Mandates Covid Updates: Judge Blocks Iowa’s Ban on Mask Mandates Here’s what you need to know: ImageCarla McIntire and Camille Johnson, both of Urbandale, Iowa, at a rally last month opposing a state law banning local governments and school districts from implementing mask mandates.Credit…Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register, via Associated Press School …

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It’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Spiritual Calling

It’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Spiritual Calling

It’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Spiritual Calling It’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Spiritual Calling “It’s Never Too Late” is a series that tells the stories of people who decide to pursue their dreams on their own terms. Since Vica Steel was a child, she has dreamed of becoming a priest, of forging a path to church …

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Hostels, Havens for the Thrifty, Fight to Survive the Pandemic

Hostels, Havens for the Thrifty, Fight to Survive the Pandemic

Hostels, Havens for the Thrifty, Fight to Survive the Pandemic Hostels, Havens for the Thrifty, Fight to Survive the Pandemic This summer, prompted by vaccine rollouts, budget travelers began wading back into hostel life. But the challenges are far from over. Source link

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Unraveling the Mysteries Hidden in Vast Glacier Caves

Unraveling the Mysteries Hidden in Vast Glacier Caves

Unraveling the Mysteries Hidden in Vast Glacier Caves Unraveling the Mysteries Hidden in Vast Glacier Caves I was dangling from a thin nylon rope, some 250 feet from the bottom of an icy shaft. Looking up, I noted the spindrift — blinding snow whipped into a frenzy by howling winds — that was sandblasting the entrance, some 20 feet above …

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Biden Doubled Mask Fines for Travelers. What Does it Mean for Passengers?

Biden Doubled Mask Fines for Travelers. What Does it Mean for Passengers?

Biden Doubled Mask Fines for Travelers. What Does it Mean for Passengers? Biden Doubled Mask Fines for Travelers. What Does it Mean for Passengers? Since February, when the T.S.A. first announced that everyone — except children under 2 and people with some disabilities — is required, by law, to wear masks on airplanes and in airports in the United States, …

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Help! We’re Going to Europe and Haven’t a Clue Which Masks to Pack.

Help! We’re Going to Europe and Haven’t a Clue Which Masks to Pack.

Help! We’re Going to Europe and Haven’t a Clue Which Masks to Pack. Help! We’re Going to Europe and Haven’t a Clue Which Masks to Pack. As for how to stock up: Surgical masks are readily available at online retailers like Amazon or Target. And although it was difficult, if not impossible, to find respirator masks like N95s at the …

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Qantas to Require Proof of Covid Shots From International Passengers

Qantas to Require Proof of Covid Shots From International Passengers

Qantas to Require Proof of Covid Shots From International Passengers Qantas to Require Proof of Covid Shots From International Passengers Qantas, Australia’s largest airline, will require that all passengers on international flights are vaccinated against the coronavirus when it restarts worldwide operations in December, its chief executive said Wednesday, making it one of the first airlines in the world to …

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Airplane Travel After 9/11: Just Get Through It

Airplane Travel After 9/11: Just Get Through It

Airplane Travel After 9/11: Just Get Through It Airplane Travel After 9/11: Just Get Through It In addition to the infrastructure challenges of American airports are problems inherent in the dominant hub-and-spoke model, where passengers coming from smaller airports connect to their final destination via hubs like Atlanta, Chicago or Denver. Bad weather then ripples throughout the system, causing hundreds …

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In Turkey, a Watery Grave Becomes a Park

In Turkey, a Watery Grave Becomes a Park

In Turkey, a Watery Grave Becomes a Park In Turkey, a Watery Grave Becomes a Park A predawn thunderstorm had cleared the air and brought comfortable temperatures after days of 100 degree heat. As we motored out of Seddulbahir harbor, I could see, on the Asia Minor side of the Dardanelles, the hilltop site of the ruins of ancient Troy …

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