Category: Daily

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead. It’s now up to Donald Trump to pick the justice to replace her – ABC News

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died aged 87. Days before her death, she dictated a statement to her granddaughter and said: that could happen within days. Before Ginsburg’s death, the court held a 5-4 conservative majority. With…

Almost a Quarter of Young Americans Think the Holocaust Is a Myth or Exaggerated

It was the greatest crime of the 20th century, but Gen Z and millennial Americans remain hugely ignorant about the Holocaust. One in 10 young Americans believes that the Holocaust never happened, while almost a quarter — 23% — believe…
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Humans ignite almost every wildfire that threatens homes

CC BY-ND Summer and fall are wildfire season across the western U.S. In recent years, wildfires have destroyed thousands of homes, forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate and exposed tens of millions to harmful smoke. Wildfires are a…
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This might be your most important flu shot ever

This fall and winter, health experts expect two types of deadly viruses to be circulating widely in the US. But they don’t yet know what the extent of the damage will be when the two collide. In the absence of…
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The pandemic forced mental health care to change for the better

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced Pari Baker, a clinical social worker and therapist in rural Bath County, Virginia, to switch to seeing clients over video in April, she wasn’t sure how it would go. She’d never worked with clients that…
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Worst Opinion of the Week: Stop Your ‘Endless Carping’ About Not Wanting to Die

Welcome to Worst Hot Take of the Week – a column in which @MULLET_FAN_NEO crowns the wildest hot take of the week. Story: Concerns are rising over the UK’s coronavirus testing capacity, as the website for booking test kits struggles…
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Keeping coronavirus vaccines at subzero temperatures during distribution will be hard, but likely key to ending pandemic

Just like a fresh piece of fish, vaccines are highly perishable products and must be kept at very cold, specific temperatures. The majority of COVID-19 vaccines under development – like the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines – are new RNA-based vaccines.…
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Can Men Be Lesbian Icons? An Investigation

“Who is that?” I remember thinking to myself when Attitude magazine unveiled one of the covers for their September 2020 issue. It was someone in a white tee, arms bent behind their head to reveal a glimmer of armpit hair,…
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Brad Pitt And Jennifer Aniston Reunite – And Things Got Flirty

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have reunited again – and things got a little flirty between the former couple. Alas, it was all in the name of art when they took part in the star-studded table read for the classic…
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8 Toronto Film Festival Movies You’ll Want To See This Year

“Nomadland” is an adjective movie. The second it ended, my mind was swimming with them: beautiful, serene, painterly, honest, heartbreaking. I could keep going, but you get the idea. This is a film so full of emotion that no single…
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Queensland reopens to Canberra as state records no new cases – NEWS.com.au

Queensland will reopen to the ACT from next Friday, in a move the Deputy Premier has said would provide a welcome boost for the sunshine state’s tourism industry. It comes as Queensland records no new cases. It’s now been eight…
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NSW Police threaten $11,000 fine for safely protesting uni job cuts

Staff and students efforts to protest the federal government’s refusal to help universities and the University of Sydney management’s job cuts on September 16 were thwarted by NSW Police, who again used the pandemic as an excuse to stop people…
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Delays at checkpoints as police step up patrols – Bay 93.9

Melburnians are again being warned not to flout restrictions and try to sneak into regional areas. Police admit checkpoints around Melbourne’s outskirts, including the one at Little River may be unattended at times in heavy rain, if conditions are deemed…
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Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away

The connection between the pandemic and our dietary habits is undeniable. The stress of isolation coupled with a struggling economy has caused many of us to seek comfort with our old friends: Big Mac, Tom Collins, Ben and Jerry. But…
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What long voting lines in the US really mean

The process of voting isn’t the same for all Americans. Depending on where you live, you might vote on a screen, a punchcard, or a piece of paper. You might have to show an ID to vote. And you might…
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What wildfires in Brazil, Siberia, and the US West have in common

The West Coast of the United States is still deep in the throes of an epic wildfire season, with California officials warning that the record area of 3.1 million acres burned in the state so far this year is likely…
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Wildfires can leave toxic drinking water behind – here’s how to protect the public

Less than halfway through the 2020 wildfire season, fires are burning large swaths of the western U.S. As in previous years, these disasters have entered populated areas, damaging drinking water networks. Water systems have lost pressure, potentially sucking in pollutants,…
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Rental Opportunity of the Week: Can Anyone Tell Me What Is Going On Here

What is living in London like? Hell. Here’s proof, beyond all doubt, that renting in London is a nightmare. What is it? [in an extremely “2 Girls, 1 Cup” voice] 2 Bathrooms, 1 Bedroom.Where is it? A triumphant return to……
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Biden Calmly Explains Why He Can’t Implement A Mask Mandate, Despite Trump’s Complaint

Joe Biden may be running against Donald Trump, but that doesn’t mean he’s not willing to help the president. And that’s what the Democratic presidential nominee did Wednesday when it seemed the president was confused about the way things are…
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The devil you know

Australia’s Religious Freedom Bill is part of an ongoing unholy war on our increasingly fragile democracy. Currently in second draft, the bill would write into law the right to discriminate — on the grounds of religious freedom — against citizens in…
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