Puerto Rico has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build a clean energy grid – but FEMA plans to spend $9.4 billion on fossil fuel infrastructure instead

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What idle thoughts reveal about mental health

by Mikayla Mace-Arizona, 21 days ago

Analyzing 10 minutes of people's idle thoughts indicates two tendencies: one that veers toward rumination, and the other toward inspiration.

North Korea launches "early-stage" hypersonic missile

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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by Katie Lange, 21 days ago

Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter braved a hail of gunfire and grenades to rescue an injured comrade during an intense battle in Afghanistan. His courage and devotion to duty earned him the Medal of Honor.

The oldest human fossil footprints in North America

by Michael Laff, 21 days ago

Scientists discovered human footprints in New Mexico believed to be 23,000 years old. The findings could aid research on the last ice age.

Rosemary Cousin, Greens candidate in South Gippsland, Australia, speaks to Wikinews about democracy, transport, forests and other local issues

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Australia: Wikinews interviews Les Harmer, South Gippsland local election candidate

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Long hours ‘a key cause of work-related deaths’

by Sanjeet Bagcchi, 23 days ago

Long working hours are a growing factor behind work-related deaths, a global health report finds.

Does biobanking hold the key to achieving universal health?

by Sanjeet Bagcchi, 23 days ago

Collecting and processing biological samples could speed up advances in global health research, a UN summit hears.

Hicks Discusses DOD Issues, Career Advice in 'Smart Women, Smart Power' > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Terri Moon Cronk, 23 days ago

The first woman in the No. 2 leadership position at the Defense Department, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks, discussed myriad military issues at the ''Smart Women, Smart Power'' event.

Clear Away the Hype: The U.S. and Australia Signed a Nuclear Arms Deal, Simple as That

by Vijay Prashad, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Vijay Prashad Click here to download the Spanish translation of this article. (Haga clic aquí para descargar la traducciĂłn al español de este artĂ­culo.) On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States announced the formation of AUKUS, “a new enhanced trilateral security partnership” between these three countries. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison and [
] Read more at Clear Away the Hype: The U.S. and Australia Signed a Nuclear Arms Deal, Simple as That

A major federal response to occupational extreme heat is here at last

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Indigenous People of Brazil Fight for Their Future

by Nick Estes, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Nick Estes Click here to download the Spanish translation of this article. (Haga clic aquí para descargar la traducciĂłn al español de este artĂ­culo.) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what [
] Read more at Indigenous People of Brazil Fight for Their Future

Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China

by Koohan Paik-Mander, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Koohan Paik-Mander As a longtime Hawaii resident, I have always wondered how the former President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, was so ineffective when it came to foreign policy matters. His efforts to right the wrong of the unauthorized armed invasion and imprisonment of the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Liliʻuokalani, in 1893 [
] Read more at Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China

How AUKUS May Damage NATO

by James Carden, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by James Carden The fallout over the AUKUS deal, as we are now seeing, has been a severe rift in relations between two historic allies, the U.S. and France. And the collateral damage may also include NATO. Only weeks after U.S. President Joe Biden courageously ended the war in Afghanistan—in the face of bitter opposition from the media and Congress—came [
] Read more at How AUKUS May Damage NATO

Utilities Took $1.25 Billion in Pandemic Aid Then Shut Off Power to Households Nearly 1 Million Times: Report

by Guest Post, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Guest Post “These companies took bailout dollars from taxpayers and turned around to lobby against shutoff moratoria proven to save lives.” (By: Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams) Over a dozen leading U.S. utility companies took more than a billion dollars of publicly-funded pandemic bailout money while pulling the plug on power to vulnerable households nearly a million times, according [
] Read more at Utilities Took $1.25 Billion in Pandemic Aid Then Shut Off Power to Households Nearly 1 Million Times: Report

Around the Empire Interview: 9/11 Unanswered Questions

by CT Staff, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Also on ROKFIN, PATREON Panelists: Peter Castagno, Gumby, Joanne Leon, Dan Wright. A panel discussion about the questions that are still unanswered 20 years after 9/11. This is part one of a series. There is an “after hours” bonus segment where we talk about turning this into a series, the fact that dissent from the official 9/11 [
] Read more at Around the Empire Interview: 9/11 Unanswered Questions

Tylenol could be risky for pregnant women – a new review of 25 years of research finds acetaminophen may contribute to ADHD and other developmental disorders in children

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The hippocampus weaves memories into stories

by Andy Fell-UC Davis, 23 days ago

The hippocampus is the brain's storyteller, researchers report. It links separate events into coherent stories in our memory.

App to link trans patients with safe health care providers

by Modesta Alobawone, 23 days ago

A new app called TranZap aims to connect trans people with gender-affirming healthcare providers. It beta launches this month.

U.S. and partners rally support for Burmese democracy

by ShareAmerica, 23 days ago

Secretary of State Antony Blinken pressed for a return to democracy in Burma during recent meetings with international partners.

Tweak amps up cancer immunotherapy by 77 fold

by Laura Bailey-Michigan, 23 days ago

Researchers have developed a nanoparticle that can deliver cancer immunotherapy intravenously. It could open new doors for fighting tumors.

Can food ease symptoms for people with bipolar disorders?

by Zachary Sweger-Penn State, 23 days ago

"...if we can help our patients better control these symptoms between episodes, it could help reduce the number of times they relapse into acute episodes."

Defense Logistics Agency Supports White House Initiative With $2.78B in Testing Supplies > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by John Dwyer III, 23 days ago

The Defense Logistics Agency awarded six contracts valued at just over $2.78 billion for millions of at-home and point-of-care COVID-19 test kits in support of White House initiatives to defeat the coronavirus pandemic.

Interview: Running Toward The Future With a Handful of Seeds With Lyla June

by CT Staff, 23 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Lyla June Johnston is an Indigenous public speaker, artist, scholar and community organizer of DinĂ© (Navajo), TsĂ©tsĂȘhĂ©stĂąhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages from Taos, New Mexico. Read more at Interview: Running Toward The Future With a Handful of Seeds With Lyla June

Translucent, fingernail-sized fish is a brand new species

by Adam Russell-TAMU, 23 days ago

A tiny fish just under half an inch long has been able to hide in plain sight thanks to its resemblance to a related fish. But, it's a brand new species.

New models may upend the origins of ocean animals

by Jim Shelton-Yale, 24 days ago

"This work is causing us to reexamine the fundamental question of how and why animals emerged and began to thrive on our planet."

'Time machine' reverses pancreatic cancer progression

by Kayla Wiles-Purdue, 24 days ago

A new "time machine" may offer a way to reverse the course of pancreatic cancer before it spreads.

Britney’s conservatorship is one example of how the legacy of eugenics in the US continues to affect the lives of disabled women

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App to link trans patients with safe healthcare providers

by Modesta Alobawone, 24 days ago

A new app called TranZap aims to connect trans people with gender-affirming healthcare providers. It beta launches this month.


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