Sports Heroes Who Served: Tennis Star Served in Navy During Korean War

by David Vergun, 4 months ago

Tennis Star Tony Trabert's career was interrupted during the Korean War, from 1950-1953, when he enlisted in the Navy and served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea.

Why widespread health woes could follow from pandemic-driven job losses

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How the early internet created a place for trans youth to find one another and explore coming out

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Oil companies are going all-in on petrochemicals – and green chemistry needs help to compete

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Body cameras help monitor police but can invade people's privacy

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From grandfather to grandson, the lessons of the Tulsa race massacre

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Marriage trends, political views undermining the notion of a unified American Jewish identity

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Giving food pantry clients choices – and gently nudging them toward nutritious foods – can lead to healthier diets

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1 in 4 unvaccinated people may not comply with CDC guidelines to wear masks indoors, survey suggests

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Narcissistic people aren't just full of themselves – new research finds they're more likely to be aggressive and violent

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Fast computers, 5G networks and radar that passes through walls are bringing 'X-ray vision' closer to reality

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Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the coronavirus?

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Blinken Underscores Israel's Right to Defend Itself During Jerusalem Visit

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In his first trip to region as top US diplomat, secretary of state aims to build on cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that went into effect late last week

With Afghanistan's Future at Stake, US Courts Pakistan

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Officials from across Washington are reaching out to Islamabad, urging Pakistan to do more to prevent Afghanistan from falling apart

Black Americans Experience Lingering Trauma One Year After Floyd Death 

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Psychologist says impact of centuries of unaddressed trauma is compounded by today’s social injustices

Blinken Meets with Israeli, Palestinian Leaders

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In his first trip to region as top US diplomat, secretary of state aims to build on cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that went into effect late last week

Japan Says US Travel Warning for Virus Won’t Hurt Olympians

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The US Olympic & Paralympic Committee said it still anticipates American athletes will be able to safely compete at the Tokyo Games

Japan Says US Travel Warning for Virus Won’t Hurt Olympians

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The US Olympic & Paralympic Committee said it still anticipates American athletes will be able to safely compete at the Tokyo Games

Thousands Evacuated in India as Strong Cyclone Inches Closer

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The cyclone coming amid a devastating coronavirus surge complicates India’s efforts to deal with both just 10 days after Cyclone Tauktae hit India’s west coast and killed more than 140 people

With Afghanistan's Future at Stake, US Courting Pakistan

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Officials from across Washington are reaching out to Islamabad, urging Pakistan to do more to prevent Afghanistan from falling apart

Surfing was popularized by Duke Kahanamoku

by Lenore T. Adkins, 4 months ago

Surfing debuts at the 2021 summer Olympics in Tokyo. Learn about Duke Kahanamoku, the native Hawaiian who popularized the sport around the world.

U.S. earthquake warning system will alert millions

by Noelani Kirschner, 4 months ago

The ShakeAlert mobile app, which took over a decade to create, will tell residents to seek cover before a 5.0 magnitude or higher earthquake.

Interview: Dispatches From Gaza With Raed Shakshak

by CT Staff, 4 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Raed ShakShak is a resident of Gaza and the outreach coordinator for We Are Not Numbers. He graduated from Al-Azhar University in Gaza with a degree in English language and literature. Read more at Interview: Dispatches From Gaza With Raed Shakshak

Why We Must Prevent the U.S. From Launching a Hybrid War Against China

by Madison Tang and Jodie Evans, 4 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Madison Tang and Jodie Evans U.S. President Joe Biden’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year was recently announced, and it requests $715 billion for his first Pentagon budget, 1.6 percent more than the $704 billion enacted under Trump’s administration. The outline states that the primary justification for this increase in military spending is to counter the threat of China, […] Read more at Why We Must Prevent the U.S. From Launching a Hybrid War Against China

'Rock and roll never dies': Italy wins Eurovision after 30 years

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Golden Rice’s unfulfilled promise

by Crispin Maslog, 4 months ago

Golden Rice, announced two decades ago as the answer to Vitamin A deficiency, is nowhere near production.

Climate Change Resiliency a High DOD Priority, Deputy Defense Secretary Says

by David Vergun, 4 months ago

Becoming more energy innovative and resilient is a priority of the Defense Department, particularly in light of climate change and its negative impacts for national security, the deputy defense secretary said.

National Guard Ends US Capitol Protection 

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Troops had bolstered Capitol security since January 6 attack

India, Twitter Dispute Intensifies Over Alleged 'Manipulated Media'

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Twitter in India slapped warning labels on several tweets from government officials, labeling them 'manipulated media'

Pain of police killings ripples outward to traumatize Black people and communities across US

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