Afghanistan Wants Foreign Firms to Continue Maintaining Its Military Hardware

7 months ago

Idea is exploratory, and may be hampered by safety concerns for foreign nationals working without US military protection, US official says

Anti-Black violence ups Black Americans' poor mental health days

by Sara Savat-WUSTL, 7 months ago

Black Americans have more poor mental health days after incidents of anti-Black violence and when national interest in the events is higher.

US First Lady Marks Arbor Day With White House Tree Planting

7 months ago

Jill Biden: 'Who doesn't plant trees in high heels?'

First Lady Marks Arbor Day With White House Tree Planting

7 months ago

Jill Biden: 'Who doesn't plant trees in high heels?'

Despite Glitch, NASA Thrilled With Performance of Mars Helicopter

7 months ago

Ingenuity flight four still scheduled for later Friday; flight five in a week or more

Antibiotic ointments may slow healing of cuts and scrapes

by Sheree Monet Wisdom-Johns Hopkins, 7 months ago

Over-the-counter antibiotic ointments may not be the healers we thought. They may even slow healing of scrapes, cuts, and other minor skin lacerations.

Despite Glitch, NASA Thrilled With Performance of Mars Helicopter

7 months ago

Ingenuity flight four still scheduled for later Friday; flight five in a week or more

New law of physics: How robots grip wet objects

by Matt Shipman-NC State, 7 months ago

Researchers have discovered a new law of physics that accounts of the friction that occurs when robots grip wet objects.

DOD Observes Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by David Vergun, 7 months ago

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have helped shape the history of the United States, and many of their lives have been dramatically influenced by moments in U.S. history.

Deputy Defense Secretary Says Conflict With China Is Not Inevitable

by David Vergun, 7 months ago

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks says open channels of communication and diplomacy with China are top U.S. priorities, and conflict with China is neither desirable nor inevitable

Rice-sized baby mantis shrimp throw a powerful punch

by Duke University, 7 months ago

Mantis shrimp start life as ferocious predators who know how to throw an ultra-fast lethal punch—even when they're smaller than a grain of rice.

The 'bystander effect' is real -- but research shows that when more people witness violence, it's more likely someone will step up and intervene

7 months ago

Stimulus Checks Boost US Consumer Spending in March

7 months ago

Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of US economic activity, increased 4.2% last month

Opioids after dental work ups entire family's risk of overdose

by Kara Gavin-U. Michigan, 7 months ago

Filling an opioid prescription after a trip to the dentist is linked to a higher risk of overdose, not just for the patient, but for family members, too.

EU Hits Apple with Music Streaming Charge in Boost for Spotify

7 months ago

Preliminary findings are first time Brussels has leveled anti-competitive charges against Apple

Looming Madagascar Famine Sparks Nutrition Emergency

7 months ago

At least 1.35 million people are suffering from acute hunger, many living off locusts, raw cactus fruits or wild leaves

The Day He Stopped Breathing: Silver Star Recipient Recalls Mission

by Army Sgt. 1st Class Justin A. Naylor, 7 months ago

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Reid rescued soldiers from a burning Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Iraq in 2006. For his heroism and gallant actions, Reid received the Silver Star Medal.

US Aid Arrives as India Grapples with COVID-Triggered Humanitarian Crisis

7 months ago

With death toll soaring past 200,000, race to save lives getting more frantic

Disneyland Reopens After 13-month COVID Closure

7 months ago

News comes as California boasts country's lowest rate of confirmed coronavirus infections

A free press requires an open internet

by Noelani Kirschner, 7 months ago

Free expression on the internet is a human rights issue, and organizations such as Access Now and the Freedom Online Coalition are standing up for it.

The U.S. is committed to a prosperous Africa

by Noelani Kirschner, 7 months ago

Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized the United States' commitment to Africa through his first virtual trip to Nigeria and Kenya on April 27.

3 ways COVID-19 may reshape how kids with autism learn

by Caroline Brooks-Michigan State, 7 months ago

COVID-19's shift to online learning has posed challenges for kids with autism and their families. But it has also opened some doors for positive change.

US Communities Struggle to Cope with Growing Homelessness During Pandemic

7 months ago

President Biden's American Rescue Plan Act calls for spending billions to help displaced and those at risk of becoming homeless

US Communities Struggle to Cope with Growing Homelessness During Pandemic

7 months ago

President Biden's American Rescue Plan Act calls for spending billions to help displaced and those at risk of becoming homeless

Blinken Heads to Ukraine After Russia Sends 150K Troops to Border

7 months ago

Trip aims to 'reaffirm unwavering US support for country's sovereignty and territorial integrity in face of Russia's ongoing aggression,' State Department says

Interview: Helping the Formerly Incarcerated with Frankie Roberts

by CT Staff, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Frankie Roberts is the co-founder of LINC or Leading Into New Communities Inc. LINC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Wilmington, NC. They provide transitional living and case management services to meet the needs of men and women returning from prison. Read more at Interview: Helping the Formerly Incarcerated with Frankie Roberts

US Aid Arrives in India Amid COVID-Triggered Humanitarian Crisis

7 months ago

With death toll soaring past 200,000, race to save lives getting more frantic

Why Delivery Workers Across the Planet Are Rising Up Against Exploitation

by Taroa Zuniga Silva, 7 months ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Taroa Zuniga Silva Even before the crisis of the pandemic, food delivery companies have seen their profits skyrocket while their so-called “self-employed” workers suffer rights violations and were banned from unionizing. On February 22, 2019, at 6 p.m., a car crashed into Servio Hernández’s motorcycle. Hernández, a Venezuelan migrant in Chile, was hit while he was in the […] Read more at Why Delivery Workers Across the Planet Are Rising Up Against Exploitation

‘Insider Attacks’ on Afghan Forces Increased by 82%, US Agency Reports

7 months ago

Taliban insurgents posing as Afghan police or military personnel are mostly behind insider attacks

All Aboard! Biden to Help Amtrak Mark 50 Years on Rails

7 months ago

He was a fixture on Amtrak trains when he was a US senator


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