Female Veterans Recognized on Unique Honor Flight > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by Crista Mary Mack, U.S. ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY, 4 days ago

Ninety-three female veterans who served from World War II to the Korean War and the Vietnam War recently flew to Washington, D.C. on the first all-woman Honor Flight from Illinois for Operation HerStory.

Meet 4 education 'changemakers' in Africa

by ShareAmerica, 5 days ago

These young African innovators are improving the quality of education in their communities with apps and games that make learning fun.

TB progress ‘unravelling’ due to COVID-19, WHO warns

by Syriacus Buguzi, 5 days ago

TB deaths have risen globally for the first time in a decade amid disruptions to care by COVID-19, says WHO.

Austin Works With Allies, Partners to Deter Russian Malign Activities > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Jim Garamone, 5 days ago

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is visiting the frontline states of Georgia, Ukraine and Romania before traveling to Belgium for the NATO Defense Ministerial Meeting in Brussels.

Van Ovost: 'No Other Military or Transportation Enterprise Could Have Executed' Afghanistan Evacuation > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Terri Moon Cronk, 5 days ago

The noncombatant evacuation operation in Afghanistan in August illustrated a resolvable logistics enterprise and highlighted the compassion of the military and U.S. partners around the world, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command said.

Risky 'grease proof' chemicals hang around forever

by Fred Love-Iowa State, 5 days ago

Chemicals that grease-proof our burger wrappers and carpets stick around in the environment forever. A new paper says we need to monitor them better.

Powell remembered as a friend by U.S. diplomats

by Lauren Monsen, 5 days ago

Friends and colleagues of former Secretary of State Colin Powell mourn his passing and explain what made him an effective, admired leader.

Do unbiased jurors exist in an age of social media?

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Will supply chain woes stymie 2021 holiday shopping?

by Caroline Brooks-Michigan State, 5 days ago

Will global supply chain issues hamper your holiday shopping plans? An expert digs into what to expect and why you shouldn't wait until the last minute.

Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific Impacts DOD > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Climate Policy Team, Office of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, 5 days ago

The Defense Department is collaborating with allies and partners in the Pacific to prepare for a combined response capability for climate-related emergencies, a defense official said.

Climate Change in East Asia, the Pacific Impacts DOD > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Climate Policy Team, Office of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, 5 days ago

Last spring, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III highlighted particular challenges in the Pacific associated with the ways ''rising sea levels and more frequent and intense storms put individuals, families and whole communities at risk — while pushing the limits of our collective capacity to respond.''

Wearable sensor patch monitors glucose via sweat

by Gabrielle Stewart - Penn State, 5 days ago

Noninvasive glucose monitoring devices aren't currently commercially available in the US, but a new wearable device may change that.

Colin Powell's 13 rules for how to lead

by ShareAmerica, 5 days ago

The late Colin Powell, a former secretary of state, wrote about his 13 rules for leadership in his 2012 memoir. Read them here.

Should you squash the invasive spotted lanternfly?

by Boston University, 5 days ago

If you see a spotted lanternfly, report it. Then smush it. The invasive bug could spread and cause real agricultural and ecological damage.

How plants know winter is coming

by Bill Hathaway-Yale, 5 days ago

To find out how plants know winter is coming, researchers took what might seem like an unusual approach. They "asked" a weed.

Easing medical debt may get people to the doctor

by Stanford, 5 days ago

People with unpaid health care bills are less likely to seek needed medical care, according to research that indicates the inverse is also true.

Having COVID-19 or being close to others who get it may make you more charitable

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A century after partition, Ireland’s churches are cooperating more closely than ever

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Simple safety tips for trick-or-treating after Fauci greenlighted Halloween 2021

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What's behind the magic of live music?

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Yes, we should be keeping the healthier hand-washing habits we developed at the start of the pandemic

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Biden calls for a big expansion of offshore wind – here's how officials decide where the turbines may go

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Viruses are both the villains and heroes of life as we know it

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Sports Heroes Who Served: Supporting Roles > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by David Vergun, 5 days ago

Five men who played important roles in the sports world - as journalists, team managers and commentators, are also recognized for their military service during World War II and the Vietnam War.

The world's largest library offers digital collections

by Lenore T. Adkins, 6 days ago

Did you know you can find a rundown of popular memes in the Library of Congress' digital collections? Learn about its other treasures.

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries revive normal life

by Leigh Hartman, 6 days ago

Deliveries of COVID-19 vaccine doses are giving people back the things they love, from spending time with relatives to enjoying concerts.

Climate action needed to avert ‘health catastrophe’

by Sanjeet Bagcchi, 6 days ago

A letter said to be backed by two thirds of the global health work force calls for urgent action on climate change.

Austin Calls U.S. Support for Georgia 'Unwavering' > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Jim Garamone, 6 days ago

U.S. support for Georgia's territorial integrity and sovereignty is unwavering, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said after a meeting with Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze.

Honoring former Secretary of State Colin Powell

by Leigh Hartman, 6 days ago

Colin Powell, who represented America's highest ideals in military and civilian leadership, has died. Learn about his extraordinary life.

Secretary of Defense Travels to Europe to Reassure Front Line States > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Jim Garamone, 6 days ago

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is traveling to Europe to reassure allies and partners of America's commitment to their sovereignty in the face of Russian aggression.


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