'WandaVision' echoes myths of Isis, Orpheus and Kisa Gotami to explain how grief and love persevere

about 1 year ago

Local newspapers can help reduce polarization with opinion pages that focus on local issues

about 1 year ago

Colombian city beset by crime declares 'Black Lives Matter'

about 1 year ago

Why do women still get judged so harshly for having casual sex?

about 1 year ago

Veterans took an especially bad hit during the pandemic

about 1 year ago

Blinken Ends Mideast Tour with Praise for Jordan's Leadership in Securing Israel-Palestinian Cease-fire

about 1 year ago

Tour of Israel, Egypt and Jordan was secretary of state's first official visit to Middle East as top US diplomat

Oil Giants Face Pressure to Act on Climate Change

about 1 year ago

Shareholder votes back action at ExxonMobil, Chevron

Gunman Kills 9 Plus Himself in California Shooting

about 1 year ago

Officials have not yet determined a motive in the San Jose shooting

Olivia Rodrigo's song good 4 u debuts at No 1 on US Billboard Hot 100 chart

about 1 year ago

Prosper Africa: U.S., African businesses growing together

by ShareAmerica, about 1 year ago

The U.S. government is connecting investors, buyers and suppliers in Africa and the United States. Learn how the Prosper Africa program is advancing growth.

America's ongoing support for Africa's public health

by ShareAmerica, about 1 year ago

The United States is the largest donor in the world to sub-Saharan Africa and a leading partner in fighting COVID-19, investing more than $250 million.

Working toward an AIDS-free future for girls in Africa

by Mary Jane Maxwell, about 1 year ago

Girls and young women account for 74% of new HIV infections among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. The DREAMS initiative is reducing that number.

China Seen Expanding Military Capability in Space, but not Yet on Mars or the Moon

about 1 year ago

This month alone China parked a rover on Mars and let debris from a rocket fall into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives; analysts say the People’s Liberation Army is keeping up with the nation’s space developments

Former Aide to British Leader Says Government Failed Public in COVID-19 Response

about 1 year ago

Dominic Cummings tells parliament government 'fell disastrously short' in response to pandemic

Dutch Court Orders Shell Oil to Reduce Carbon Emissions by 45 Percent

about 1 year ago

Landmark case brought by seven environmental groups could set a precedent for other oil companies

Russia, Iran Leading Disinformation Charge on Facebook

about 1 year ago

A report from the social media giant warns influence operations are being identified more quickly, but the campaigns are getting increasingly sophisticated

First Openly Gay Black Woman Delivers White House Briefing 

about 1 year ago

Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre briefs reporters Wednesday at White House 

The universe's first matter clarifies the start of the Big Bang

by Ida Eriksen-U. Copenhagen, about 1 year ago

Researchers are looking at the very first matter to ever be present in the universe for insights into the very first microsecond of the Big Bang.

2 drugs may boost brain cancer treatment for kids

by Amy Mone-JHU, about 1 year ago

Targeting abnormal cell metabolism may offer a way to treat aggressive brain tumors in kids, extending survival and boosting how well chemotherapy works.

Caffeine isn't a great way to fight sleep deprivation

by Caroline Brooks-Michigan State, about 1 year ago

You probably shouldn't rely on caffeine to counteract the effects of sleep deprivation, researchers report. It won't help you perform tasks without errors.

CRISPR gives mosquitoes contagious infertility

by Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara, about 1 year ago

Researchers have used the gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to make male mosquitoes infertile. When females mate with them, they're rendered infertile, too.

Dark matter map shows hidden 'bridges' connect galaxies

by Gail McCormick-Penn State, about 1 year ago

A new map of what researchers call the "cosmic web" shows the dark matter in the local universe and reveals hidden "bridges" between galaxies.

Some Environmentalists See Rural Syria as Fertile Ground for Biogas Production 

about 1 year ago

Syrian village established biofuel project during siege of eastern Ghouta, raising hopes for more green projects that protect nature, empower local communities

Gunman Kills 8 Plus Himself in California Shooting

about 1 year ago

Officials have not yet determined a motive in the San Jose shooting

Biden Urges Cease-fire in Ethiopia's Tigray, Says Rights Abuses 'Must End' 

about 1 year ago

'Belligerents in the Tigray region should declare and adhere to a cease-fire, and Eritrean and Amhara forces should withdraw,' US president says

Awakening Africa’s underground forests

about 1 year ago

Forest and drylands restoration could curb climate-related disasters and reduce animal and plant disease outbreaks.

Illegal clearing by agribusiness ‘driving rainforest destruction’

by Washington Castilhos, about 1 year ago

A loss of 77 million hectares of rainforest in 2013-2019 was driven by illegal agricultural practices, study finds.

Poll: More Americans Believe Anti-Asian Hate Rising

about 1 year ago

The poll also finds about 6 in 10 Americans say racism in the US in general is a "very" or "extremely" serious problem

US Expected to Move Only Aircraft Carrier in Asia-Pacific Region to Middle East

about 1 year ago

Deployment will aid US troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan

Air Force Academy Grads to Keep Competition From Becoming Conflict

by C. Todd Lopez, about 1 year ago

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley challenged Air Force Academy grads to keep great power competition from becoming a great power conflict.

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