Taliban Victory in Afghanistan 'Not a Foregone Conclusion'

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US military's top general praises response of Afghanistan's security forces as US, coalition troops leave country 

Facebook Removes Ukraine Political 'Influence for Hire' Network

4 days ago

Facebook says network managed a long-running deceptive campaign across multiple social media platforms and other websites, posing as independent news outlets and promoting favorable content about Ukrainian politicians

Main Stage of Chinese Rocket Likely to Plunge to Earth This Weekend 

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China's space agency has yet to say whether 'core stage' of huge Long March 5B rocket is being controlled or will make an out-of-control descent

Austin, Milley Discuss Progress of Retrograde From Afghanistan

by Jim Garamone, 4 days ago

American service members will move out with professionalism and dedication to fulfill the newest mission in Afghanistan, ending the U.S. presence in the country by September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said.

There Must Be Rules for How We Use Space, Defense Leaders Say

by C. TODD LOPEZ, 4 days ago

With more nations using space for both commercial and defense purposes, there must be rules that allow everybody to operate safely — and to be able to identify what's going to be considered a threat, defense leaders said.

Twitter to Point Out Mean Tweets Before They Are Sent

4 days ago

The company says that when testing the new feature, 34% of users, when prompted, either edited the mean tweet or did not send it

SAPRO Director Addresses Progress in Sexual Assault Prevention, Victim Support

by Terri Moon Cronk, 4 days ago

The Defense Department has made strides in sexual assault prevention, awareness and victim support over the past 15 to 20 years, but more work remains.

Reducing methane is crucial for protecting climate and health, and it can pay for itself – yet emissions are still rising fast, a new UN report warns

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Nuclear Deal Possible Soon if Iran Makes Political Decision, US Says

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US officials return to Vienna this week for a fourth round of indirect talks with Iran

Cutting methane emissions is crucial for protecting climate and health, and it pays for itself – so why aren't more companies doing it?

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Florida Governor Signs Voting Restriction Bill into Law

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Southeastern US state is the latest to adopt Republican-backed restrictions since the November presidential election

25 Killed in Rio de Janeiro Police Raid on Drug Gang

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The shootout on Thursday left one police officer dead and some residents trapped in their homes

Can we get rid of the flu for good?

by Lawrence Goodman-Brandeis, 4 days ago

The particles that let the flu virus infect people could be key to ridding the world of the virus forever, according to researchers.

Florida Governor Signs Voting Restriction Bill into Law

4 days ago

Southeastern US state is the latest to adopt Republican-backed restrictions since the November presidential election

Johnson, Merkel Urge Economic Powers to Pledge Toward Climate Change

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British PM says he will press G-7 leaders; German Chancellor says pandemic should not dissuade investment in climate aid

Breaking Down Biden's Major Spending Proposals

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A look at how the Biden administration would spread $6 trillion across the US economy

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it's more widespread than people realize

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Nocturnal dinosaurs: Night vision and superb hearing in a small theropod suggest it was a moonlight predator

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EU Agreement on Vaccine Passports Remains Elusive

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Across tourism-dependent southern Europe, governments and businesses are desperate to welcome back tourists but an uneven, disorganized approach may imperil a recovery

Africa Risks Resurgence of Coronavirus, WHO Warns

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UN agency cites slow rollout of life-saving vaccines and circulation of new variants of coronavirus

Maroochydore pick up first win in round 5 Australia's Sunshine Coast Rugby Union 2021 season

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Why some fish have two eyes on one side of their head

by Jade Boyd-Rice, 4 days ago

New research investigates how some "weird" flatfish like flounder evolved to have two eyes on one side of the head.

PCB levels in Icelandic orcas depend on what they eat

by Katherine Gombay-McGill, 4 days ago

Accurate forecasting of health risks to killer whale populations may depend on looking at what individual orcas eat.

Admiral Describes Growing Threat From Nuclear-Armed China, Russia

by David Vergun, 4 days ago

For the first time in its history, the U.S. faces two nuclear-capable strategic peer competitors at the same time in Russia and China, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said.

Water Drop in Euphrates River Increases Tensions Between Syrian Kurds, Turkey 

4 days ago

Kurdish officials accuse Turkey of blocking water upstream to perpetuate drought conditions, electrical shortages, which Ankara firmly denies 

Wrestler Says He's Living His Dream of Being a Marine

by David Vergun, 4 days ago

Marine Corps Capt. Terrence Zaleski said being a Marine is the greatest privilege one could ever hope to have. He credits his father, a retired Marine gunnery sergeant, with inspiring him to join. 

US South Asian Community Mobilizes Aid for COVID-plagued India

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Many Indian Americans and others in US heed calls for help as virus strikes family, friends overseas

US South Asian Community Mobilizes Aid for COVID-plagued India

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Many Indian Americans and others in US heed calls for help as virus strikes family, friends overseas

Blinken: US Stands with Ukraine Against 'Reckless' Russia Actions

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Top US diplomat visits Kyiv to show support for Ukraine in face of Moscow’s ‘provocative and to advance anti-corruption efforts

Reducing methane is good for climate, health and can pay for itself – yet emissions are still rising fast, a new UN report warns

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