Biden to bring American troops home from Afghanistan

by ShareAmerica, over 1 year ago

President Biden says the U.S. will begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan on May 1, with all forces out of the country before September 11.

Women tackle firefighting's risks and rewards

by Michael Laff, over 1 year ago

Women in the United States are rising up the ranks of firefighting and leading all-female crews in a field traditionally dominated by men. Learn more here.

Nations support U.S. holding Russia to account

by ShareAmerica, over 1 year ago

The U.S. is sanctioning Russian intelligence and others for malign activities, including attempting to undermine the 2020 U.S. election.

U.S. supports transgender health clinics in India

by Noelani Kirschner, over 1 year ago

For the past three years, the U.S. Consulate General Kolkata has helped foster public-private relationships to bring transgender health clinics to India.

U.S. rallies support for global vaccine distribution

by Leigh Hartman, over 1 year ago

The U.S. and Gavi are working to raise funds for COVAX, an initiative to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and provide vaccines to the world's poorest countries.

4 Arab Americans share their insights on the United States

by Lenore T. Adkins, over 1 year ago

These Arab Americans give speeches all over the world, detailing their experiences in the United States. Read their inspiring stories.

Blinken: We must prevent a climate catastrophe

by Noelani Kirschner, over 1 year ago

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is ready to lead the global climate response and work with countries abroad to cap global carbon emissions.

U.S. calls on the Kremlin to end crackdown on media

by Leigh Hartman, over 1 year ago

The United States is standing up for press freedom in Russia, where the Kremlin cracks down on reporters, independent newsrooms and opposition voices.

Biden: U.S. will halve carbon emissions over next decade

by Noelani Kirschner, over 1 year ago

During the Leaders Summit on Climate at the White House, President Biden explained how the U.S. will lead the way in creating a global green economy.

How 'homebody' tarantulas got to 6 continents

by Jocelyn Duffy-Carnegie Mellon, over 1 year ago

Tarantulas are known around the world, but they're actually homebodies. So how did they come to inhabit six of seven continents?

Is 1 vaccine dose enough if you've had COVID-19?

by Hannah Messinger-Penn, over 1 year ago

After somone has COVID-19, they may only need a single vaccine dose to produce a sufficient antibody response, say researchers.

Wildfire smoke may spark eczema and itch

by Kara Manke-UC Berkeley, over 1 year ago

Damage from wildfire smoke may extend to the largest organ in the human body and our first line of defense against outside threats: the skin.

At-risk people know PrEP prevents HIV but few take it

by Patti Verbanas-Rutgers, over 1 year ago

People at high risk for HIV know about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection, but few take it, a study finds.

Unmet basic needs push cancer screenings aside

by Diane Duke Williams-WUSTL, over 1 year ago

Women with unmet basic needs may not get Pap smears because they're focused on things like housing and food. A fix would save lives, say researchers.

5 factors behind the Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts

by Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL, over 1 year ago

A legal expert breaks down factors that led to the guilty verdicts for Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd.

DNA-based cancer vaccine triggers immune attack on tumors

by Jim Goodwin-WUSTL, over 1 year ago

Personalized cancer vaccines made using DNA can program the immune system to attack tumors, including breast and pancreatic cancers, researchers report.

The right amount of e-cigarette nicotine may cut smoking

by Barbara Schindo-Penn State, over 1 year ago

E-cigarettes that deliver a cigarette-like amount of nicotine are associated with reduced smoking and reduced exposure to carcinogens in tobacco.

Engineers investigate: Why isn't childbirth easier?

by Nat Levy-UT Austin, over 1 year ago

Why isn't childbirth easier? Civil engineering analysis reveals a delicate evolutionary balance at play.

Algorithm can tell if zebra finch tunes are love songs

by Frederique Mazerolle-McGill, over 1 year ago

Male zebra finches sing the same phrases during courtship and non-courtship. We can't tell which is which but a new algorthm canโ€”and female finches can too.


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