Judge Orders Justice Dept. to Release Trump Obstruction Memo

5 days ago

The Justice Department had refused to give the March 24, 2019, memorandum to a government transparency group that requested it under the Freedom of Information Act

In OtherWords: May 5, 2021

by Peter Certo, 5 days ago

We review the Biden administration after 100-plus days. The post In OtherWords: May 5, 2021 appeared first on OtherWords.

Judge Orders Justice Dept. to Release Trump Obstruction Memo

5 days ago

The Justice Department had refused to give the March 24, 2019, memorandum to a government transparency group that requested it under the Freedom of Information Act

Teens self-reporting concussions rose 20% in 4 years

by Laura Bailey-Michigan, 5 days ago

The number of self-reported concussions rose 20% between 2016 and 2020. But that may be due to more knowledge about the injuries, researchers say.

Humanizing the People Police Kill

by Robert P. Alvarez, 5 days ago

The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims — a fact my own family knows too well. The post Humanizing the People Police Kill appeared first on OtherWords.

DOD Experts Say There's More Work to be Done to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction

by Terri Moon Cronk, 5 days ago

A critical mission of the Defense Department is to dissuade, deter and defeat actors who threaten to use weapons of mass destruction against the United States and its interests.

Families, Advocates Mark Day of Awareness for Native Victims

5 days ago

As part of the ceremony, a red memorial shawl with the names of missing and slain Indigenous women was draped across a long table to remember the lives behind what Haaland called alarming and unacceptable statistics

Big Pharma's COVID Crime Scene

by Khalil Bendib, 5 days ago

Drug company lobbyists are fighting hard to keep generic vaccines out of global COVID-19 hot spots. The post Big Pharma’s COVID Crime Scene appeared first on OtherWords.

Food Insecurity Hits Five-year High 

5 days ago

Conflict, economic shocks and COVID-19 among reasons blamed 

Billions of Cicadas About to Emerge in US

5 days ago

At least 15 states will see insects emerge as part of 17-year cycle

US Flood Threats Persist as Storms Continue to Drench South

5 days ago

Storms have been responsible for at least three deaths and dozens of injuries this week

On World Hand Hygiene Day, WHO Calls for Just That

5 days ago

UN agency says coronavirus pandemic illustrates importance of hand washing practices in preventing risk of transmission

Poverty and Wealth Clash in the Hamptons

by Jim Hightower, 5 days ago

Homeowners in one of America’s wealthiest zip codes are fighting their impoverished indigenous neighbors efforts to develop. The post Poverty and Wealth Clash in the Hamptons appeared first on OtherWords.

Professor Overcomes Loss to Craft COVID-19 Student Brochures

5 days ago

The class brochures were also printed and distributed in her native Guatemala, as well as in Colombia.

Billions of Cicadas About to Emerge in US

5 days ago

At least 15 states will see insects emerge as part of 17-year cycle

US Flood Threats Persist as Storms Continue to Drench South

5 days ago

Storms have been responsible for at least three deaths and dozens of injuries this week

Sexual satisfaction may boost self-care for people with epilepsy

by Mary Keck-Indiana, 5 days ago

When people with epilepsy are satisfied with their sexual relationships, they are more likely to better manage their condition, a new study shows.

FDR Must Be Smiling

by Sam Pizzigati, 5 days ago

Biden’s plan to create jobs and tax the rich is a good deal bolder than it looks at first glance. The post FDR Must Be Smiling appeared first on OtherWords.

The Man for the Moment Who Must Do More

by Karen Dolan, 5 days ago

Biden deserves praise for going big and bold on the economy. Let’s push him to go bigger and bolder. The post The Man for the Moment Who Must Do More appeared first on OtherWords.

Are Europe's Climate Action Goals Realistic?

5 days ago

Some analysts warn that rich can afford necessary changes, but burdensome costs of green transition for middle-class and poorer voters could trigger backlash

Facebook Oversight Upholds Trump Ban Linked to Storming of US Capitol 

5 days ago

But review panel says it was ‘not appropriate’ for social media company to block Trump comments with an ‘arbitrary penalty’ 

Facebook Oversight Upholds Trump Ban Linked to Storming of US Capitol 

5 days ago

But review panel says it was ‘not appropriate’ for social media company to block Trump comments with an ‘arbitrary penalty’ 

Coronavirus, George Floyd Inspire 1st Virtual Edition of Paris Black Cinema Festival

6 days ago

French capital’s annual NollywoodWeek is going online this week, and reaching beyond powerhouse Nigerian film brand

Report: US Birth Rate Lowest Ever

6 days ago

Births drop by a record 4 percent across every major race, ethnicity and age group

Sugary brain implant is the softest ever made

by Shawn Hayward-McGill, 6 days ago

Researchers used silicone and sugar to make the softest brain implant ever—with a thickness of sewing thread and the consistency of soft pudding.

After Years, Court Hands Tax Win to Michael Jackson Heirs

6 days ago

Ruling resolves one of the few disputes that still hovered over Jackson's estate nearly a dozen years after his unexpected death on June 25, 2009

Tokyo Olympics Test Event Praised By Key Track & Field Official 

6 days ago

Sebastian Coe says organizers carried out COVID-19 protocols in test marathon  

Facebook Oversight Panel Votes to Uphold Trump Ban

6 days ago

Former US leader was indefinitely suspended from posting to Facebook and Instagram for posts made during January attack on US Capitol

Scans peek at brains of highly sensitive people

by Sonia Fernandez-UCSB, 6 days ago

New findings advance the understanding of sensory processing sensitivity, a trait that an estimated 1.4 billion people worldwide share.

COVID-19 lockdown stressed all ages, but in different ways

by Kurt Bodenmueller-U. Zurich, 6 days ago

The first COVID-19 lockdown early in the pandemic stressed kids, teenagers, young adults, and parents. But not for the same reasons.


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