Nigerian Basketball Fans Hope for Medal at Tokyo Olympics

2 months ago

The team made history by beating the US and Argentina this past week in friendly matches

'Persians of Israel' Defy Iran Tensions to Cultivate Dialogue with Iranians

2 months ago

Prominent Persian Israelis featured in VOA documentary series talk about their little-publicized contacts with Iran’s people and ideas for reviving Israeli-Iranian friendship

Extreme Weather Becoming the Norm, Not the Exception

2 months ago

Climate change already is increasing the frequency of extreme weather events, which are being made worse by global warming

Official: Aristide to Return to Haiti 'Fully Recovered'

2 months ago

Aristide's return adds a potentially volatile element to an already tense situation in a country facing a power vacuum following the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.

Extreme Weather Becoming the Norm, Not the Exception

2 months ago

Climate change already is increasing the frequency of extreme weather events, which are being made worse by global warming

Pakistan: Why Would Taliban Listen to Us When They’re ‘Sensing Victory’?

2 months ago

PM Khan rebuts Afghan president’s claim that Islamabad is backing Taliban’s violent insurgency 

Team finds 'footprint' of coronavirus outbreak from 20K years ago

by Daniel Stolte-Arizona, 2 months ago

The discovery of a coronavirus outbreak from 20,000 years ago is "like finding fossilized dinosaur footprints instead of finding fossilized bones directly."

News media accidentally boosted Russian disinformation tweets

by Bert Gambini-Buffalo, 2 months ago

"...in their effort to turn heads, these legacy outlets were contributing to the growth of Russian sock puppet accounts."

Kids with sleep apnea risk high blood pressure as teens

by Zachary Sweger-Penn State, 2 months ago

Children with obstructive sleep apnea are nearly three times more likely to have high blood pressure as teenagers. But growing out of it negates the risk.

Official: Aristide to Return to Haiti 'Fully Recovered'

2 months ago

Aristide's return adds a potentially volatile element to an already tense situation in a country facing a power vacuum following the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.

Extreme Weather Becoming the Norm, Not the Exception

2 months ago

Climate change already is increasing the frequency of extreme weather events, which are being made worse by global warming

Pakistan: Why Would Taliban Listen to Us When They’re ‘Sensing Victory’?

2 months ago

PM Khan rebuts Afghan president’s claim that Islamabad is backing Taliban’s violent insurgency 

Hubble Space Telescope Fixed After Month of no Science

2 months ago

The orbiting observatory went dark in mid-June, with all astronomical viewing halted. NASA initially suspected computer trouble

US Sanctions Chinese Officials for Hong Kong Crackdown

2 months ago

US also warns American businesses about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong

US Supreme Court Justice Breyer Says He Has Not Decided Whether to Retire

2 months ago

Some liberal activists have been calling for Breyer's retirement so he can be replaced with a younger successor

Sending US Troops to Haiti Not on Biden Agenda

2 months ago

President tells reporters he is not open to American military involvement in Haiti but will send Marines to bolster security at US Embassy in Port-au-Prince

Pee-soaked pack rat nests hold ancient beetle DNA

by Brian Wallheimer-Purdue, 2 months ago

A new way to study ancient insect DNA relies on the "time capsule" nature of pack rat nests, which the rodents soak with urine.

Vietnam Shops for Vaccines in Hopes of Avoiding More Lockdowns

2 months ago

Vietnam is experiencing some of its highest infection rates since pandemic began early last year

China Presses Pakistan to Hold Killers of Chinese Nationals Accountable

2 months ago

Sources say Pakistani investigators retrieved a car and body parts of suspected driver, suggesting suicide car bombing attempt

APEC Leaders Vow to Accelerate Access to COVID Vaccines

2 months ago

Leaders of 21-member group vow to redouble efforts to expand vaccine manufacture and supply

Vietnam Shops for Vaccines in Hopes of Avoiding More Lockdowns

2 months ago

Vietnam is experiencing some of its highest infection rates since pandemic began early last year

China Presses Pakistan to Hold Killers of Chinese Nationals Accountable

2 months ago

Sources say Pakistani investigators retrieved a car and body parts of suspected driver, suggesting suicide car bombing attempt

APEC Leaders Vow to Accelerate Access to COVID Vaccines

2 months ago

Leaders of 21-member group vow to redouble efforts to expand vaccine manufacture and supply

Vietnam Shops for Vaccines in Hopes of Avoiding More Lockdowns

2 months ago

Vietnam is experiencing some of its highest infection rates since pandemic began early last year

Thousands Flee Attacks by Armed Groups in Eastern DRC

2 months ago

Attacks in North Kivu province have forced nearly 20,000 civilians to flee for their lives

Artificial sweetener 'carriers' deliver CO to protect kidneys

by Jennifer Rainey Marquez-Georgia State, 2 months ago

Researchers have found a way to safely deliver carbon monoxide to injured kidneys using artificial sweetener ingredients as "carrier" molecules.

Training shows special ed teachers how students will do math

by Laura Oleniacz - NC State, 2 months ago

A new program trains teachers to "use an asset-based approach that positions students with learning disabilities as mathematically capable."

Thousands Flee Attacks by Armed Groups in Eastern DRC

2 months ago

Attacks in North Kivu province have forced nearly 20,000 civilians to flee for their lives

Public Has Their Say on World Emoji Day

2 months ago

Voting for 'Most 2021 Emoji' has begun

Gunmen Kill Nigerian Army General on Highway From Capital

2 months ago

Major General Hassan Ahmed was killed when gunmen attacked his vehicle Thursday, army spokesman said in a statement


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