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The following article was first reported and published by  The Lever , a reader-supported investigative news outlet that holds the powerful accountable. When Biden’s presidential envoy Joseph Yun landed in the Marshall Islands in June 2022, he took every precaution. Everyone involved wore teal N95 masks. Yun kept his distance fromContinue Reading

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Last September witnessed what used to be a truly rare weather phenomenon: a Mediterranean hurricane, or “medicane.” Once upon a time, the Mediterranean Sea simply didn’t get hot enough to produce hurricanes more than every few hundred (yes, few hundred!) years. In this case, however, Storm Daniel assaulted Libya withContinue Reading

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As the cost of housing has exploded, so has the number of people experiencing homelessness. And unfortunately, instead of trying to house people, more states and cities are criminalizing people simply for lacking a safe place to sleep. According to the National Homelessness Law Center, almost every state restricts the conduct of people experiencing homelessness. In Missouri,Continue Reading

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There are signs that Beijing may be getting cold feet about its deepening entanglement., As the third year of Russia’s war in Ukraine dawns, China finds itself struggling to maintain its delicate balancing act. Beijing’s stance of strategic ambiguity – neither condemning Moscow’s invasion nor offering overt military support –Continue Reading

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The effect the carbon footprint of rich countries is having on developing nations who enjoy very few of the benefits., Dying Earth The effect the carbon footprint of rich countries is having on developing nations who enjoy very few of the benefits. There can be no denying that wealthier countries,Continue Reading

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Many will recall Romario’s starring role at the 1994 World Cup, but he’s registered to play again in Brazilian football., Many will recall Romario’s starring role at the 1994 World Cup, but he’s registered to play again in Brazilian football. At 58, Brazilian football legend Romario has quite a resume:Continue Reading