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Massive insect decline could have ‘catastrophic’ environmental impact, study says

by Euan McKirdy, CNN

February 15, 2019

(CNN)   Insect populations are declining precipitously worldwide due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially "catastrophic" effect on the planet, a study has warned. More than 40% of insect species coul...

What it was like to capture El Chapo, from the DEA agent who helped take him down

by Mark Morales, CNN

February 13, 2019

(CNN)   Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman arrived at a Long Island, New York, airport with tears in his eyes. The once-powerful leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel was accustomed to being flanked by bodyguards. But in January 2017, he was...

In border deal, Democrats gave too much away

by Michelle García, journalist and Soros Equality Fellow through the Open Society Foundations

February 13, 2019

(CNN)  In conceding to fund roughly 55 miles of new border wall, Democrats may have temporarily averted another government shutdown but they have once again reloaded the Republicans' favored weapon. The border has proven to possess e...

‘I Love My Skin!’ Why Black Parents Are Turning to Afrocentric Schools

by Eliza Shapiro, New York Times

February 7, 2019

“I love myself!” the group of mostly black children shouted in unison. “I love my hair, I love my skin!” When it was time to settle down, their teacher raised her fist in a black power salute. The students did the same, and the ...

White House to Unveil a Global Women’s Empowerment Initiative, Led by Ivanka Trump

by Katie Rogers and Maggie Haberman

February 7, 2019

WASHINGTON — President Trump is planning to introduce an initiative on Thursday that will seek to help bring economic security to 50 million women across the world by 2025, a program that his eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, has hailed as a nonpartisan and “generous” approach to women’s empowermen...

Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: What’s in it

by Lydia DePillis, CNN

February 7, 2019

New York (CNN) The Green New Deal, which has so far been a campaign catchphrase about solving climate change and inequality in one fell swoop, just got real. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed ...

Is it too late to get a flu shot?

by Ashley Welch, CBS News

January 9, 2019

With the start of the new year, flu season has been picking up across the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 19 states are reporting high levels of flu activity. Read More:...

Trump Administration Rescinds Guidance Amid Objections From Disability Advocates

by Michelle Diament, Disability Scoop

January 7, 2019

Guidance issued during the Obama administration, which was aimed at ensuring that minorities and students with disabilities weren’t unfairly disciplined, is no more. Read more:...

This family thought their troubles were over. Then the government shutdown left them in limbo.

by Nicole Chavez, CNN

January 7, 2019

Atlanta (CNN)Just before Christmas, Jessica Caraballo and her husband got the break they had long worked for. Read More:...

Louisiana Is the Latest State to Report a Hepatitis A Outbreak

by Gaby Galvin, US News

December 19, 2018

A HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK in Louisiana makes the state the 15th to report a recent problem with the highly contagious liver disease. Read More:...

China Halts Additional Tariffs on U.S.-Made Cars

by Megan Trimble, US News

December 17, 2018

China has announced a temporary suspension of tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts amid a bitter trade war between the two nations that has threatened to stifle global economic growth. ...

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