15
jul 2021
It is a monumental task to uncover the history of boarding schools

The first photo showed the girls wrapped in blankets and wearing moccasins. The second photo, which was taken only weeks later, showed the children in plaid uniforms, high heels boots, and wide-brimmed straw caps. Larry Larrichio, adjunct history professor,...

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15
jul 2021
Audubon groups promise diversity and change in watching for birds

Now, 125 year after the founding of the Massachusetts Audubon Society for the Protection of Birds (MASSPB), the organization and the almost 500 Audubon chapters it inspired across the country, we are reassessing another aspect of Audubon's life. He was...

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14
jul 2021
Spears hears that she has to manage the turmoil triggered by her dramatic speech

Spears' comments led to the resignation of her court-appointed attorney , withdrawal of an estate management company that was supposed oversee her finances and a torrent of accusations between her father, and a professional conservator, over who is to...

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14
jul 2021
Seoul's center: N Korean defectors seek refuge with locals

"South and North Koreans meet here to smile and chat. They exchange information about their lives. "Some (South Koreans), say that their parents originally came from North Korea," stated Ko Jeong Hee 60, a defector who teaches accordion in the Inter-Korean...

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10
jul 2021
Condo victim families wait for news. They bond together

For more than two weeks, the relatives of the 79 victims and the 61 missing persons have been huddled together in the large room. It was a new daily routine that they were forced to adopt by an unfathomable tragedy. This small community, forged in tragedy,...

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10
jul 2021
White House condemns critics of door to door vaccine push

The Biden White House resisted criticism from Republican officials for downplaying the importance coronavirus vaccinations, or making political hay out of the federal government's efforts to force shots into the arms. This lasted months. But not...

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09
jul 2021
Trump and DeSantis part ways in the wake of the Surfside tragedy

Later, he reacted against protesters for racial justice and blasted President Joe Biden over immigration. He also joined the fight over transgender athletes, signing sweeping legislation to tighten voting rules. However, after the deadly building collapse the...

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09
jul 2021
Experts in bug control seek new names for the destructive gypsy moth

The Entomological Society of America oversees common names of bugs and is getting rid of that common name for the critter as well as the less-known gypsy. This week, the group announced that it had changed the common name of an insect for the...

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07
jul 2021
Silver believes that the NBA may have weathered the pandemic financially

Silver stated that he believes that the league has weathered the pandemic, and all that it brought -- including less revenue due to the absence of fans for most of the last 15 month -- fairly well. He also noted that he was surprised that many teams were...

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07
jul 2021
Spike Lee and 'Annette" kick off the 74th Cannes Film Festival

Tuesday's 74th Cannes opening ceremony was dominated by "Annette", a musical musical featuring Marion Cotillard, Adam Driver, and Sparks. The opening ceremony also honored Jodie Foster, a 13-year old girl who came to Cannes with Martin Scorsese's...

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05
jul 2021
Tropical Storm Elsa blowing along Cuba's southern coast

The Cuban government opened shelters to protect sugarcane crops and cocoa plants ahead of the storm. It was moving offshore along Cuba's southern coast late on Sunday, and was expected to land farther west Monday afternoon. Many of the evacuated...

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05
jul 2021
Details and scale of the massive Kaseya ransomware attacks emerge

Cybersecurity researchers have found that a member of the notorious REvil gang infected thousands of people in 17 countries Friday with the virus. It was mainly distributed by firms that remotely manage IT infrastructures for multiple customers. Researchers...

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04
jul 2021
Denmark takes Eriksen inspiration from Denmark to Wembley, Euro 2020

Kasper Hjulmand, Denmark coach, discovered this on Saturday when his mind drifted from the match while his team was playing in quarterfinals of the European Championship. After the 2-1 win over the Czech Republic, Hjulmand spoke through a translator: "I thought...

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04
jul 2021
Chinese astronauts complete their first spacewalk außerhalb of new station

State TV showed Liu Boming, Tang Hongbo and Earth rolling past them from the airlock. Commander Nie Haisheng was the third member of the crew. He remained inside. According to the Chinese space agency, Liu and Tang spent almost seven hours outside of...

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03
jul 2021
US withdraws from Afghanistan's most important base; withdrawal target is now in 'late August'

The Pentagon was to withdraw its troops by September 11, which is the 20th anniversary since the terrorist attacks. However, President Joe Biden has now told them that they can complete the withdrawal a bit earlier. Officials had stated that the drawdown...

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03
jul 2021
Elsa becomes the 1st Hurricane of the season in Caribbean

Barbados' first hurricane in over 60 years is Category 1. It unleashed heavy rains on Barbados and St. Vincent and Grenadines. They are still recovering from massive volcanic eruptions. Elsa was located 395 miles (635 km) east-southeast from Isla Beata,...

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02
jul 2021
Vanessa Williams will honor Juneteenth during July 4 celebrations

Williams was the first Black woman to win Miss America. She will perform "Lift Every Voice, Sing," which is the Black National Anthem. "It's to celebrate the amazing opportunity that we now have Juneteenth. She said that she was reflecting on the...

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02
jul 2021
NYT's "Day of Rage" project is powered by footage from Capitol Rioters

This is evident in The New York Times' "Day of Rage" video investigation, a 40-minute video that meticulously analyzes the events of the day. Malachy Browne (senior producer, Times' visual investigations) said that the Times' team...

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01
jul 2021
Israel tries to stop a surge in COVID infections

Authorities are rushing to get children vaccinated and are looking at tighter travel restrictions for the country's main airport. Thursday's report by the Health Ministry showed that there were 307 new cases reported on Wednesday. This is the highest...

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01
jul 2021
The historic Northwest heat wave may have claimed the lives of hundreds

Oregon officials confirmed Wednesday that more than 60 people died due to heatwave. Multnomah County, the largest in Oregon, blamed the weather for 45 deaths. Lisa Lapointe (British Columbia's chief coroner) said that her office received reports about...

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30
jun 2021
The traveler's guide to Thailand's Phuket Sandbox Program

If you plan to visit the rest of Thailand, it is necessary to stay at least two weeks. During this time they can roam the island unassisted. Shorter stays are possible for those who travel to other countries. Visitors can travel freely within Thailand...

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30
jun 2021
GOP congressman looks to the path to power by joining Trump at the border

Banks posted a photo of Trump and him smiling wide, while giving a thumbs up after the June session. He said, "It was completely focused on the future Republican Party." The 41-year old Banks is determined to play an important role in the future, no...

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29
jun 2021
South African court sentences ex-president for contempt to jail

Zuma was not present at Tuesday's ruling and was ordered to surrender to police within five days in Nkandla, KwaZulu–Natal province, or Johannesburg. Zuma must surrender within five days or South Africa's police commissioner and minister of police...

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29
jun 2021
It's coming: US will leave Bagram after nearly 20 years

Bagram will soon be the final stop for all U.S. troops. They will leave what most Americans and Afghans consider a mixed legacy. Andrew Watkins (Afghan senior analyst at the Brussels-based International Crisis Group) said that Bagram became a huge military...

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