A copy of the graphic novel version of Anne Frank’s "Diary of a Young Girl."

Texas school district pulls challenged books for review

A Texas school district is pulling all books from library shelves and classrooms that were challenged by parents, lawmakers and other community members in the last year — including the Bible. The day before students started back at the Keller Independent School District, which serves students in the Fort Worth suburbs, Jennifer Price, the executive […]

At least six killed as Russia shells Kharkiv flats: Governor | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukrainian president condemns attack on residential block in country’s second-biggest city, which he described as ‘despicable’. Ukraine’s president has condemned a Russian attack that the region’s governor said killed at least six people and wounded 16 in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second city, as “despicable and cynical”. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said a block of flats had been […]

George Groves on fighting in Saudi Arabia

George Groves on fighting in Saudi Arabia

I’ll never forget being in Jeddah and I suspect Joshua won’t either, says George Groves IT’S a strange old place, Jeddah. It’s where I had my last fight, against Callum Smith in the World Boxing Super Series final, in September 2018. I lost. Since then, Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua have boxed in Saudi Arabia […]

Axel Wenzel, 5, of Brillion is pictured on Aug. 3, 2022, outside Hemlock Creek Elementary School in the Town of Lawrence, Wis. Wenzel is a finalist in the 2022 USA Mullet Championships.

See photos of kid, teen finalists

It’s been two years since young Axel Wenzel started growing his mullet – all because his uncle promised him an IROC-Z Camaro if he would grow it until he turned 16. Little did the 5-year-old small-town Wisconsin boy know his luscious locks would land him in the national spotlight this week. From spiky tops to patterns shaved on the sides, homegrown cuts belonging […]

Should the West be nervous about Turkey’s close ties with Russia? | Politics

From: Inside Story Ankara and Moscow are shoring up their cooperation as Russia faces isolation and sanctions. Russia and Turkey are reported to have agreed on the delivery of a second batch of S-400 missiles. Turkey’s decision in 2017 to purchase the Russian air defence system was a sign of a deepening pragmatic – yet […]

Swiss Agree to Return $131 Million to Uzbekistan Via UN Trust Fund – The Diplomat

Advertisement On August 16, Uzbek and Swiss officials signed an agreement for the return to Uzbekistan of $131 million seized by Switzerland in a money-laundering investigation into Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the late Uzbek president Islam Karimov. The agreement builds upon a framework announced in 2020 when Uzbek and Swiss authorities settled on “the […]

Arsenal ready to make a play for Man City forward Raheem Sterling this summer - Paper Talk | Football News

Paris Saint-Germain working on £59.1m deal for Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva – Paper Talk | Transfer Centre News

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Thursday’s national newspapers… THE TIMES Paris Saint-Germain are working on a £59.1m deal to sign Bernardo Silva from Manchester City as the Qatar-owned club seek to strengthen a squad they hope can win a first Champions League title. Manchester United suffered another setback in their hunt for […]

ThirdLove bra review | CNN Underscored

ThirdLove bra review | CNN Underscored

Deals Fest Exclusive ThirdLove is part of CNN Underscored’s Deals Fest, our two-day, exclusive sales event featuring steep discounts on 28 of our favorite products — available only to CNN Underscored readers. To see the full list of deals, click here. Finding the right bra is no easy task. Fit and comfort are the most important […]

This is the Milwaukee Kilbourn Avenue Bridge along West Kilbourn Avenue where a Rhode Island man died Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, as the bridge was going up.

Man, 77, falls to death after Milwaukee bridge opens

MILWAUKEE — A 77-year-old Rhode Island man was vacationing in Milwaukee with his wife when he died in a gruesome fall as a downtown bridge opened, authorities said. Just after noon Monday, Richard Charles Dujardin, a former religion reporter who lived in Providence, Rhode Island, was crossing the Kilbourn Avenue Bridge over the Milwaukee River with […]

Nuclear War Could Spark Global Famine

Nuclear War Could Spark Global Famine

Even a small conflict in which two nations unleash nuclear weapons on each other could lead to worldwide famine, new research suggests. Soot from burning cities would encircle the planet and cool it by reflecting sunlight back into space. This in turn would cause global crop failures that — in a worst-case scenario — could […]

Frenzied trading in meme stocks is a warning sign for the broader market

Feverish trading in speculative stocks can be a warning sign that the broader market is near a top. Bed Bath & Beyond has been one of those plays, surging more than 25% Wednesday afternoon. That follows five jumps of at least 20% this month. The stock ended July at $5.03 and was near $26 Wednesday. […]

Palestinian general discusses potential cooperation in Moscow | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Russia says Deputy Minister of Defence Alexander Fomin held talks with the PA’s Major General Nidal Abu Dukhan. A senior Russian official has met the commander of the Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces to discuss military and intelligence cooperation, Moscow’s defence ministry said. Without providing details, it said that Deputy Minister of Defence Alexander Fomin […]

Mini caps can measure activity in lab-grown minibrains

Until now, scientists haven’t been able to study brain organoids beyond just a few cells. While the organoids are spherical, the conventional tools to study them—microelectrode array plates, which contain electrodes to measure electrical activity—are flat. This new microcap, created by a team from Johns Hopkins University, can wrap around a brain organoid, allowing researchers […]

How Wastewater Can Help Track Viruses Like Covid and Polio

How Wastewater Can Help Track Viruses Like Covid and Polio

Tracking viruses can be tricky. Sewage provides a solution.(All you have to do is flush.) Here’s how a scrappy team of scientists, public health experts and plumbers is embracing wastewater surveillance as the future of disease tracking. By Aliza Aufrichtig and Emily AnthesPhotographs and video by Jonah Markowitz Aug. 17, 2022 The Covid-19 pandemic has […]

CDC head Rochelle Walensky calls for agency’s reorganization, citing lackluster COVID-19 pandemic response

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walsensky called for a reorganization of her agency on Wednesday, citing its slow, confusing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “For 75 years, C.D.C. and public health have been preparing for COVID-19, and in our big moment, our performance did not reliably meet expectations,” Walensky said […]

Bangladesh tells UN that Rohingya refugees must return to Myanmar | Rohingya News

UN rights chief says return of Rohingya refugees is not possible currently due to concerns about their safety in Myanmar. Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told the UN rights chief that hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh must return home to Myanmar, from where they had fled waves […]

Potential Logistical and Operational Costs of a China-Taiwan Conflict – The Diplomat

Advertisement Whatever your position is on the U.S.-China Taiwan question, one cannot disagree that an increased conflict between China and Taiwan would result in a massive disruption to global supply chains. We have seen a recent preview into the potential disruption – China’s military drills in response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit disrupted […]

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