Showing posts from July, 2021

Jamaica's Thompson-Herah sets Olympic record in women's 100 meters

Beirut's historic Sursock museum still recovering from wounds of the blast

Marcus Garvey’s Journey Began in Central America

Scientists Explain Potential Reason Behind Unusual Whale Deaths

Manmade chemicals and byproducts are killing Florida's Manatees

New York sculpture Vessel faces calls for closure after fourth jump death

Peter the Great’s Beard Tax

George W Bush should shut up and go away

French police clash with anti-COVID pass protesters in Paris

Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Either Coal or Nuclear in 2020

HK man sentenced to 9 years in first national security law case

‘The war has changed’: CDC paper warns Delta variant is far more transmissible

President Biden says the unvaccinated are "not nearly as smart as I said you were"

“We Can’t Trust the Unvaccinated”

US Capitol Police will now arrest the maskless

Google to require workers be vaccinated if returning to campus

Ubisoft workers demand company accountability in open letter

The battle to save an ancient Palestinian village from demolition

US returns antiquities to Iraq

Biden’s top health officials try to sell new masking guidance

New York to require state employees to get COVID vaccine or face weekly testing

Soaring tortilla prices hit struggling Mexican households hard

Chinese court sentences whistleblowing agricultural tycoon to 18 years in prison

Ecuador revokes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s citizenship

Macron says Paris owes 'debt' to French Polynesia over nuclear tests

White House considering vaccine mandate for federal workforce

Salmon face extinction throughout the US west

People shielding five times more likely to die of Covid,

‘Nowhere is safe’: heat shatters vision of Pacific north-west as climate refuge

Cal State University to require vaccinations

Two dead, five missing after explosion hits German chemicals site

French city of Nice gains UNESCO world heritage status

Jesse Jackson, William Barber Among Dozens Arrested Demanding Filibuster Repeal

Russia blocks Kremlin critic Navalny's website

Letter from drone war whistleblower Daniel Hale

At least 57 Europe-bound migrants drown

Sandstorm causes multiple vehicle crash in Utah, killing 8

Medicare for All Advocates Take to the Streets of Over 50 US Cities

Robert Parris Moses, civil rights activist, dies aged 86

Iraq, Lebanon sign deal to swap fuel oil for medical services

How vegan activists are saving Spain’s farm animals

NYC George Floyd statue to be relocated after vandalism

Thousands march for LGBTQ rights in Budapest's biggest Pride

French protesters against Covid-19 health restrictions clash

Arts & Culture How Dolly Parton Is Literally Like a Cougar

Attitudes towards experimenting on monkeys are diverging

Trump ally Tom Barrack pays $250 million bond to get out of jail

Biden approves $100m emergency funds to resettle Afghan refugees

Former Sallie Mae CEO calls the cost of higher education 'criminal'

Mercedes-Benz Plans to Go All-Electric by End of Decade

Eric Clapton refuses to play venues that require proof of vaccination

DeSantis vows no lockdowns as Florida Covid cases surge

Ben & Jerry’s to stop sales in occupied Palestinian territories

Corporations That Decried Georgia Voter Suppression Law Gave Money to Its Creators

In China, 'Heaviest Rain in 1,000 Years' Triggers Deadly Flooding, Landslides

‘Just the beginning’: US imposes new sanctions on Cuba

‘Fashion can be very exploitative’ – Halima Aden on why she quit modelling

Do you know the muffin ban? Recall affects 26 products nationwide

Tokyo Olympics: Female athletes face double standards over uniforms

NFL tells players to get vaccinated to retain career

Italy to require ‘Green Pass’ for cultural venues, indoor dining

Why Israel is more concerned about Ben & Jerry’s than the Pegasus revelations

Revealed: assistant attorney general in Alaska posted racist and antisemitic tweets

Biden Rejects Calls to Abolish Filibuster

New York air quality among worst in world as haze from western wildfires shrouds city

Palestine runs dry: ‘Our water they steal and sell to us’

Federal judge blocks Arkansas law banning nearly all abortions

Tesla Stops Accepting Bitcoin

Paralympic gold medalist pulls out of Tokyo Games because of COVID restrictions on care assistants

China unveils 600 kph maglev train

Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to vandalism of historically Black church in DC

Bomb blast kills at least 35 people in Baghdad

Federal Judge Upholds Indiana University’s Vaccine Mandate

US Capitol rioter who ‘posed for selfies’ in Senate heads to jail

China is buying up American farms

56 people shot, 11 dead, in Chicago over weekend

How a Israel and Facebook Censors Palestinians

“When There’s a Disaster, That’s When People Want to Know About Haiti”

No Cops, No Corporations — Boston LGBTQ Community Reimagines Pride Celebrations

Five people shot, including ambulance crew, in Arizona attack

The History of Black-Owned Record Labels

How Amazon Controls Virtually Everything You Watch

Lewis Hamilton wins 2021 British GP

Major US wildfire grows, forcing new evacuations

FOX News and Rupert Murdoch are funding Joe Manchin

Dozens taken to hospital after chemical leak at Texas water park

Israeli malware used to spy on journalists, activists and politicians

France to bar mass killing of male chicks from 2022

US food supply controlled by a few multi-nationals

Death toll in rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium floods

South African Authorities Probe Coastal Chemical Spill in Durban

France enacts new draconian COVID-19 laws

A double suicide at Versace mansion day before anniversary of fashion designer’s murder

Covid Lockdowns Increased Global Hunger: 2.5 Billion Lack Nutritious Food, 1 in 5 Children Are Stunted

US Launches Payments to Most Families With Children

Reckoning and Reparations in Afghanistan

Dozens dead and missing after torrential rainfall in Germany

Senator Schumer proposes federal decriminalization of marijuana

Merkel visits White House in diplomatic swan song

U.S. prepared to lift nearly all Iran sanctions

Fears of food and fuel shortages as unrest rocks South Africa

In Athens, thousands rally against COVID-19 vaccinations

Italy bans large cruise ships from Venice centre

‘Staggering loss’: Overdose deaths spike in US during pandemic

Norwegian Cruise Line sues Florida over vaccine passport ban

Corporate giants call on Congress to pass voting rights measure

Nina Turner surrogate calls influx of outside money 'very upsetting'

Angry white man who harassed Black neighbors in racist rant faces new charges

California beaches and shoreline covered with 17 million gallons of sewage

Biden slams state voting restrictions as '21st century Jim Crow'

Fake bomb scare at airport was result of baggage fee bitterness

Texas Dems flee state in effort to block GOP voting restrictions

The X-ray Craze of 1896

‘Treated worse than animals’: Black women in pretrial detention

Pope appears in public for first time since surgery

France pushes for 25% target for taxing multinationals' super-profits

Bangladesh factory owner charged with murder after 52 die in fire

Charlottesville removes Robert E. Lee statue

The draconian law used by Israel to steal Palestinian land

Michael Avenatti sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for extortion

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones Joins Howard U. After Rejecting UNC Tenure

Eric Adams, Ex-Police Captain, Wins NYC Democratic Mayoral Primary

Tokyo Olympics will not have spectators

Judge rules Air Force responsible for 2017 mass shooting at Texas church

Dozens of U.S. states sue Google over Play Store's 'extravagant commission'

Darnella Frazier’s uncle killed by police car pursuing robbery suspect

Sweden’s Lofven re-elected PM in narrow parliamentary vote

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gives Gavin Newsom $200K to defeat recall

The fight to save one of America’s last lesbian bars

Palestinian community in West Bank demolished for seventh time

Eric Adams Wins Democratic Nomination for New York City Mayor

Israel swears in Isaac Herzog as 11th president

Haitian President Jovenel Moise assassinated by gunmen, state of emergency declared

Where Did the Oil from the Deepwater Horizon Spill Go?

Louisiana state lawmakers ask DOJ to investigate state police

UN Report Calls for Reparations for Victims of Systemic Racist Police Violence

Berta Cáceres assassination: ex-head of dam company found guilty

Wall Street’s Candidate Loses Manhattan District Attorney Primary

Oxfam Denounces OECD Global Tax Deal as 'Skewed-to-the-Rich and Completely Unfair'

Big Oil Should Be Prosecuted for Their Crimes Against Humanity

Climate scientists take swipe at Exxon Mobil, industry in leaked report

Record-Breaking Northwest Heatwave Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

House Democrats introduce bill restoring voting provision after SCOTUS ruling

Supreme Court deals blow to Black Caucus voting rights efforts

Palestinians defy ‘precursor to mass displacements’

Ohio police chief resigns after putting KKK sign on Black officer's desk

Trump Organization CFO Surrenders After Grand Jury Indictment

“He Was a Disaster”: Ret. Col. Andrew Bacevich on Donald Rumsfeld’s Legacy

Judge Kagan rips SCOTUS in blistering 41-page voting rights dissent