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America's Immigration System Is a COVID Superspreader

23 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

ICE detention centers have some of the worst outbreaks in the country, endangering immigrants, staff and local communities
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Scientists discover THOUSANDS of previously unknown virus species in the human gut

Scientists discover THOUSANDS of previously unknown virus species in the human gut

33 minutes ago   |   RT

A new database project has identified and classified some 140,000 viral species found in the human gut, more than 50 percent of which were previously unknown to science. The...
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Endangered Whale Dies After Being Caught Up in Fishing Gear for Five Months

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

The death of the animal is the latest case in what officials have called an "Unusual Mortality Event" that has been ongoing among North Atlantic right whales since 2017.
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Scientists Say First Wolf Found Near Yosemite for Century a 'Beacon of Hope'

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The gray wolf's travels into California from Oregon this year shows the species can "return and flourish as long as they remain legally protected," a leading wolf advocate has...
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64 human genomes as new reference for global genetic diversity

13 hours ago   |   Science Daily

20 years after the successful completion of the Human Genome Project', an international research group has now sequenced 64 human genomes at high resolution. This reference...
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New North Atlantic right whale health assessment review

15 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Biologists have released the first broad scale synthesis of available information derived from right whale health assessment techniques. The manuscript reviews available tools...
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Dedham police search for missing woman who is considered endangered

Dedham police search for missing woman who is considered endangered

21 hours ago   |   WCVB

Police say 31-year-old Brittany Stivalletta, who goes by "Brit," was last seen in the area of Massachusetts Avenue in Boston on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
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Mexico May Reduce Protection Area for Endangered Porpoise

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Mexico City - The Mexican government said Saturday it is considering reducing the protection area for the vaquita marina in the upper Gulf of California, an apparent admission...
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Lebanon begins cleaning beaches after oil spill

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Volunteers in southern Lebanon begin removing tar from beaches after oil spill that could endanger marine life.
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Mexico may reduce protection area for endangered vaquita

1 day ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Mexico is considering reducing the protection area for the vaquita marina in the upper Gulf of California
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Rocket Lab agrees to go public via SPAC merger with Vector Acquisition...

Rocket Lab agrees to go public via SPAC merger with Vector Acquisition, valuing the space-transport startup at $4.1 billion

Summary List Placement Space transport startup Rocket Lab announced it will go public through a merger with blank-check firm Vector Acquisition Corporation in a deal that will... Read more ...

France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

PARIS - A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence-peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson: Shots may be in Americans' arms within next 2 days

Johnson & Johnson: Shots may be in Americans' arms within next 2 days

Johnson & Johnson said Monday that its newly approved single-dose COVID-19 vaccine has already been loaded onto trucks - and could be in Americans' arms within two days. “It's... Read more ...

230 allege abuse by NH youth center staffers

230 allege abuse by NH youth center staffers

Abuse allegations against New Hampshire's state-run youth detention center now span six decades, with 150 staffers accused of physically or sexually harming 230 children at a... Read more ...

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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy found guilty of corruption

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy found guilty of corruption

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Biden's White House has reportedly yet to release visitors logs

Biden's White House has reportedly yet to release visitors logs

​Five weeks into his administration, the Biden White House has yet to make good on its commitment to release visitor logs, according to a report. Daily schedules for the... Read more ...

Audit: Guardian program lacks proper oversight

Audit: Guardian program lacks proper oversight

An audit by the office of Orange County Comptroller Phil Diamond suggests Orange County Clerk of Courts Tiffany Moore Russell has not adequately monitored the guardian program. Read more ...

Biden offers support to Amazon workers attempting to unionize in Alabama

Biden offers support to Amazon workers attempting to unionize in Alabama

Amazon workers in Alabama who are in the midst of a historic union vote got a subtle shoutout from President Biden on Sunday. Read more ...

Prince Philip moved to new hospital to treat infection and test preexisting...

Prince Philip moved to new hospital to treat infection and test preexisting heart condition

Prince Philip is expected to remain in hospital until at least the end of the week. Read more ...