Snow white coral of once vibrant Great Barrier Reef a sign urgent action must be taken

This combination of action at home combined with a new diplomatic effort would give Australia the best chance at saving the reef. At a minimum, Australia’s new role as a climate hawk would point to a future in which the country embraced what will be an inevitable shift to a low-emissions world, rather than be […]

Coronavirus live updates: Newsom says California amassing masks, may share with other states

3:26 p.m. Trump says he had ‘no role’ in Acting Navy Secretary Modly resigning: President Trump said at his Tuesday briefing he had “no role” in the resignation of Thomas Modly, the acting secretary of the Navy, on Tuesday. Modly resigned a day after apologizing for criticizing Capt. Brett Crozier, the former commander of the […]

Alaska governor says abortion decision not political

“We’re all in this together, we all need to contribute, we all need to do our best right now to move elective surgeries off to the future,” he said. The state is trying to collect as much personal protective equipment as possible, he said, “and I think most Alaskans agree with that.”

Best Microsoft Office alternatives of 2020: Free, paid, online mobile office suites

G Suite aka Google Docs, Sheets and Slides is a free office software platform from Google. While the G Suite of office software applications don’t yet have the reputation for user features that Microsoft Office enjoys, Google do throw in some nice additional ones. For example, Google Docs in G Suite allows for group collaboration on […]

They give the disabled a second chance at life

When queried on why Mehta, a businessman, decided to start the trust, he replies, “I have been in the diamond and jewellery business for 48 years. When a person grows older and his children are settled, he begins to think about other things. When I thought about what will make me happy, I decided to […]

‘Black Panther’ takes blockbusters to Africa, and the future

″‘Black Panther’ creates a precedent that kills the ability of folks to misrepresent and distort the continent,” Gurira said. “The things that it checks off: Complex African female characters; African language on a big screen; African characters who are varied in many different ways and heroic; The heroism of Africans for themselves and not needing […]

Hydroxychloroquine: how an unproven drug became Trump’s coronavirus ‘miracle cure’

The treatment group and the control group were drawn from separate populations: the treatment group were all patients at the institution where the researchers worked, the Méditerranée Infection University Hospital Institute in Marseille, while the control patients came from other hospitals in the south of France. The treatment group (mean age 51.2) was significantly older […]

The Memo: Political trench warfare colors views on coronavirus

There are, of course, tensions within and around every administration, even in moments of crisis. The administration of President George W. Bush, for example, had plenty of advocates of hawkish action in both Afghanistan and Iraq in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but also figures who were more dubious about […]

Tomie dePaola, CT-Born Children’s Author Dies

He said over the years, the visualization of Strega Nona – who grew out of his drawing of Punch from the commedia dell’arte – became more refined. But his liberal use of color and folk art influences in her stories were a constant. After saving her village from being flooded with pasta from a magic […]

My grandfather’s Passover tradition gives me hope

Today, our headlines emphasize the central question of how to treat refugees. When I see photographs of these migrants at the border, I see my mother and her family escaping heartless local nationalists. And the discussion about immigration seems to be escalating. Late Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr reversed a ruling, a move that could […]