Social media is being used all over the world to express hatred of Jews.
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Antisemitism today does not always appear in the form of traditional hate speech. It manifests in GIFs, memes, vlogs, comments and reactions on social media platforms.
Home sales are slowing as the Fed hikes rates.
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Because housing is sensitive to changes in borrowing costs, it can tell policymakers and consumers a lot about whether the Fed’s plan is working.
VFTS 243 is a binary system of a large, hot blue star and a black hole orbiting each other, as seen in this animation.
Astronomers have discovered the first dormant black hole outside of the Milky Way. These black holes are not absorbing matter from a nearby star, making them incredibly hard to find.
If you want to build a true artificial mind, start with a model of human cognition.
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To build a true artificial mind, first map out how thinking works. Enter the Common Model of Cognition.
A great hammerhead shark’s two eyes can be 3 feet apart on opposite sides of its skull.
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The first hammerhead shark was likely the result of a genetic deformity. A biologist explains how shark DNA reveals hammerheads’ history.
The writing was on the wall in Sri Lanka.
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An expert on Sri Lanka’s economy identifies and explains three key challenges that Ranil Wickremesinghe will have to overcome if he hopes to steer the country out of its crisis.
Polio is endemic only in Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2022.
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The oral polio vaccine – which is no longer given in the US – relies on a live but weakened virus that can actually be passed from person to person.
Title IX protects students from sex-based discrimination in schools that get funding from the federal government.
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Scholars discuss topics that are related to Title IX, such as sexual misconduct on college campuses and bans on transgender athletes in high school sports.
Could structural racism in U.S. schools lead more young African Americans to drink?
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An analysis shows that Black students at more racially segregated schools have a greater tendency to turn to the bottle.
President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on July 21, 2022, but was reportedly feeling well enough to work and take calls, as seen in this photo released by the White House.
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According to a letter from Biden’s doctor, the president has a runny nose, mild fatigue and a slight cough. The letter also noted that Biden began taking an antiviral drug the morning he tested positive.
The Savannah Medical Clinic, which provided abortions for four decades in Savannah, Ga., is closed now.
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Justice Samuel Alito said that abortion policy crafted by elected representatives in the states would be more responsive to what constituents want than federal protection of the right. He was wrong.
When abortion care is restricted, demand for abortion pills goes up.
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Abortion pills are available online, and many of them are safe. But not all sites have been properly vetted for legitimacy.
Pro-Trump protesters and police clash on Jan. 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol.
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With the exception of a few states, dereliction of a duty is mostly used in military law and does not apply to citizens, including US presidents.
Video cameras on city streets are only the most visible way your movements can be tracked.
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It’s increasingly difficult to move about – both in the physical world and online – without being tracked.
Oromo women protest against Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over violence in their homeland in 2020.
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Ethiopia’s largest region is pushing for self-determination – it hasn’t gone down well with Abiy Ahmed’s vision of a centralised state.
Barbara Kruger, ‘Untitled (Your body is a battleground),’ 1989, photographic silkscreen on vinyl 112 x 112 in. (284.48 x 284.48 cm).
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Barbara Kruger’s ‘Untitled (Your body is a battleground)’ has seamlessly transitioned to social media, inspiring a new generation of media-savvy artists and activists.
Environmental concerns are one of the reasons Americans are opting for cremation.
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As late as 1970, only about 5% of Americans chose to be cremated. In 2020, more than 56% Americans opted for it.
A couple rides on a float with a handcart during the parade for Pioneer Day, an annual Utah holiday, on July 24, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
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The Utah holiday is a reflection of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ slowly changing identity, a historian of Mormonism and migration writes.
Approximately 10% of people will experience at least one seizure during their lifetime.
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Because some seizures are relatively subtle, they can go unrecognized, leading to a delay in diagnosis.