In a 1949 photograph, Mori works in his family’s nursery in San Leandro, Calif.
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On Dec. 2, 1941, a publication date was set for Mori’s first book. Five days later, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, upending the writer’s life and throwing the book’s publication into doubt.
Banana plantation workers in Panama find shade under a vehicle during a break.
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The risk from heat waves is about more than intensity – being able to cool off is essential, and that’s hard to find in many low-income areas of the world.
El ejército estadounidense realizando un ejercicio de entrenamiento militar para emergencias en Alemania el 27 de enero de 2022.
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El presidente estadounidense ha ordenado el despliegue de tres mil soldados más para apoyar a la OTAN en Europa del Este. Con ello, Biden se adentra tanto en un conflicto regional como en un territorio jurídico enmarañado.
The U.S. army conducts a military training exercise for emergencies in Germany on Jan. 27, 2022.
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President Joe Biden is deploying 3,000 troops to support NATO in Eastern Europe. By doing so, Biden enters both a regional conflict and tangled legal territory.
A US soldier at a training area in Germany.
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What’s the significance of the US beefing up its military presence in Europe? The Conversation provides a roundup of articles addressing the crisis in Ukraine.
Over there, over there (again).
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The Pentagon has announced that as many as 8,500 troops have been put on standby to be deployed in Europe as a counter to the threat of the Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s eastern border.
People concerned with voting rights gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
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Voting rights are the subject of intense conflict between Democrats and Republicans. Does the degree of political outrage match the threat to voting rights?
U.S. Army soldiers walk to their C-17 cargo plane for departure on May 11, 2013, at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.
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If the United States expects to sustain its global influence, it will have to navigate increasing international and domestic pressure against its foreign military presence.
Many Americans need election materials provided in languages other than English.
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Access to voting materials in a citizen’s native language helps boost involvement and voter turnout.
Para astronom telah menemukan cara untuk memperkirakan jumlah bintang di alam semesta.
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Secara mengejutkan, jumlah bintang di alam semesta diperkirakan dengan baik oleh para ilmuwan.
At least 13 former Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner and Kayleigh McEnany, pictured here, violated the Hatch Act, according to a new federal investigation released Nov. 9, 2021.
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More than a dozen Trump administration officials are said to have violated a federal law that bars federal employees from political campaigning. They weren’t the first to have run afoul of the law.
The $1 trillion bill was a heavy lift for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (center). Next up: the budget reconciliation bill known as Build Back Better.
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The government uses a process called public procurement. A professor of public policy explains how the process works and how it is increasingly used to achieve social goals.
Pet parenting can provide love and companionship to both human and animal.
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Human beings evolved to nurture – and that drive can extend to children who aren’t your own and even to members of other species.
The twin buttes that give Bears Ears National Monument in Utah its name are sacred places to many Indigenous Tribes and Pueblos.
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The Biden administration is restoring full protection to three national monuments that President Trump sought to cut down drastically.
In some drought-stricken parts of the Southwest, water arrives by truck.
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Cities and farmers in the Southwest are resorting to unsustainable strategies to pull in more water. Iran has tried many of these strategies and shows how they can go wrong.
Astronomers have found a way to estimate the number of stars in the universe.
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Scientists have a good estimate on the staggering number of stars in the universe.
Heat and dryness are leaving high mountain areas more vulnerable to forest fires.
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As the risk of fires rises in areas once considered too wet to burn, it creates hazards for mountain communities and for downstream water supplies.
A runner wears a respirator on a smoky day in Portland, Oregon, in 2020.
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To stay healthy, it’s important to understand how wildfire smoke can harm your body and how to protect yourself.
An eviction crisis appears imminent.
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Millions of Americans with tens of billions in unpaid rent face eviction and loss of their home.
President Biden and Vice President Harris met on Feb. 12, 2021, with governors and mayors to discuss supporting them in the fight against COVID-19.
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People can die when the federal government doesn’t work well with state and local governments – the COVID-19 crisis showed that. But the Biden administration has signaled an openness to collaboration.