These charity leaders teamed up to fundraise on March 3, 2022, for refugees fleeing Ukraine.
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Give with your head, not just your heart, advises a scholar who has studied donations made after disasters and other crises.
Damaged radar arrays and other equipment is seen at a Ukrainian military facility outside Mariupol, Ukraine, Feb. 24, 2022.
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As war begins between Ukraine and Russia, a range of stories provides context to help readers understand the conflict.
Defending against cyberattacks increasingly means looking for patterns in large amounts of data – a task AI was made for.
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Artificial intelligence is emerging as a key cybersecurity tool for both attackers and defenders.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
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During World War II, the US and USSR fought together to defeat the Nazis. When the war ended, the two superpowers began fighting each other.
Récolte des graines de soja, en 2012 au Brésil (région du Mato Grosso).
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Le lien entre importations et déforestation n’est aujourd’hui pas clairement établi. Les boycotts n’ont ainsi qu’un impact limité sur la déforestation alors que d’autres solutions existent.
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.
Joy Harrison, a second grade teacher in Oakland, California, helps a student.
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Halfway through the school year that was supposed to be a return to normal, teachers are barely hanging on.
State Sen. Joseph Thomas, D-Yazoo City, holds a copy of the proposed congressional redistricting map during debate over redistricting at the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Jan. 12, 2022.
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The results of the latest round of redistricting have advanced the anti-democratic trend where elected leaders choose their voters, undermining representative government.
A Ukrainian soldier uses a periscope to view the positions of Russian-led forces on Dec. 12, 2021, in Zolote, Ukraine.
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As Russia threatens to invade Ukraine, Ukrainians wonder about the worth of a 1994 agreement signed by Russia, the US and the UK, who promised to protect the newly independent state’s sovereignty.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stands alone.
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The Russian government, under President Vladimir Putin, has stepped up repression at home and aggression abroad in an effort to consolidate power within the country and on the world stage.
Grand Park, a multi-use sporting facility in Westfield, Ind., was built to lure youth sports competitions and tourists to the region.
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New research suggests parents are too focused on their children’s competition to spend time or money on things that don’t involve the tournament, hotel stays or quick dining.
Will the U.S. be torn apart by civil war?
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Despite growing public discussion of the risk of civil war in the US, a political violence scholar says widespread civil strife is unlikely to happen – but other political violence is more likely.
More often than not, the best-laid plans for the new year go awry.
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An ‘old year’ approach takes into account findings from psychological research and the wisdom of habit guru Benjamin Franklin.
Facebook renamed itself Meta in 2021, but the year was more notable for revelations about the company’s bad behavior.
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Meta felt the heat in 2021 as whistleblower revelations, congressional ire and demands for data knocked the company back on its heels. Here’s a look at research into the problems Meta poses for society.
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, president of the Serb-run entity in Bosnia, answers questions during an interview on April 18, 2018.
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The Dayton accords in 1995 ended years of ethnic warfare in Bosnia, but more than 25 years later, the peace is holding but little else is. Serbian President Milorad Dodik wants out.
Nonprofits are seeking to diversify their leadership.
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When staff members learn how to acknowledge and talk about their social differences, nonprofits can get better at developing strategies, forming alliances and mobilizing people, a recent study found.
Incentives like rebates for insulation or allowing homeowners to sell energy from solar panels were more popular than taxing for excess energy use.
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A set of studies found people prefer incentives to disincentives, especially for individuals but also for businesses. They have views on clean energy and efficiency, too.
Most children today receive the chickenpox vaccine as a routine part of childhood immunizations.
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Chickenpox has largely disappeared from the public’s memory thanks to a highly effective vaccine. But the virus’s clever life cycle allows it to reappear in later adulthood in the form of shingles.
A church in St. Paul, Minn., distributed food obtained through a USDA program in December 2020.
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Congregations can help bridge gaps left by government programs, especially for many immigrants and others who are not eligible for SNAP benefits.
A powerful explosion Oct. 8, 2021, in a mosque in northern Afghanistan left several dead.
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A scholar of Afghan affairs explains the religious affiliations of different ethnic groups in Afghanistan and why they may not share a common understanding of Islam.