Experts believe that infants should get some interactive floor-based physical activity two to three times a day.
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Even babies who are not yet standing or walking get lots of benefits from active movement – but most infants aren’t getting enough physical activity.
Immunologists are studying how the SARS-CoV-2 virus interacts with antibodies in the immune system.
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COVID-19 has taken away so much. An immunology researcher describes the good it may leave behind.
Plenty of places hiring, and more people looking for jobs.
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While the uptick in the unemployment rate in January may seem like bad news, the reason it rose actually shows the labor market returning to normal.
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The job market continued to improve in December, but a stagnating labor pool will pose more challenges for employers in 2022.
Violent extremists could find the metaverse a useful recruiting and organizing tool – and a target-rich environment.
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People may think of the metaverse as virtual, but the harm terrorists and extremists could do is very real.
French officer Alfred Dreyfus spent five years as a prisoner on Devil’s Island, off the coast of South America.
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Alton Levy may not be a household name today, but his court-martial put a spotlight on unequal treatment in the military.
“Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it’s back to work we go.”
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October’s employment report was rosy, with more than 500,000 jobs added in the month. There were also signs that the American workforce was heading back to the old normal.
What role did the pandemic play in the hike in murders in 2020?
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FBI statistics recorded a 30% rise in homicides in 2020. A criminologist helps break down what was behind the spike.
Afghanistan relies on informal money changers more than banks.
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The Taliban have at least five significant potential sources of revenue as they begin to govern Afghanistan again.
Un helicóptero Chinook vuela cerca de la Embajada de Estados Unidos, Kabul, Afganistán, 15 de agosto de 2021.
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Los expertos de Afganistán ofrecen información sobre los talibanes y explican el papel de Estados Unidos en el colapso de Afganistán.
The author was in this crowd, finally boarding a plane to leave Kabul.
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Hanif Sufizada got caught in Kabul as the Taliban took over. A scholar and resident of the US who works at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, Sufizada describes his experience trying to leave.
Personnel were evacuated from the U.S. embassy in Kabul on Aug. 15, 2021, as Taliban insurgents broke through the capital city’s defensive line.
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The Taliban ‘expect a complete handover of power.’ Experts explain who the Taliban are, what life is like under their rule and how the US may bear responsibility for Afghanistan’s collapse.
How do they stick their landings?
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How do squirrels leap through trees without falling? It takes strength, flexibility and finely tuned cognitive skills.
In early 2021, some Taliban fighters surrendered their weapons to support peace talks with the Afghan government. Today the Islamic extremist group is battling government forces to control the country.
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Two decades have passed since the US invasion of Afghanistan toppled the Taliban’s Islamic extremist regime. Despite efforts to update its image, the group still holds hard-line views.
Will federal law change to fully protect Indigenous women from violence?
With the reauthorization of the nation’s landmark anti-domestic violence law, there’s the chance that more cases of violence against Indigenous women will be prosecuted.
Elementary school students in Brazil learn healthy ways to resolve conflicts during a three-day workshop in 2019.
When students feel their classrooms are supportive and fair, they behave better, a survey in Brazil found.
Should America’s billionaires be paying more tax?
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Wriggling out of paying taxes may be legal, but is it right? Aristotle, Immanuel Kant – and others – have their say.
Nothing demonstrates our reliance on each other like a highly contagious disease.
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A British literature scholar explains how philosopher John Locke’s theory of selfhood will not help the pandemic recovery, if individuals fail to see themselves as interconnected.
Two women in late February at a Paterson, N.J. shelter for women who have suffered domestic violence.
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Calls to police and hotlines by domestic violence victims increased during the pandemic. This translates into an expanded number of families that will need help even after the pandemic.
Long time there: U.S. troops maneuver around the central part of the Baghran river valley as they search for remnants of Taliban and al-Qaida forces on Feb. 24, 2003.
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The Afghanistan War now has an end date: 9/11/21. Experts explain the history of US involvement in Afghanistan, the peace process to end that conflict and how the country’s women are uniquely at risk.