The 2010s: A Decade Of Protests Around The World

2019 has become known as a year of protest. But this year does not exist in isolation: Protests have been emblematic of the entire past decade. The 2010s began with the Arab...

Lebanon’s Parliament Preparing To Vote On Legalizing Cannabis

Lebanon is on the cusp of entering the marijuana marketplace. The country’s parliament is nearing a vote on whether to legalize cannabis for both medicinal and industrial purposes, a move that Al Jazeera...

Brazilian Former President Lula Freed from Prison

Brazilian ex-President Lula gives speech after prison release Thousands of supporters of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have gathered to see the former Brazilian president after he was released from prison.  Lula spoke...

Drought-Stressed Forest Fueled Amazon Fires

NASA's ECOSTRESS sensor measured the stress levels of plants when it passed over the Peruvian Amazon rainforest on Aug. 7, 2019. The map reveals that the fires were concentrated in areas...

Don’t Use Tor Right Now If You’re Working From Home

With more people staying at home and working remotely to avoid the COVID-19 outbreak, online security has become an even higher priority. Using a web browser that respects user privacy and keeps your data safe...

Iran’s only female Olympic medalist reportedly defects

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s only female Olympic medalist said she defected from the Islamic Republic in a blistering online letter that describes herself as “one of the millions of...

Is Texas About to Execute an Innocent Man? Rodney Reed’s Family Demands Retrial Amid...

The state of Texas is facing growing calls to halt the upcoming execution of Rodney Reed, an African-American man who has spent over 20 years on death row for a rape...

TOP 10 Robotic Stories of 2019

Every day, artificial intelligence – and robotics at large – become more and more clever and capable. there is still a fascination for devices capable of enhancing the use of our bodies and humanoid...

Press Freedom Victory: Democracy Now! Reporters Win Landmark Settlement over 2008 RNC Arrests

Note from 5/29/20: Following today’s arrest of CNN reporter Omar Jimenez in Minneapolis, we are highlighting our past coverage of the 2008 arrest of Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and two producers while they...

These real estate players have raised a bundle for Biden

But the RXR Realty CEO is one of dozens of real estate powerhouses who have raised big money for the former vice president’s 2020 presidential campaign.In a Friday news dump on...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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