Staying in the Ring

More than two years after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops to invade his western neighbor, Ukrainian forces are showing signs of breaking. In recent months, the Russians have reclaimed territory that Ukraine had seized back. Putin has been striking more forcefully at Ukrainian civilian energy...

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MayDay

Paris’ regional authorities temporarily suspended funding for Sciences Po this week, in response to pro-Palestinian demonstrations held at one of France's most elite universities over the war in Gaza, Agence France-Presse reported. Valérie Pécresse, the rightwing head of the greater Paris Île-de-France region, said she was...

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Fighting Nature

Botswanan authorities and conservation groups are attempting to save hundreds of hippopotamuses stuck in drying pools and ponds in the country’s northwest as the El Niño-induced drought takes its toll on wildlife, the Voice of America reported. Officials said around 500 hippos are stranded as the...

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Slithering Forests

India’s prehistoric forests were home to a massive, extinct snake species that scientists believe was one of the largest to have ever existed, Newsweek reported. In a new study, a research team uncovered the fossilized remains of Vasuki indicus in the western Indian state of Gujarat. The...

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