Hearing the People

Chilean truckers staged protests in the mining region near the capital of Santiago recently. The drivers demanded that the government of leftist President Gabriel Boric take action to reduce violent crime in the country. Murder rates decreased slightly last year, but in 2022, they spiked by...

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Push-Pull

The governments of Spain, Ireland and Norway said on Wednesday they would recognize a Palestinian state on May 28, a move they argue will promote peace, and one they hope will end the humanitarian crisis resulting from Israel’s war with Hamas, the Associated Press reported. The...

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Mission Impossible

The first of Kenya’s special forces police arrived in Haiti’s capital this week, as part of a United Nations-backed international force with the mission to stabilize the security situation in the Caribbean nation after years of political crisis, violence and a partial takeover of the...

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Shaping Emotions

Beluga whales are known as the “canaries of the sea” because of their chattiness, expressed through whistles, chirps and squeals. But now, a new study has found that they also express themselves using a squishy bump on their foreheads known as “melon.” In essence, as Science News...

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