NPR4 min. leídosDiet & Nutrition
Record Number Of People Worldwide Are Moving Toward Starvation, U.N. Warns
The spike in food, fuel and fertilizer prices sparked by the war in Ukraine is threatening to push countries around the world into famine, a U.N. official warns.
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The Flooding In Yellowstone Reveals Forecast Flaws As Climate Warms
Models used to predict flooding are based on long-term, historical records that do not reflect changes to the climate over the past decade, scientists say..
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A Father's Grief Inspires A Touching Headstone For His Disabled Son
Ernest Robison's son, Matthew, never walked or jumped. But after the boy's death, Robison said, "I got the idea that he would just be able to rise physically from his wheelchair and go up to heaven."
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Embattled UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns
His resignation will trigger an internal election to pick a new leader of the Conservative Party, who will also be the next prime minister. He steps down after defections left him unable to govern.
NPR2 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Brittney Griner Pleads Guilty To Drug Smuggling Charges
The WNBA star admitted to bringing cannabis into Russia but said she had packed in a hurry and did not intend to break the law. If convicted, she could face up to 10 years in prison.
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Boris Johnson Resigns Not Over Policies But Perceptions About His Character
Britain's prime minister steps down as leader of the Conservative Party after a slew of members of his government said they could no longer serve under his scandal-tarred leadership.
NPR5 min. leídosCrime & Violence
The Highland Park Shooting Suspect Considered A Second Attack In Wisconsin, Police Say
The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade fled to the Madison, Wis., area afterward and contemplated shooting up an event there, authorities said Wednesday.
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Researchers Can Now Explain How Climate Change Is Affecting Your Weather
For decades, it was impossible to say that a specific weather event was caused, or even made worse, by climate change. But advanced research methods are changing that.
NPR2 min. leídosAnthropology
South Africa Holds Funeral For 21 Teens Who Died In Tavern
It's still not known what caused the deaths of the young people, aged between 13 and 17. Pathologists are studying the cause of death from blood samples.
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The Jobs Market Still Favors Workers, Despite Fears Of An Economic Slowdown
It's still a worker's job market, with 11.3 million open jobs at the end of May, according to new data from the Labor Department.
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Maylee Todd: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
Maylee Todd's sci-fi performance includes an appearance from the first digital avatar to perform a Tiny Desk concert.
NPR3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over GOP-leaning States' Suit To End DACA
A federal judge in Texas last year declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program dead but left it intact while his order is appealed by the Justice Department and advocacy groups.
NPR5 min. leídosAmerican Government
The First Gen Z Candidates Are Running For Congress — And Running Against Compromise
As the first few Gen Z candidates navigate runs for Congress, questions remain over how coming of age during intense national political division will shape Gen Z candidates' approach to politics.
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Why The Highland Park Suspect Represents A Different Kind Of Violent Extremism
The Highland Park shooting suspect doesn't seem to be associated with a ideological or political bent. But extremism researchers say these kinds of acts may actually be part of a troubling new trend.
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From Blockbuster To Bust: Behind The Precipitous Drop In IPOs
Private companies are sitting on the sidelines in 2022 after a record setting year of initial public offerings fueled by cheap borrowing.
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Uvalde Shooting Victims Are Not Getting Funds Fast Enough, Local Officials Say
Texas state Sen. Roland Gutierrez and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin say they've received complaints about the Uvalde Together Resiliency Center.
NPR9 min. leídosFinance & Money Management
In A Turbulent Economy, Here's How To Weather The Inflation Storm
In a turbulent economy, here's how to weather the inflation storm. Experts offer ways to make better financial decisions as the government struggles to control inflation and head off a recession.
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A Georgia Monument, Seen By Some As Satanic, Was Damaged From A Predawn Explosion
The roadside attraction was built in 1980 from local granite, commissioned by an unknown person or group under the pseudonym R.C. Christian.
NPR3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Highland Park Suspect Confessed To The July 4th Shooting, Prosecutors Say
The 21-year-old charged with murdering seven people at the parade in suburban Illinois confessed to the shooting after he was taken into custody, prosecutors said Wednesday.
NPR2 min. leídosAmerican Government
Lindsey Graham Will Fight Georgia 2020 Election Subpoena, His Lawyers Say
Graham's attorneys slammed the investigation into former President Donald Trump and his allies' actions in Georgia after the 2020 election as being coordinated with the Jan. 6 committee.
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A Toddler Was Found Alone After The Highland Park Shooting. Both His Parents Were Dead
The boys photo was shared across Chicago-area social media groups after the July 4 parade shooting, where he was found bloodied and alone. He was identified as Aiden McCarthy, 2, now orphaned.
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Hunky Punky Poolboy: 23 Bops And Ballads For The Summer Stud
He's in Cannon Beach. He's at the Cape. He's in your dreams. He was raised on Aerosmith and Further Seems Forever. This is his soundtrack.
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Boris Johnson Fights To Stay As British Prime Minister As His Party's Support Unravels
Two top ministers and a slew of more junior officials resigned this week, saying they could no longer serve under Johnson's scandal-tarred leadership. He narrowly got by a no-confidence vote in June.
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Newsroom Leadership Promotions for Vickie Walton-James and Ammad Omar
Vickie Walton James will become Acting Managing Editor for News and Ammad Omar will become Chief National Editor on July 25.
NPR1 min. leídos
Mike Grier Becomes The First Black General Manager In NHL History
The 47-year-old hockey veteran was just named the general manager of the San Jose Sharks. Grier comes from a line of sports executives, with both his father and brother working in the NFL.
NPR2 min. leídosAmerican Government
Cipollone Will Testify Behind Closed Doors To The Jan. 6 Committee On Friday
Testimony in the panel's hearings so far has shown the former White House counsel present at key points in the lead-up to Jan. 6 and on the day of the attack.
NPR5 min. leídos
As Calls Grow To Free Brittney Griner, Biden Says He's Spoken With Her Wife
The White House said President Biden and Vice President Harris spoke with Cherelle Griner on Wednesday, as more of the WNBA star's supporters publicly petition him to do more to secure her release.
NPR1 min. leídos
FDA Temporarily Suspends Order Banning Juul Cigarettes
The U.S. federal agency said on Twitter that the stay temporarily suspends the marketing denial order while it conducts further review, but does not rescind it.
NPR5 min. leídosWorld
In Eastern Ukraine's Coal Fields, Russia's Invasion Sparks Hopes Of A Comeback
Ukraine's coal industry was in decline. Now miners find themselves in the middle of a war with Russia — and global demand for coal is rising.
NPR2 min. leídos
New Evacuations For Communities Near California Forest Fire
A wildfire that triggered expanded evacuation orders may have been sparked by fireworks or a barbecue on the Fourth of July in a region that's a top tourism destination.
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