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Brazil has unveiled its plan to protect the Amazon. Critics say it’s not enough

The Brazilian government has presented a new official goal for fighting deforestation in the Amazon — a first for the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro. But critics say it’s hardly enough.The Brazilian government has presented a new official goal for fighting deforestation in the Amazon — a first for the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro. […]

What civilians in Afghanistan say about America’s withdrawal

America plans to “close the book” on its 20-year war in Afghanistan — but the departure of US troops will usher in an uncertain chapter for Afghan civilians.America plans to “close the book” on its 20-year war in Afghanistan — but the departure of US troops will usher in an uncertain chapter for Afghan civilians.

Meet Bearsun, the real-life teddy bear on a journey from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Bearsun is walking over 400 miles from Los Angeles to San Francisco, in just over a week. What started as an artistic project now has become an act of spontaneity, overcoming challenges and making people smile.Bearsun is walking over 400 miles from Los Angeles to San Francisco, in just over a week. What started as […]

Cuba’s Raul Castro prepares to step down, ending the era of his famous clan at the country’s helm

When Raul Castro announced three years ago that he would step down in 2021 as head of Cuba’s all-powerful communist party, he surely envisioned the island on firmer economic footing and the transition to a new generation of leadership nearly complete.When Raul Castro announced three years ago that he would step down in 2021 as […]

Maxine Waters tells Jim Jordan to ‘shut your mouth’ after GOP congressman feuds with Fauci

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan and the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a heated exchange Thursday over the country’s Covid-19 mitigation measures, which ended with Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters telling Jordan to “shut your mouth.”Republican Rep. Jim Jordan and the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a […]

4 men found burned alive and 2 others hanged in South Africa, police say

Four young men were found burned to death and two others were found hanged by unknown assailants in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, police said on Thursday.Four young men were found burned to death and two others were found hanged by unknown assailants in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, police said on Thursday.