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Hong Kong marks Tiananmen massacre for what many fear will be the last time
When protests broke out in Beijing and other cities across China in early 1989, many in Hong Kong were exhilarated.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:52:41 GMT)

UK police identify new suspect in 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann
British police officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have identified a new suspect, in what they described as a "significant new line of enquiry," 13 years after the three year-old vanished in Portugal.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:39:43 GMT)

India's cyclone response saves lives
Mumbai avoided the worst of Cyclone Nisarga, which made landfall close to the Indian financial capital in western Maharashtra state on Wednesday, but caused minimal damage, officials said.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:28:20 GMT)

New Zealand to provide free sanitary products in schools
The New Zealand government said Wednesday that it will provide free sanitary products in schools across the country in an effort to tackle period poverty -- where girls or women are unable to afford or access sufficient menstrual hygiene products.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:14:37 GMT)

WHO warns Latin American countries not to reopen too quickly
Some Latin America nations are partially reopening this week, despite still recording thousands of coronavirus deaths and infections. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:01:43 GMT)

European unemployment is half that of America. Here's why
Unemployment in the European Union ticked up in April as job losses tied to the coronavirus pandemic mounted. But short-time work programs — which are far more common than in the United States — helped cushion the blow.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:19:40 GMT)

HSBC and Standard Chartered publicly support China's national security law for Hong Kong
Two of Hong Kong's biggest retail banks are backing a controversial national security law that would drastically broaden China's power over the financial hub.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:17:50 GMT)

Grindr pulls feature that lets users sort by race. It says it's supporting Black Lives Matter
Grindr is removing its "ethnicity filter" in what it says is a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:24:58 GMT)

Why Ben & Jerry's statement on white supremacy is so extraordinary
Let there be no doubt where Ben & Jerry's stands.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:57:01 GMT)

New York Times staffers revolt over publication of Tom Cotton op-ed
Staffers at The New York Times expressed dismay Wednesday over the newspaper's decision to publish an op-ed written by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton that called for the U.S. military to be deployed in cities across the country to help restore order.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 03:57:22 GMT)

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
(Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:44:32 GMT)

Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise

(Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:14:00 GMT)

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
(Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:20:40 GMT)

The messages hidden in famous logos
There is an arrow hidden in the FedEx logo. (If you've never noticed, go take a look, and prepare to be blown away.)
(Tue, 13 Mar 2018 02:21:53 GMT)

Austrian architects will transform Hitler's birthplace into a police station
Austria has unveiled plans to transform Adolf Hitler's birthplace into a police station, following years of debate and legal wrangling over the controversial site.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:50:00 GMT)

Perfectly preserved ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered in Italy
A beautiful and remarkably well preserved mosaic floor from ancient Rome has been discovered by archaeologists in northern Italy.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 14:04:24 GMT)

Wooden skyscrapers climb to new heights
Surrounded by farmland and with a population of under 10,000 people, the Norwegian town of Brumunddal might seem like an unlikely setting for a record-breaking high-rise.
(Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:00:39 GMT)

'My emotions were so raw': The people creating art to remember George Floyd
In the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, artists have been quick to respond with works that seek to memorialize, to provoke and to heal.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:49:47 GMT)

Which countries are reopening to tourists?
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back.
(Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:02:22 GMT)

What nudists do during a lockdown
On an average weekday, you might find Parisian Laurent Luft enjoying a swim at the city's Roger Le Gall swim center.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:25:06 GMT)

The homes frozen in time on abandoned island
While many visitors to Hong Kong know about the main Hong Kong island, home to many of the financial capital's skyscrapers, the city is actually an archipelago.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2020 01:59:59 GMT)

Should you fly yet? Here's what scientists say
We don't know about you, but we're ready to travel. And that typically means flying.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:55:57 GMT)

The tiny airport that became the world's busiest
Alaska's Anchorage International Airport lacks the waterfalls and razzmatazz of Singapore Changi or the eight runways of Chicago O'Hare.
(Sat, 23 May 2020 08:23:46 GMT)

They bought a $1 house in Italy, then Covid-19 struck
When Italian towns began offering houses for sale for little more than $1, they inspired legions of dreamers to take a gamble on moving to a remote corner of Italy.
(Wed, 20 May 2020 12:57:47 GMT)

Inseparable twin sisters start nursing career together at same hospital during pandemic
When Lauren and Lacie Brown graduated from nursing school, neither of them thought they'd be walking right into the front lines of a pandemic.
(Sat, 30 May 2020 05:02:19 GMT)

'Parks and Rec' star donates proceeds from his comedy specials to America's Food Fund
Nick Offerman wants to help keep people fed during the coronavirus pandemic.
(Fri, 29 May 2020 15:54:22 GMT)

Doctors thank doctors on the pandemic frontlines
Medical workers deserve huge applause and gratitude for putting their lives on the line to save others during the pandemic. Despite making huge sacrifices, these doctors and their families would also like to say "thank you" to those who are also making a difference on the frontlines.
(Fri, 29 May 2020 12:41:38 GMT)

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