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  • EU considering blocking US tourists over botched COVID-19 containment: US media

    EU nations may close their borders to US travelers as they seek to reopen their economies to tourism because of how Washington has handled the pandemic, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing unnamed European officials. One official involved in talks among European Union members about who should be allowed to visit the bloc shared [

    www.rawstory.com
  • US pushes ahead with Taliban peace deal despite reported involvement in carrying out bounties on US troops

    The U.S.’s envoy to Afghanistan signaled Saturday that Washington intends to continue pursuing a peace deal with the Taliban despite recent reports of its involvement in carrying out Russian bounties on U.S. and coalition servicemembers in the country.

    TheHill
  • A "For Us, By Us" Vision

    What could a “village mentality” look like in New Haven? Less white saviorism from nonprofits and college students swooping in to help, IfeMichelle Gardin posited. More community-generated programs rooted in neighbor-to-neighbor relationships.

    New Haven Independent
  • Social Media Drops the Hammer on Team Trump

    Reddit and Twitch are the latest companies to take action against the president and his supporters, as platforms re-evaluate and reinforce hate speech policies.

    www.wired.com
  • Using DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there

    River water, lake water, and seawater contain DNA belonging to organisms such as animals and plants. Ecologists have begun to actively analyze such DNA molecules, called environmental DNA, to assess the distribution of macro-organisms. Challenges yet remain, however, in quantitative applications of environmental DNA.

    phys.org
  • China takes measures against 4 US media companies

    China is demanding staff and business information from four U.S. media companies including The Associated Press in what it calls a necessary response to similar demands by Washington on Chinese state-controlled news outlets

    ABC News
  • China takes measures against 4 US media companies

    BEIJING (AP) - China has demanded staff and business information from four U.S. media companies including The Associated Press in what it called a necessary response to similar demands by Washington on Chinese state-controlled news outlets. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced Wednesday that AP, United Press International, CBS

    The Washington Times