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Yellow Vest Unrest Leaves Protester Severely Injured In Paris

lör, 02/09/2019 - 23:01

Violence broke out Saturday as yellow vest protesters kept the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron's government, for the 13th straight weekend of demonstrations.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Seattle's Unusually Frigid Temperatures And Heavy Snowfall Stretch Into Next Week

lör, 02/09/2019 - 19:32

A rare winter storm in the State of Washington prompted its governor to declare a state of emergency. More than 200 flights were cancelled on Friday and drivers are being urged to stay off the roads.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

On The Hill, A Rare Gun Violence Hearing; In Denver, A Looming Teacher Strike

lör, 02/09/2019 - 18:00

Also this week, Sen. Lamar Alexander proposed a new system for keeping colleges accountable and simplifying the application for federal student aid.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Defying Parents, A Teen Decides To Get Vaccinated

lör, 02/09/2019 - 13:57

Ethan Lindenberger had never received vaccines for diseases like polio or measles because his mom is anti-vaccine. Now he's 18, he's finally getting his shots.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

How To Demand A Medical Breakthrough: Lessons From The AIDS Fight

lör, 02/09/2019 - 13:38

When the AIDS crisis started in the 1980s, the official response was tepid. Then activists channeled their anger into into one of the most effective protest movements in recent history.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Stay Or Go? Ortega's Crackdown Pushes Nicaraguans To Make Hard Choices

lör, 02/09/2019 - 13:34

The Central American country has been in turmoil since last April, when President Daniel Ortega launched a brutal crackdown on protesters and other opponents.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

'Watch What We're Doing': Could Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Challenge Trump In 2020?

lör, 02/09/2019 - 13:00

The well-liked Republican leading a deep-blue state is an outspoken critic of President Trump and has denounced the "debilitating politics of Washington."

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

In Northern Minnesota, 'Snow Farmers' Make Sure A Ski-Racing Tradition Endures

lör, 02/09/2019 - 11:00

For the past few years, there hasn't been enough natural snow in Mora, Minn. to carpet the forests for a famed cross-country ski race. Local farmers now volunteer to make snow for the trails.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska