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Africa has held off the worst of the coronavirus. Researchers are working to figure out how.

The reasons are still something of a mystery, but scientists said the success of many African countries offers crucial lessons. …read more

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Secret, powerful panels will pick Covid-19 vaccine winners. Can they be trusted?

Data and safety monitoring boards work under a cloak of secrecy meant to prevent undue influence. In the Trump era, …read more

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California Gov. signs order banning sale of gasoline-powered cars by 2035

The order aims to phase out cars with internal combustion engines within 15 years by requiring that all new cars …read more

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China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060. …read more

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Fierce, frequent, climate-fueled wildfires may decimate forests worldwide

Scientists worry the hottest blazes could end up obliterating swathes of some forests forever. …read more

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‘The numbers don’t lie': Masks help curb infections, officials say

“Masks work. Physical distancing works. And the number don’t lie,” Indiana governor says about the state’s declining new cases of …read more

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One of largest known T. rex skeletons up for auction at Christie’s

The British auction house Christie’s plans to sell the skeleton of one of the largest known Tyrannosaurus rexes in early …read more

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Dismay as huge chunk of Greenland’s ice cap breaks off

An enormous chunk of Greenland’s ice cap has broken off in the far northeastern Arctic, a development that scientists say …read more

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Inside Pinterest, more tales of workplace discrimination

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When McKenna Rogers landed a job on Pinterest’s finance team in 2018, …read more

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How video chat fuels the American deportation machine

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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Detained, dehumanized, deported. Inside the cruel bureaucracy of ICE’s immigrant detention centers. <svg version="1.1" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" …read more

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