Try looking in the monthly archives. December 2020

It’s OK to be pessimistic about 2021. But here’s how to let a little hope in.

We all say we want to move on after terrible periods in our lives, but it can be more difficult …read more

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Australia changes National Anthem wording to reflect Indigenous history

Australia has struggled for decades to reconcile with Aborigines, who arrived on the continent some 50,000 years before British colonists. …read more

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U.S. sees some indications of possible Iranian attack in Mideast

There have been recent heightened tensions, but an official acknowledged reading Iranian intentions is “difficult and at times unpredictable.” …read more

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U.S. sees some indications of possible Iranian attack in Mideast

There have been recent heightened tensions, but an official acknowledged reading Iranian intentions is “difficult and at times unpredictable.” …read more

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Covid variant found in Florida, more cases identified in California

The strain first detected in the U.K. has now been reported in three states. …read more

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Trump extends Covid-related visa ban, health coverage policy advances

In April, Trump imposed a ban on green cards issued abroad that largely targets family members of people already in …read more

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Rep. Jamie Raskin announces death of 25-year-old son

The family has asked for everyone to observe strict Covid-19 protocols as they grieve for the loss of Thomas Bloom …read more

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Danny Masterson harassment suit must go through Scientology mediation, judge rules

The plaintiffs claim they were stalked and intimidated by the church’s agents after going to police to report rape allegations …read more

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U.S. restores Medicaid for Marshall Islands, exposing longtime injustice, experts say

President Bill Clinton signed a welfare bill 24 years ago that altered those eligible for federal aid, stripping Marshallese and …read more

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Millions of Americans moved during the pandemic — and most aren’t looking back

The faces of America’s cities and neighborhoods have been forever altered by the pandemic. …read more

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