Two of the three wild poliovirus strains are now eradicated globally.
Voracious purple urchins in waters of California and Oregon pose threat to kelp forests and risk upending delicate ecosystems
Tens of millions of voracious purple sea urchins that have already chomped their way through towering underwater kelp forests in California are spreading north to Oregon, sending the delicate marine ecosystem off the shore into such disarray that other critical species are starving to death.
A recent count found 350m purple sea urchins on one Oregon reef alone – more than a 10,000% increase since 2014. And in northern California, 90% of the giant bull kelp forests have been devoured by the urchins, perhaps never to return.
ICE has been taking a small number of immigrant teens it deems to be dangerous far from their families and detaining them for months at a time.
Free press and First Amendment unwelcome by Trump and White House – no shame, morals, or ethics and rest of GOP says nothing!
Government staffers instructed not to renew newspaper subscriptions after Trump complained about unfair coverage
The White House has instructed federal agencies not to renew subscriptions for the New York Times and the Washington Post, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Days after Donald Trump mused about cancelling White House subscriptions for the two newspapers in a Fox News interview, his administration is now reportedly advising federal agencies to do the same.
Do whatever you want says Putin’s puppy Trump!
Africa’s one-time big political patron now wants to solicit its business. At the first Russia-Africa Economic Forum, the scope of opportunity being advanced is grand and the geopolitical stakes are high.
Probably like Trump and Orban too!
More than a quarter of Germans surveyed said they agreed with anti-Semitic statements, including that Jews have “too much power over the economy.” Over 40% said they thought Jews “talk about the Holocaust too much.”
45 GOP sit in the hearings and ask questions – all spin and violated security systems in the room to hacking by foreign cyber-spys
Donald Trump called for Republicans to get tough on the impeachment inquiry. The very public protest was their answer.
A 1990s effort to encourage drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has cost the government $18 billion in lost revenue from oil royalties, according to a new report.
Before measles vaccines became widely administered in 1963, about three million to four million Americans a year contracted the disease, and about 400 to 500 died from it.
What does this have to do with anything? Pence getting ready to replace Trump when Trump resigns or is tossed out?
- US vice president rips NBA and Nike in Thursday speech
- Pence says league failed to adequately back Rockets GM
US vice-president Mike Pence accused the National Basketball Association of “acting like a wholly owned subsidiary” of China’s ruling Communist party for what he deemed the league’s failure to stand up for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, whose tweet in support of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong caused an international rift.