Democracy Dies in Darkness
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The bill, which combines new firearms restrictions with $15 billion in mental health and school security funding, now heads to President Biden for his signature.
An earthquake this week in Afghanistan caused thousands of casualties. (AP)
Algorithms analyze seismic data from previous earthquakes to predict earthquakes earlier and notify people more quickly. But it’s harder to collect information in places with crumbling infrastructure.
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As extreme weather events are expected to worsen globally, the Philippines is at the forefront of the crisis. Filipinos have learned to add features to their homes such as flood dikes, elevated floors and — in one case — a floating garage.
Drag queen Trixie Mattel. (Jon Sams)
“The Blonde & Pink Albums,” the Discovery Plus show “Trixie Motel” and a comedy tour are just the latest ventures for Mattel, a former winner of “Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars.”