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First detected by scientists in South Africa, the variant has now been confirmed with cases in Asia and Europe, including at least two in Britain and two in Germany. Israel announced it would ban nearly all international travelers.
Scientists say the new coronavirus variant has a high number of mutations that could make it more easily transmissible. While more research is needed, scientists have confirmed some important details.
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Landsat 9, launched in September by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, offers ultra-detailed views of Earth’s surface and “will help us make science-based decisions on key issues including water use, wildfire impacts, coral reef degradation, glacier and ice-shelf retreat and tropical deforestation,” said USGS acting director David Applegate.
A new report indicates the U.S. government will make it more expensive to extract oil and gas on federal land and offshore, by accounting for climate change and other environmental impacts.
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The Fortin family, with Scottsdale, Ariz., firefighters Derek Owen and Preston Fuller, after they rescued their pet dog, who ventured into their tortoise’s burrow. (Scottsdale Fire Department)
The two animals aren’t exactly the best of friends.
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The new musical was inspired by Beverly Lindsay-Johnson's 2007 documentary. (Jiiko Ozimba)
Washington’s homegrown program, broadcast on WOOK-TV, broke new ground in the 1960s. It’s the focus of a work — with book and lyrics by Jiiko Ozimba and music by Tony Berry and Peter Chatmon — streaming on Vimeo pay-per-view.
She edited about 10 years off their photo, made them look "amazing" and posted it online — is it okay to ask her to take it down?
Our friend has given us many gifts over the years. I found out he has checked our house to see whether they’re being used.
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