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As drought grips northern Kenya, human-wildlife tensions rise
As a historic drought grips Kenya and the U.N. prepares for its biodiversity conference, tensions are high between locals and wildlife. Elephants and other animals are wandering into villages in search of food, sometimes resulting in violent clashes.
State judge places hold on Oregon gun safety law
A new voter-approved gun safety law in Oregon was placed on hold Tuesday by a state court judge. Multiple gun rights groups, local sheriffs, and gun store owners say the law violates Americans’ constitutional right to bear arms.
Argentina’s lesson in equalizing justice
Many democracies are healthy enough to probe alleged misconduct of top leaders. For Argentina, the conviction of a former president marks a special moment against corruption.
Ukraine’s liberation can be global
As the world faces unprecedented humanitarian crises, the response to Ukraine’s needs has pushed reforms in the international aid community.
Worship by other means
A decline of faithful attendance in Western churches does not mean less practice of Christian qualities of thought.
Will Twitter remain a useful disaster planning tool under Musk?
Twitter is a valuable tool for disaster response worldwide, though its function could be at risk if new policies from Elon Musk lead to service delays, or even crashes. Humanitarian aid activists worldwide seek to reduce their dependence on the platform.
In Asia, citizen groups fill fact-checking gap left by Big Tech
Initiatives across Asia are tackling misinformation using on-the-ground training and civil society engagement to cater to the needs of communities. They are filling a fact-checking gap left by tech giants who lack expertise in local languages and context.
RIPTwitter? Mass worker exodus follows Musk ultimatum.
Twitter engineers are leaving the company in droves after Elon Musk asked them in an email to either commit to “hardcore” work or resign. Doubts over the company’s future persist after Mr. Musk fired half of the company’s staff during his chaotic takeover.
A new space race? Britain enters the orbital launch business.
For people accustomed to hearing about rocket launches from Florida or Russia, the name Spaceport Cornwall may sound like an oxymoron. But the United Kingdom is a builder of satellites – and now Europe’s first player in sending them into space.
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