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The Israel-Palestine conflict has claimed 14,000 lives since 1987
Despite the latest fighting in Gaza, the endless occupation is tolerable to many Israelis
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America’s CDC abruptly changes its guidance on face-masks
Masks have become a political statement as much as an epidemiological necessity
Parks and procreation
Park visits predict changes in birth rates during the pandemic
The number of births prevented by the pandemic may exceed the death toll from covid-19
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As the price of bitcoin has climbed, so has its environmental cost
Governments and climate-conscious investors are starting to take note
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How many lives has the pandemic cost?
Conflict in Israel • Liz Cheney defenestrated • A jump in inflation • Reforming corporate taxes
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South Carolina is bringing back the firing squad
The archaic execution method is rarely used in America
Covid-19 death tallies
How we estimated the true death toll of the pandemic
Dealing with potential outcomes, known unknowns, and uncertainty
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Republican voters approve of their party’s sacking of Liz Cheney
Despite her right-leaning record, it is the party’s liberal and moderate wing that supports her
Covid-19 data
Tracking covid-19 excess deaths across countries
In many parts of the world, official death tolls undercount the total number of fatalities
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The use of renewable energy is accelerating
But still not quickly enough to offset the use of fossil fuels
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Ransomware attacks like the one that hit Colonial Pipeline are increasingly common
The groups behind such attacks are targeting bigger organisations and demanding heftier payouts
Why east has least
The legacy of Victorian-era pollution still shapes English cities
A new study uses 21st-century wizardry to solve a 19th-century mystery
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