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Canadian schools spend more as enrolment and test scores fall

Canadian schools spend more as enrolment and test scores fall

Source: Jim Marshall, Lecturer, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina / The Conversation The question of...
Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va

Historian works to ‘humanize those enslaved’ at Fort Monroe

This June 11, 2008 file photo shows some of the fortifications inside the moat at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va. Casemate Museum Historian Robert...
Maine Becomes 1st State in the Nation to Outlaw Native American Mascots in All Schools

Maine Becomes 1st State in the Nation to Outlaw Native American Mascots in All...

A man holds up an anti-mascot button to protest using Native Americans as mascots for sports teams at a 2003 event in Ohio. On...
Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Liberal environmental contradictions could pave way for Conservative win

Source: Mark Winfield, Professor of Environmental Studies, York University, Canada / The Conversation A few weeks ago, Catherine McKenna, Canada’s...
Costa Rica Announces Drop in Murders, Increase in Gun Seizures

Costa Rica Announces Drop in Murders, Increase in Gun Seizures

SAN JOSE —  Costa Rica announced on Thursday a reduction in murders and an increase in the confiscation of illegal weapons as it put into...
Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

Source: Sam McKegney, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, Queen's University, Ontario / The Conversation “Damn, we got it....
Dayton, Ohio, Fearful Ahead of Planned Saturday Rally by Group Linked to the Ku Klux Klan

Dayton, Ohio, Fearful Ahead of Planned Saturday Rally by Group Linked to the Ku...

Concerns about having scenes like this one from Charlottesville, Va., during a white supremacist march and counterprotest rally Aug. 12, 2017, have officials in...
Forget toast and oatmeal, low-carb breakfasts reduce sugar spikes in those with Type 2 diabetes

Forget toast and oatmeal, low-carb breakfasts reduce sugar spikes in those with Type 2...

Source: Jonathan Little, Associate Professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia / The Conversation ...
Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History

Lonnie Bunch is director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. (Photo: Michael R. Barnes, Smithsonian, NMAAHC) By Susannah...
Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field Ruptured by Climate Change 

Chile’s Southern Patagonia Ice Field Ruptured by Climate Change 

Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change,...
The sexist treatment of the Mother of Dragons

The sexist treatment of the Mother of Dragons

Source: Stefan Dolgert, Associate Professor of Political Science, Brock University / The Conversation This story contains spoilers for Season 8...
Barack Obama Surprises, Then Promptly Dad-Stunts on Kids in Southeast Washington, D.C.

Barack Obama Surprises, Then Promptly Dad-Stunts on Kids in Southeast Washington, D.C.

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images)We need to talk about the president.No, not the bloated Twitter troll serving happy meals to world-class athletes, I’m...
Sending surplus food to charity is not the way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Sending surplus food to charity is not the way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Source: Elaine Power, Associate Professor in Health Studies, Queen's University, Ontario / The Conversation With the recent news that Canada...
Snack-sized 'candy' fish explain a coral mystery

Snack-sized ‘candy’ fish explain a coral mystery

Source: Simon Brandl, Postdoctoral research fellow, Simon Fraser University / The Conversation You’re swimming over a coral reef. What do...

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Accused of Racially Profiling Students, Racist Remarks

Photo: iStockTypically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade...
Compelling people to reveal their passwords is posing a challenge to police and courts

Compelling people to reveal their passwords is posing a challenge to police and courts

Source: Robert Diab, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University / The Conversation If someone was accused of a...
Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

Source: Inderveer Mahal, Family physician and Global Journalism Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto / The Conversation ...
Cardi B Files Trademark for 'Bocktails' Drinks and TV Show

Cardi B Files Trademark for ‘Bocktails’ Drinks and TV Show

Cardi B performs onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is shaking up old politics with her new style

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is shaking up old politics with her new style

Source: Peggy Nash, Senior Advisor, Centre for Labour Management Relations, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University / The Conversation ...
U.S. Government Admits 6th Migrant Child Died in U.S. Custody in Past 8 Months

U.S. Government Admits 6th Migrant Child Died in U.S. Custody in Past 8 Months

Photo: Scott Eisen (Getty Images)The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from Guatemala died while...
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Zimbabwe: State-Owned Paper Accuses U.S. of ‘Showing Hand’ in Destabilisation

Cape Town — The Herald, the state-owned newspaper in Zimbabwe,...
WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA —  The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new cases of the deadly disease...
Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses and Her Pregnancy Fears

Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses and Her Pregnancy Fears

Screenshot: Melanie Acevedo (People Magazine)When Tamron Hall announced in March that she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child at age 48,...

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