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How Politics Saves Lives – The New York Times

On a Sunday in July 2014, a man boarded a plane in Monrovia, Liberia, and flew to Lagos, Nigeria.Nigeria had no more Ebola cases, and fewer than 10 people, including the man from Liberia, had died.Off

India Covid deaths: Crematoriums overflow with victims, with pyres burning through the night

'Before the pandemic, we used to cremate eight to 10 people (daily),' said Jitender Singh Shunty, head of the Seemapuri crematorium in eastern New Delhi.'.Demand is so high that Seemapuri crematorium

SAG-AFTRA Launches New Website for Reporting Sexual Harassment

SAG-AFTRA announced in a virtual press conference on Thursday that it has launched SAG-AFTRA Safe Place, a new website to allow members to discreetly and privately report incidents of sexual harassme

Jason Rantz: Seattle parents helpless – school district backs homeless encampment over students 

Students finally returning to campus at one Seattle school were greeted with a sprawling and dangerous homeless encampment that has parents so worried about safety, some kids have already been pulled

Monday Sunrise Briefing: A global helping hand for India

S., Germany, France, the U.K, China, Russia and other nations announced efforts to help as India grapples with a surge in COVID-19 cases.“Just as India sent assistance to the United States as our ho

Why Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ Changed Main Character’s Race

Showrunner Eric Heisserer tells TheWrap how that switch also shaped the look of his writers’ room.“Shadow and Bone,” Netflix’s long-awaited TV adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse books

SmartNews’ COVID-19 vaccine alert reaches 1M users in Japan a week after launching – TechCrunch

SmartNews’ Vaccine Alert and Map features for its Japanese app.The news discovery unicorn decided to create Vaccine Alert and Map features for its Japanese app because many people there are frustrat

Sony CEO Tony Vinciquerra on Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict: ‘A Resounding Victory’

Sony Chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra has sent a memo to the employees on Tuesday’s Derek Chauvin guilty verdict calling it, “a resounding victory for everyone who has spent the last year trying

Video: Jeff Bezos gives Washington governor a tour of homeless shelter attached to Amazon HQ

Jeff Bezos, left, and Lauren Sanchez show off the Mary’s Place Family Center, located in an Amazon building in Seattle, to Washington Gov.Jeff Bezos played host to Washington Gov.Jay Inslee in a tou

Here’s why we should never trust AI to identify our emotions

Imagine you are in a job interview.Yet the science behind emotion recognition systems is controversial: there are biases built into the systems.The award-winning film Coded Bias, recently released on

What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity? : NPR

People wait for their turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in Chennai, India, on Friday.toggle caption Arun Sankar/AFP via Getty Images People wait for their turn to receive

Jane Hampton Cook: When cancel culture came for Ben Franklin – here’s how this founder fought back

Benjamin Franklin died 231 years ago on April 17, 1790.Yet in the past year, Franklin has been the target of cancel culture.If Franklin were alive, would he agree with the 64% of Americans who belie