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Iran Revolutionary Guard colonel is shot dead in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior member of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed outside his home in Tehran on Sunday by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike, state TV reported. A...

EXPLAINER: What are the key climate themes at Davos?

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia's war in Ukraine will be focuses of the World Economic Forum’s gathering of business and government leaders, so too will climate change...

Parris Island wages battles, not war, against climate change

PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Rising seas are encroaching on one of America’s most storied military installations, where thousands of recruits are molded into Marines each year amid the salt marshes of S...

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe

The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases wer...

African scientists baffled by monkeypox cases in Europe, US

LONDON (AP) — Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease's recent spread in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpo...

Mining companies back away from Brazil's Indigenous areas

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Some of the world’s biggest mining companies have withdrawn requests to research and extract minerals on Indigenous land in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and have repudiated Brazil...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

EXPLAINER: What is monkeypox and where is it spreading?

LONDON (AP) — European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young men. It's a surprising outbreak of a disease that rarely appears outs...

Survey: Chesapeake's crab population at lowest since 1990

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay is estimated to be at the lowest level observed since an annual survey tracking the population began in 1990, officials announced T...

Carbon removal technologies to get $3.5B federal investment

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government is investing in machines that suck giant amounts of carbon dioxide out of the air in the hopes of reducing damage from climate change. The Dep...

LiveSpo: Spobiotic Research Center opens - A breakthrough solution for an antibiotic-free future

Antibiotic resistance, the challenge of humanhealthcare HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 19 May 2022 - A Lancet publication in early 2022 reported that an estimated 5 million deaths are associated ...

VinFuture Prize 2022 officially announces commencement of the pre-screening round

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 19 May 2022 - On May 18th, 2022 – The commencement of VinFuture Pre-Screening Round has been officially announced. Honoring the theme of "Reshaping and Reviving", t...

Are European academics helping China's military?

The promotional video for China's elite National University of Defense Technology is set to dramatic music. In quick succession, soldiers run behind tanks, guns blazing, followed by uniformed NUDT...

New inquiry into Australian mother convicted of 4 homicides

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state attorney general on Wednesday declined to pardon a mother convicted almost 20 years ago of smothering her four children to death and instead ordered a ne...

Celebrated Mexican archaeologist wins major Spanish award

MADRID (AP) — Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, a celebrated Mexican archaeologist who led the excavation of the Great Aztec Temple in Mexico City, won this year’s Princess of Asturias award in the social scie...