msnbc.com — 8+ hour, 34+ min ago
'An epidemic within the pandemic': 120,000 U.S. children have lost primary caregivers to Covid
Ebony Hilton, Renee Graham and Maria Teresa Kumar join Zerlina Maxwell to discuss the implications of ... what the CDC calls the Hidden Pandemic, as nearly 120,000 children have lost a parent or a primary caregiver ... to Covid-19, and children of color are disproportionately impacted.Sept. 18, 2021 ... ...
aljazeera.com — 4+ hour, 11+ min ago
Brazil football legend Pele "stable" after respiratory problems
Pele was discharged earlier this week but returned to Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein Hospital on Friday ... Women from the Parisian suburbs that produced Pogba and Mbappe say French Football Federation rules are ... Pele, whose real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, is the only player in history to win three World ... Kely Nascimento, Pele's daughter, said on Instagram that "he is recovering well, under normal conditions ... The 80-year-old was hospitalised again due to respiratory problems days after surgery for a suspected ... ...
aljazeera.com — 4+ hour, 40+ min ago
US real estate heir Robert Durst convicted of murdering friend
A California jury has found multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst guilty of murdering his longtime ... Lead prosecutor John Lewin, who had pursued Durst for years, credited The Jinx filmmakers Andrew Jarecki ... Superior Court Judge Mark Windham, who oversaw the trial, set a sentencing hearing for October 18. ... Durst is the grandson of the founder of The Durst Organization, one of New York City's premier real estate ... Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah reopened the case in May, shortly after taking office ... ...
aljazeera.com — 4+ hour, 46+ min ago
Is this the end of China's experiment with capitalism?
President Xi Jinping launches sweeping socialist reforms to address inequality in the world's second ... The People's Bank of China added 90 billion yuan of funds on a net basis as the Evergrande debt crisis ... Taiwan sent combat aircraft to warn away the Chinese aircraft, while missile systems were deployed to ... China is struggling to encourage couples to have more children, risking its long-term economic prospects ... ...
texasnewstoday.com — 46+ min ago
Texas Abortion Law Shows a "Terrifying" Vulnerability in Women's Rights, Activists Say | Global Development
Texas's new abortion law reminds us of the vulnerabilities of hard-earned rights, "more aggressive and much more organized," pro-choice activists said. It states that it is warning. [and] A more funded "global opposition movement. Abortion-rights have won several victories in recent years, including Ireland, Argentina, and more recently Mexico, where the Supreme Court ruled last ......
aljazeera.com — 5+ hour, 58+ min ago
China enters Taiwan air defence zone a day after army budget rise
the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Island. ... Speaking on Friday, Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said the government had to take the threat from China ... Taiwan Affairs Office said in a statement. ... The Eastern Theater Command, which oversees the Chinese military in eastern China, said on Saturday in ... the democratically governed island, often in the southwestern part of its air defence zone close to ... ...
voanews.com — 5+ hour, 47+ min ago
Mussels Project Aims to Improve Water Quality in Washington's Potomac River
Emily Franc lifts a round basket out of the Potomac River at National Harbor in Oxen Hill, Maryland, ... The scenic 650-kilometer-long Potomac river flows through Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington ... Emma Carter, a volunteer, takes water samples from the Potomac River in Alexandria, Virginia. ... Emily Franc, vice president of development and philanthropy for the Potomac Riverkeeper Network, holds ... Now, a project is underway to restore native freshwater mussels to the Potomac to improve water quality ... ...
aljazeera.com — 15+ hour, 4+ min ago
China pumps $14bn in cash into market amid Evergrande crisis
Tan, head of Asia foreign-exchange strategy at Royal Bank of Canada in Hong Kong. ... ," Societe Generale SA economists led by Wei Yao wrote in a research note. ... Both Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs slashed forecasts for the industry citing the potential of an Evergrande ... The move comes as the trouble facing China Evergrande Group fuels investor concern over the health of ... as they contemplate how much pain the Communist Party is willing to tolerate. ... ...
aljazeera.com — 5+ hour, 1+ min ago
Algeria's Abdelaziz Bouteflika dead at age 84
He brilliantly held this position," FLN MP Samira Bouras Kerkouche told Al Jazeera. ... He hosted the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization ... reportedly joined the National Liberation Army, the military branch of the National Liberation Front ... eradicated with the growing presence of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and Jund al-Khilafa, a group ... affiliated with ," said Aomar Baghzouz, a professor of law at the University of Tizi Ouzou. ... ...
aljazeera.com — 1+ day ago
What you should know about Russia's parliamentary elections
in Russia," Vitali Shkliarov told Al Jazeera. ... Its leader, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, has been accused of anti-Semitism and wanted Moscow to use nukes against ... The biggest and oldest of them is the Communist Party, led by Gennady Zyuganov. ... He leads annual marches to the Red Square mausoleum of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin and idolises his ... Pritulin, an English teacher at a public school in southeastern Moscow, told Al Jazeera. ... ...