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NBA stars recovering from COVID-19

The fourth NBA player to recover from COVID-19 is Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics. He announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has fully recovered from the disease. “Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s […]


Iran debate breeds fury on CGTN

Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force, was killed by a U.S. military drone strike near Baghdad airport on Thursday.


The Future of Food

Food and Climate Change Expert, Amanda Griscom Little dives in, discussing why now, what’s next, and more on The Future of Food as part of our series: The Future of X.


“The Farewell”: A film review

“The Farewell” highlights the cultural divide between east and west, but it also emphasizes the commonalities between the two in terms of love of family and the difficulty of coming to terms with death. Here’s the Culture Curmudgeon’s review.

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The history of Earth Day

Earth Day began in the United States in 1970 as a national day to unite on causes affecting the health of the planet – and those who live on it.