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By Leon Yin, Aaron Sankin, The Markup
A new study published Tuesday calculates just how much climate-related loss richer countries have caused poorer countries through their carbon emissions.
By Seth Borenstein, Drew Costley, Associated Press
The idea is simple but controversial. People receive a set amount of money periodically with no strings attached. Advocates believe that this gives recipients, often in the most marginalized groups, freedom to spend it in ways that are most beneficial…
By Zachary Green, Pavni Mittal
Elon Musk isn't happy. With a personal fortune that is flirting with $300 billion, the Tesla CEO — the richest person on earth — has been lashing out at a Democratic proposal to tax the assets of billionaires like him.
By Haleluya Hadero, Associated Press
Nearly 25% of Americans who were infected with the coronavirus are enduring symptoms of “long COVID,” which can last for months. New Republic freelance reporter Karina Piser reported on how the healthcare system is failing to recognize the symptoms and…
By PBS NewsHour
By Stephanie Sy, Leah Nagy, Sam Lane, Lena I. Jackson
Wildfire season is here and in California alone, this year's fires have already burned more acres than at this time in 2020. In recent years, Sonoma County, north of San Francisco, where wine vineyards dot the landscape and tourism is…
By Candice Norwood
Advocates hope the attention on Biden’s infrastructure plan will foster more conversation about the real history of inequity in American infrastructure and possible solutions.
As nations grapple with economic recovery, which is closely linked with getting people vaccinated and arresting the coronavirus spread, it has become clear that the pandemic exacerbated the impact of the global economic fractures that predate the COVID-19 outbreak. Dambisa…
Millions of Americans faced economic, housing and food uncertainty even before the pandemic. Two years ago, the mayor of Stockton, California piloted a universal basic income program in an effort to ease the pain of his constituents, sending monthly assistance…
By Paul Solman
The U.S. feels more deeply divided than it has in decades. According to social scientist Robert Putnam, the data backs up that assessment. Putnam, author of the seminal work on social capital and isolation “Bowling Alone,” believes looking back to…
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