Trump…Days and Counting

January 14, 2021
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Photo Credit: The Washington Post by Al Drago.

The clock is ticking on Donald Trump. He will not disappear on January 20, 2021. But he will no longer be president of the United States. For that, the world can breathe a sigh of...

Argentina Makes a Dramatic Change In Its Law on Abortion

December 31, 2020
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Supporters of legalizing abortion celebrating. Photo Credit: Sarah Pabst for The New York Times.

Argentina made it legal for a woman to have an abortion. It was victory for a movement after years of rallies. It was a political triumph.

The debate in the...


Memo to the New President of Mar-a-Lago

November 13, 2020
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Aerial view of Mar-a-Lago, the oceanfront estate of Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Fla. Photo Credit: John Roca/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Dear Mr. Trump,

Congratulations on you election as president of Mar-a-Lago. It is a great resort and golf club. And...

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October 14, 2020
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Vape and Smoke At Your Own Coronavirus Risk

September 10, 2020
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Smoking and Vaping.

Scientists warn about the use of e-cigarettes. They say their use raises the chance of catching the coronavirus. If you do catch the virus, the use of e-cigarettes also can make the virus worse.

Experts have warned that the coronavirus uses...

When the Color of Your Skin Matters

September 3, 2020
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Left, a black patient with Covid toe and a white patient with Covid toe. Photo Credit: Associated Press

Skin color can be a challenge when...

Herd Immunity: Can It Happen? 

August 20, 2020
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A Jewish Orthodox community in Brooklyn was hit hard by the coronavirus. Photo Credit: Jonah Markowitz for The New York Times

Experts think they know when the end will come. At some time, the coronavirus will not be able to find enough...


The Deaths of John Lewis and George Floyd

July 28, 2020
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John Lewis died of cancer at the age of 80.

John Lewis.

John Lewis was a symbol of how far America has come in ending segregation. Segregation was a way of life in the South of the U.S. It was used to...