There’s An Environmental Disaster Unfolding In The Gulf of Mexico

As fishermen deep in the Louisiana bayou, Kindra Arnesen and her family have faced their share of life-altering challenges in recent years.  First came Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 monster storm that devastated her small fishing community in Plaquemines Parish before roaring up the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,800 people and destroying $125 billion in […]

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Widow, 81, sole resident of remote island disputed by South Korea and Japan

Seoul, South Korea( CNN) In 1991, Kim Sin-yeol and her husband induced the unusual decision to move to a lonely outcrop of islands at the heart of a long-standing territory conflict between Japan and South Korea. For years, the couple were the tiny islands’ merely permanent residents, although other people, such as policeman, lighthouse operators […]

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The hazards of the government’s DNA testing program

( CNN) The Trump administration will start piloting a Rapid DNA testing program at the US-Mexico border in an attempt to “identify and prosecute people posing as families, ” two Department of Homeland Security officials told CNN. The pilot will reportedly run for two to three days to “assess the usefulness of this technology in […]

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In 30 days, the Brexit mayhem will get even worse

London( CNN) In the 32 months since the UK stimulated its decision to leave the European Union, the politics of the country have fundamentally altered. This, at least in part, is the result of a question with a binary answer like Leave or Remain, and the inevitable consequence of nearly half the country ending up […]

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