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February 27, 2021


Population of Mexico’s monarch butterflies falls 26%, conservationists find

EL ROSARIO, Mexico (Reuters) – The population of monarch butterflies that arrived in Mexico’s forests to hibernate this winter fell 26% from a year earlier, the country’s Commission for National Protected Areas and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Thursday. Millions of orange and black monarch butterflies migrate to......

Covid-19 Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Protects Against Severe Illness and May Reduce Transmission, F.D.A. Analyses Find

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Jacqui Dallimore, a research nurse, delivering a shot to a volunteer in the Johnson & Johnson vaccine trial at the Desmond Tutu H.I.V. Foundation Youth Center in Masiphumelele, South Africa, in December.Credit…Joao Silva/The......

Biden allies lobbying White House to find potential replacement for budget nominee Tanden as senators oppose her

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden’s nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), attends a hearing with the Senate Committee on the Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 10, 2021. Anna Moneymaker | Pool | Reuters......

Homeowner Is Surprised To Find A Hibernating Bear Raising 3 Cubs Under His House After A Gas Leak

When a Tennessee homeowner noticed a gas leak on his property, he quickly called for repairs. But when the repairmen showed up, they called animal rescue. Turns out, the leak wasn’t your usual wear-and-tear. As the repairmen investigated the situation, they discovered a bear was using the basement crawl space......

During Covid, some working mothers find a silver lining: more time with their children

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here By almost every measure, the coronavirus crisis has been devastating for working women. More women work on the front lines and are at a greater risk of contracting Covid-19, putting themselves and their families in jeopardy. They have reported increased......

Positive Coronavirus Test? Canadians Worry Their Neighbors Will Find Out.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Few victims of public shaming have become as famous as Mr. Cronk, the New Brunswicker who contracted coronavirus on a business trip. He initially had no symptoms, so was not required to self-isolate upon returning, he said. Nine......

Tyson Foods begins vaccinating workers against Covid, but struggles to find doses

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this Friday, May 1, 2020, photo, a worker leaves the Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall | AP In the hunt to gain access to Covid vaccines, large employers like Tyson Foods are faring no better than......

Utah, Oregon State battle to find momentum

Sports Illustrated
AP News Two middling teams likely facing just one available path to the postseason clash on Thursday night when Utah visits Oregon State in Pac-12 play at Corvallis, Ore. The Utes (9-8, 6-7 Pac-12) had a three-game winning streak snapped by falling 73-66 to Stanford last Saturday, while the Beavers......

More than 75% of Americans haven’t calculated how much they need to retire. Here’s how to find out

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Most people can tell you when they want to retire. Not everyone can tell you how much money they will need once they get there. In fact, more than 75% of Americans haven’t even run the numbers, according to the......

Stuck at Home, Pastry Chefs Find Freedom. New Yorkers Find Cookies.

New York Times
Joy Cho was shopping with her mother in a Williams Sonoma store when a display of miniature Bundt pans caught her eye. A pastry cook at Gramercy Tavern until the pandemic came, she bought them. This was early January. The next day, she began composing a sour-cream batter recipe and......

How police tracked an old work truck to find Jennifer Dulos’ alleged killer

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Three weeks after his arrest for murder, Fotis Dulos died by suicide. Michelle Troconis is awaiting trial for charges including conspiracy to murder Jennifer. Dulos. In May 2021, it will be two years since Jennifer disappeared, and despite police......

In Sudan Border Town, Desperate Ethiopians Find ‘Second Mother Country’

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HAMDAYET, Sudan — The refugees were hungry and exhausted, their shoes dusty and worn from trudging for four days through the bush and forest of northwestern Ethiopia, hiding from soldiers, as they escaped the conflict in the country’s......

Police searching for missing couple find 2 bodies in woods near Kalamazoo

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Portage — Authorities searching for a missing couple near Kalamazoo found two bodies Friday in a wooded area about three miles from their home. The bodies were believed to be Gary and Laura Johnson, although identities hadn’t been confirmed, said......

Australians at Home Open Find Success After Year Without Much Tennis

New York Times
Matthew Futterman MELBOURNE, Australia — Ashleigh Barty plowed through the first two rounds of the Australian Open. No surprise there, as Barty, 24, is the top-ranked woman in the world. Except that Barty had a layoff of nearly a year before the run-up to the Australian Open because she opted......

China’s Emissions of Ozone-Harming Gas Are Declining, Studies Find

Emissions from China of a banned gas that harms Earth’s ozone layer have sharply declined after increasing for several years, two teams of scientists said Wednesday, a sign that the Beijing government had made good on vows to crack down on illegal production of the industrial chemical. The findings ease......

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