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A 'simple' gesture: Congressman reflects on photo that went viral in wake of Capitol riot

The Jan. 6 Capitol riot is still difficult to broach with his two young Asian American children. He has trouble finding the right words. When I saw
New Zealand is cracking down on cigarettes for future generations
Tech

New Zealand is cracking down on cigarettes for future generations

If you were born after 2008 in New Zealand, you will never be allowed to buy cigarettes there. Next year, no tobacco products will be available for
Business

A volunteer group offering safe houses to Afghans has run out of money, forcing hundreds to go back home

Task Force Argo connects Afghans to flights out of Afghanistan and said that it has run out of money. According to Wall Street Journal, the
Metaverse, schmetaverse — take me to the Icelandverse
Tech

Metaverse, schmetaverse — take me to the Icelandverse

Mark Zuckerberg's video on Facebook / Meta's pivot into the metaverse has become a meme. But perhaps the most hilarious parody of the presentation
Business

An Austrian province is preparing a COVID-19 lockdown for unvaccinated people only, saying the vaccinated shouldn't have to 'lose their freedom'

Austria's province will lock down unvaccinated persons starting Monday. They can't leave their home except for the most essential reasons like to
Travel

How can Britain cut emissions when the Tory party fetishises travel? | Andy Beckett

Traveling is often considered a privilege. You need money and time, as well as the confidence to be welcomed anywhere else. Travelling across large
Business

Gary Sinise: So Many Veterans Feel Forgotten. Here’s How You Can Honor Them

Dwight D. Eisenhower, President, and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, signed Presidential Proclamation 371 in 1954. It called on all citizens
Entertainment

"Goodbye, America!": A California Man Who Allegedly Took Part In The Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Is Seeking Asylum In Belarus

Californian man, who is being sought by the FBI for his involvement in the attack on the Capitol Jan. 6, over what they believed to be stolen
UK Becomes First Country To Approve Antiviral COVID Pill
Science

UK Becomes First Country To Approve Antiviral COVID Pill

Britain became the first country in the world to approve anti-COVID pills on Thursday, according to regulators. Sajid Javid, health minister, said
Business

Joe Manchin says the US is 'not a center-left country' and laments 'a hostile work environment' in the Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) pauses during a press conference on Capitol Hill Monday, November 1, 2021 in Washington AP Photo/Alex Brandon CNN's Joe