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Thanks to Trump, Merkel’s G20 legacy will hinge on Germany’s future

Thanks to Trump, Merkel’s G20 legacy will hinge on Germany’s future

While Merkel and President Trump have dominated headlines, Germany’s really big issue is the migrant crisis.While the country…

03/04/20212 min read
DC wants to ban dangerous creeper plant because some of them kill people

DC wants to ban dangerous creeper plant because some of them kill people

The city has finally realized that its lax attitude towards dangerous stray animals might just be killing people…

03/15/20202 min read
The Guardian view on China-US trade tensions: another ego-fest | Editorial

The Guardian view on China-US trade tensions: another ego-fest | Editorial

Fancy a double whammy of international beef? As if Canada didn’t have enough trouble hanging out with China,…

12/07/20222 min read
New York City to open the voting process to all citizens, not just those with legal permission

New York City to open the voting process to all citizens, not just those with legal permission

New York City will give noncitizens the right to vote in local elections, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced…

09/09/20224 min read
The time is now to plant a tree, or pay $20 billion a year in climate-change damages

The time is now to plant a tree, or pay $20 billion a year in climate-change damages

Trees are nice — they absorb CO2 and improve air quality, they provide crucial shelter for wildlife, they…

11/16/20203 min read
Poll: How likely is dumber country for your next A-list wedding?

Poll: How likely is dumber country for your next A-list wedding?

Good morning from PULSE:London’s The Telegraph quotes a new study that shows premature babies and newborns at risk…

08/17/20202 min read

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This is why Amazon is the wrong comparison for Best Buy

This is why Amazon is the wrong comparison for Best Buy

ByRachel11/01/20222 min read

I look at Best Buy, which recently fired Hubert Joly, its CEO, and say to myself: Really? Do they hate him that much? I’m a fan of Joly’s efforts, and…

CNN Nigeria banned by Nigeria for ‘accuracy’

CNN Nigeria banned by Nigeria for ‘accuracy’

ByRachel11/01/2022

Nigeria on Monday slapped sanctions on CNN Nigeria for an investigative programme on the Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate, without providing evidence to support its allegations.The sanctions included:Banning CNN from being officially…

Teachers fear for the future of female teaching

Teachers fear for the future of female teaching

ByRachel10/22/2022

Lori Tolson has an extensive career of teaching English as a second language, Middle Eastern, and Western European languages. Her blog posts appear on CNN.com every other Friday.By Lori Tolson,…

What’s the news on the Russia probe?

What’s the news on the Russia probe?

ByRachel10/21/2022

(see “Behold the Media,” “Your Wednesday Briefing”)Did you see this story last week on Access Hollywood: Michael Cohen used his office and cellphone to steer Donald Trump’s presidential campaign? And…