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The bee population is dying. Researchers have created the first global map of the species to save them

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More than 20,000 species of bee exist throughout the world -- and they are dying, thanks to climate change, pesticide poisoning and plant loss. Researchers have taken an important first step toward bee conservation...

Trump’s loss dealt a blow to global populism. But the movement is still alive and kicking

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For four years, Donald Trump has been the world's standard-bearer for right-wing populism. The movement didn't begin with Trump, but the US President championed it in a way no other leader could, using the weight of...

Leaders spar at UN General Assembly amid global crisis

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World leaders gathered virtually Tuesday for this week's United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with the UN's historic 75th anniversary overshadowed by strongmen leaders, fraying relations and a sense of intensifyi...

Global conflict watchers issue warning of ‘unfamiliar danger’ ahead of US election

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A prominent group of experts that monitors violence around the world has issued an unprecedented warning ahead of Tuesday's presidential election in the United States. In a 30-page report, threat trackers at the In...

The teen who sparked a global movement with her video of George Floyd’s final moments receives an award for her bravery

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Darnella Frazier's impulse to pull out her cell phone and hit record on May 25 had a profound impact. The 17-year-old had ventured out to the store with her younger cousin that day when she saw a man handcuffed and ...

Religious leaders call for global ban on so-called gay conversion therapies

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London Hundreds of religious leaders have joined forces to push for a global ban on gay conversion therapies, treatments that claim to be able to change a person's sexual orientation or identity. More than 370 figure...

Apollo Global Management CEO requests board review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein

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New York (CNN Business)The board of private equity firm Apollo Global Management is reviewing ties between its CEO Leon Black and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, according to an Apollo spokesperson. Black req...

Air pollution a cause of UK girl’s death, finds global landmark ruling

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London A nine-year-old girl who died after an asthma attack is thought to be the first person in the world to have air pollution listed as a cause of death in a landmark coroner's ruling. Ella Kissi-Debrah lived in L...

How to help teens cope in a global pandemic

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Teens are struggling during the pandemic, with social isolation, loss and financial woes on top of what's already a tumultuous time in their young lives. Parents worry it will only get worse as holiday celebrations ...

Listening to global woodland sounds is now a click away

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If you are looking for a way to experience nature, a group in the United Kingdom has collected woodland sounds from around the world into one unique map. Wild Rumpus, a group that produces outdoor arts events, orga...

What global readers want to hear from Biden and Trump on the debate stage

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This was adapted from the October 22 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. This is it. We've made it to the las...

Fighting anti-Semitism online requires a global effort

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The Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Anti-Semitism is made up of a multiparty group of lawmakers from Israel, the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK. The views expressed in this commentary belong to the...

Canada begins Covid-19 vaccinations, but officials fear supply issues due to global scramble

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Ottawa It may not have been Santa's sleigh but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knows that for most of the country, the UPS flight was nearly as good. Within minutes of the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech va...

Watchdogs open probes into alleged misconduct and retaliation at US Agency for Global Media

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Washington Two government watchdogs have launched investigations into allegations of retaliation and misconduct by President Donald Trump's head of the US Agency for Global Media. It is the latest development to hit ...

Indian village schoolteacher wins $1 million global prize — and gives half to the runners-up

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An Indian schoolteacher has been awarded the 2020 Global Teacher Prize -- and has vowed to give half of the $ 1 million prize money to the runners-up. The award, which is run by the Varkey Foundation in partnershi...

Judge rules against DHS in Global Entry case after department admitted to false statements

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A federal judge ruled on Tuesday against the Department of Homeland Security, finding that the department acted unlawfully earlier this year when it banned New York residents from Trusted Traveler Programs like Glob...

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