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Meghan Markle should learn these lessons from late American duchess Wallis Simpson, author says

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And while it’s easy to find similarities between the women, one royal author insisted they couldn’t be more different. In 2019, Anna Pasternak released a book titled "The Real Wallis Simpson" about the Duchess of Win...

What a Covid America needs to learn from Dorothea Lange

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Tess Taylor is the author of the poetry collections "Work & Days," "The Forage House" and most recently, "Rift Zone" and "Last West: Roadsongs for Dorothea Lange." Views expressed in this commentary are solely he...

Rural Alaska is getting Covid-19 vaccinations right. Here’s what the rest of the US can learn

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The immovable challenges of living in Alaska would, in theory, make it a nightmare to vaccinate all of its 731,000-plus residents: It's the largest state in the US in terms of land size, has some of the most extreme...

What Biden and Pelosi can learn from a 1941-1942 presidential commission

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Thomas Balcerski teaches history at Eastern Connecticut State University. He is the author of "Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King" (Oxford University Press). He tweets @tbalcer...

How a hit TV show exposed the failure to learn the lessons of the past on Covid-19

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London A man lies alone in a hospital bed, frightened and cut off from most of his family and friends, while the outside world grapples with the growing threat of an unfamiliar virus. As he lies stricken, he is cared...

Some dogs can learn new words after hearing them only four times

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Some talented dogs can learn new words after hearing them only four times, according to a new study. Most dogs do not learn words unless they are extensively trained -- but a team of researchers has found that some ...

This California teen started a nonprofit to help kids learn about science. He just got accepted into Stanford

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Every year, high school seniors anxiously wait for college admissions letters, hoping they get accepted into their dream schools. Ahmed Muhammad was one of them. So when Muhammad got accepted into Stanford Universit...

What *every* Republican should learn from Georgia’s governor

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On Tuesday afternoon, President Donald Trump celebrated a poll -- that may or may not be exaggerated -- showing Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's approval ratings dropping. "Don't believe it, must be more!" twee...

‘Genius Dog Challenge’ kicks off to determine whether 6 of the world’s smartest dogs can learn new names

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Simply put, they are the world's top dogs. Researchers from Hungary are holding the Genius Dog Challenge, which pits six of the world's smartest dogs against one another to show who is able to best learn the names o...

What we can learn from 1918’s deadly second wave

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In the deadly fall wave of the 1918 flu pandemic, millions of people were doomed because they didn't know what we know now about how viruses and respiratory illnesses spread. We might face a similar fate if some pe...

Joe Biden has his own island on ‘Animal Crossing’ where you can learn about his campaign

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As Election Day approaches, Joe Biden and his team are exhausting all efforts to reach voters -- even taking their campaign to a popular video game. The Biden Campaign on Friday launched new headquarters in "Animal ...

How early and mail-in voting could affect when we learn the winner of the 2020 election

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More Americans are casting their ballots early than ever before. If that correlates with higher turnout overall -- and polling suggests it will -- it will be good for democracy. The higher early voting could also, ...

What Trump could learn from the fall of France’s own fiery ‘law and order’ president

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Americans are on the eve of a momentous political choice this November. But for a jump on how the story goes from here, consider what happened in France, where another "back to normal" candidate challenged a firebra...

What I want my sons to learn from their great-grandfather’s WWII survival

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My entire life has been shaped by my late grandfather and his stories of heroism during World War II. My grandpa, Frank DeSales Murphy, survived months in a German POW camp after being shot out of his B-17 Flying F...