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After reporting zero COVID cases until now, North Korea is facing a rapidly-spreading outbreak of the omicron variant. Here’s how things could play out.
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By changing the rules around bank lending, you can make a huge cut to national debt.
The UK’s largest wood-burning power plant is to trial bioenergy with carbon capture and storage – but will it do enough to cut emissions?
Looking back on Ford’s four years in power reveals four themes in his approach to governance — and what the next four years might have in store if he wins again.
It’s impossible to determine your personal COVID-19 risks and frustrating to try – but you can still take action
People want a simple answer. Is this action safe? But despite Anthony Fauci bouncing responsibility for COVID-19 risk assessment to individuals, your risk can’t be boiled down to one probability.
Hydropower’s future is clouded by droughts, floods and climate change – it’s also essential to the US electric grid
Climate change is affecting hydropower in different ways across the country.
Fungi underpin life on Earth, but are far less well catalogued and understood than animals and plants. Three scientists call for including fungi in conservation strategies and environmental laws.
Fewer donors say they’re willing to give to a charity when it supports immigrants – especially if they’re undocumented
Researchers created an imaginary nonprofit and told participants in a survey that it served different kinds of people. Their results show how feelings about immigrants may influence generosity.
As the national debate over LGBTQ rights continues, teachers in the Midwest are facing challenges similar to those facing their colleagues elsewhere in the US.
An Anglican Aboriginal pastor who attended the COP26 climate conference shares his perspective on Indigenous knowledge in dealing with climate change.
The reasons why people may seek out late-term abortions are complex and are often based on new medical information and delays caused by state policies.
Any effects you might notice after stopping birth control are typically due to the return of your natural menstrual cycle.
More testing will not necessarily help children who struggle.
“Health is not valued till sickness comes.” – Thomas Fuller
Word from The Hill: Five seats to watch on Saturday night, and getting the hang of a hung parliament
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
An election expert breaks down the big questions.
Below the Line: A Facebook executive explains the last-minute election battle on social media – podcast
In the final episode of our election podcast before polling day, our expert panel interview a Facebook official on the online campaign, and discuss Morrison’s mea culpa and last-minute housing policy.
Making promises add up just before an election carries risks. Labor says its no longer willing to wear them.