Thalia Beaty

Thalia Beaty appears in the following:

The Zika Virus Has Reached the United States

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Zika virus, a mosquito-born illness, has been correlated with severe birth defects. 

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Saudi Oil Company May Open for Investment

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Saudi Aramco, the largest energy company in the world based on the size of its oil reserves, may float shares of its business.


Denmark Approves Controversial Law to Seize Refugee Assets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A new law in Denmark would allow the search and seizure of valuable assets from asylum seekers. The government says the income will help pay for the burden of caring for these refugees.

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New Doc Chronicles Innovative Life in a Syrian Refugee Camp

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A new documentary, "Salam Neighbor," looks at how Syrians are making a living in the Zaatari refugee camp and surrounding areas.


What's in Your Water?

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Scientists warn that the regulation of America's drinking water has lagged since the Clean Water Act was passed in 1972. 

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Pension Giant Responds to Allegations of Land Grabbing

Monday, January 18, 2016

Pension giant TIAA-CREF has been accused of buying agricultural land that was essentially stolen from local communities in Brazil. The company responds directly for the first time here.

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A Second Life for The Planet's Largest Dinosaur

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The titanosaurus—the largest dinosaur to ever walk the planet—is getting a second life at the American Natural History Museum in New York.

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Death Penalty Struck Down in Florida

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court has invalidated a Florida death penalty law that gives judges—not juries—a large role in deciding the fate of inmates involved in capital punishment cases.


Detroit Public School Teachers Protest

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Hundreds of teachers in Detroit public schools called in sick yesterday to protest what they say are deplorable conditions in the school system. 


Assaults Raise Questions of Refugee Integration

Monday, January 11, 2016

Attacks by a group of men, some of whom were asylum seekers, on women in Cologne, Germany, highlights concerns about how best to integrate predominantly-male refugees into Europe.

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The Deadly Choices of El Salvadorians

Friday, January 08, 2016

Some El Salvadorians fleeing gang violence are now being deported from the United States.

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Top Democrat Steve Israel Retires

Thursday, January 07, 2016

After 16 years, Congressman Steve Israel is retiring from politics. He says he simply couldn't make another phone call for money. 


Renewed Fighting in Turkey

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Turkish forces have begun an assault on Kurdish forces in the country's southeast, trapping civilians in the fighting.


Tracing the History of Islam

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Fragments from a Quran in a university in the United Kingdom may be the oldest ever. 


Terrorism or Patriotism in Oregon

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

How should we view the standoff between ranchers and federal agencies in Oregon? 

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Can Germany Handle 1 Million Asylum Seekers?

Thursday, December 31, 2015

A record 1.1 million people filed asylum claims in Germany in 2015, testing the country's political - and bureaucratic - capabilities. 

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Even With New Year Increases, The Minimum Wage Is Nearly Impossible to Live On

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

In 2016, fourteen states are increasing their minimum wage. But for many workers, it'll still be difficult to get by on the minimum wage, even after these increases.

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Japan, S. Korea Reach Resolution on WWII Sex Slaves

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

More than 70 years after the end of World War II, Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement about a bitter piece of shared history.


Sanders, Christie Head to Iowa Before the New Year

Monday, December 28, 2015

Presidential candidates are squeezing in yet another trip to Iowa before the upcoming caucuses. 


Sectarian Divisions Color Fight for Ramadi

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

With U.S. air support, Iraqi forces are poised to take Ramadi back from ISIS, but civilians may not trust the Shiite-led government much more.