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The ozone layer is on track to recover in the coming decades, the United Nations says

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The ozone layer is a thin shield in the stratosphere that protects humans and the environment from harmful levels of the sun's ultraviolet radiation.


How reparation efforts in Barbados found an international spotlight

Saturday, January 07, 2023

The online buzz over high profile Britons' ties to the trans-Atlantic slave trade put attention on the ongoing reparations push in Barbados, and other Caribbean nations.


Jen Shah, 'Real Housewives' star, sentenced to 6 1/2 years for telemarketing fraud

Friday, January 06, 2023

Shah was also ordered to pay more than $6 million in restitution.


California's 'Pineapple Express' relents, with some areas starting cleanup efforts

Thursday, January 05, 2023

Another huge winter storm has slammed California's coastal and inland areas with strong winds and heavy rain and snow. It has downed power lines and closed roads and is linked to at least two deaths.


Rick Singer, head of the college admissions bribery scandal, gets 42 months in prison

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Prosecutors had sought six years for his role in the scheme to get the children of wealthy parents into universities. He was also ordered to pay more than $19 million in restitution and forfeitures.


Brooklyn pastor claims innocence while facing federal fraud and extortion charges

Thursday, December 22, 2022

In July, Lamor Whitehead and his wife were robbed of $1 million in jewelry after armed gunmen entered their church during a live-streamed service.


Wild winter weather brings drastic temperature drops within minutes across the U.S.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Just as travel returns to pre-pandemic levels, an arctic front in the Midwest and and record-breaking cold temperatures along the Gulf Coast and in the Eastern U.S. could bring dangerous conditions.


Researchers find 168 more ancient images at Peru's Nazca Lines

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The new findings add to the 190 previously discovered geoglyphs at the UNESCO World Heritage site. The discoveries are thought to date to between 100 B.C. and A.D. 300.


Amber Heard said she has decided to settle Johnny Depp's case against her

Monday, December 19, 2022

"I make this decision having lost faith in the American legal system, where my unprotected testimony served as entertainment and social media fodder," Heard said on Monday morning.


The Keystone pipeline leaked in Kansas. What makes this spill so bad?

Saturday, December 17, 2022

The cause for the spill is still unclear. What's known is the type of oil that was piped: tar sands oil, also called diluted bitumen. It's a lot harder to clean up than conventional oil.


The first Gen Z member of Congress was denied a D.C. apartment due to bad credit

Friday, December 09, 2022

Maxwell Frost, who became the first Gen Z candidate to be elected to the U.S. House in November, says Congress has a serious problem of accessibility for people who don't come from wealth.


Ramesh 'Sunny' Balwani is sentenced to nearly 13 years for his role in Theranos fraud

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

A jury found Elizabeth Holmes' former business and romantic partner guilty in July on all 12 felony counts of defrauding Theranos investors and the patients that used the company's faulty blood tests.


Uvalde survivors file a $27 billion class-action lawsuit against police and others

Friday, December 02, 2022

Parents, teachers, school staff and students who were on scene the day of the shooting are demanding redress for "the indelible and forever-lasting trauma" caused by the failures of law enforcement.


3 tribes dealing with the toll of climate change get $75 million to relocate

Thursday, December 01, 2022

The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.


U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in a must-win World Cup match

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The U.S. had to beat Iran to advance in the World Cup. Iran had to just tie in order to move on. The U.S. will go up against the Netherlands in the Round of 16.


Trans people struggle to find housing after prison. This group is trying to help

Monday, November 28, 2022

Beyond These Walls, a trans-led group out of the Pacific Northwest, provides reentry services for LGBTQ individuals leaving prison.


Fired by tweet: Elon Musk's latest actions are jeopardizing Twitter, experts say

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Firing an employee by social media, giving others an ultimatum, and battling possible bankruptcy: the latest actions by Musk are hurting business, a labor lawyer and tech PR specialist tell NPR.


Why more people are reporting confrontations between humans and owls

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Owls in the Pacific Northwest have been displaying more territorial and sometimes aggressive behavior — a wildlife biologist speculates why this is happening.


A piece of the wrecked 1986 Challenger space shuttle was found off Florida's coast

Friday, November 11, 2022

A documentary crew with the History Channel initially made the discovery during a dive looking for World War II-era wreckage.


A transgender beauty influencer was put in a men's jail after her arrest in Miami

Thursday, November 10, 2022

The incarceration of trans woman Nikita Dragun in a men's jail is part of a much wider trend of transgender individuals being placed in jails and prisons that don't align with their gender identity.