Prince Philip, 99, Passes Away

Prince Philip, 99, Passes Away

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth for 74 years and the longest-serving consort in British history, has died. Philip, 99, passed away on April 9, 2021, according to Buckingham Palace. Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was born on June 10, 1921, as Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. …

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EU Chair Gaffe: Genuine Mistake or Latent Sexism?

EU Chair Gaffe: Genuine Mistake or Latent Sexism?

During a recent high-level meeting among EU politicians in Turkey, a gaffe involving the number of chairs for the people in attendance resulted in Ursula von der Leyen being without seating while her male counterparts had all taken their spots. Charles Michel and Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, each took …

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How Melting Arctic Ice Is Driving Cold Weather to Europe

How Melting Arctic Ice Is Driving Cold Weather to Europe

While the continent of Europe has been enjoying some warmer-than-average temperatures recently, that might be coming to a close as changing air fronts push cold air over the region. Over Easter weekend, the UK, for instance, saw much colder, wetter weather than is typical for the region in April. The …

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Hikers Flee as Iceland Volcano Begins Spilling Out Lava

Hikers Flee as Iceland Volcano Begins Spilling Out Lava

On Monday, the situation in the Geldinga Valley took a turn for the dangerous, as hikers amassed to see the eruption of a volcano that is only 20 miles from the country’s capital, Reykjavík. Due to the close proximity of the volcano to a major city, it has drawn huge …

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French Companies Develop Breakthrough Heart Disease Treatments

French Companies Develop Breakthrough Heart Disease Treatments

One of the biggest causes of death globally is heart disease. Often called “the silent killer,” heart disease is dangerous because many people die of heart illnesses without even realizing they’re at risk. For many people, a single heart attack is the first–and last–symptom they have of their illness, leaving …

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Russia and Ukraine: Conflict Could Be Approaching

Russia and Ukraine: Conflict Could Be Approaching

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have remained high since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Now, things could be getting tense between the two countries again, as military maneuvers by Russian personnel have been reported near the country’s border with Ukraine. Footage on social media that has not yet been …

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Report: Teens Seeking Psychiatric Help at Record High

Report: Teens Seeking Psychiatric Help at Record High

While one’s teenage years are often marked by fun activities with school friends and the discovery of the kind of person one plans to be, those same years can also be socially draining and brutal for one’s mental health. This is evidenced by new numbers from the EU suggesting that …

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Google Maps to Default to Route with Lowest Carbon Footprint

Google Maps to Default to Route with Lowest Carbon Footprint

While some people live in densely-populated regions with robust public transit, that isn’t true for everyone. For most of us, we’ve got to use our cars to get from place to place. While this does increase our carbon footprint, it’s often necessary due to the layout of some cities and …

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French Drug Company Found Guilty of Manslaughter

French Drug Company Found Guilty of Manslaughter

A French pharmaceutical company was found guilty of manslaughter and deception on Monday. The company, Servier Laboratories, was the defendant in a case by 6,500 French citizens who had taken the diabetes medication Mediator as a diet pill. The company was accused of marketing the diabetes medication as an appetite …

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