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Netanyahu out as new Israeli government approved

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Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his 12-year hold on power in Israel after its parliament voted in a new coalition government. Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett has...

Texas hospital suspends nearly 200 workers for refusing to get COVID-19 vaccine

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Houston Methodist is sidelining almost 200 workers for two weeks without pay for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The suspensions come a day...

From car crashes to plane delays, cicadas wreaking havoc by the billions

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Vincent Bingham wasn’t bothered by cicadas — the large, noisy insects that have been reemerging by the billions in large swaths of the United...

Texas hospital suspends nearly 200 workers for refusing to get COVID-19 vaccine

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Houston Methodist is sidelining almost 200 workers for two weeks without pay for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The suspensions come a day...

Brazil’s president fined for flouting mask rule

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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has led a throng of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo — and got hit with a fine...

Winning auction bid to fly in space with Jeff Bezos: $28M

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An auction for a ride into space next month alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother ended with a winning $28 million bid Saturday. The Amazon...

Jamaican gov’t targets September for resumption of face-to-face classes

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The Government of Jamaica is targeting a full resumption of face-to-face education for the new school year in September. This is according to Prime Minister...

UNESCO report “National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures” underlines the need to focus...

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The year 2020 was one of uncertainty, dynamic scenarios and accelerated processes. Reflecting back on what happened last year allows us to better understand...