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A capped Chickadee in New York's Central Park on Oct. 15, 2016. The New York Times
Birds vanishing from N America

The number of birds in the United States and Canada has fallen by 29% since 1970, scientists reported Thursday

The future of our investment industry

The time is now for all stakeholders, who can make a difference, to act

All the writers’ workshops

In a video, Meg Stalter describes herself as a writer in New York City, and gives some writerly advice

George Mpanga, known as George the Poet, records an episode of “Have You Heard George’s Podcast?” in front of a live audience in London, Sep 6, 2019. The rapper and spoken-word practitioner shot to fame in Britain as a musician in 2013. His podcast, which swept gold in five categories of the British Podcast Awards in May, brings music and poetry together, and adds some politics and social observation.

George the Poet is pushing podcasting’s limits

On “Have You Heard George’s Podcast?,” he creatively combines poetry, recorded phone calls, vox pop interviews, snippets of radio news and acted-out scenes, set to a cinematic soundtrack

The Trump administration said Iran was most likely behind the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday, citing intelligence assessments and satellite photographs showing what officials said was evidence of Iranian involvement. American officials have offered no evidence beyond satellite photos, which analysts said are insufficient to prove where the attack came from, which weapons were used and who fired them. The New York Times

Evidence, not proof, of who hit Saudis

American officials offered no evidence beyond satellite photos, which analysts said are insufficient to prove where the attack came from, which weapons were used and who fired them

FILE PHOTO: A medical worker administers polio drops to an infant at a hospital during the pulse polio immunization programme in Agartala, India, January 18, 2015. Reuters

Philippines declares polio outbreak

It comes 19 years after the World Health Organization declared the Southeast Asian country free of the infectious disease

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrating his Likud Party's election night victory in Tel Aviv, Israel, Apr 9, 2019. For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his former deputy Avigdor Liberman, Israel’s do-over election will cap a love-hate saga of three decades. The New York Times

Ugly breakup of Israel’s odd couple could turn an election

For Prime Minister Netanyahu and his former deputy Liberman, Israel’s do-over election will cap a love-hate saga of three decades

File Photo: Pakistan's paramilitary soldier and Indian soldier stand guard across steel sheets at the construction site of a bridge leading to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib (unseen) which will be open this year for Indian Sikh pilgrims, in Kartarpur, Pakistan Sep 16, 2019. REUTERS

Indian corridor to Pakistan Sikh temple to open in Nov

The visa-free border crossing will be inaugurated just ahead of the 550th birthday of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak

FILE PHOTO: Geoffrey Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photograph of Jeffrey Epstein as he announces the financier's charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, in New York, US, Jul 8, 2019. REUTERS

Thousands more Epsteins are still out there

They operate with impunity, continuing to sexually exploit children

Ric Ocasek of The Cars performs in support of their album

Singer Ric Ocasek dies

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee updated classic sounds for a broader pop audience, making polished songs with sonic depth

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Kamal promises GP, Robi settlement

The mobile operators are at loggerheads with the telecom operator over disputed audit money

'Multiple' people shot on streets of Washington, DC

At least several people suffered gunshot wounds

George Mpanga, known as George the Poet, records an episode of “Have You Heard George’s Podcast?” in front of a live audience in London, Sep 6, 2019. The rapper and spoken-word practitioner shot to fame in Britain as a musician in 2013. His podcast, which swept gold in five categories of the British Podcast Awards in May, brings music and poetry together, and adds some politics and social observation.

George the Poet is pushing podcasting’s limits

On “Have You Heard George’s Podcast?,” he creatively combines poetry, recorded phone calls, vox pop interviews, snippets of radio news and acted-out scenes, set to a cinematic soundtrack