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Sequoia Parks Conservancy Announces 2019 Christmas Bird Count in Sequoia National Park

Three Rivers, CA, December 9, 2019 - Sequoia Parks Conservancy is excited to announce the 120th Annual Christmas Bird Count in Sequoia...

Cats’ Faces Hard to Read, Except for ‘Cat Whisperers,’ Research Finds

(Pixabay) December 2, 2019 - Cats have a reputation for being hard to read, but new research...

U.N. awards Cyndi Lauper first social justice prize for LGBT+ work

LONDON, November 29, 2019 - (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. singer Cyndi Lauper, who is set to win the United Nations'...

Half of the 32 Americans chosen as this year's Rhodes Scholars are immigrants

WASHINGTON, DC, November 27, 2019 – Elliot F. Gerson, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, announced the...

Putting Mediterranean and other traditional diets back on the consumer’s plate

Rome, November 27, 2019 - Promoting traditional healthy diets is important for advancing our efforts towards a food system that respects the...

Study: Husbands’ stress increases if wives earn more than 40 per cent of household...

Husbands are least stressed when their wives earn up to 40 per cent of household income but they become increasingly uncomfortable as...

New government data & U.S. PIRG investigation reveal impact of unsafe toys on children

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 21, 2019 - Toys sent an estimated 226,000 kids to the emergency room in 2018, according to newly released data...

Photo Exhibition Shows Enterprising Migrants and Refugees

Geneva, November 19, 2019 -  With an estimated 272 million international migrants in the world today, migration has the potential to significantly improve the...

Central Valley Meat Co., Inc. recalls ground beef products due to possible Salmonella Dublin...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2019 – Central Valley Meat Co., Inc., a Hanford, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 34,222 pounds of ground beef products that...

What you don’t know about these cute animals could harm you (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 08, 2019 — Don’t let their cuteness fool you -- these animals are not to be messed with. This week on Reactions,...

Books: Baby Jails – The Fight to End the Incarceration of Refugee Children in...

November 4, 2019 - Philip G. Schrag is the Delaney Family Professor of Public Interest Law at Georgetown University and the author or coauthor...

Vampire folklore has more chemistry than you’d think (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2019 — Halloween season wouldn’t be the same without the undead. This week on Reactions, we unpack the chemistry that might...

Newport Beach Man Gets Federal Prison Time for Stealing Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur from Santa...

SANTA ANA, California October 28, 2019 - An Orange County man was sentenced today to three months in federal prison for breaking into the...

All for the Benefit of Bats: CDFW Celebrates “Bat Week” in California

Oct. 25, 2019 - October 24-31 is Bat Week, an annual international celebration of these fascinating winged mammals and the important role they play...

In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 17, 2019) – Nearly two-thirds of American adults (65%) describe themselves as Christians when asked about their religion, down 12 points...

Society’s tendency to denigrate kids these days is a ‘memory tic,’ says cognitive scientist

SANTA BARBARA, CA, Oct. 16, 2019 - They’re leaders in important social, environmental and political movements, finding ways to tackle the most pressing issues...

Celebrate International Pronouns Day on Oct. 16, 2019

Oct. 16, 2019 - Note: The following information is republished from the International Pronouns Day website. To learn more, go to www.pronounsday.org. Referring to...

Books: Border Wars – Inside Trump’s Assault on Immigration

Oct. 16, 2019 - Two New York Times Washington correspondents provide an inside account with never-before-told stories of the defining issue of Donald Trump’s...

Investigation finds 1 in 9 used cars for sale at AutoNation have unrepaired safety...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2019 - AutoNation, America’s largest auto retailer, is selling used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls including explosive Takata airbags, faulty GM...

How to make magnetic slime (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2019 — This week on Reactions, we explore the chemistry of slime. Check it out to learn how you, too, can...