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Looking Back as Doomsday Clock Inches Toward Midnight

February 7, 2020

At 100 seconds to midnight, the Doomsday Clock is closer than ever to the end, the “Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists” reported. Threats of nuclear war and climate change—and their ineffective prevention—are to blame. Can we learn from past civilizations? […]

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Kobe Bryant Death Leads to Dilemma of Telling Kids about Heroes Dying

February 3, 2020

Since Kobe Bryant’s death, experts are suggesting how to break the news to kids, according to “The Huffington Post.” A helicopter crash that killed Bryant January 26 has been hard on youths who looked up to the NBA star. Mourning for idols and finding meaning in death can be difficult. […]

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National Archives Apologizes for Censoring 2017 Women’s March Image

January 29, 2020

The National Archives and Records Administration apologized for altering an iconic image from the 2017 Women’s March in Washington, D.C., “BBC News” reported. Signs held by protestors that were critical of the newly inaugurated President Trump had his name blurred out. Authors like George Orwell explored themes of editing history. […]

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