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More EU Nations Suspend Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine Over Blood-Clotting Concerns

While the WHO maintains the vaccine is safe, Germany's health minister said Monday the halt "is a purely precautionary measure."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Spain to Experiment With 4-Day Workweek, 'an Idea Whose Time Has Come'

One leading advocate says Spain "will be the first country to undertake a trial of this magnitude." 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Report of Illegal $80 Million Arms Transfer by Erik Prince to Libyan Warlord Raises Question of Who's Backing Former Blackwater CEO

Prince has "been linked to the Trump administration, the Emirati leadership, and the Russians," noted one expert.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


French Court Hears Case Against Chemical Corporations Over Agent Orange Use in Vietnam

"I'm not fighting for myself, but for my children and the millions of victims," explained plaintiff Tran To Nga.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


With New Covid-19 Strain 70% More Transmissible, Nations Rush to Contain Spread From UK

"Scientists should watch and worry, yes, but the rest of us need not panic."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Six Environmental Heroes Awarded Goldman Prize for 'Taking a Stand, Risking Their Lives and Livelihoods, and Inspiring Us'

This year's recipients of the annual honor hail from the Bahamas, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Mexico, and Myanmar.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Brutal and Shocking': Outrage After Paris Police Violently Evict Hundreds of Migrants From Tent Encampment

"To think that we will solve a social problem with police batons is totally delusional," said the mayor's advisor on housing and refugee protection.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'A Definite and Sustained Increase': Europe Leads Record Single-Day Worldwide Covid-19 Infection Surge

Nearly 100,000 new coronavirus infections were reported in Europe on Thursday—more than in the U.S., India, and Brazil, the world's Covid-19 case leaders. 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'A Farce': Trump Critics, European Allies Challenge Pompeo Claim About Snapback of UN Sanctions on Iran

"With a track record of failure on Iran, the Trump administration's spin machine appears to be going into overdrive heading into November."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·