Sunday, March 7, 2021

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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series...

Mexico may reduce protection area for endangered porpoise

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government said Saturday it is considering reducing the protection area for the vaquita marina in the upper Gulf...

Students abducted from Nigerian school 2 weeks ago freed

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Students, teachers and relatives abducted two weeks ago from a school in northern Nigeria have been freed. The students, teachers...

Biden administration promises focus on environmental justice

When President Joe Biden made environmental protection a key element of his campaign, he promised to overhaul the federal office that investigates complaints...

Portland lawsuit filed against doctor known for dance videos

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges an Oregon Health & Science University doctor known for dancing in his scrubs on social media...

Professor in Michigan fired after racist, homophobic tweets

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A science professor at a university in central Michigan who claimed sinister forces were targeting him and breaking into...

India giving COVID-19 vaccines to more people as cases rise

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is expanding its coronavirus vaccination drive beyond health care and front-line workers, offering the shots to older people and...

Endangered right whale found dead off S. Carolina beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A critically endangered North Atlantic Right whale was found dead over the weekend off the coast of South Carolina,...

Study: Chinook salmon are key to Northwest orcas all year

SEATTLE (AP) — For more than a decade, Brad Hanson and other researchers have tailed the Pacific Northwest’s endangered killer whales in a hard-sided...

Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

MILAN (AP) — Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important...

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Europeans get ‘right to repair’ for some electrical goods

BERLIN (AP) — Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired...

Arkansas House panel sends abortion near-ban to a final vote

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House panel on Tuesday endorsed legislation to ban nearly all abortions in the state, sending the bill...

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series...

Analysis: Biden aims to manage expectations with pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden doesn’t just have to manage the coronavirus pandemic — he also has to manage people’s expectations for...