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Hong Kong’s free press is being ‘gutted.’ Here’s what the world loses

A third organization — the five-year-old Citizen News — announced last week that it would shut down, too. But unlike Apple Daily and Stand News, Citizen News didn’t wait for police to come knocking...

North Korea claims to be testing hypersonic weapons. Here’s what you need to know

If the claims made in North Korea state media are true, and at some point the country is able to deploy a hypersonic weapon, it could have profound implications for the security situation in...

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here’s why it matters and how you can stop it

CNN —   If you’re looking for a reason to care about tree loss, this summer’s record-breaking heat waves might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees...

Crypto exchanges and software keep getting hacked. Here’s what you should know

Four months later, hackers stole at least $150 million from crypto exchange Bitmart. According to one analysis, unidentified hackers used a stolen private key to open two “hot wallets” and extract funds. Security incidents...

Cramer says he plans to own Costco for the long term. Here’s why

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he intends to own Costco for the long term because the wholesale retailer has the most valuable quality he looks for in stocks: pricing power. “Costco has the No....

Omicron B.1.1.529 variant spreads across world: Here’s what we know

Travellers in personal protective equipment load luggage into a taxi outside the international terminal at Sydney Airport, as countries react to the new coronavirus Omicron variant amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Sydney,...

Omicron Covid variant symptoms? Here’s what we know so far

Member of the medical staff work in the hallways of the Intensive Care Unit where Covid-19 patients are hospitalised at the Etterbeek-Ixelles Hospital on April 6, 2021, in Brussels. JOHN THYS | AFP |...

Here’s what lessons can be learned from parenting in the Netherlands

Children in the Netherlands are among the happiest in the world, research has suggested, and experts say that there could be a number of reasons why this is the case. A UNICEF report published...

Covid variant B.1.1.529 emerges in South Africa: Here’s what we know

A man enters the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) on June 15, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Sean Gallup | Getty Images The World Health Organization will meet on Friday to discuss a...

Are Covid vaccine mandates ethical? Here’s what medical experts think

Protesters rally against vaccine mandates on November 20, 2021 in New York City. Stephanie Keith | Getty Images Ethical justification Julian Savulescu, director of Oxford University’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, said the main...