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When is it 'too soon' to decorate for Christmas?

Thanksgiving still may be a few weeks away, but for one Texas family, the holiday season is already in full swing. Claudia and Nick Simonis of San Antonio decided to put up a few Christmas decorations at their home in…

Why you shouldn't yell at your dog

You love your dog, but he probably drives you bonkers at times. Maybe he’s developed a taste for socks or won’t stop jumping up on your friends. The methods you use to train him can make a big impact on…

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Callum Roberts: ‘Sharks do bite people, they do kill people, but it’s more error than intention’

Callum Roberts is professor of marine conservation at York University and was chief scientific adviser on Blue Planet 2. His new book, Reef Life, details a life spent in the oceans studying the marine ecosystem. How was your first dive?It…

Senior dogs and veterans are better together

Greg Brabaw and Pops enjoy a sunny moment together. (Photo: Mike Walzak/Vet Friends Foundation) A longtime Marine in Vietnam, Detroit veteran Greg Brabaw was living at home with no family and few friends when someone reached out to the Vet…

Politics

SPAIN: Green New Deal hangs in the balance of Sunday election

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez’s decision to host the United Nations climate talks in Madrid next month was widely popular at home, but it remains to be seen whether this Sunday’s election will give the center-left leader the mandate he needs to finally implement his party’s Green New Deal.

Why quitting the Paris climate deal is a bad idea

The Trump administration has officially notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a landmark international climate change deal reached in 2015. The move is slated to take effect on Nov. 4, 2020. This…

Why watching 'Sesame Street' with your kids makes them learn more

This article is brought to you by the number 50! For 50 years now, “Sesame Street” has been televising lessons designed for young children on everything from letters and numbers, healthy eating, and diversity and inclusion. For as long it’s…

Is daylight time worth the trouble?

This is the weekend we “fall back” here in the U.S. Are you glad? Sad? Mad? Advocates say daylight time saves energy and wins wars. Studies show injuries and illnesses rise when clocks change.

Moonbeam Brown Still Blaming Trump, GOP For California Fires: ‘Blood On Your Soul’

Former California Governor Jerry Brown told Congress on Tuesday that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party were responsible for the ongoing California fires because of their opposition to drastic climate change policies. “California’s burning while the deniers make a…

7 uncanny facts about crows

Intelligence runs in the crow family, a diverse group of more than 120 bird species. And, as with most geniuses, crows and their relatives tend to be misunderstood. Known as corvids, this family of birds includes not just crows, but…