Author: Meghan Mulholland Curtin

Russians Struggle To Adapt As Siberian Temperatures Hit Record Highs 

The Arctic Circle is experiencing an unprecedented heat wave. The Siberian village of Verkhoyansk recorded a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit on June 20th, potentially the highest ever reported in the region, according to the World Meteorological Organization.  Residents of Verkhoyansk and other Siberian towns have had to rapidly change

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UN May Have To Halt Three-Quarters Of Aid Programs In Yemen

The United Nations has been forced to request additional aid from donors for humanitarian programs in Yemen. Even though $2.4 billion was requested, just $1.35 billion was pledged. However, the organization reports that only 47% of the pledged funds have actually been received. Representatives from the UN are calling on

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Please Pay More For Slave-Free Chocolate

Summer has arrived, and millions of Americans are searching grocery store aisles for ingredients to the quintessential barbeque dessert: S’mores. The automatic chocolate of choice is Hershey’s Milk Chocolate. Perhaps it wouldn’t taste so sweet if consumers knew their purchase contributed to the exploitation of child labor. An expansive Washington

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Fury in Kenya Over Police Brutality Amid Coronavirus Curfew

The fight against coronavirus has turned violent in Kenya as police officers enforcing a new curfew brutalize citizens. Nationwide fury was especially high in response to the death of a 13-year-old boy who, according to police, was hit by a stray bullet. Videos and testimonies have spread throughout social media

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