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Switzerland Votes To Approve Same-Sex Marriage By Wide Margin In Referendum
GENEVA (AP) — Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday.
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Cathedral Names Artist To Replace Confederate Windows
Washington National Cathedral announced Thursday it has chosen contemporary artist Kerry James Marshall, renowned for his wide-ranging works depicting African American life, to design new stained-glass windows with themes of racial justice that will replace a set with Confederate imagery that were removed in 2017.
COVID-19 Creates Dire Shortage Of Teachers And School Staff
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's “now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online learning.
Many Haitian Migrants From Border Camp To Remain In U.S.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
CDC Panel To Decide Who Needs COVID-19 Booster Shots
An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when — a question that has proved more contentious than the Biden administration apparently expected.
2021 was Hottest Summer Ever Recorded for the U.S.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s monthly U.S. climate reports showed that the average temperature during the meteorological summer (June to August) of 2021 was the hottest on record at 74°F, which was 2.6°F above average.
Former White House Chef on Food Production and Climate Change
‘We will not be able to produce enough food for the people on this planet’ — Sam Kass, Obama’s former White House assistant chef, explains why we urgently need to fix our food production systemsProduced in partnership with EAT Forum, Stockholm Resilience Centre, IKEA Foundation.