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Greenland ice that melted last weekend could cover West Virginia in a foot of water

Greenland ice that melted last weekend could cover West Virginia in a foot of water

Pituffik, Greenland CNN — The water off the coast of northwest Greenland is a glass-like calm, but the puddles accumulating on the region’s icebergs are a sign that a transformation is underway higher on the ice sheet. Several days of unusually warm weather in northern Greenland have triggered rapid melting, made visible by the rivers …

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Things to know about the dreaded Marburg virus disease |  Health News

Things to know about the dreaded Marburg virus disease | Health News

EXPLAIN As cases are reported in Ghana, here’s a look at the disease, its symptoms and way of preventing the illness. Health authorities in Ghana have officially confirmed two cases of the highly infectious Marburg virus in the country, after two people who later died, tested positive for the virus on July 10. A total …

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CDC expects outbreak to grow as vaccine demand outstrips supply

CDC expects outbreak to grow as vaccine demand outstrips supply

A person arrives to receive a monkeypox vaccination at the Northwell Health Immediate Care Center at Fire Island-Cherry Grove, in New York, US, July 15, 2022. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed more than 1,400 monkeypox infections across 44 states and territories in the US and said it …

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With USWNT into CONCACAF W final, a more nuanced version emerging under Vlatko Andonovski

With USWNT into CONCACAF W final, a more nuanced version emerging under Vlatko Andonovski

The USWNT is eyeing a third straight CONCACAF title after dispatching Costa Rica in a semifinal. Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images MONTERREY, Mexico — Thursday brought another methodical performance from the United States women’s national team in a 3-0 victory over Costa Rica at Estadio Universitario. The result clinched the Americans a place in Monday’s CONCACAF W …

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Israel-Palestine US policy: What changed under Biden, what didn't |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel-Palestine US policy: What changed under Biden, what didn’t | Israel-Palestine conflict News

A self-proclaimed Zionist, President Joe Biden is often cited by his top aides as saying that if there were no Israel, the United States would have to create one. So when Biden took the White House, Palestinian rights advocates and Arab-American voters who backed him did not set high expectations for a change in US …

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First case of monkeypox reported in city of Milwaukee

First case of monkeypox reported in city of Milwaukee

>> WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS. TONIGHT HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORTING THE FIRST CASE OF MONKEYPOX IN MILWAUKEE. 12 NEWS’ KENT WAINSCOTT IS LIVE AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. KENT, WHAT DO WE KNOW? >> MONKEYPOX WAS IDENTIFIED IN A MILWAUKEE COUNTY RESIDENT ON SATURDAY. THE MILWAUKEE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY IN CONTACT WITH THAT PATIENT MONITORING …

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US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON– The Biden administration said Friday that it will send another $400 million in military equipment to Ukraine, including four more advanced rocket systems. The weapons, said a senior defense official, will bolster Ukrainian efforts to strike deeper behind Russian frontlines in the eastern Donbas region. The aid comes as Moscow this week claimed full …

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US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine |  Russia-Ukraine war News

US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Advanced artillery rocket system is part of new $400m US weapons package to Ukraine, senior US defense official says. The United States will send more High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Ukraine as part of a new $400m weapons package, a senior defense official has said, to help Kyiv confront heavy Russian artillery bombardments. …

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Nanoracks Performs First Test of ISS Waste Disposal Technology

Nanoracks Performs First Test of ISS Waste Disposal Technology

A bag of ISS waste is jettisoned from the Bishops Airlock on July 2, 2022. gif: Nanoracks/Gizmodo Private space company Nanoracks has announced the successful first test of a new technology to get rid of trash from the International Space Station. Tea International Space Station may seem glamorous, but astronauts aboard the orbital outpost still …

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This Albatross-Like Plane Could One Day Fly Over Mars

This Albatross-Like Plane Could One Day Fly Over Mars

Aerospace engineering doctoral student Adrien Bouskela, along with aerospace and mechanical engineering professor Sergey Shkarayev, are hoping to launch their design to Mars.Photo: University of Arizona On April 19, 2021, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter became the first powered aircraft to lift off from the surface of Mars. The historic 39-second flight set the stage for an …

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