Over 1,700 environment activists killed in decade – report – BBC

An environmental activist has been killed every two days on average over the past decade, a new study shows.The report from Global Witness says that more than 1,700 people have died while trying to prevent mining, oil drilling or logging on their lands.Over the 10 years, Brazil and Colombia have recorded the highest numbers of […]

At NYU, Students Were Failing Organic Chemistry. Whose Fault Was It? – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byMaitland Jones Jr., a respected professor, defended his standards. But students started a petition, and the university dismissed him.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Stephanie SaulIn the field of organic chemistry, Maitland Jones Jr. has a storied reputation. […]

The Try Guys Address Drama in New Video – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byIt Happened OnlineThe 2010s YouTube mainstay is suddenly back in the news, and the news is messy.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Madison Malone KircherOct. 4: This article was updated with news of a statement from the Try […]

Shania Twain: I was touch and go with Covid – BBC

Shania Twain's recent Netflix documentary, Not Just A Girl, captures footage of the country megastar in London working on her sixth album.She pulls up in a black cab, her hair tied in a knot, and plonks down on a sofa to record a song called What You Gonna Do With That Air?It's a bright pop […]

In New York, Russian Consulate Is Vandalized With Red Paint – The New York Times

AdvertisementSend any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Karen Zraick and Mable ChanThe Russian Consulate in New York was vandalized with spray paint early Friday morning, according to the police.Officers responded to a 911 call about vandalism on the facade of […]