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Some internet users questioned a colorful image posted on Twitter that a French scientist said was captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. bit.ly/3AmURL3
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China on has repeated its military threats against Taiwan. The country also withdrew a promise not to send troops or administrators to Taiwan if it controls the island. bit.ly/3doiqKf
American tennis player Serena Williams said this week that she is ready to leave the sport and turn her attention to “being a mom.” bit.ly/3wjbhBJ
Wildlife experts in the US are struggling with a problem: As some kinds of threatened animals increase in number, they put pressure on other at-risk creatures. bit.ly/3AaNAhc
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Across the US, pandemic aid money is helping to fund a growing number of big-city schools with shrinking numbers of students. bit.ly/3SEtsuX
While millions across Europe live through a summer of record-breaking heat, others are skiing down snowy mountains in Africa. bit.ly/3SGHgFa
The two major American political parties have nominated a record number of female candidates to lead states in the country. Voting for new governors will be held in 36 American states in November. bit.ly/3p6by6G
Near-record amounts of algae, or water plants, are covering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados. The plants are killing fish and other wildlife, producing bad smells and gases, and hurting tourism. bit.ly/3vRkl0a
Law enforcement agents in the US searched and seized evidence Monday at the Florida home of former President Donald Trump. bit.ly/3zH1pm5
Waking up to a dove making cooing sounds or watching a sparrow feeding helps many people connect with nature and reduce tension. But fewer people know that birds are also the most cost-effective way of reducing the number of pests in their garden. bit.ly/3Pdf61F
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HOW TO PRONOUNCE: How To Pronounce: Contrastive Stress
WORDS AND THEIR STORIES: Learn How to 'Read the Room' bit.ly/3d4v4xI
South Korean scientists are working on a health device in the form of a tattoo that could alert users to possible health problems. bit.ly/3Su48I9
Researchers say experiments on pig tissue suggest that tissue can be preserved and cells can regain the ability to work an hour after death. bit.ly/3SzyQj1
A new video game that includes a brave cat is popular with cat lovers. Some of them are using the game to raise money for real cats. bit.ly/3SAGklH
A study has found that women are better at statistics than they think. bit.ly/3A6a6rv
Researchers say they have discovered evidence of the oldest dark matter ever observed in the universe. bit.ly/3BLYRpn
Florida’s sea turtle population is changing because of hot weather. Recent heat waves in the southern state have made the sand on the beaches so hot that almost of all the sea turtles born there are female. bit.ly/3p5TkSQ
Space scientists have observed what they believe is the most massive known example of an object called a neutron star. bit.ly/3QeIUML
For the first time in 40 years, the river that forms the border of Texas and Mexico went dry in Albuquerque last month. And the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow is disappearing along with the water. bit.ly/3BRKTlQ
China announced Monday it would continue to carry out major military exercises in areas around Taiwan. bit.ly/3p1Rqmb
A new study has found that as Millennials entered their 30s, most were not living very far from where they lived as children. bit.ly/3P96r04
Africa sees some artifacts returned from European countries, but is still seeking many more. bit.ly/3bBJBAT
Farmers in Italy’s famous Tuscany area are struggling to save grape and olive crops threatened by a heatwave and drought conditions. bit.ly/3QdrQH8
Australia’s new government has announced it plans to prevent development of a coal mine due to the possible effects on the nearby Great Barrier Reef. bit.ly/3QweAgv
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In this week’s Everyday Grammar report, we will continue telling about how to communicate politely in emails. bit.ly/3Qk4hfd
NASA is launching two more small helicopters to Mars as part of its effort to return Martian rocks and soil samples to Earth. bit.ly/3vGHORK
A group of American Jewish volunteers who speak Russian visited Poland this summer to work with Ukrainian refugee children. bit.ly/3SvWFYT
Brazilian police say an Italian metal refiner purchased gold from a trader that mined the metal illegally. The company, police say, purchased the gold from the Amazon rainforest area in the South American country. bit.ly/3daoLIU
China started live-fire military exercises Thursday in six areas around Taiwan. The action came one day after a visit by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island. bit.ly/3zxKz9c
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The UN nuclear chief has warned that Europe’s largest nuclear power center is, in his words, “completely out of control.” bit.ly/3QgVomO
A team of doctors has used virtual reality technology to prepare for an operation that successfully separated twins joined at the head. bit.ly/3zScQbR
In a major victory for abortion rights, voters in the U.S. state of Kansas on Tuesday rejected a ballot proposal that could have led to restrictions or a ban on abortion. bit.ly/3PceKIV
The migrating monarch butterfly is considered an endangered species. Scientists say the dropping numbers of monarchs are due to climate change, loss of habitat and the use of pesticides. bit.ly/3Q3nqlV
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi left Taiwan on Wednesday after a visit that increased tensions with China. bit.ly/3zSRZ8m
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As the start of the new school year gets closer, COVID-19 infections in some areas are again on the rise. bit.ly/3ByCJPf
American officials announced Monday that US forces had carried out a weekend airstrike in Afghanistan that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. bit.ly/3oPWZUM
A Tokyo clothing maker has worked with an animal doctor to create a wearable cooling device for house pets like dogs and cats. bit.ly/3vzq6Q5
Russian, French, and American leaders are traveling across Africa to win support for their countries’ positions on the war in Ukraine. bit.ly/3zwhXND
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late Tuesday despite threats of “strong measures” from China. bit.ly/3ByC68l
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Singapore Monday at the start of her trip to several Asian nations. bit.ly/3bqwNNx
A ship loaded with grain left the Ukrainian port city of Odesa on Monday. It was the first grain shipment to leave Ukraine since the war with Russia cut off exports. It is headed to the Middle Eastern nation of Lebanon. bit.ly/3cMTU54
A Chinese state-owned company is negotiating to buy a forestry plantation with a port and World War II airstrip in the Solomon Islands. bit.ly/3BCPdoT
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