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Are snakebites rising in South Asia — and what’s responsible?

In 1950, Roald Dahl wrote a short story titled Poison. The tale, set in colonial India and often found in deckle-edged children’s anthologies, tells a riveting story about racism. In the story, a striped snake called a common krait slithers on the stomach of one of the main characters. The journey to save the character Read More

What is Super Tuesday and why is it important? All you need to know

One of the busiest days in the United States election calendar is nearly here. Super Tuesday takes place on March 5, with millions of voters expected to cast their ballots in presidential primaries and caucuses across more than a dozen states. Also on the ballot will be races for both chambers of the US Congress Read More

Manchester City ready for United to try to ‘close gap’ in Premier League

Who: Manchester City vs Manchester UnitedWhat: Premier League footballWhen: Sunday, March 3, 2024, 15:30 GMTWhere: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the Premier League champions are ready for rivals Manchester United to try to “close the gap” ahead of Sunday’s derby match at the Etihad Stadium. City are just one point Read More

Money, power and the peril of courting Chinese nationalism

In January, a Chinese ultranationalist vlogger – video blogger – came across red circular stickers on the glass doors of a shopping mall in Nanjing featuring the words: “Happy 2024.” The vlogger claimed that what appeared to be innocent New Year decorations were, in fact, nationalistic Japanese motifs since the red circles resembled the rising Read More

Nikki Haley gains endorsements from moderate GOP senators amid uphill primary battle

Nikki Haley on Friday received endorsements from two of the GOP’s most moderate senators in Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.  Collins, who previously voted to convict then-President Trump in his impeachment trial in which he was acquitted, revealed Friday that she voted for Haley in Maine’s primary this week, calling her “extremely well-qualified.” “She Read More