Israel’s onslaught against Gaza is a Russian doll of horror, with many atrocities tucked within. Described by the United Nations as a “graveyard for thousands of children”, where more than half of northern Gaza’s buildings are destroyed or damaged and 70% of a traumatized population have lost access to clean water, Gaza is not wanting for horror – but is desperately lacking the essentials of life.
U.S. life expectancy rose last year — by more than a year — but still isn’t close to what it was before the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2022 rise was mainly due to the waning pandemic, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers said Wednesday. But even with the large increase, U.S. life expectancy is only back to 77 years, 6 months — about what it was two decades ago.
The United States women’s national team (USWNT) went into this year’s World Cup looking like almost unstoppable favorites to do an unprecedented “three-peat” and claim their third consecutive title.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an array of programs aimed at farmers growing food that supports rural communities and the environment, but its own purchasing has long revolved around sourcing the cheapest foods available.
Sheikh Shahabuddin Delawar, the Acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum, met with Sherbaz Kaminzada, the head of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries, and Mines, and Mansoor Ahmadzai, the head of the National Mining Committee.
Gunshots were fired overnight in Guinea-Bissau’s capital Bissau and continued into Friday morning, according to Reuters and AFP news agencies. The circumstances of the shooting remain unclear.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, who also serves as Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian armed forces, has met with a group of commanders and officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy.