A decline in greenhouse gas emissions, the benefits of being a musician, consumers are discovering the ease of new car deliveries, the Trump administration reduces the number of protected wetlands and waterways. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Invasive herbivores might actually help ecosystems, testing in Iceland suggests 50% of COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic, Congress passes the largest economic stimulus package in recent memory, the Marine Corps is undergoing a transformation. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Russian engineers have developed impact-proof concrete, Apple wants to help California’s housing and affordability crisis, climate change is affecting centuries old French wineries. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
President Trump to force the disclosure of prices in health care, difficulty in enforcing firearms restrictions, Facebook to launch cryptocurrency, and British advertisements to ban gender stereotypes.
These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
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