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Who is Dominic Raab? The Brexiteer ex-lawyer deputizing for Boris Johnson

Before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went into intensive care on Monday evening with worsening coronavirus-related symptoms, he asked his Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab to deputize for him “where necessary.” While now is a time of great uncertainty for the British public, Johnson’s handing over of some duties to Raab…MORE

How a pandemic prepares us for exploring and living on Mars

How a pandemic prepares us for exploring and living on Mars

As people around the world rethink many aspects of their lives to combat the coronavirus pandemic, NASA experts say that knowledge and understanding of how to stay safe and healthy will help us prepare for landing on another planet. After all, NASA’s robotic explorers are already on Mars paving the way for future astronaut-led missions…MORE

What do Christians celebrate on Palm Sunday?

What do Christians celebrate on Palm Sunday?

On Palm Sunday, Christians throughout the world celebrate the day Jesus triumphantly entered Jerusalem days before his crucifixion. Crowds left palm fronds and clothing in his path as a sign of praise and respect. But millions of American Christians will observe Palm Sunday at home this year, as the coronavirus pandemic has forced most US…MORE

Quarantine life is starting to feel like a real Lent

Quarantine life is starting to feel like a real Lent

Monsignor Sam Sirianni tried to pray, but he couldn’t help thinking about the day ahead, when he would preside over a funeral for four members of the same family. The Fusco family has been devastated by Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Besides the four who died, two other relatives are hospitalized. The…MORE

The coronavirus pandemic is making Earth vibrate less

The coronavirus pandemic is making Earth vibrate less

Once-crowded city streets are now empty. Highway traffic has slowed to a minimum. And fewer and fewer people can be found milling about outside. Global containment measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus have seemingly made the world much quieter. Scientists are noticing it, too. Around the world, seismologists are observing a lot less…MORE

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