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How ‘Linked-Fate Voting’ Can Help Explain American Elections

With his announcement that in 2024 he would make another run at the White House, former President Donald Trump made clear his belief that the conditions that once brought him victory still hold true. Despite a midterm election season that didn’t produce the tidal wave of Republican victories widely predicted, it would be easy to

I Tested Positive for COVID-19 Right Before the Holidays. What Should I Do?

The dreaded scenario has happened: you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 at the worst time, with holiday travel, parties, or family gatherings just days away. Does this mean your plans are doomed? Even nearly three years into the pandemic, the answer is surprisingly complicated. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says most people

The FBI Wasn’t Supposed to Be Political—But It Has Been Since the Beginning

For six long years, Donald Trump has been at war with the FBI. During the 2016 campaign, he complained of foot-dragging in the Hillary Clinton email investigation, demanding that the bureau “lock her up” without supporting evidence. Once he became president, he asked for unswerving loyalty from FBI director James Comey, only to fire Comey

Iran’s World Cup Team Remained Silent During Their National Anthem

During the opening match against England at the FIFA World Cup on Monday, Iran’s national men’s soccer team chose not to sing their national anthem in an apparent show of support for the ongoing protests back home. All 11 starting players stood silent while the Iranian anthem played inside the Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar.

Vaccines Helped to Control COVID-19. But the Global Rollout Is Still Broken

As successful as the COVID-19 vaccines have been in curbing the pandemic, their benefits haven’t been enjoyed equally by people around the globe. Throughout the pandemic—and even now—vaccine development and distribution has been undeniably lopsided, skewed in favor of developed countries with the resources to create, test, manufacture, and distribute shots when the need arises.

Millions of lives under threat in Ukraine this winter – WHO

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Temperatures are predicted to plummet as low as -20C in Ukraine this winterBy George Wright in London and Catherine Byaruhanga in KyivBBC NewsThe lives of millions will be under threat in Ukraine this winter, the World Health Organization has said. Half of Ukraine's energy infrastructure is either damaged or destroyed

World Cup 2022: Iran players decline to sing national anthem

Host nation: Qatar Dates: 20 November-18 December Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. Day-by-day TV listings - Full coverage detailsIran declined to sing their national anthem before their World Cup match with England in an

Indonesia: Java quake kills 162 and injures hundreds

Media caption, People were rushed to hospital in Cianjur in the aftermath of the earthquakeBy Tessa Wong, Simon Fraser & Alys DaviesBBC NewsAn earthquake on the main Indonesian island of Java has killed at least 162 people and injured hundreds, regional governor Ridwan Kamil has said.The 5.6 magnitude quake struck Cianjur town in West Java

World Cup 2022: Netherlands leave it late to beat Senegal 2-0 – highlights

Watch highlights as the Netherlands leave it late to secure a 2-0 victory against Senegal in their first appearance at a World Cup since 2014 with goals from youngster Cody Gakpo and Davy Klaassen. MATCH REPORT: Late goals give Dutch victory over Senegal Watch all the World Cup action across the BBC Sport website and

World Cup 2022: Lionel Messi ‘in a great moment’ for Argentina legend’s final World Cup

Lionel Messi was part of the Argentina side which lost the 2014 World Cup final to GermanyLionel Messi says he is in a "great moment" as he prepares for what is likely to be his final World Cup.The 35-year-old is playing in his fifth global tournament with Argentina, whose opening game against Saudi Arabia kicks

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XOXO! Revisit Gossip Girl’s Iconic Thanksgiving Episodes

Relationships and alliances may have changed over the six seasons of Gossip Girl, but there was one thing fans could always count on: Thanksgiving drama. With the exception of season 5, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), and Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) found themselves

‘27 Dresses’ Cast: Where Are They Now? Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, More

Always a bridesmaid! 27 Dresses captivated audiences in 2008 with its rom-com story line, empowering female lead and variety of ugly bridesmaid gowns. The romantic story of Jane (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim