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The Legacy of the USNS Comfort

March 31, 2020 Claire B 0

For the third time in its service history, the USNS Comfort docked in New York City to cheers – and to some ill-advised crowds. The ship brings much needed support for non-Covid-19 patients as the beleaguered city continues its fight against the pandem…

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Hate Paying Income Tax? Blame William H. Taft

March 31, 2020 Patrick J. Kiger 0

Every year, millions of Americans have to amass their financial records and fill out forms—or pay professionals to do it for them—in order to file their federal tax returns. It’s an annual ritual that traditionally takes place in the spring, though in …

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D-Day Veteran Harold Pearsall Dies from Covid-19

March 31, 2020 Claire B 0

Harold Pearsall, D-Day veteran and a Légion d’Honneur recipient – France’s highest military honor – passed away on Sunday at the age of 97 after contracting Covid-19, the BBC reports. Peter Lloyd, Birmingham’s 1944 Alliance Normandy-Market Garden …

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The clinic

March 31, 2020 11th November 2018 0

Marc Lasher works as an addiction medicine specialist but, between his regular appointments, he oversees a clean-needle exchange on the streets of Fresno County in […]

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Is marriage over?

March 31, 2020 11th November 2018 0

Marriage is practised in every society yet is in steep decline globally. Is this it for longterm intimate relationships? By Manvir Singh Read at Aeon

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Burgoyne’s Big Fail

March 31, 2020 Claire B 0

In 1777 a British general known as “Gentleman Johnny” sold the king on an audacious plan to end the American Revolution.