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Experts: Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Published: 11May2022

In a speech delivered from Russia's famous Red Square, Russian President Vladimir Putin marked Victory Day and blamed Western policies for Moscow's military action in Ukraine. While Western...

Child marriages violating statutory rape laws in many U.S. states

Published: 17Feb2022

In many U.S. states, children can legally marry at an earlier age than they can consent to sex, leading to situations where sex between spouses may be a criminal act. Some states exempt sex between...

Andrew Potter: Self Help for Partisans | The Line

Published: 2Feb2022

February 1, 2022 | Many Canadians look to the state of politics in America and feel better about our own politics. But is "Canadian exceptionalism" a delusion? Andrew Potter outlines three...

Experts: One-year anniversary of the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot

Published: 5Jan2022

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver remarks to mark the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The insurrection, which began as members of...

Caucasian households in U.S. emit most carbon despite greater energy efficiency

Published: 22Nov2021

Residential energy use represents roughly one-fifth of annual greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. A team of researchers led by McGill University has used data from 60 million individual...

Expert: Facebook board upholds Donald Trump suspension

Published: 10May2021

Former U.S. President Donald Trump won't return to Facebook – at least not yet. Four months after Facebook suspended Trump's accounts for inciting violence that led to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation

Published: 6Apr2021

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social...

Experts: Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration

Published: 19Jan2021

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday under a pledge to "heal" the country as it grapples with an ongoing pandemic, economic uncertainty and deep...

Experts: 2020 U.S. presidential election

Published: 2Nov2020

With early voter turnout setting a record and U.S. business districts boarding up for fear of election day unrest, U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on the...

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