A bill introduced to award Eugene Goodman a Congressional gold medal <3It’s one of the highest honors the body can offer a civilian.

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France has passed a law protecting the sounds and smells of the countryside, the "sensory heritage" of rural areasFrance has passed a law protecting the 'sensory heritage' of its rural areas, in the face of complaints about the noises and smells typical of the countryside.

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Synthetic cornea helped a legally blind man regain his sightA legally blind 78-year old man has regained his sight after being the inaugural patient to receive a promising new type of corneal implant.

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France has passed a law protecting the sounds and smells of the countrysideFrance has passed a law protecting the 'sensory heritage' of its rural areas, in the face of complaints about the noises and smells typical of the countryside.

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President Biden halts oil and gas leases on US land and waterBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration announced Thursday a 60-day suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits for U.S. lands and waters, as officials moved quickly to...

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Bernie Sanders Turned His Inauguration Meme Into a Sweatshirt for CharityAll proceeds will go to Meals on Wheels Vermont

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Illinois Awards $31.5 Million In Marijuana-Funded Grants To Repair Communities Harmed By Drug WarIllinois officials announced on Thursday that the state is distributing $31.5 million in grants funded by marijuana tax revenue to communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs. The funds are part of the state’s Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) program, which was established under Illinois’s adult-use cannabis legalization law. It requires

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Biden Orders on Food Aid Heralded as 'Most Significant Anti-Hunger Actions in Modern Times'The expected executive action comes as 'families are struggling with food insecurity like never before.'

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Amanda Gorman books top bestselling lists after soul-stirring inaugural poemTwo upcoming books on Amazon’s bestseller list within hours after the resounding delivery of her poem at the swearing-in

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Elon Musk says he will give $100 million to whoever creates the best carbon capture technologyMusk recently asked for ideas on where to donate his wealth - of which he has promised to give away half but has barely made a dent so far.

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COVID-19: Almost two-thirds of elderly care home residents have been vaccinated, Matt Hancock tells MPsThe health secretary tells MPs, in total, more than 5m doses of COVID vaccine have so far been delivered to 4.6m people.

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When a Student Couldn’t Pay Tuition Fees, Prison Inmates Rallied to Raise $32k to Help' go in thinking monster… and they come out thinking a man,' Jim Micheletti, founder of the 'Exercises In Empathy' book club, told CBS News

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Marmite maker Unilever to insist suppliers pay living wageUnilever says that by 2030 suppliers must pay staff enough to cover a family's basic needs.

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Egypt's cabinet toughens law banning female genital mutilationPerpetrators could be jailed for up to 20 years under amendments aimed at stamping out the ancient practice

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Tiny crayfish thought to be extinct found in remote west TasmaniaA small crayfish endemic to Tasmania that hasn't been seen for decades has been found near a Hydro Electric dam in the state's remote west, but climate change could pose a challenge to its survival.

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Germany to ban practice of killing newly hatched male chicksBERLIN (AP) — The German government plans to ban the practice of killing male chicks after they hatch, which results in the death of around 45 million birds per year in the country. The...

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Capitol police officer hailed hero during riot accompanies Kamala Harris at inaugurationA Capitol police officer hailed as a hero for his actions during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol accompanied Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the inauguration in Washington on Wednesday.

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Madame Vice President Kamala Harris escorted by Capitol Hill police officer Eugene Goodman who was just promoted as Acting Deputy Sargent of ArmsGoodman single-handedly led a crowd of insurrectionists away from the Senate chamber during the riot at the Capitol.

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Volunteers remove more than 9,000 lbs of trash from Tennessee RiverIn an epic cleanup effort, volunteers removed more than 9,000 pounds of trash from the Tennessee River, one of the dirtiest rivers in the country.

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Salmon spawning in Upper Columbia River for first time in more than 80 yearsSPOKANE — For the first time in more than a generation, chinook salmon have spawned in the upper Columbia River system.

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