Even if the majority of people see weeds as a persistent problem, a farmer has discovered that they can make the dry and tarnished soil fertile again, while they also eat up atmospheric carbon. Accordingly, weeds can help us curb climate change and its effects.
Weeds fight climate change by absorbing atmospheric carbon
Conflict forced more than 10 million people to flee their homes to live elsewhere within their own country last year, bringing the total number of people internally displaced by violence to a record high, monitors said Friday.
Conflicts internally displaced over 10m people in 2018: Monitors
A man charged with bludgeoning and strangling to death a Hollywood television director more than three decades ago was arrested on Thursday in North Carolina, the US, after police said DNA and a confession linked him to the crime.
Man arrested in 1985 killing of Hollywood TV director
A Rhode Island school district in the US, facing mounting lunch debts, reversed a controversial policy announced earlier this week that would limit students owing money to the school to a sunflower-seed-butter-and-jelly sandwich.
US school district changes policy for students who owe meal debts
The Japanese Diet enacted a legal revision on Friday to enable the handover of a child to a parent who has been awarded custody, even if the other parent refuses to abide by a court order to do so.
Law revised to enforce child custody handovers in Japan
Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco, California, expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute.
Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute
Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world.
Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange
General practitioners in the UK are warning they are so overwhelmed with patients, it is causing avoidable mistakes.
Overworked UK GPs warn they are making avoidable mistakes
A teenager was killed and seven others injured after two pupils allegedly opened fire in a US school.
Teenager killed in US high school attack
The effects of social media use on teenage life satisfaction are limited and probably ‘tiny’, a study of 12,000 UK adolescents suggested.
Social media effect 'tiny' in teenagers, large study finds

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