Posts Tagged ‘grapples’

Supreme Court grapples with Purdue Pharma’s settlement

Awaiting a decision expected by June 2024, the case stands as a pivotal moment in America’s ongoing struggle against opioid crisis. Source

A warming Colorado River grapples with invasive species

As climate change bakes the U.S. West and dries up key Colorado River reservoirs, a slew of invasive species is flourishing in warmer waters at the expense of the artery’s native inhabitants. Among the most disruptive of this wide range of invaders is the smallmouth bass, which scientists fear could pose a possible danger to the native ecology… […]

Biden grapples with concerns over young Black voter support

The Biden administration is looking to ramp up support among young Black voters as polls show his approval rating with the demographic slipping ahead of 2024.  Earlier this month, a poll by The Highland Project found that 69 percent of millennial and Gen Z Black women are dissatisfied with the direction the country is going. Another… […]

Thousands Uncontactable As New Zealand Grapples with Worst Natural Disaster ‘This Century’

Cyclone Gabrielle came just two weeks after intense flooding hit Auckland—a disaster that was similarly labelled a “once in a century” event. Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images The safety status of thousands of people remains unknown more than a week after Cyclone Gabrielle, a tropical storm that New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins labelled the nation’s […]

Houses and roads submerged as Nigeria grapples with deadly flooding

Recent flooding in Nigeria has submerged roads, houses and disrupted supply routes for the delivery of aid. At least 600 people have died across the west African nation, and 1.3 million others have been forced to leave their homes, according to the latest government figures. Many have been moved to displacement camps and are using boats […]

UK eases COVID restrictions while much of mainland Europe grapples with surge in cases

Millions of people in England are poised for their first chance in months for haircuts, casual shopping and restaurant meals on Monday, as the government takes the next step on its lockdown-lifting road map. Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland are following their own, broadly similar, plans. Nationwide restrictions have been in place in England since […]

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