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5 things to know for January 27: Supreme Court, Ukraine, Covid, Federal Reserve, Cuba

5 things to know for January 27: Supreme Court, Ukraine, Covid, Federal Reserve, Cuba

Houston, we have a [coffee] problem… A new study shows climate change will make it much harder to grow Arabica coffee in the coming years. Coffee prices have¬†already been spiking due to bad weather, so you might want to savor that cup this morning. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed…MORE

John Kerry hosts world’s largest carbon emitters in first forum since UN climate summit

John Kerry hosts world’s largest carbon emitters in first forum since UN climate summit

John Kerry on Thursday is hosting his first major international climate meeting of the year with the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. The Major Economies Forum will focus on next steps following November’s UN climate summit in Glasgow, and chart a path forward for major countries to step up their climate ambitions and decrease emissions.…MORE

Gianni Infantino: FIFA president says his comments about refugees ‘crossing the Mediterranean’ were ‘misinterpreted’

Gianni Infantino: FIFA president says his comments about refugees ‘crossing the Mediterranean’ were ‘misinterpreted’

Gianni Infantino, the president of football’s global governing body FIFA, has said his remarks about a biennial World Cup and bringing “hope” to refugees crossing the Mediterranean have been “misinterpreted.” Speaking in an address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Wednesday, Infantino spent the final part of his speech talking…MORE

Breyer’s role on the Supreme Court and the hole he’s leaving

Breyer’s role on the Supreme Court and the hole he’s leaving

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer can come across as a bookish government man, captivated by the nitty-gritty of regulations and convinced that Washington, on the whole, works. Ensconced in chambers lined with shelves of antique books on philosophy inherited from an uncle and strewn with briefs, papers and more books, he has filled his opinions…MORE

Former South Carolina officer is found not guilty of assault and battery in an arrest last year that led to nights of protests

Former South Carolina officer is found not guilty of assault and battery in an arrest last year that led to nights of protests

A South Carolina jury found former police officer Jonathan Moreno not guilty Wednesday in connection with the arrest of a man last summer that sparked nights of protests. “I want to thank everybody out there in the community that believes and supports my family,” Moreno said after the verdict was read. “We need to really…MORE

Time warp: How time passes when you live in space

Time warp: How time passes when you live in space

Since the pandemic began, the arrival of each new year feels like a reprise of “let’s do the time warp again” from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Now, imagine if you lived in space. For those of us on Earth, adjusting to a new normal, like extended periods of working from home and disruptions to…MORE

Bob Marley’s last ever outdoor concert inspires new soccer shirt

Bob Marley’s last ever outdoor concert inspires new soccer shirt

What is the next move for a football team that has a designated poet in residence and the sport’s very first climate officer? To design a shirt in honor of reggae legend Bob Marley, of course. In the latest progressive scheme from Irish club Bohemians, a member-owned and not-for-profit team, the club have released a…MORE

Substitute keeper Abo Gabal the shootout hero as Egypt advance

Substitute keeper Abo Gabal the shootout hero as Egypt advance

Egypt booked a quarterfinal place at the Africa Cup of Nations with a 5-4 shootout victory over Ivory Coast on Wednesday as substitute goalkeeper Mohamed Abo Gabal saved Eric Bailly’s tame penalty and Mohamed Salah stroked home the decisive spotkick. The match finished 0-0 after extra time before Abo Gabal, who had replaced the injured…MORE

A California student has been disciplined after making racist comments at a high school basketball game, school district says

A California student has been disciplined after making racist comments at a high school basketball game, school district says

A high school student in Orange County, California, was disciplined after making “inappropriate and inflammatory racist comments” toward a Black basketball player during a game last week, the Saddleback Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) said in a statement. In a video uploaded to social media by Sabrina Brown, who said she is the parent of…MORE

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