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A historic agreement

International | The U.S.-brokered Arab-Israeli deal represents a key victory for President Trump
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/13/20, 05:41 pm

ISRAEL and the United Arab Emirates announced they are establishing full diplomatic ties in a U.S.-brokered agreement—the first Arab country to formalize a relationship with Israel in more than 25 years. The agreement is a key victory for President Donald Trump and represents dramatic changes in the Arab world, where shared concerns about Iran have overtaken traditional support for the Palestinians.

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The gymnastics sexual abuse problem

Family | The sport still has a long way to go to protect young athletes
by Mary Jackson
Posted 7/17/20, 04:45 pm

Five years ago, former U.S. national team gymnast Maggie Nichols filed the first anonymous complaint with USA Gymnastics stating that Dr. Larry Nassar had sexually molested her under the guise of medical treatment.

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Ethical research on COVID-19

Science | Scientists debate the use of fetal tissue in coronavirus experiments
by Julie Borg
Posted 3/26/20, 01:06 pm

Some researchers are using COVID-19 as an opportunity to promote research on the body parts of aborted babies.

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