juneteenth:-what-is-it-and-why-it-matters

Juneteenth: What Is It and Why It Matters

In recent days, there’s been a significant uptick in posts about Juneteenth, but because it’s not a part of most history classes, you may have found yourself asking why we celebrate this unusually named holiday. In a nutshell, Juneteenth is a day commemorating the order delivered by Major General Gordon Granger emancipating all slaves in the…

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NATO, Explained: How a Country Can Join

How does a country join NATO? What’s the process? How long does it take? How easy is it? These are some of the technical questions Finland and Sweden had to consider before they applied to join the NATO transatlantic military alliance. Despite decades of non-alignment—Sweden even managed to stay out of World War Two, which…

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They’re Injecting Babies Now

The Biden administration outlined plans to roll out vaccines for children under age 5. This is in conjunction with educational and outreach efforts if the shots are approved by federal regulators. Children under 5 are at slight risk, and the vaccine is still experimental. Vaccinations for children under age 5 could begin as soon as June…