In his first public remarks since being pushed out of the White House, former national security adviser John Bolton said this week that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “will never” give up nuclear weapons voluntarily, contradicting President Trump’s optimistic declarations that negotiations are going well.
Oil, natural gas, and coal account for 81 percent of the world’s energy consumption—a figure that hasn’t changed in 30 years despite the rapid growth of renewables such as solar and wind power.
About half of the world’s militaries are now using drones, once the domain of only a handful of nations. They range in sophistication from basic quadcopters similar to the kind sold in stores to missile-equipped unmanned aircraft.
Nearly 80 percent of rural America is “medically underserved,” according to the federal government. In Texas alone, 159 of the state’s 254 counties don’t have a general surgeon, 121 counties have no medical specialists, and 35 have no doctors at all.
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Technology companies last year reported 45 million online photos and videos of children being sexually abused to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. That’s more than double the number the firms found in 2017.
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