One dead as storm hits French Indian Ocean island

Hundreds of thousands of people on France's Indian Ocean island of Reunion hunkered down in their homes under a strict lockdown on Monday as a devastating storm that has already left one dead started to rip along its north.

Test of police implicit bias training shows modest improvements

A two-part training designed to help police officers recognize their implicit bias, revealed some behavior improvement and lowered citizen discrimination complaints in a controlled study. While a small study involving one ...

Q&A: Urban doom loop—what it is and how cities can stop it

Recent images of downtown San Francisco—emptied of office workers now dialing in remote and filled with wandering homeless people—has struck fear for the future of urban areas. A Columbia University professor coined the ...

Spanish city shatters heat record

Spain's eastern city of Valencia set a new temperature record on Thursday as the country baked under its third heat wave of the summer.

Dogs provide critical support for homeless people, study finds

Homeless people and their dogs have a mutually beneficial relationship, with the dogs providing critical support for their owners' emotional and mental health while owners make every effort to protect dogs and meet their ...

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