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Today’s headlines wanted to go home for the holidays, but who knows if that can happen, what with covid and the flooding and all. These headlines are selected from the front pages curated by Indigenous Territory names and Treaty information are taken from the
Currently, countries all over the world are continuing to combat the challenges of coronavirus and finding solutions to maintain traditions, hospitals and education. In international relations, the long-serving prime minister of Bahrain passed away yesterday and the US Secretary of State will begin a tour tomorrow of France, Turkey, Georgia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudia Arabia. As always, these headlines are courtesy of
The Digital Library Federation (DLF) is a community of practitioners who advance research, learning, social justice, and the public good through the creative design and wise application of digital library technologies. Each year, DLF hosts a forum in partnership with colleagues from the Council on Library and Information Res...
In today's headlines around the world, the United States recognizes Veteran's Day- a tradition signed into law on May 13, 1938. Originally known as "Armistice Day", November 11th marks the cessation of hostilities between Germany and the Allies and the end of WWI on "the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month". We take a look at how different families are honoring and our service men and women- as well as the struggles facing veterans in our country today. As always, our selections are inspired by front pages provided by
On November 11th, 1852, American writer Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832- March 6, 1888) published her first short story, The Rival Painters: A Story of Rome, in what many believe, The Saturday Evening Gazette; it tells of two painters who fall for the same woman. With love as a central theme in her work, Alcott would b...
Although we are still deep in the midst of a pandemic, today's news features hopeful progress and emerging plans that show promise. Keep reading to learn more about a potentially effective vaccine, President-elect Joe Biden's virus task force and updates on where we stand domestically and internationally in our fight against Covid. As always, our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on
“Nature is healing,” said today’s first headline. “Oh, it works as a verb too,” said the second and third. The last two sent a fundraising appeal. These headlines are selected from the front pages curated by Indigenous Territory names and Treaty information are taken from the
As the US continues to focus on election results, the following are some news items from around the world. The United Arab Emirates made significant legal reforms this week as well as a commitment to literacy and knowledge. Jamaica elected a new political leader, the Marine Corps continue with a controversial project in Guam and Filipino food manufacturers agreed to lower some prices. As always, these headlines are courtesy of
Today marks a tremendous moment in history. This afternoon, Joseph R. Biden Jr. won the 2020 race for the 46th president of the United States. As the final vote counts trickled in from Pennsylvania and Nevada, it was announced that Biden won 273 electoral votes, solidifying his lead over President Donald Trump and pushing him past the needed 270 electoral votes to become president-elect. Significantly, Senator Kamala Harris makes history as the first woman, first Black, and first South Asian vice president-elect. 
As a respite from the barrage of election news, today's stories come from all corners of the globe. Canada tackles a language issue, Britain and Ireland deal with coronavirus related problems and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues. As always, these headlines are courtesy of The Royal Gazette, Published in Hamilton, Bermuda