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Gaga for goo goo: Wellington named the global capital of baby talk | New Zealand

From small tribes in the remote Pacific islands to the teeming cities of China, humans share the common language of baby talk – but new research has discovered that Wellington, New Zealand, is the global capital of cooing. An international study, published in Nature Human Behaviour, collected 1615 recordings of 410 people from 21 societies …

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US takes emergency action to save sequoias from wildfires Nation/World News

US takes emergency action to save sequoias from wildfires  Nation/World News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The US Forest Service announced Friday it’s taking emergency action to save giant sequoias by speeding up projects that could start within weeks to clear underbrush to protect the world’s largest trees from the increasing threat of wildfires. The move to bypass some environmental review could cut years off the normal …

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California OKs ‘baby bonds’ to help combat child poverty | Nation/World News

California OKs 'baby bonds' to help combat child poverty |  Nation/World News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Parenting — that long chain of decisions that hopefully leads to a well-rounded adult — was always a little less stressful for Laura Guerra because her husband, Rigo, was “100% in it” for their daughter, Emilia. But Rigo died from COVID-19 on Christmas Eve in 2020, alone in a hospital room …

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‘Covid is not going to go away’: Australia will require public health measures for foreseeable future, say experts | Omicron variant

In May 2021, Australia’s chief medical officer, Prof Paul Kelly, described how Covid vaccines were our “ticket out of the pandemic”. Vaccination, he said, would give Australians “a life with more certainty”. More than one year later, Australia’s Covid-19 vaccination rate is among the highest in the world. Yet daily deaths from the virus remain …

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Why do the minority who haven’t had Covid account for most new infections? | Coronavirus

Having somehow dodged Covid since the pandemic kicked off, the proportion of people who have never seen the red line appear on a rapid test are a steadily shrinking minority. On Thursday, the White House announced that the US president, Joe Biden, had tested positive for Covid, becoming the most high-profile figure yet to join …

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Paul “Triple H” Levesque Is Back – World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.

Paul “Triple H” Levesque Is Back – World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.

07/22/2022 Paul “Triple H” Levesque Is Back STAMFORD, Conn.–( BUSINESS WIRE )– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that effective immediately, Paul Levesque will resume his executive position as EVP, Talent Relations. “I look forward to returning to my previous position as head of Talent Relations. I’m healthy, fired up, and ready to take charge,” said …

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