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Why our minds can’t make sense of COVID-19’s enormous death toll

Photograph by Timothy Fadek/Redux Funeral director Omar Rodriguez inventoried bodies, all coronavirus disease (COVID-19) victims bound for cremation, in the main chapel of the Gerard J. Neufeld Funeral Home in Queens, New York, April 26, 2020. When the COVID-19 pandemic…

Everything You Need to Know About Adobo

Adobo is one of the Philippines’ best-loved dishes of all time. The experience of eating this is so captivating that it will most likely win a country-wide nomination for a national dish. Moreover, aside from its irresistible aroma and taste,…

NASA’s latest rover is our best chance yet to find life on Mars

This artist’s rendition depicts NASA’s Mars 2020 rover studying its surroundings. | NASA/JPL-Caltech On Thursday, a new rover blasts off to Mars. This time, it’s collecting samples to return to Earth. On Thursday, at 7:50 am Eastern, if the weather…

China is systematically detaining Uighurs — and the world isn’t doing enough about it

A Uighur man walks in Kashgar, China, on June 30. | David Liu/Getty Images This week’s Worldly episode discusses the muted global response to China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslims. In China’s Xinjiang province, Uighur Muslims are being detained and…

Concentration camps and forced labor: China’s repression of the Uighurs, explained

A Uighur man at a temperature checkpoint in Kuqa, China, on June 29, 2020. | David Liu/Getty Images There is more and more evidence of China’s human rights abuses in Xinjiang. Jewher Ilham has not heard from her father since…

5 real steps the US could take to help Uighurs in China

Uighur rights activists stage a demonstration outside the Chinese Embassy in London, England, on January 5, 2020. | David Cliff/NurPhoto via Getty Images China has imprisoned millions of Uighur Muslims in concentration camps. Here’s what the Trump administration could do…