After months of failed negotiations with Chicago officials, more than 30,000 teachers and school support staff will strike Thursday morning in an attempt to put an end to the oppression routinely felt by black and brown communities, Kofi Ademola, an activist and organizer with the Black Lives Matter movement, told Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear.
The Army’s latest modernization strategy report revealed they will prioritize countering military developments in China and Russia, the US’ “pacing threat,” as the branch begins a four-stage plan to become a multi-domain force by 2035.
Space tourism company Virgin Galactic is a subsidiary of the Virgin Group involved in developing commercial spacecraft and offering commercial trips to space as well as missions for scientific research. The trips will begin in New Mexico, but Virgin's founder Richard Branson has said he wishes to see the company rapidly expand internationally.
A California Republican congressman who once was caught vaping during a House committee hearing says safety concerns over puffing e-cigarettes are “massively overblown”.
The powerful Typhoon Hagibis crashed its way through eastern Honshu in recent days, unleashing a tropical fury not seen in decades. The center of the storm passed near Fukushima Daiichi, where an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 caused a catastrophic nuclear meltdown at several reactors, prompting mass evacuations around the site.
A new study published this month by researchers at the University of Warwick found that air pollution has detrimental effects on human memory and can even cause the human brain to age a whole decade.
The USSR joined the Western Allies’ war against Japan in the late summer of 1945, smashing the million-man strong Kwangtung Army in just two weeks in an operation which Western historiographers have come to refer to as ‘August Storm’.
Turkey announced earlier that it would conduct a military operation in northern Syria to clear the area of Kurdish fighters and establish a safe zone; the formerly US-backed defenders of the region are viewed as terrorists by Ankara.