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Karl-Anthony Towns speaks on ‘toughest year of my life’ following mom’s death from COVID-19

Loading the player… NBA star Karl-Anthony Towns on Monday posted a video online chronicling his life in 2020, revealing how the global pandemic has impacted his life. The nearly 20-minute YouTube video, titled “The Toughest Year Of My Life,” opens with shots from the beginning of the year of the Minnesota Timberwolves center playing basketball… Read More »

Covid-19 crisis quashed colds and flus but they may be worse next year

By Michael Le Page Flu vaccinations are key to limiting the burden on hospitals in a pandemicMarco Bello/Bloomberg via Getty Winter is coming to the north. If what happened in the southern hemisphere is any guide, anti-coronavirus measures could result in fewer people than usual getting flus and colds. The respite may be brief, though. These… Read More »

What is the year of depression

Leviathan: The unauthorised biography of Sydney. In , the Federal Reserve System raised its discount rate—that is, the rate it charged on loans to member banks—in order to raise interest rates in the United States, which would stem the outflow of American gold and dampen the booming stock market. By , most developed countries had… Read More »