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Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association Shares Package Theft Prevention Tips

PROVIDENCE — As the holiday season approaches, the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association would like to provide tips to prevent theft for members of the public who are expecting package deliveries in the coming weeks. According to the National Neighborhood Watch, nearly one in four adults in the United States has reported having a package stolen at […]Read More

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CFK Africa Prepares Amid Resurgence of Cholera, Having Already Documented

NAIROBI, KENYA – CFK Africa, a nonprofit with offices in Kenya and the U.S., is preparing for the potential to see a resurgence in cholera cases as the highly infectious and deadly disease makes a comeback worldwide. Nairobi and Kiambu counties in Kenya both recently recorded an outbreak, and the nonprofit has already documented one case at its Tabitha […]Read More

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Beyond Qatar: Migrant Workers Are Exploited in America, Too

VOA NEW – Matt Haines NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The treatment of migrant workers has been highlighted during the World Cup in Qatar, where many temporary foreign workers reportedly died while building the event’s infrastructure. Advocates for immigrant workers in the U.S. note that abuses aren’t just happening overseas. “The fact of the matter is that […]Read More

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Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Starts to Erupt, Sending Ash Nearby

VOA/AP HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday. The eruption began late Sunday night in the summit caldera of the volcano on the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Early Monday, it said lava flows were […]Read More


US Black Friday Online Sales Hit $9 Billion Despite Inflation

VOA/Reuters U.S. shoppers spent a record $9.12 billion online on Black Friday, a report showed Saturday, as consumers weathered the squeeze from high inflation and grabbed steep discounts on everything from smartphones to toys. Online spending rose 2.3% on Black Friday, Adobe Inc’s data and insights arm Adobe Analytics said, thanks to consumers holding out […]Read More