Launch winner SXSW EDU Our Worlds brings Native American culture to life through mobile-based immersive reality

Subscribe here to the LA School Report newsletter Take a walk along San Diego’s La Jolla Shores Beach, and you might find sand between your toes. But users of the new Our Worlds app, winner of the 2022 SXSW EDU launch competition, may find more, too. Through augmented reality, they can look at the same … Read more

First Lady, Selena Gomez highlights youth mental health

The first lady welcomed Dr. Jill Biden with singer and actress Selena Gomez at the White House on Wednesday for a discussion on young people’s mental health in an effort to bring the stigmatized topic out of the shadows and into the light. What you need to know First Lady Jill Biden welcomed singer and … Read more

Ukraine war pushes Brussels to break taboo with joint arms spending plan – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article On Wednesday, the European Commission will roll out a plan under which it will take on a new defense leadership role by helping member states coordinate their increased military spending. The Russian invasion of Ukraine caused drastic changes in European defense policy, pushed Sweden and Finland toward NATO … Read more

China suggests easing tech-related strictures, but don’t expect a shift in policy

China has shown signs of easing its crackdown on the technology sector that has wiped out billions of dollars from the value of its flagship companies. But analysts said Beijing’s recent positive rhetoric should not be confused with policy reversal. “I think the big tech companies will have a grace period maybe for the next … Read more

Will Turkey prevent Sweden and Finland from NATO membership?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks before peace talks between delegations from Russia and Ukraine at Dolmabahce Presidential Office in Istanbul, Turkey on March 29, 2022. Arda Kuchukkaya | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has doubled down on his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a move that would … Read more

Musk and Bezos agree to determine who is responsible for inflation

It’s rare to see Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos agree on things. The first is the world’s richest man, with an estimated fortune of $213 billion as of May 16, according to Bloomberg Billionaire Index. The second is the second richest man on the planet. His fortune is estimated at $135 billion. Musk and Bezos … Read more

Bob Marshall: There are 7.8 billion people on Earth. But each of us can help save the planet. | Opinions and Editorials

Some readers recently asked me how they might have become “mosquitoes” of the Louisiana coast. This question was prompted by my use of a saying attributed to the Dalai Lama about the importance of individual action even when faced with a challenge that requires global action: “If you think you are too small to make … Read more

More than 1 in 6 mothers in Richmond develop postpartum depression. Virginia Commonwealth University researchers are studying how to help. | Richmond local news

More than 1 in 6 mothers in Richmond have experienced postpartum depression In the first year of the epidemicThe risk of pregnancy has become more acute as the worst public health crisis of the century continues. It was 1 in 8 in 2017, according to data from Virginia Pregnancy Risk Assessment Surveillance System. The study … Read more

New York Governor Cathy Hochhol gives $250 in federal cash to families

Gov. Cathy Hochhol on Friday unveiled a chicken-in-a-pot-style payout to needy New Yorkers as he ran for a full term in office. The move would see families receiving public aid receive $250 in additional support — taken away from federal pandemic relief funds to New York — at a time of soaring inflation and consumer … Read more

GOP looks to Pelosi as party weighs response to Jan. 6 subpoenas

Several regular Republicans, possibly committee chairs and members of the party leadership, told CNN Friday that the January 6 committee’s subpoenas to House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy and four other Republicans, create a new standard they may eventually choose to repeat. In the likely majority of the Republican Party in the next Congress. Top of … Read more