An Ohio voters in the August special election

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In a victory for abortion-rights supporters, what was the outcome of yesterday’s vote in Ohio regarding a proposed constitutional change?

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed retiring the "chasing arrows" logo ♻️from certain materials. Why?

The EPA suggests replacing the "chasing arrows" logo, a universal recycling symbol designed by Gary Anderson 50 years ago, on certain materials due to its misuse on hard-to-recycle plastics. This misuse confuses consumers and burdens recycling facilities. To clear up confusion, the EPA proposes using solid triangles on non-recyclable plastics instead.

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In an attempt to address the world's lowest fertility rate, a local government in this country has been organizing blind-dating events for singles.

South Korea has had the world's lowest fertility rate for the past three years, leading to initiatives to encourage young adults to marry and start families. However, many argue that the real barriers are high child care costs, unaffordable housing, limited job opportunities, and long working hours. Despite these concerns, these city-sponsored blind-dating events have proven popular.

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What is the main contention against President Biden's designation of a new national monument near the Grand Canyon?

The Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni—Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument, covering more than 900,000 acres, was designated by President Biden as part of the administration's conservation efforts. While tribes and environmentalists support this, the mining industry opposes it, believing it restricts uranium access and could increase reliance on Russia for nuclear fuel.

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Recent studies from China, Taiwan, and India seemed to have disproved the LK-99 breakthrough. What was LK-99 claimed to be in its original paper?

These studies found no evidence of superconductivity in their LK-99 samples, contrary to the original paper's claims. However, it's important to note that each of these groups synthesized its own LK-99-like substance, which may not have been identical to the sample used in the original experiments.