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Colorado firms, individuals owing back taxes get COVID aid

Nov. 28, 2021 10:12 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — At least 161 Colorado companies and individuals who owed millions in back taxes still qualified for federal pandemic relief loans, a 9Wants to Know investigation found. “Essentially, they’re benefiting from taxpayer money without contributing to the...

New project documents over 300 WWI memorials in Illinois

Nov. 14, 2021 09:16 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A new online database has cataloged more than 300 historic World War I monuments and memorials in Illinois, from dough boy statues to public spaces honoring people who served in the Great War. The database is the product of a years-long effort by...

Dutch climate scientist Geert Jan van Oldenborgh dies at 59

Oct. 14, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Respected Dutch climate scientist Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, co-founder of a group that rapidly analyzes the possible effects of climate change on extreme weather events, has died at age 59, the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute said Thursday. ...

US-built databases a potential tool of Taliban repression

Sep. 07, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Over two decades, the United States and its allies spent hundreds of millions of dollars building databases for the Afghan people. The nobly stated goal: Promote law and order and government accountability and modernize a war-ravaged land. But in the...