Newsweek International 2/12/2021

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United Kingdom
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English
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Newsweek UK Ltd
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Weekly
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the archives

1967 With divorce rates high across the U.S., Newsweek related, “Getting in and out of divorce is almost like getting in and out of taxis.” In the middle of the sexual revolution, “what underlies the failure of so many marriages is not a new form of friction—but a new unwillingness to tolerate the old frictions.” Roughly 40 percent of ended marriages had lasted at least 10 years. After reaching a peak in 1981, the U.S. divorce rate has been steadily declining. Only 7.6 out of 1,000 women divorced in 2019—a 50-year low. 1986 “Barely a minute into its 10th orbital mission, the shuttle Challenger exploded, killing six astronauts and teacher Christa McAuliffe,” wrote Newsweek. Shocking the country, “even the computers seemed reluctant to believe the swift, sudden evidence.” This year, McAuliffe is being…

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109 minutos
security breakdown

Exclusive: HOW OFFICIALS’ FEAR OF DONALD TRUMP PARALYZED INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES AND LED TO THE CAPITOL RIOT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND Security looked the other way. So did the Pentagon. The FBI collected reports of violence and criminal activity but took no action. The U.S. Capitol Police wrote a threat assessment that President Trump’s supporters were disappointed and desperate, that they might become violent. They were all monitoring social media. But only the District of Columbia government and police went on alert; no one else otherwise prepared. That’s because government and military officials were afraid. To understand the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, Newsweek meticulously reconstructed what happened that day and interviewed dozens of government and military officials, most of whom requested anonymity in order to be candid. They almost…

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2 minutos
griffin johnson

“The social media fame doesn’t really last that long.” COVID-19 HAS IMPACTED EVERY FACET OF THE WORKFORCE, INCLUDING TIKTOK influencers who thrive on collaboration. “It’s really hard because people want content,” Griffin Johnson told Newsweek. Fortunately Johnson, who has more than 15 million followers across multiple platforms, lives with other influencers as part of a group called Sway House. “We’re all close, so I’m very blessed and fortunate.” Of the influencers, Johnson was perhaps the best equipped to deal with the pandemic: before TikTok fame he was studying to be a nurse. “When it first started, I thought it would be something around the realm of the flu. But then it started getting really serious.” For him, it’s been about finding a balance. “I’m not perfect, but I try my best…

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