What Are Raccoon Dogs?

On Thursday, scientists unveiled new data on the possible origins of the Covid-19 pandemic — and put a strange, squat creature squarely in the spotlight. Meet the raccoon dog; it earns its name from its black facial markings, which give the animal a masked appearance and a more-than-passing resemblance to those infamous raiders of urban…

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Hotels Can Be an Environment for Crime Against Women. What’s Being Done About It?

“Each hotel is different, but fewer people mean there are potentially fewer eyes on what is happening,” said Yvonne Chen, the director of private sector engagement at ECPAT-USA, a nonprofit trying to eradicate commercial sexual exploitation of children. “In light of Covid, we’ve seen vulnerabilities increase for everyone and vulnerabilities are what traffickers target.” Trying…

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