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Ramadan inspires a Moroccan-spiced lamb-chickpea soup

January 30, 2023

Christopher Kimball After sunset during Ramadan, the daily fast customarily ends by eating dates. Then the Iftar meal begins with some kind of soup, satisfying hunger and quenching thirst at the same time. Among the soups served, one of the most common in ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

January 30, 2023

Law Office of Julie A. Paquette PLC Law Office of Julie A. Paquette PLC was named among the 500 fastest growing law firms in the country on the annually published Law Firm 500 list, making the list at #22, the highest rank achieved for any law firm in Michigan. ...

U.S. will give military tanks to Ukraine, signaling Western powers long-term commitment to thwarting Russia

January 30, 2023

Monica Duffy Toft, Tufts University (THE CONVERSATION) — President Joe Biden announced on Jan. 25, 2023, that the U.S. would send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine – following Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s repeated requests for more ...

The SAT and ACT are less important than you might think

January 30, 2023

Mary L. Churchill, Boston University (THE CONVERSATION) — College admission tests are becoming a thing of the past. More than 80% of U.S. colleges and universities do not require applicants to take standardized tests – like the SAT or the ACT. ...

Shaky U-M study promotes e-vehicle transition

January 30, 2023

Jason Hayes, Mackinac Center for Public Policy A recently released University of Michigan study promotes the alleged economic and environmental benefits of a transition to electric vehicles. But the study’s emphasis on fuel costs vs. overall costs limits ...

Typical mass shooters are in their 20s and 30s - suspects in California's latest killings are far from that average

January 30, 2023

Jillian Peterson, Hamline University and James Densley, Metropolitan State University (THE CONVERSATION) — The two men who shot dead 18 people in separate incidents just days apart in California are the latest perpetrators in America’s long history ...