Articles by Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor


nbcnews.com Oct 24, 2021

In Germany, global warming is changing more than just the climate. It’s changing politics, too.
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

The deluge, which was preceded by three consecutive summers of drought, has brought a new urgency for many to find climate change solutions — and that has impacted Germany’s politics, too. Unlike in the United States where the issue is still subject to debate, global warming is a key concern in Germ . . .

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nbcnews.com Oct 12, 2021

Ancient Byzantine winery discovered in Israel
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

The discovery unveiled on Monday included five wine presses capable of making around 2 million liters of wine. Located in Yavne, a city of around 50,000 people, it is the largest complex of wine presses known from the Byzantine period, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. The excavation si . . .

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nbcnews.com Oct 11, 2021

British police drop investigation into Prince Andrew sexual assault lawsuit
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

LONDON — British police said Monday that they would take no action after reviewing a document related to a U.S. civil sexual assault lawsuit filed against Queen Elizabeth II's son, Prince Andrew. Virginia Giuffre, who has accused Andrew of sexually abusing her when she was a teenager, filed the suit . . .

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nbcnews.com Sep 20, 2021

Pfizer says its Covid vaccine is safe and effective for children ages 5 to 11
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

Pfizer-BioNTech said on Monday that the companies' two-dose Covid-19 vaccine was safe and showed a "robust" antibody response in children ages 5 to 11. No Covid vaccines have yet been authorized or approved for use in children under 12. More than 466.5 million Covid vaccine doses have been given in . . .

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nbcnews.com Sep 13, 2021

Emma Raducanu's shock U.S. Open win was more than a sporting fairy tale
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

Queen Elizabeth II, fellow sports stars and politicians joined the chorus of congratulations when Raducanu, 18, on Saturday became the first British woman to win the U.S. Open since 1968. But it hasn't been a total love-in, and her win has highlighted the complicated relationship that Britain has wi . . .

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nbcnews.com Sep 06, 2021

Conjoined twins who were separated in Israel see each other for the first time
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

Twin girls, born conjoined at the back of the head, saw each other for the first time after successful and rare surgery to separate them in Israel. The 12-month-old girls were separated on Thursday after a 12-hour operation at the Soroka University Medical Center in Beer Sheva, the hospital said Sun . . .

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nbcnews.com Aug 31, 2021

Power still out for more than a million in Louisiana as weakened Ida moves through Mississippi
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

Power was still out for more than a million homes and businesses early Tuesday after Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana and Mississippi, bringing with it floods, destruction and the deaths of at least four people. Ida, which weakened to a tropical depression, was over northern Mississippi early T . . .

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nbcnews.com Aug 30, 2021

Hurricane Ida knocks out power to New Orleans, may bring 'life-threatening' flooding
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

Officials warned of “life-threatening” floods early Monday after Hurricane Ida, now weakened to a tropical storm, crashed into Louisiana and knocked out power to more than 1 million homes and businesses including the city of New Orleans. Electric utilities reported that slightly more than 1 million . . .

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nbcnews.com Aug 24, 2021

Climate change made deadly Germany floods up to 9 times more likely, study finds
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

Climate change has made extreme rainfall and floods like those which brought deadly devastation to western Europe last month more likely to occur, according to a new scientific study. Global warming has made these kinds of events between 1.2 and 9 times more likely, the study said. While the study h . . .

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nbcnews.com Jul 13, 2021

Euro 2020 racism: Soccer players accuse government of 'stoking the fire'
Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor

LONDON — In the hours after England lost in the final of the Euro 2020 soccer championship and Black players were subjected to a flood of racist comments, officials condemned the abuse almost as fast as the offensive comments had rolled in. Other former players joined Mings in calling out the govern . . .

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