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Report: China’s Infertility Rate Rising Faster than Expected

The South China Morning Post on Thursday quoted Chinese biologists, maternity doctors, and political advisers saying that Chinese infertility rates increased much faster than expected over the past decade, making it harder to pull out of the demographic crisis that was caused in part by China’s draconian “One Child Policy” population controls.

A couple pushes their child in a stroller between bicycles at a busy intersection in Beijing on June 2, 2021, days after China announced it would allow couples to have three children. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP) (Photo by GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images)

GOP Lawmakers Demand Answers on John Kerry’s Role in Biden Administration

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), ranking member on the Committee on the Judiciary, and Rep. James Comer (R-KY), ranking member on the Committee on Oversight and Reform, are demanding details on John Kerry’s unclear role as Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, particularly expressing concern on “where the role appears to intersect with the U.S. response to a hostile foreign regime such as the Chinese Communist Party.”

Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Vice president Joe Biden (L) campaigns with former Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (R) December 6, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kerry announced his endorsement of Biden yesterday with the Iowa caucuses less than two months away. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Agnes Chow Released from Prison

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from jail Saturday after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 anti-government protests that triggered a crackdown on dissent in the former British colony.

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