Month: September 2019

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iStock/janniswerner(BOSTON) — The president of Harvard University has apologized for giving a speech in which he compared rich alumni donors to freed slaves. Harvard President Lawrence Bacow was slammed as “tone-deaf” and “inappropriate” by some of those who heard him make the analogy that rich alumni should be free to spread their wealth around instead […]

New York Police Department(NEW YORK) — A veteran police officer was shot and killed in New York City just after midnight Sunday during a physical struggle with an armed suspect. The 27-year-old suspect was also shot and killed, police said. Officer Brian Mulkeen, 33, of the New York Police Department was taken to Jacobi Medical […]

US Army(MIAMI) — They’re the Army’s elite parachute team, jumping thousands of feet in perfect daredevil formations into air shows, festivals and sporting events all across the country. Largely made up of former combat soldiers, the Golden Knights are considered the “best of the best.” But on Feb. 12, during a low altitude night jump […]

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major winter storm has developed in parts of the northern Rockies and is currently bringing very heavy snow and strong winds to the region. Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for the area on Sunday. Wind alerts have also been issued from California to Wyoming due […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The amount of greenhouse gases being emitted into Earth’s atmosphere has reached such a high level that it will take major changes around the world to mitigate the effects on climate change, experts say. Greenhouse gasses such as carbon dioxide, which trap the sun’s heat, are the “most significant driver of observed […]

WMUR(BOW, N.H.) — Scores of climate change protesters were arrested outside a coal power plant in New Hampshire on Saturday as they staged a demonstration calling for the facility to be shut down. About 120 people gathered outside Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire, on Saturday afternoon, with 67 people being arrested, according to the […]

Patrick McCloskey/Facebook(BLOOMSBURG, Penn.) — A sightseeing helicopter smashed into several parked cars outside a fairgrounds in Pennsylvania on Saturday night, injuring three people on board the aircraft. The helicopter crashed at about 8 p.m. in a parking lot at the Bloomsburg Fair in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, about 90 minutes north of the state capital of Harrisburg. […]

USGS(TALCA, Chile) — An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6.8 has been detected off the coast of Chile, according to officials with the U.S. Geological Survey. Chile’s National Office of Emergency says the quake will not cause a tsunami to strike the country. The quake, with a depth of 9.8 km (6.09 miles), was initially […]

Google and GRID Pacific(NEW YORK) — Some people have traversed thousands of miles with cameras strapped onto their backs, cars or even horses to share the streets and back alleys of their homes with the world through Google Street View. Since Google Street View launched in 2007, 87 countries in all seven continents have been […]

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Scores of community members, police officers and officials mourned the Texas deputy who was shot and killed Friday during a routine traffic stop, remembering him as a committed public servant and a pioneer. Officer Sandeep Dhaliwal was the first member of the Sikh community to join Harris County’s Sheriff’s Office. In 2015, he […]


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