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What is El Niño?

What is El Niño?

The weather phenomenon called El Niño largely became a part of the public vernacular more than 20 years ago. In 1997, it caused devastating flooding in the Western United States and drought in Indonesia. It also was blamed for deadly virus outbreaks in Africa and rising coffee prices around the world. El Niño even became…MORE

This is what Denver teachers got after 3 days on strike

This is what Denver teachers got after 3 days on strike

Denver educators have been promised pay raises as part of a tentative deal they reached with their school district after three days on strike. Under the tentative agreement between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association, educators would see between 7% and 11% increases to their base salaries and a 20-step salary schedule,…MORE

Cory Booker Fast Facts

Cory Booker Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Cory Booker, former Newark mayor, US senator from New Jersey and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Personal:Birth date: April 27, 1969 Birth place: Washington, DC Birth name: Cory Anthony Booker Father: Cary Booker, IBM executive Mother: Carolyn Booker, IBM executive Education: Stanford University, B.A., 1991; Stanford University, M.A,…MORE

‘Pineapple express’ drenches California with rain, snow and flooding

‘Pineapple express’ drenches California with rain, snow and flooding

California is at the center of what’s known as a “pineapple express” that’s bringing heavy rain, snow, wind and flooding to the West Coast over the next few days. More than 30 million people are under flood or flash flood watches from California to Arizona, including in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego. The…MORE

4 men charged in beating of gay couple leaving a bar in Austin

4 men charged in beating of gay couple leaving a bar in Austin

Four men were arrested this week in connection with an attack on a gay couple in Austin, Texas in January. Tristan Perry and Spencer Deerhing were beaten as they walked hand in hand from a gay bar in downtown Austin on January 19, according to CNN affiliate KXAN. Perry and Deerhing told police that a…MORE

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Post Malone Tweets At Fans to “Let Him Live”

Post Malone Tweets At Fans to “Let Him Live”

Post Malone worried his fans on Sunday night after posting the following tweet: If y'all are actually my fans and friends and love me and want me to be mentally stable, can y'all please let me live? I'm trying my best here. That's all I can do. — Beerbongs & Bentleys (@PostMalone) January 6, 2019…

Cardi B Collabs With Fashion Nova

Cardi B Collabs With Fashion Nova

Cardi B and Fashion Nova teamed up this week to launch the Bronx native’s new fashion line. The launch was in LA and alongside a concert with Cardi, City Girls, Saweetie and others. The collaboration includes 80 pieces that have already sold out. In and interview with Vogue, Cardi said: “They are things that I…

Titanic II Will Set Sail…Seriously

Titanic II Will Set Sail…Seriously

A second Titanic ship is being built and will be a replicate of the original ship that met its fate back in 1912. While the ship will hopefully have a safer voyage than the original, there are extra precautions being taken this time around. The ship will have extra life boats with welded, not riveted…

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