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Good Samaritan dies in California river trying to save 3 kids: report

Monday  08:25,   10 august 2020

Good Samaritan dies in California river trying to save 3 kids: reportThe Los Angeles Times reported that the Good Samaritan was Manjeet Singh, who moved from India to California about two years ago and was training to be a truck driver. The paper... >>>

'I can't afford tuition': College students face financial strains, health concerns from pandemic ahead of fall semester

Monday  08:25,   10 august 2020

Millions of college students are grappling with financial challenges and health fears as they decide whether to return to universities this fall as coronavirus outbreaks spike.When the coronavirus pandemic shut down the U.S. economy in March, she... >>>

Texas helicopter crash kills 3 parks and wildlife employees

Monday  06:50,   10 august 2020

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees died in a helicopter crash Saturday while surveying the landscape for desert bighorn sheep, according to state officials. © Provided by FOX News Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's... >>>

Father of Michael Brown Jr. attends Breonna Taylor protest

Monday  05:15,   10 august 2020

"When you go through something like that traumatic, it's hard to find a balance. The only thing you want is justice," Michael Brown Sr. said in Louisville.The group gathered near a mural depicting Taylor with the goal of holding police... >>>

Fact check: Masks can keep out COVID-19 particles even though smaller than dry wall dust

Monday  03:40,   10 august 2020

Masks may not completely stop drywall dust, but that doesn't mean they aren't effective against COVID-19.“The average size of drywall dust particles is 3 microns,” a Facebook post on July 7 states. “The average size of a coronavirus particle >>>

Connecticut governor pushes for in-person classes to avoid "a lost year"

Monday  03:15,   10 august 2020

Roughly 143,000 students in Connecticut did not log on for remote learning after public school closed in mid-March."I do not want a lost year," Lamont, a Democrat, said in an interview with "Face the Nation" on Sunday. "When everybody says, 'Let's... >>>

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Monday  02:05,   10 august 2020

Puerto Rico’s primaries were marred Sunday by a lack of ballots in a majority of centers across the U.S. territory.The situation infuriated voters and politicians of all stripes as they blamed Puerto Rico’s elections commission and demanded an... >>>

Puerto Rico’s primary goes off the rails

Monday  02:05,   10 august 2020

“It’s an embarrassment to our government and our people,” said one candidate.The primaries for voting centers that had not received ballots by early afternoon are expected to be rescheduled, while voting would continue elsewhere, the commission... >>>

A 103-year-old woman got her first tattoo to cross it off her bucket list

Monday  02:05,   10 august 2020

A beloved grandmother who spent all her life taking care of her family is proving to the world that you're never too old to make your dreams come true. © Teresa Gomez Zavitz-Jones Dorothy Pollack getting her first tattoo. Dorothy Pollack, who... >>>

"This is my dream": Trump wants to see his face on Mount Rushmore

Monday  00:40,   10 august 2020

© AP Donald Trump smiles at the Mount Rushmore memorial on Independence Day. Donald Trump's employees have campaigned for the current US President to get a seat on the famous Mount Rushmore. As the "New York Times" reports, they approached the... >>>

Helicopter crash kills wildlife researchers conducting aerial sheep survey

Monday  00:26,   10 august 2020

Three scientists were killed in a helicopter crash in Texas while they were conducting an aerial survey. Wildlife biologist Dewey Stockbridge, fish and wildlife technician Brandon White and state wildlife veterinarian Dr. Bob Dittmar were... >>>

Police charged a California woman with murder after she gave birth to a stillborn baby. Now the state's Attorney General is condemning it

Monday  00:05,   10 august 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an amicus brief on Friday in support of ending the prosecution against a woman who was arrested and charged with murder after delivering a stillborn baby with toxic levels of methamphetamine in its... >>>

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees killed in helicopter crash

Monday  00:05,   10 august 2020

Three employees of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department were killed in a helicopter crash Saturday while conducting aerial surveys for desert bighorn sheep, according to officials. © CNN/Google The crash occurred in Black Gap Wildlife Management... >>>

Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests

Monday  00:05,   10 august 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland residents themselves — and their feelings about the unrest are... >>>

Helicopter crash kills 3 Texas wildlife workers during survey of bighorn sheep

Sunday  23:41,   09 august 2020

"These men were consummate professionals, deeply liked and highly regarded by their peers and partners alike," an official said.The pilot, a private contractor, survived the Saturday crash in West Texas' Black Gap Wildlife Management Area, the state >>>