In the Uvalde, Texas Mass Shooting Aftermath, President Joe Biden Calls out the Gun Lobby but is it Enough?
On a typically quiet Tuesday morning, an 18-year-old who’s allegedly been a bullying victim has opened fire on Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing at least 19 children and two adults. The 24th of May attack is the worst mass shooting involving an elementary school since Sandy Hook. According to the authorities, the alleged gunman Salvador Ramos purchased two AR-15-style rifles from a federally licensed store in Uvalde, just three miles away from the school where the carnage took place.
Missing cat from 16 years ago recently reunited with his family in Annapolis, Maryland
Macro Photography of Brown and Black Lost Cat Signage on Black Bare TreePhoto by Pixabay from Pexels. “Sixteen years? That's a new record as far as I know," Tom Sharp, president of AKC Reunite, a lost pet recovery service, stated to USA Today.
A Day Hike to a Reflection Lake in Idaho
Nestled in the Sawtooth Mountains near the town of Ketchum, Idaho, Lower Norton Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the area. Hiking in the Ketchum/Sun Valley area means that you will tackle some decent elevation gain and this hike is no different. At 5 miles round trip and 1,400' in elevation gain it is a good challenge before hitting the brewery in town.
A Conversation with Hip-Pop Artist Obeeyay
With his single, “Hard,” out now, we took some time to hear more from Obeeyay. Read below to learn more about Obeeyay, the story behind his single, and what’s to come. Hi Obeeyay! Let’s start with how did you get your artist name?
Texas teen becomes the country's youngest Black law school graduate
Haley Taylor SchlitzPhoto credit: Southern Methodist University. "Anybody who's listening to me, but particularly students of color and girls, know that you should eat 'nos' for breakfast, don't let other people tell you how you should build your path. Don't let other people tell you what you can and can't do." — Haley Taylor Schlitz.
A four-year-old boy saves his younger sister from drowning
Blue Wavy Water Of A Swimming Pool PhotoPhoto by Tomáš Hustoles from Burst. " If people hear this story and they live close to the water, the lake or a pool or whatever, consider signing up for (swim) class because no matter what precautions you take, it can still happen," Laura Forrester told Knoxville NBC affiliate WBIR.
The Best Hike in Moab, Utah
While most come for the national parks and epic mountain biking, hikers will not be disappointed. There are a few hikes in the area that are great for everyone, dogs included (but remember a lot of water and booties on hot days). Our favorite hike to date is Corona Arch Trail.
Epic Free Camping in the United States
Our travels have taken us to some beautiful places in the United States. Places that we didn't even know existed. What makes it even better is that it is free. Usually between 1-16 nights. But these places are remote and do not have the services of a campground. You must remember to practice all 7 of the Leave No Trace principals.
Meet French Singer-Songwriter Rose Thorn
Rose Thorn is a singer-songwriter who wishes to spread understanding and love to all the complex characters out there. Her belief in humanity is strong, something she describes as the natural gift of empathy and respect towards others. Her music praises the complexity of humanity through a bluesy, dark atmosphere, a rocky inspiration, and a 70s feel to it, and hopes to spread tolerance and understanding through the works of contrast. Rose Thorn is inspired by Beth Hart, and is similar to Adele, Lissie and Benjamin Clementine in the storytelling and melody making. The aim of her music is transparency about what she perceives, so that anybody can relate to some aspects of her approach to life so as to find peace and comfort within that.
Sony faces a new class-action lawsuit in PlayStation.
The new process is more centralized and brings in more members. The former PlayStation employee is suing again parent company Sony for the second time over what the suit describes as "gender-based discrimination and harassment" after similar legal action got dismissed in April.
Oregon's 5 Best Hikes to Lakes
Hiking to a lake in the mountains is just about one of my favorite things. The challenge, the beautiful hike and the reward of a lake (alpine or not) with jagged mountains towering over. No matter how much my thighs burn and my lungs tighten, I never tire of it, nor do I even think, this is my last one.
Henry Kissinger Tells Ukraine to Give Russia Territory
In the first major push for negotiations from the West, veteran U.S. diplomat Henry Kissinger says it’s time for the Ukraine to find common ground with Russia. Kissinger said a crushing defeat of Russian forces in Ukraine could spell disaster for geopolitical stability.
May is Haitian Heritage Month: Here are the best events in South Florida to celebrate
The month of May has many meanings for Haitians in America. Aside from May being Haitian Heritage Month, May 18 is also Haitian Flag Day. The last Sunday of May is observed as Haitian Mother’s Day.
Black-owned vegan eatery raises $25M in funds: 25 new locations coming after grand opening in Athens
The Slutty Vegan Brand continues to grow its restaurants with 25 new locations slated for opening in 2023 after a packed grand opening in Athens. Owned by CEO Aisha “Pinky” Cole, the eatery with the brazen namesake, opened its fifth location in Athens on May 14. Customers waited outside in a line that wrapped around the building to feast on Atlanta's favorite meatless burger.
WATCH: Good Samaritans honored by police after rescuing driver who loses control of car in Boynton Beach
Woman runs into traffic to save distressed female driver in car.Boynton Beach Police Department. (BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) - The Good Samaritans who saved a driver on May 5 were honored by local law enforcement.
The 6th richest person in Atlanta, Georgia
The Cathy family's fortune exceeds $14.2 billion, and most of their wealth comes from owning Chick-fil-A. S. Truett Cathy founded the popular fast-food chain in the 1960s, and the business has remained in the hands of second-and third-generation family members since then.
The FTC will keep an eye on paid video game reviews.
Video game influencers have gained popularity. Gaming influencers can now get in trouble for promoting false or misleading reviews or failing to disclose paid endorsements or sponsored content.
'I've seen their needs:' City of North Miami Beach officials host food drives for South Florida families
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla.) The City of North Miami Beach is giving back to families and individuals experiencing hunger in South Florida. The three upcoming food drives are available to Floridians living in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties.
Biden Administration Extends Student Loan Payment Pause Through August 2022
The federal student loan payment pause has been extended through August 31, 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Education (ED). Per the pause, student loan payments remain at a set 0% interest rate. It also halts the collection of defaulted loan payments.
An immersive Barbie experience is coming to the U.S. this summer
“We were asked to bring Barbie’s playset to life. Who can say no to that opportunity?” — Kilburn CEO Mark Manuel said in a statement. “With this exquisitely designed attraction we were intentional about delivering an exciting experience that would leave younger fans with the sense that they could do anything or be anything. And, for those who grew up with Barbie, we wanted to spark a little bit of nostalgia, give these fans a chance to step back, re-invent themselves, if only for an afternoon, and spend a day in the Dream Life!” — Julie Freeland, senior director of location based entertainment at Mattel said in a statement to T and L.