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June 21, 2024

The South is adapting to help keep kids safe as summer heat intensifies

Playing outside can now become dangerous as climate change fuels longer and more intense heat waves. Camps in Louisiana are making adjustments to deal with higher […]
June 21, 2024

Heat killed hundreds of Muslims in Saudi Arabia for this year's hajj pilgrimage

Deaths this year at the hajj offer a glimpse into the toll heat and humidity are taking on one of Islam’s key pillars, raising questions around […]
June 21, 2024

Baseball great Reggie Jackson opens up on TV about racism he faced as a player

The baseball Hall of Famer spoke on a panel for a Negro League tribute game, saying he wouldn’t wish his racism experiences on anyone. “They would […]
June 21, 2024

Boeing hearing is a moment of vindication for whistleblowers, but at a steep cost

The recent Senate hearing with Boeing’s CEO underscored how much whistleblowers can do to hold powerful companies accountable. It was also a reminder of how vulnerable […]
June 21, 2024

Encounters at the U.S. border drop 9% in May, before asylum restrictions kicked in

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports declining number of migrants attempting to cross the border since an all-time high in December (Image credit: GUILLERMO ARIAS)
June 21, 2024

Trump Media free fall continues as DJT stock slides 6%

Trump Media, which trades as DJT, has lost more than half its value since a New York jury convicted Trump on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records.
June 21, 2024

Trump camp scrutinizes Arizona delegates in move to prevent disruptions at convention

Donald Trump’s campaign moved this week to quash a potential disturbance at next month’s GOP convention in Milwaukee by seeking to replace six delegates.
June 21, 2024

'I would have got killed here': Baseball legend Reggie Jackson on racism he faced in Alabama

Major League Baseball legend and National Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson candidly recalled the racism he faced while playing in Alabama, saying, "I wouldn't wish it on anyone."
June 21, 2024

Pennsylvania parents on vacation with 6 children drown after getting caught in rip current

A Pennsylvania couple vacationing in Florida with their six children drowned after getting caught by a rip current while swimming, authorities said.
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