Thursday, June 4, 2020

Amazing maps show where Americans come from and who they really are today

The way that different races and ethnicities are spread around the U.S. says a lot about our history. Some groups ended up in a particular...

Sunday’s rare supermoon eclipse: What you need to know

Stargazers are in for a treat Sunday when a supermoon combines with a lunar eclipse for the first time since 1982.The supermoon eclipse will...

El Niño rains cause 100 deaths, 70,000 displaced in Kenya – UN agency

At least 100 people have died since October following El Niño rains in Kenya. An estimated 70,000 others have been displaced by the resulting floods,...

A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered...

Richest American Families with immigrant roots

1. Du Pont family The Du Ponts trace their fortune to Eleuthère Irénée “E.I.” du Pont (1771-1834; pictured). A prisoner during the French Revolution, he fled...

UN chief launches initiative to build climate resilience of world’s most vulnerable countries

On the opening day of the United Nations (UN) climate change conference (COP21), dozens of announcements were made in Paris by Governments and leaders...

Jupiter, Venus, Mars’ planetary trio in pre Halloween sky

Jupiter and Venus will be close in the morning sky with Mars not far behind Monday, and the three planets will appear to move...

Massive wildfire forces evacuation of Canadian city

The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire whipped by winds...

Video: The Mystery of the Bermuda Triange

The Mystery Of The Bermuda Triangle The Bermuda Triangle has caught the imagination of the world for decades, and the long list of mysterious...

What The Heck Is This Thing On Mars?

A NASA image of Mars being passed around on social media over the weekend has imaginations running wild. The photo shows a stone formation in front of what...

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New Charges for Former Minneapolis Police Officers as Protests Persist for the killing of...

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The three Minneapolis police officers who failed to intervene while George Floyd was killed were charged on Wednesday with aiding...

Somaliland: Covid19 Update for June 3

The Ministry of Health Development of the Ministry of Health Development of the Republic of Somaliland has, today, Wednesday, made it known that 18...

Somalia: Puntland Rejects Clan-based Election Model

The much-anticipated polls in Somalia suffered yet another blow on Monday, with Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni rejecting the popular clan-based electoral model, which...