An app is combining weather station data with the traditional knowledge of African farmers to predict droughts.
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 4:05 am
Posted on: 29 May 2020 | 2:37 am
Just hours after America reached the grim milestone of 100,000 people killed in the pandemic, President Donald Trump took a moment to promote a wild theory whose acceptance can only lead to more deaths. The President retweeted a link to an article claiming that wearing face masks has nothing to do with public health, and is instead a path to "social control."
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 9:42 pm
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has some coronavirus safety tips for those who choose to start eating out at restaurants again.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 9:27 pm
Amy Cooper's apology -- which began "I am not a racist. I did not mean to harm that man in any way" -- after her infamous confrontation in Central Park reminded me of an incident in 2008, when I was a mid-level staffer on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 9:21 pm
On February 8, 1968, three South Carolina State University students were killed by State Highway Patrol Troopers during a campus protest. Twenty-seven others were wounded. My father, Cleveland Sellers, Jr., was shot in the arm that day, convicted for inciting a riot, and served seven months in prison. This dark day is known by many, but not enough, as the Orangeburg Massacre. And though it took place 16 years before I was born, it remains the most important day in my life.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 8:13 pm
On Monday evening, police in Minneapolis were called about someone trying to pass a counterfeit bill at Cup Foods, a neighborhood grocery store. Two officers responded to the alleged forgery in progress, saw a man matching the suspect's description and ordered him out of his car. He complied but then, according to police, "physically resisted."
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 7:12 pm
After exchanging some cheeky messages on social media in the wee hours of Thursday morning, Adidas and Allbirds are linking up. (Sneaker companies, they're just like us!)
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 6:09 pm
CNN's Jim Acosta asks the White House press secretary about President Trump's executive order targeting social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 6:03 pm
The Trump administration is testing part of the US-Mexico border wall with black coating, a move that comes after President Donald Trump expressed his desire to paint his signature wall black but also could cost an extra $1 million per mile.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 4:19 pm
Once on the endangered species list, bald eagles are flourishing in Massachusetts.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 3:14 pm
• Analysis: 100,000 Americans didn't have to die • Scientists say Americans should socialize outdoors only and wear masks
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 12:50 pm
An Italian boy named Alessandro was captured on video while he was being followed by a brown bear during a hike with his family.
Posted on: 28 May 2020 | 9:58 am