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Coronavirus cases rise in US south and west as crowded protests spark worries

Coronavirus cases rise in US south and west as crowded protests spark worries

Coronavirus cases continued to spread in parts of the American south and west in the past week as experts warn that packed protests could exacerbate the pandemic. The early parts of the American coronavirus outbreak struck hardest in the dense metropolitan areas on the coasts, such as New York, New Jersey, Boston, and California. But…MORE

A decision has been made on additional charges for officers in George Floyd case

A decision has been made on additional charges for officers in George Floyd case

The Minnesota Attorney General’s office has finished its initial review of evidence in the investigation of four former Minneapolis Police officers involved in the killing of George Floyd and has rendered a decision regarding additional charges, two law enforcement officials briefed on the state’s investigation told CNN. One of the officials said state Attorney General…MORE

These Black nature lovers are busting stereotypes, one cool bird at a time

These Black nature lovers are busting stereotypes, one cool bird at a time

Everyone has the bird. Corina Newsome calls it a gateway bird, the one special species that sets an avian enthusiast on a lifetime course of discovery and environmental passion. Hers was the blue jay. For Tykee James, it was the belted kingfisher. When asked what his favorite bird is, Alex Troutman paused. “Can I give…MORE

How you can help communities get back on their feet

How you can help communities get back on their feet

George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man, was killed while in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25. His final moments were captured on camera, sending citizens reeling from another unnecessary death of a black man in America. Protesters took to the streets peacefully — but many demonstrations turned violent. Riots and looting left more…MORE

Global Running Day is going virtual this year

Global Running Day has joined the list of virtual-only events in 2020. Although running has seen a boom recently because of the coronavirus pandemic, the annual event celebrating the popular exercise will now nix its normally scheduled physical group outdoor activities. The event, which takes place on the first Wednesday of every June, is typically…MORE

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