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A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night. It hit at 11:39 p.m. local time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey reported. The earthquake shook buildings and rattled windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley…MORE

New York City mayor delays in-person learning for most students

New York City mayor delays in-person learning for most students

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday delayed in-person public school openings for most students for over a week amid ongoing concerns over safety and staffing related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Rather than begin in-person classes for all students on Monday, as planned, de Blasio said in-person learning at K-5 and K-8 schools…MORE

Hurricane Sally batters the Gulf Coast. Here’s how you can help

Hurricane Sally batters the Gulf Coast. Here’s how you can help

Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning, exactly 16 years to the day Hurricane Ivan made landfall in 2004, and on the same point on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. High winds and torrential rain poured on Alabama’s Gulf Coast and the Florida panhandle. Despite the category 2 hurricane having been downgraded to a tropical depression at landfall,…MORE

Brad Paisley and his wife donate 1 million meals to combat hunger nationwide

Brad Paisley and his wife donate 1 million meals to combat hunger nationwide

Brad Paisley and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are building on their efforts to fight hunger in America. September is Hunger Action Month and the couple announced that they are donating 1 million meals to help families struggling with hunger and food insecurity. Dubbed the “Million Meal Donation Tour,” the initiative is a partnership between…MORE

Rain may help fight wildfires in Oregon, but may bring other problems

Rain may help fight wildfires in Oregon, but may bring other problems

A storm front is expected to hit western Oregon Thursday evening, and it’s going to hit exactly the right spots to help firefighters battling blazes there, according to the state forestry department’s fire chief. A lot of the moisture will be falling on the west slopes of the Cascade Mountains, said Doug Grafe, chief of…MORE

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