In President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address, it was announced that the United States would be joining the United Kingdom, the European Union (EU), and Canada in closing their skies to Russian aircrafts. This historic move follows the sixth day of fighting after Russia invaded Ukraine.
Last month U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson secured a spot at the Tokyo Olympics by winning the 100m race with a runaway victory of 10.86 seconds. Today it remains unclear whether she will be allowed to compete in the games at all.
Search and rescue efforts continued through the weekend in Surfside, Florida after a residential building partially collapsed early Thursday. As of right now, there are twelve confirmed deaths, and 149 people still unaccounted for.
At around 1:30 a.m ET, a 12-story residential building partially collapsed in Surfside, Florida. The tragedy has left a total of 99 people unaccounted for, with 11 being treated for various degrees of injuries and one casualty. Search and rescue teams have been on the scene since 2 a.m. ET and intend to carry on throughout the night.
On June 22, 2021 Iran accused the United States of seizing control of several web domains for unknown reasons. The Islamic Republic News Agency identified a list of web-based news outlets that were targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), all of which are said to have ties linking them to the government in Tehran. When accessing the websites at the time of the alleged incident, notices appeared informing web page visitors that the current site was offline as “part of law enforcement action”.
On Tuesday, a village in central Myanmar burned bright enough to be seen on NASA satellites. On Wednesday, all that remained of Kin Ma were a few lone houses and traumatized residents speaking out about what they witnessed. The once vast village of 240 homes was reduced to around 30 standing homes and the rest rubble and ash around them.
On June 11, 2021 the President of Portland State University (PSU), Stephen Percy, announced that the campus was moving to completely disarm any campus police for the fall term.
The morning of June 14, 2021 started normally for the residents of Rockton, Illinois, but was quickly disrupted by an explosion at a Chemtool Inc. plant.
Where do you come from? When you think of home, what people, places and languages make your heart swell with pride? Whatever that answer may be, it deserves representation. Cultural representation is extremely important in literature, on the stage and on the screen. As of 2021, Hollywood is slowly but surely diversifying and touching on stories that have been in the shadows for quite some time.