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Mexican firefighters arrive in California to help battle wildfires

Mexican firefighters arrive in California to help battle wildfires

Firefighters from Mexico are in California to help battle the record-breaking wildfires ravaging the state. The US Forest Service in California welcomed firefighters from Mexico’s National Forestry Commission on Wednesday. “Fires do not have borders, fires do not have different languages and cultures. In the end we all speak the same language when it comes…MORE

26-year-old suspect arrested in shooting that injured 2 Louisville police officers

26-year-old suspect arrested in shooting that injured 2 Louisville police officers

Police have arrested a 26-year-old suspect in the shooting of two police officers during protests in Louisville, Kentucky, over the charging decision in the case of Breonna Taylor. The officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries on Wednesday night, according to police. Larynzo Johnson faces two counts of first-degree assault of a police officer and 14 counts of…MORE

New York City schools’ remote opening is off to a bumpy, stressful start

New York City schools’ remote opening is off to a bumpy, stressful start

New York City schools opened Monday with in-person classes for some students but remote learning for most — and the first few days have been a bumpy ride for all. Jeffery White teaches ninth grade special education math and science at Sunset Park High School in Brooklyn. He described the start of remote teaching —…MORE

The strange case of the man who died after eating too much licorice

The strange case of the man who died after eating too much licorice

It’s hard to exercise restraint when eating candy. For licorice lovers, indulging sparingly could actually be life saving. A study published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine says a 54-year-old man died as a result of eating too much licorice. The man, a construction worker from Massachusetts, lost consciousness inside a fast food…MORE

A wild bear broke into an Alaska zoo and killed an alpaca

Caesar – a 16-year-old alpaca – was killed over the weekend by a wild brown bear who had broken into a zoo in Anchorage, Alaska. The bear was later euthanized by wildlife officials. “We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss of both a wild bear and Caesar the alpaca,” said the director of the…MORE

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