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  • Meghan and Harry release new photo of Archie for Father’s Day

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new image of their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in honor of Father’s Day. The photo, which appeared on the royal couple’s official Instagram page, features Archie clutching Prince Harry’s finger. “Wishing a very special first Father’s Day to The Duke of Sussex,” the post states. The couple also posted a photo in May in honor of Mother’s Day in the many countries across the globe that celebrate it, including Meghan’s native America. “Paying tribute to […]

  • Hong Kong extradition bill: Hundreds of thousands march in large-scale protest

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city’s embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill. Large numbers of protesters gathered in the city’s Victoria Park just after midday Sunday, donning black and wearing white ribbons on their chests. Many carried bunches of white flowers to honor a man who died after falling from a building Saturday while holding banners […]

  • Notre Dame Cathedral celebrates first Mass since fire

    A small Mass was celebrated at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday evening — the first since a fire destroyed the structure’s spire, parts of the roof and vault in April. Access to the event was extremely limited due to safety concerns, with around 30 people attending, the Archdiocese of Paris said. The Mass was held in a side chapel that was left undamaged by the fire, and the attendees were required to wear protective hard hats. “It is with much […]

  • ‘Men In Black International’ wins at a sluggish box office

    The summer has yet to warm up for Hollywood at the box office. “Men In Black International,” Sony’s latest film in the Men In Black franchise, brought in an estimated $28.5 million opening at the North American box office this weekend. That was enough to give the science fiction flick the top spot, but it was just under industry expectations. The film was initially projected to make $30 million. The film has made $102.2 million so far globally. “International” is the fourth […]

  • Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch and a special viewing bonus

    It’s time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019’s Strawberry Moon. And for the keen-eyed, there’s a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets. So you’re not disappointed or confused, first things first: The moon isn’t going to actually look like a big, round strawberry. That’s because in North America, the name comes from Algonquin tribes of Native Americans. This full moon was their sign to harvest […]

  • Over 600 divers collect more than 1,500 pounds of trash at Florida beach, set world record

    Hundreds of divers donned their wetsuits and air tanks on Saturday to become the largest group to conduct an underwater cleanup. The Guinness World Record-setting 633 divers retrieved at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line at the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier in Florida. The official weight of the trash recovered is still being tallied, and the number is likely to grow, said Tyler Bourgoine, who participated in and helped organize the cleanup. Ocean conservation group Project […]

  • The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’ has fallen

    The Lorax would be devastated to hear that the tree that inspired Dr. Seuss’ 1971 children’s book has fallen. The Monterey Cypress tree was at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, the seaside community where author Theodor Seuss Geisel lived from 1948 until his death in 1991. Geisel could see the tree from his mountaintop home, according to the city’s website. The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old, said Tim Graham, a spokesman for […]

  • Phoenix mayor apologizes to family detained at gunpoint after daughter took a doll

    The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month. “I, like many others, am sick over what I have seen in the video depicting Phoenix police interacting with a family and young children,” Mayor Kate Gallego said in a statement. “It was completely inappropriate and clearly unprofessional. There is no situation in which this behavior is ever close to acceptable. As a mother myself, seeing […]

  • Authorities say they’re closing in on person who ordered hit on David Ortiz

    Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are getting closer to arresting the person who ordered the shooting of baseball star David Ortiz. “His time has come. He won’t see the sun again for 40 years,” prosecutor Milciades Guzmán told reporters on Friday, referring to the still-unnamed individual who led what police have called a “complex” assassination plot against the beloved former Boston Red Sox slugger. The brazen shooting, and news that it was an orchestrated hit involving at least […]

  • Parents say cops pulled guns on them after 4-year-old took doll from Phoenix store

    **WARNING: Video may be disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.  A Phoenix couple is seeking $10 million from the city after a video showed police officers drawing a gun on them after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly stole a doll from a Family Dollar store. Dravon Ames and fiancee Iesha Harper told CNN they didn’t notice when their daughter walked out with a Barbie from the store last month. They’ve filed a notice of claim against the city for $10 million, which […]

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