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It was a beautiful day for golf and Steve Aaron, then-deputy communications director for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, intended to enjoy a few rounds with coworkers who were enjoying a last leisure day before state senators and representatives returned...
The 9/11 20 Years Later documentary delivers a powerful and inspiring message of resilience through the words of those who were there, those who lived through and participated in the department’s rebuilding, and those who carry on the department’s...
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Michael Packard says his vessel was positioned off Herring Cove Beach off the coast of Provincetown, Massachusetts and was about 35 feet down when he was swallowed by a humpback whale. Jonah Flees From the Lord 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son...
It was a moment worth celebrating as seniors graduated from T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point, North Carolina. They were shocked by what their principal, Marcus Gause, did on stage that left them cheering for more. Marcus...
A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of eclipses, and how to view the sun safely if you're within...
A new study finds that coffee pulp, a waste product of coffee production, can be used to speed up tropical forest recovery on post agricultural land. The findings are published in the British Ecological Society journal Ecological Solutions and Evidence.  In the...
In Laughing with Mary, Mary offers her unique insights on aging and senior families. Mary says that she has realized over and over again that human beings, particularly women, have many more things in common than differences. And she...
Bob Lazar and Jeremy Corbell talk with Joe Rogan on the Joe Rogan Experience #1315 on June 20, 2019 discussing work at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and extraterrestrial technology. Bob Lazar is a physicist who worked...
A woman collecting shellfish was astonished to discover the largest dinosaur footprint ever found on the Yorkshire coast, belonging to a “real Jurassic giant.” Archeologist Marie Woods, 29, was out picking some shellfish for her dinner on April 10 when she stumbled upon an...
A Texas community came through for a homeless man in need after a social media post shared his story. Kenneth Smith went from sitting outside an Outback Steakhouse to busing tables for the same restaurant—but most importantly, he found hope. It all started...
My friend struggled into his wetsuit. It was a warm, sunny Mediterranean day. I was driving a small motorboat across the bay from the biology research station to Calvi. “I cannot believe people do this for pleasure,” Daniel grumbled. Sweat...
The Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Iceland has awoken from a slumber that has lasted 6,000 years, give or take a year or two.
"May Day, May Day," can be heard in an audio file of the mayday call by the pilot of United Airlines Flight 328 when the aircraft experienced engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport on Saturday, February 20, 2021. denverpost · Mayday call from United flight...