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Month: May 2022

The first weekend of summer for the Uvalde, Texas, community is filled with funeral plans and a presidential visit on mass shootings

By Aya Elamroussi, CNN This weekend would have been the first one of summer for 19 students and two teachers gunned down at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday. Now, instead of lakeside BBQs and park trips, residents in the small town are mourning and planning funerals ahead of a presidential visit Sunday. Grief… Continue Reading

The first weekend of summer for the Uvalde, Texas, community is filled with funeral plans and a presidential visit on mass shootings

CNN By Aya Elamroussi, CNN This weekend would have been the first one of summer for 19 students and two teachers gunned down at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday. Now, instead of lakeside BBQs and park trips, residents in the small town are mourning and planning funerals ahead of a presidential visit Sunday.… Continue Reading

Disaster upon disaster: Wildfires are contaminating the West’s depleting water with ashy sludge

By Ella Nilsen, CNN Officials in Las Vegas, New Mexico, had barely finished battling the massive Calf Canyon-Hermits Peak wildfire earlier this month before they had to point their defenses toward another threat: the ash-filled erosion that could pollute their water. The fire-scarred land along the banks of the Gallinas River is on the forefront… Continue Reading

US ‘troubled’ as UN rights chief urges China to review counter-terrorism policies

Story by Reuters UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, whose rare visit to China was criticized by rights groups and Western countries, said she urged Beijing to review its counter-terrorism policies to ensure they comply with international human rights standards. Bachelet reiterated, however, that her six-day trip, which ended on Saturday and included a visit… Continue Reading
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