The climate crisis rarely evokes feelings of joy, but a discovery this week excited some scientists about what a drought has revealed. Dinosaur tracks from about 113 million years ago were discovered in a riverbed in Texas due to severe drought conditions, and more prehistoric finds are likely as water levels continue to drop.
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Results from Tuesday’s primaries in New York, Florida and Oklahoma are in, and key parts of the November election slate are now locked in. Democrats in Florida chose Rep. Charlie Crist to challenge Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in the fall, and he won’t. be an easy task. DeSantis has amassed $132 million for the general election, a record sum for a non-self-financing gubernatorial candidate, and has galvanized the Republican base more than any other Republican politician aside from former President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, in New York, the career of one of the longest-serving Democrats has come to an end. And in Oklahoma, Republicans have chosen a candidate to serve out the remainder of Sen. Jim Inhofe’s term before a special general election.
President Joe Biden is expected to announce his decision today to potentially write off up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt per borrower for people making less than $125,000 per year, CNN has learned. The Biden administration has already written off nearly $32 billion of the $1.6 trillion in outstanding federal student debt by expanding existing forgiveness programs for public sector workers, disabled borrowers, and students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges. Still, Biden faces pressure to do more from Democrats, who are urging him to write off $50,000 per borrower. The White House may also announce today whether it will once again extend the current pause on federal student loan payments, which is set to expire on August 31.
Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day today with the holiday that falls six months since the Russian invasion began on February 24. While previous years have been marked by celebrations, today will be a somber affair as officials warn that Russia may carry out missile strikes against Ukraine. cities Instead of a parade, wrecked and captured Russian military vehicles were displayed on Kyiv’s main street as testimony to Moscow’s failed attempt to capture the capital in the first weeks of the war. President Volodymyr Zelensky marked the day with an emotional speech, saying: “Every new day is a new reason not to give up. Because having gone through so much, we have no right not to reach the end.”
Thousands of students in Ohio’s largest school district will start their new school year remotely today as educators continue to strike for better teaching and learning conditions. The Columbus Education Association union, which represents more than 4,000 teachers, nurses and other education professionals in the Columbus city school district, is on strike for the first time since 1975, the union said. Columbus City Schools serves 47,000 students, according to the district. The strike comes as schools across the country face critical teacher shortages and low morale among educators, exacerbated by the pandemic, low pay and increasingly overcrowded classrooms. Also weighing on teachers is a growing number of school shootings and shifts in guidance about what educators can teach.
Twitter’s former chief security officer accuses the company of “egregious deficiencies” in security protocols and claims the company misled its own board and federal regulators about its vulnerabilities. In an explosive whistleblower report, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, a respected cybersecurity expert, says that Twitter has significant security issues that pose a threat to the personal information of its users, company shareholders, national security. and democracy. He and his team are due to present a personal brief in both the House and Senate this week. According to Zatko, his accusations came after he tried to point out security flaws to Twitter’s board of directors and tried to help the company fix years of technical deficiencies and alleged Federal Trade Commission breaches.
The fate of the police chief of the Uvalde school could be decided in the board of directors
The school board in Uvalde, Texas, is expected to discuss whether to fire school police chief Pete Arredondo at a meeting later today, three months after a shooter at Robb Elementary killed 19 children and two teachers. Arredondo has come under intense public scrutiny for the police response to the May 24 massacre, the deadliest school shooting in the United States since 2012.
Tesla owner has his car key implanted in his hand
This man got tired of losing his keys…so he became a key. What do you think, smart or crazy? Watch the video here.
9 habits linked to a longer and happier lifeme
Living life to the fullest starts with paying attention to your body and mind. Here are some helpful habits that you can include in your daily routine.
City Makes Changes To Giant Slide After It Goes Viral For The Wrong Reason
A giant slide at a Detroit park is going viral after launching children into the air. Take a look at the extreme slide here.
Inflation is crushing wedding budgets and guests are shrinking
Unfortunately, the cake may not be the only thing tiered. Due to rising costs, more couples are uninviting guests to cut their wedding budgets.
‘Knives Out’ sequel gets a releaseme
The sequel to the 2019 hit movie will once again star Daniel Craig as private detective Benoit Blanc.
That’s the number of consecutive days that gas prices have dropped in the US, making it the second-longest streak since 2005. The national average for regular gasoline fell to $3.89 a gallon on Tuesday. according to AAA. Although prices are 73 cents higher than a year ago, the recent drop is significant, especially since the average price of a gallon topped $5 just two months ago.
“Happy birthday baby! I love and miss you so much.”
– Vanessa Bryantsharing a message on instagram Tuesday on what would have been Kobe Bryant’s 44th birthday. The NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash along with seven other people in January 2020. On Tuesday, attorneys for Vanessa Bryant and another plaintiff urged the jury to consider awarding millions of dollars. for emotional distress and violation of constitutional rights caused by Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters for taking and sharing close-up photos of the remains of their loved ones after the accident.
Flood warnings continue in the southeast and more heavy rains are expected
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really real fake food
These food displays look so appetizing that you’ll want to take a bite, but don’t. are plastic (Click here to see)