In 2000, Western U.S. entered the second worst megadrought in 1200 years. A combination of the natural dry-cycle and human driven climate change has left 60% of the region in severe drought conditions, and it is only expected to get worse.
Ma’Khia Bryant was only sixteen years old when she was shot and killed by police officer Nicholas Reardon on Tuesday, April 20th. The police came following a 911 call at 4:32 pm.
Nicknamed Fritz, Mondale served as vice president during the Carter Administration and transformed the office into its modern day role.
As President Biden and Democrats in Congress prepare to debate the American Jobs Plan, the second major bill of Biden’s presidency, they will be forced to justify every portion of the massive $2.3 trillion bill.
The biggest problem comes from hospital’s lack of resources to handle the magnitude of cases they are now experiencing. Specifically, an oxygen shortage has families crowding outside hospitals in major cities, dying from lack of oxygen while waiting for a hospital bed.
Prince Philip would be known for a lifetime of public service representing the British royal family at public events. Prince Philip was commonly referred to as the Duke of Edinburgh. He was the longest lived male member of the royal family.
Following clashes with local rebels, Chad’s president Idriss Déby died of injuries on April 19. After winning his sixth term in office, Déby was scheduled to give a victory speech on Monday. However, he decided to visit soldiers battling local rebels north of N’Djamena. No public information has been released on the specific circumstances of his death.
On April 14, news broke that Bernie Madoff had passed away to natural causes. While serving his 150 year prison sentence for his infamous ponzi scheme, the notorious fraud died at the age of 82.
Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics maker, announced in 2017 that they would build a massive electronics factory in Wisconsin. It was touted by then-President Donald Trump as the “eighth wonder of the world.” And there was good reason to be hyped up for it: it had a pledged investment of $10 billion and 13,000 new jobs.
Oprah Winfrey, who interviewed Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, coaxed revelation after revelation from the couple.