Sun. May 19th, 2019

Month: May 2018

“Now, I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico…”

A study released by Harvard in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that at least 4,645 people died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria, a death toll 70 times higher than the official count.


OPINION: It’s The Least We Can Do

French President Emmanuel Macron has granted French citizenship to Mamoudou Gassama, a 22-year-old migrant from Mali who scaled four floors in mere seconds to rescue a child who was dangling from a fourth-story balcony last week.

Once in A Thousand Years

The Southeastern United States is being battered by Subtropical Storm Alberto, and Maryland is recovering from its second “once-in-a-thousand-year” flood in, well, two years.

Gaza is Unlivable

Fathi Walid Harb, a 22-year-old Palestinian man in Gaza, has died of the wounds he sustained as a result of his self-immolation in protest of the dire conditions in the Gaza Strip.