The Big Apple went an entire weekend without anybody being shot, and yes, this is newsworthy as the last time this happened was when Bill Clinton was president, back in 1993.
Aleiya Polin is a translator, news writer, and former educator. She holds a B.A. in English and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Aleiya also has a Graduate Diploma in Translation and a Master’s in Translation Studies from Concordia University. Book worm and language enthusiast, she is also the proud helicopter mommy to two adorable monsters. Born and raised in Mauritius, Aleiya is now based in Montreal, irresistibly drawn to its cultural mosaic, outdoorsy spirit and stunning architecture.
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An unprecedented underwater world of dead volcanoes has recently been discovered off the coast of Tasmania.
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Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Paul Allen is disbursing $30 million to house 94 homeless and low-income families in south Seattle.
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The world’s first hydrogen trains began commercial services in Northern Germany on September 17th, 2018, paving the way for a new era of sustainable travel.
U.S. Olympic Committee leaders have voted to give Paralympic medal winners the same payout as those on the U.S. Olympic team.
A 12-Year-Old Girl from Orange County, California, has managed to get her school district to ditch plastic straws with the hope of protecting marine life.
Three patients, all paralyzed from the waist down, can walk again thanks to an electrical patch fitted to their spinal cords.
Canada has signed a global pact to help rid the world's oceans of millions of tonnes of old fishing nets left abandoned in the water.
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have invented a new technique to transform sunlight into fuel to create an “unlimited source of renewable energy”.
The world’s largest living structure and one of the seven wonders of the natural world —Australia's Great Barrier Reef — is giving every indication of being on the path to recovery after recent massiv...
A great-grandfather bravely fought off three armed thugs who were attempting to rob his local bookies in Glanmire, County Cork, Ireland.
The herds of wild horses that roam the North Carolina Outer Banks have managed to escape Hurricane Florence unscathed after the storm wreaked havoc on the Carolinas and surrounding areas.
Renowned Chef José Andrés And Team Serve More Than 80,000 Free Meals To Those Hit By Hurricane Florence
Celebrity Chef José Andrés, along with his nonprofit organization, World Central Kitchen, is currently on the ground in the Carolinas, busy preparing meals for those impacted by Hurricane Florence.
An immigrant to Canada is now a multi-millionaire after winning the lottery twice in the span of just five months.
Michael Jordan Contributes $2 Million To Relief And Recovery Efforts In The Wake Of Hurricane Florence
NBA legend Michael Jordan donated $2 million on Tuesday to assist residents of the Carolinas in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence— $1 million each to the American Red Cross and to the Foundation For The Carolinas Hurricane Florence Response Fund.
A doctor in Bangladesh has found a surprisingly simple way to treat infant pneumonia.
A Starbucks customer is being hailed a hero after bravely throwing himself in the path of a raging man wielding a machete-like weapon, diverting his attention from the woman he was chasing.
Thanks to a few engineering students and a three-dimensional printer at the University of Cincinnati, adorable four-year-old Ella can now enjoy the same activities as any other child her age.