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Here’s how you can help Cyclone Idai victims

Here’s how you can help Cyclone Idai victims

Hundreds of people are missing after a powerful cyclone hit Mozambique late last week. Government officials fear more than 1,000 people may have been killed. The wind, rain and swollen rivers have destroyed homes, schools and hospitals in Mozambique, neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi. In some places, entire villages have been wiped out — with up…MORE

USC suspends class registration for students who might be linked to admissions scam

USC suspends class registration for students who might be linked to admissions scam

University of Southern California students who might be linked to the college admissions cheating scandal won’t be able to register for classes as the school investigates. USC’s hold “prevents the students from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts while their cases are under review,” the university said Monday. It did not say how many students…MORE

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred to a rehabilitation center after spending two weeks in the hospital following a stroke, his publicist, Zach Farnum said. “Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab,” Dr. Rohini Bhole, Lewis’ neurologist, said. “From what I have seen thus far, he is heading in…MORE

Trial of former police officer who shot Antwon Rose to begin

Trial of former police officer who shot Antwon Rose to begin

A former East Pittsburgh police officer charged in the shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II will begin his trial on Tuesday. The killing of the unarmed black teenager last year triggered protests and outrage in Pittsburgh over the officer’s use of deadly force. The former officer, Michael Rosfeld, 30, faces a criminal homicide charge, which…MORE

Schools to reopen while firefighters battle blaze at Texas chemical plant

Schools to reopen while firefighters battle blaze at Texas chemical plant

A cloud of black smoke continues to emanate from a fire at a petrochemical storage facility in suburban Houston that has burned since Sunday. But for some near the sprawling grid of oil refineries and chemical plants, incidents like this are one of the risks of life along the Houston shipping channel. The cause of…MORE

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