‘So sorry for you loss. As a grandfather and passionate hater of Tom Brady and the Pats, I would have loved to have met her!! Sounds like an awesome lady and fun to hang around. I will honor her memory by continuing my hatred for Tom Brady!’ Martin Camacho wrote. … [Read more...] about Buffalo grandmother’s hilarious obituary remembers her as an avid sports fan who smoked ‘millions of cigarettes’, loved slot machines, Facebook games and LeBron James – and ‘HATED’ Tom Brady
Emmett Till was my George Floyd. He was my Rayshard Brooks, Sandra Bland and Breonna Taylor. He was 14 when he was killed, and I was only 15 years old at the time. I will never ever forget the moment when it became so clear that he could easily have been me. In those days, fear constrained us like an imaginary prison, and troubling thoughts of potential brutality committed for no understandable reason were the bars. … [Read more...] about ‘In the last hours of my life, you inspired me’: Civil Rights icon John Lewis urged Black Lives Matters protesters to ‘redeem the soul of America’ and ‘answer the highest calling of your heart’ in powerful essay written just before his death
An official source familiar with preliminary investigations blamed the incident on negligence. Lebanese citizens directed anger at politicians who have overseen decades of state corruption and bad governance that plunged the nation into financial crisis. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Female firefighter dubbed ‘Bride of Beirut’ is buried in emotional funeral as her heroic colleagues who broke into doomed warehouse as blaze took hold are named
Though we’d like to hear from you, your safety and security is most important. When responding please make sure you put your safety and the safety of others first. Extreme weather events can be very unpredictable and carry very real risks. … [Read more...] about Tell us: have you been affected by Hurricane Florence?
The creek, where Silvy’s kids swim, was already higher than usual and overflowing its banks. The low-lying area – a resident estimated it to be a couple of feet above sea level – could make the hurricane a significant threat to those who choose to stay. Unlike the much wealthier, more established neighborhoods on nearby Wrightsville Beach, there’s no police checkpoint in Rice’s Creek to make sure people follow curfews and evacuation orders. … [Read more...] about ‘We look out for each other’: tiny community braces for Hurricane Florence