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Days before 9/11 anniversary, new terror threat announced

by Adam Russett on September 9, 2011

U.S. officials came forward yesterday to announce a new terror threat that was described as "credible but not corroborated." It has been speculated that al Qaeda terrorists would strike on the 10th anniversary of September 11, particularly because suggestions of such an attack were found in the raid of Osama bin Laden's compound earlier this […]

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Two suspected terrorists detained in Berlin

by Jorge Hernandez on September 8, 2011

German police have detained two men who they believe were conspiring to commit an act of terrorism, according to the Associated Press. The arrests come just days before the 10th anniversary of September 11 and just after a bombing in New Delhi that left 11 people dead. The apartments of the two men were searched […]

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April 22 is Earth Day: Start recycling!

by Jorge Hernandez on April 22, 2011

People across the country will be celebrating the 41st anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. The environmental awareness day was first held in 1970, founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recycling has a number of benefits, including job expansion. Some of recycling's benefits […]

One year later, oil is still washing up on shores and families are still struggling to deal with the disaster's effects on their businesses – 12 months may have passed since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon sent millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but it's still fresh in the nation's […]

As Japanese residents, rescue workers and nuclear power plant employees struggle to regain their footing, the slowly improving conditions were threatened as yet another aftershock earthquake, measuring 7.1, hit exactly one month after the March 11 disaster. At least three separate smaller shocks, ranging from 5.2 to 6.6, have been recorded off the coast of […]

Just a day before the 20th anniversary of the police beating that caused riots across much of Los Angeles, Rodney King was pulled over by police again. This time, he was only given a citation for driving without a valid license, according to TMZ.com. The police were first attracted to the scene when neighbors in […]

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Pearl Harbor Day remembered, survivors are few

by Jorge Hernandez on December 7, 2010

On Tuesday the United States commemorated the 69th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Notably fewer survivors were present at the naval base to deliver their first-hand accounts. According to the Christian Science Monitor, roughly 100 survivors traveled from all over the country to the ceremony in Hawaii, the youngest of whom are […]