Category Archives: People

  • Who Discovered the First Vaccine?

    Who Discovered the First Vaccine?

    It was the evening of October 12, 1768, and Dimsdale was preparing the empress of Russia, Catherine the Great, for her procedure. From a technical perspective, what he planned was simple, medically sound, and minimally invasive. It required only two or three small slices into Catherine’s arm. ...
  • Lawsuits pile up in wake of nationwide unrest over George Floyd death

    Lawsuits pile up in wake of nationwide unrest over George Floyd death

    Lawsuits are popping up around the country in the wake of the unrest stemming from the death of George Floyd, with groups claiming police have violated the rights of journalists and protesters — and others citing President Trump’s statement that Antifa is a terror group as support ...
  • Tropical Storm Cristobal Hits Louisiana, Mississippi Coasts

    Tropical Storm Cristobal Hits Louisiana, Mississippi Coasts

    Tropical Storm Cristobal has reached the southeastern United States, bringing heavy rains and sustained winds of up to 50 mph. Storm surge warnings have been issued for the southeast coast of Louisiana as well as the Mississippi coast for Sunday. Cristobal is the third named storm of the ...
  • Two NYPD cops shot, one stabbed during ‘cowardly’ attack in Brooklyn

    Two NYPD cops shot, one stabbed during ‘cowardly’ attack in Brooklyn

    Two police officers were shot and a third was stabbed in a confrontation with a suspect in Brooklyn late Wednesday, police and sources said. The melee unfolded when a suspect approached a cop on Church Avenue near Flatbush Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. and stabbed him in the neck, a police source ...
  • Minneapolis officer faces upgraded murder charge in George Floyd death, 3 others charged

    Minneapolis officer faces upgraded murder charge in George Floyd death, 3 others charged

    Minnesota‘s Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday said Derek Chauvin, the white Minneapolis officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck, now faces an upgraded charge of second-degree murder and arrest warrants have been issued for the three other officers at the scene. Chauvin previously ...
  • We’re In The Thick Of It Now – What Happens Next?

    We’re In The Thick Of It Now – What Happens Next?

    It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I sit down to write today’s post. Although widespread civil unrest was easy to predict, it doesn’t make the situation any less sad and dangerous. We’re in the thick of it now, and how we respond will likely determine the direction of the country for ...
  • George Floyd: Anonymous hackers re-emerge amid US unrest

    George Floyd: Anonymous hackers re-emerge amid US unrest

    As the United States deals with widespread civil unrest across dozens of cities, “hacktivist” group Anonymous has returned from the shadows. The hacker collective was once a regular fixture in the news, targeting those it accused of injustice with cyber-attacks. After years of ...
  • More than 50 Secret Service agents are injured in clashes outside the White House

    More than 50 Secret Service agents are injured in clashes outside the White House

    Chaos has continued to unfold in cities across America with more than 50 Secret Service agents injured in clashes with protesters in Washington DC, police charging into demonstrators in New York City and lootings continuing to unfold in major cities like California, Philadelphia and Boston. ...
  • New Spaceship Prepares To Blast Off And Make History

    New Spaceship Prepares To Blast Off And Make History

    Almost 40 years have passed since the last time NASA astronauts blasted off into space on a brand new spaceship. Now, as NASA looks forward to Wednesday’s planned test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon with a pair of astronauts on board, some in the spaceflight community have a little bit ...
  • As countries begin reopening, US virus expert warns of dangers

    As countries begin reopening, US virus expert warns of dangers

    France began reopening schools on Tuesday and Russia and India started getting back to work as the top US infectious disease expert warned that relaxing coronavirus lockdowns too quickly could have serious consequences. Government immunologist Anthony Fauci’s stark words fed concerns that ...