Why local American police have so much military gear at protests

Why local American police have so much military gear at protests

Protests continue to take place across the country calling for an end to racism and police brutality, following the death of George Floyd while in police custody. And American cops are using some heavy duty equipment that they’ve inherited from the military. The equipment used by some local police — ranging from tear gas grenade […]
‘The world needs more than breakthrough science’

‘The world needs more than breakthrough science’

Billionaire Bill Gates’ foundation donated and additional $1.6 billion to help develop vaccines for disease including COVID-19 on Thursday. “To beat the COVID-19 pandemic, the world needs more than breakthrough science. It needs breakthrough generosity,” Bill Gates,...
Camping reservations and RV sales surge as coronavirus lockdowns lifts

Camping reservations and RV sales surge as coronavirus lockdowns lifts

After months in lockdown, Americans are ready to leave their homes — and sleep under the stars. There has been a surge of new reservations at camp grounds around the U.S. The allure of solidarity and outdoor access has prompted a third of people in the U.S. who have...