During a press conference about infrastructure held at Trump Tower on Aug. 15, President Donald Trump said that “both sides,” including the “alt-left” were to blame for the violent rally in Charlottesville, Va.
District has decided to keep all students inside and have them view the eclipse via live streaming or on TV rather than risk eye injuries from looking at the eclipsed sun without proper eye protection. Video by Richard Dymond.
A lioness and 12 other animals were evacuated from a defunct zoo in war-torn Syria. When vets from Four Paws charity discovered the lioness was pregnant, her three week journey became a race against time. She gave birth to a cub just 12 hours after reaching a wildlife refuge in Jordan.
A video released last week shows a Crestline, Ohio elementary teacher and a teacher's aide dragging a 7-year-old autistic boy through a school hallway. The incident happened on May 8, 2017, but the video was made public last week. The duo, who has been on administrative leave since the incident, will not face criminal charges.
Sinkholes are most common in “karst terrain” where the type of rock below the land surface, like limestone, can naturally be dissolved by groundwater, according to the USGS. When water dissolves these types of rock, spaces and caverns develop underground. If there's not enough support for the land above the spaces, the land surface can suddenly collapse.
You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch one of the sky's most awesome shows: a solar eclipse. With just a few simple supplies, you can make a pinhole camera that allows you to view the event safely and easily.