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A pilot drew out a tribute to George Floyd using only his airplane

A pilot drew a unique tribute to George Floyd over Canada by following a flight path in the shape of a raised fist. Dimitri Neonakis took to the Nova Scotia sky on Thursday with his personal message to Floyd. He told CNN he chose the fist because it’s a symbol of the movement against racism.…MORE

Feeling hopeless after a tough week? Here are 5 things that may help

Feeling hopeless after a tough week? Here are 5 things that may help

It’s been an extraordinary week in America, as anger, pain and heartbreak have swept across the country over the killing of yet another black man at the hands of police. The protests, unrest, outrage and fear have been impossible to ignore, and they come amid a pandemic that had already turned life upside down for…MORE

House panel seeks information on Homeland Security’s role in protest response

House panel seeks information on Homeland Security’s role in protest response

House Democrats are requesting additional information from the Department of Homeland Security after a drone flew to Minneapolis last Friday amid protests and department personnel were deployed to city streets to respond to the unrest, according to a letter sent to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Friday. “We write with grave concern about…MORE

‘Operation Warp Speed’ is fueling vaccine fears, two top experts worry

‘Operation Warp Speed’ is fueling vaccine fears, two top experts worry

The federal government’s “Operation Warp Speed” vaccine program, with its emphasis on quick production and testing of experimental coronavirus vaccines, is fueling fears already stirred up by vaccine skeptics, two experts said Friday. The approach itself is not unreasonable, said Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics…MORE

French military kills north African al Qaeda leader with US help

French military kills north African al Qaeda leader with US help

The French military killed a senior al Qaeda terrorist in an operation in northern Mali Wednesday, according to France’s Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly. “On June 3, the French armed forces, with the support of their partners, neutralized the emir Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQMI), Abdelmalek Droukdal and several of his close collaborators, during…MORE

It’s the summer of the RV. Even Trump wants to get one

RV sales and rentals are booming, as Americans look for safe ways to get away during the Covid-19 pandemic. Though RV business suffered during the worst of the pandemic, demand for the vehicles has swelled in recent weeks. Forty-six million Americans plan to take an RV trip in the next 12 months, according to findings…MORE

YouTube is hosting a star-studded tribute to the class of 2020 this weekend

YouTube is hosting a star-studded tribute to the class of 2020 this weekend

YouTube Originals is celebrating the class of 2020 in style with a star-studded group of commencement speakers — headlined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama — and performers honoring this year’s graduates. The four-plus hour event is being called “Dear Class of 2020,” and it is meant to serve as an…MORE