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George Floyd is remembered as a ‘gentle giant’ by his family and friends

George Floyd is remembered as a ‘gentle giant’ by his family and friends

George Floyd moved to Minnesota “to be his best self,” as one friend put it. He worked security at a restaurant, where he developed a reputation as someone who had your back and was there for you when you were down. “Knowing my brother is to love my brother,” Philonise Floyd, George’s brother, told CNN’s…MORE

Signs warned of ‘murder hornets’ at a popular Washington hiking spot. But state officials say the signs are fake

“Murder hornets” aren’t a real threat to hikers in Washington, state officials said this week, despite some ominous warning signs on display in a popular hiking and recreation area suggesting otherwise. In fact, the terrifyingly-nicknamed Asian giant hornet hasn’t been spotted in the the state this year, according to the Washington State Department of Agriculture…MORE

Bad to the bone: Cannibal dinosaurs turned to eating each other in tough times

Could theropod dinosaurs have eaten dinosaurs of their own kind? It looks like they did when food was scarce in ancient Colorado around 150 million years ago during the Late Jurassic period. Theropods were a carnivorous group of dinosaurs whose members walked on two legs and ranged from small to very large in size. Their…MORE

Eric Garner’s mother says George Floyd’s death feels like déjà vu

Eric Garner’s mother says George Floyd’s death feels like déjà vu

Almost six years ago, Eric Garner took his last breath after being put in a chokehold by a New York City police officer. His last words, “I can’t breathe,” became a rallying cry in the Black Lives Matter protest movement. This week the same words were used by George Floyd, a black man who died…MORE

Meet the 13-year-old who graduated from college with four associate’s degrees

Meet the 13-year-old who graduated from college with four associate’s degrees

With his love for video games and petty arguments with his older sister, Jack Rico might seem like any other 13-year-old. But Rico is anything but average: the teenager just graduated with four associate’s degrees — and he did it in just two years. Rico graduated from Fullerton College in California last weekend, making him…MORE

Country News

Little Big Town Releases Spirited New Single, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey” [Listen]

Little Big Town Releases Spirited New Single, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey” [Listen]

Little Big Town will ship new single, “Wine, Beer, Whiskey,” to country radio on June 1. The new tune, which was penned by Tofer Brown, Sean McConnell and LBT’s Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook, is featured on the quartet’s ninth studio album, Nightfall, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard…

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