Tag: US

September 13, 2020

“It’s a lot of work, but it’s been really great,” she said. The high school English teacher relies on project-based, collaborative learning techniques. Students had discovered how to mute and kick her and others out of the virtual classroom. Students are expected to stay at their desks, which meant building new lesson plans. “We’re not […]

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July 14, 2020

“Attempting to shift blame to China via a juvenile pun about martial arts is a diversion, one meant to imply China is responsible for the Trump administration’s disastrous handling of the pandemic.” Researchers have found that the outbreak in New York, one of the US epicenters of the coronavirus, mainly originated from travelers from Europe. […]

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June 2, 2020

“The practice of racial profiling by members of law enforcement at the federal, state, and local levels remains a widespread and pervasive problem throughout the United States, impacting the lives of millions of people in African American, Asian, Latino, South Asian, Arab and Muslim communities,” the ACLU wrote.  Police departments also began tactics like New […]

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May 27, 2020

the sway boyz might do a whole road trip all the way across country in the next few days… Recently, Hossler released his first single on the label, “Angels & Demons.” Currently, Hall’s follower count hovers just under 7 million on TikTok. It’s no secret that Bryce Hall — the 20-year-old ringleader of the Sway […]

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January 5, 2020

Within minutes, Twitter exploded with users Tweeting about the attack. Read more stories like this on Insider. Despite the fact that the humor used to cope with the current threatening situation may seem out of touch, memes seemingly played a pivotal role in the incidents leading up to the bombing. The Tweet shows two images […]

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September 20, 2019

Featured in the 2014 film “Boyhood,” this trail is absolutely gorgeous. The free campsites just outside of the park offer starry nights. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. But it will be worth it when you see this. … The best way to experience this surreal site is to have no agenda. Source: Trip Advisor […]

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July 11, 2019

In one survey, 55% of trans people reported being denied coverage for gender-affirming surgeries. Narrator: And when you think about it… Safer: It becomes pretty clear that the mucking around in your brain is gonna be the more invasive thing. Garnet: It feels like you’re trapped in a flesh prison. And that has consequences that […]

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July 1, 2019

A crowd of patrons who were released, along with bystanders, grew outside. I thought I’d have to live my life with this deep dark secret.” Apuzzo left the convent and moved to Greenwich Village.  “When you live a lie, as I was living, you wait for someone to whisper the truth so you can give […]

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May 6, 2019

In 1933, the Nazis created the Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring which supported thousands of forced sterilizations of non-Aryan races, including Jews and gypsies, whom Adolf Hitler deemed inferior.  By 1940, Hitler’s push for what he called a pure gene pool was expanded to euthanizing Germans with mental or physical disabilities, including […]

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April 16, 2019

Rapporteur Philip Alston was specifically concerned with an outbreak of hookworm in Alabama in 2017, a disease that tends to only be found in nations with substandard sanitary conditions.”I think it’s very uncommon in the First World,” he said. Finally, alcohol induced deaths are three times the national average in Alaska. In 2016, there were 182 deaths attributed to […]

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February 27, 2019

“Following my office’s investigation, this beautiful piece of ancient Egyptian history will soon be returned to its rightful place. It is illegal to take anything from ancient civilisations out of the country. It’s also probably a good idea to make sure your checked luggage doesn’t contain any mummified remains. It carries a risk of a […]

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February 13, 2019

The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested on February 3 for allegedly overstaying a visa that expired in 2006. Read more: Rapper 21 Savage was arrested by ICE for allegedly overstaying a visa, throwing his origin story into question “He will not forget this ordeal or any of the other fathers, […]

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January 13, 2019

Here are 27 unique wedding traditions from around the world. SEE ALSO: 31 beautiful photos of traditional wedding dresses from around the world At a traditional Filipino wedding, the bride and groom often each release a white dove. With different religions and ethnicities comes different cultures and traditions — weddings are no exception here.  In some parts of […]

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December 30, 2018

To determine the better shopping experience, we visited two urban locations — one established location in the Murray Hill neighborhood of New York and one new location on the Lower East Side — and the Trader Joe’s in Stamford, Connecticut, located about an hour outside of Manhattan. and in Murray Hill in Manhattan. Trader Joe’s […]

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December 30, 2018

We visited two Costco locations — one in suburban Norwalk, Connecticut, and one in Harlem, New York City, to find out which provided a better shopping experience. The stores themselves were nearly identical. Keep reading for more on why it’s better to shop at Costco in the suburbs. With over 500 stores all over the […]

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November 8, 2018

H&M has just dropped its latest desginer collaboration: Moschino x H&M. in the UK and will launch in the US at 8 a.m. EST today. See the rest of the story at INSIDER Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott has designed the collection, which is bold, bright, and maximalist. The collection features bold prints, dazzling sequins, […]

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October 22, 2018

Prevailing theories include that way back when, US bathrooms were purposely designed to be somewhat revealing, because authorities feared the hijinks people would get into (such as doing drugs or having sex) if they had utter privacy. Steiner. More often than not, tipping in other countries simply comprises rounding up the bill. Tipping isn’t a […]

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October 18, 2018

Today, it remains abandoned and empty.  The Orpheum Rising Project Helpers aim to revitalize the building and restore it one day to its former glory.  Grossinger’s Catskills Resort — Liberty, New York One of the most famous of the once-glamorous resorts in the Catskills is Grossinger’s, thought to be the inspiration for the movie, “Dirty Dancing.” […]

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October 18, 2018

Arizona — “Poltergeist II: The Other Side” (1988) Some say “Poltergeist II,” which sees the Freeling family moving to Arizona, is even creepier than the original. Alabama — “Body Snatchers” (1993) This third movie of the “Body Snatchers” franchise, with aliens landing in pods to take over people’s bodies.   See the rest of the […]

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October 15, 2018

The recipe for puppy chow is Chex cereal mixed with melted peanut butter and chocolate, all of which is then coated in powdered sugar. “Pop” is a word for what others call “soda.” One of the most common words Midwesterners get teased for saying is their word for “soda.” You may get strange looks for saying […]

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September 1, 2018

But despite breaking records, people still get her name wrong.  See the rest of the story at INSIDER The next “Fantastic Beasts” movie has fans disappointed with its mishandling of Dumbledore’s sexuality.   Her name isn’t “r-OW-ling,” it’s pronounced “ROLL-ing.” But she answers to both, since many people in the US still put emphasis on the […]

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August 22, 2018

Follow the The Aleppo Cat Man here. Amira is one of the many stray dogs in Aleppo that has been displaced by the Syria conflict. Junior quickly became Amira’s surrogate baby, and the two are now inseparable. He then discovered she was pregnant, but tragically all three puppies were stillborn. Despite being a dog, Amira […]

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August 18, 2018

Only 20% of women hold seats in United States Congress, which is a massive disparity, and according to the Washington Post, there are three men for every woman who holds a political office in the US. Globally, the World Economic Forum reported in 2017 that the gap is 68%. And it’s not just America; most […]

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July 10, 2018

These numbers are highest in the world and this is not lost on Torpey. The show premieres tonight at 10 p.m.   Right now in the US, 44.2 million people have some amount of student loan debt.  Pennsylvania, New York, and Michigan have the nation’s highest student loan debt per capita, all at over $5,000 […]

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June 29, 2018

Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship from 2013 to 2015, Chris Alexander, told NPR, “The biggest contrast between the US and Canada is that we have reformed our immigration system continuously, intensively, for a decade at a time when the US has been facing gridlock.” Canadians take more breaks at work and have more […]

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June 29, 2018

They don’t give their cows artificial hormones. They apologize for everything. In honor of Canada Day, we have compiled a list of facts Americans likely don’t know about Canadians — but that may well inspire them to visit.SEE ALSO: I’m an American who moved to Canada —here’s why I’ll never move back FOLLOW US: INSIDER is on […]

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April 28, 2018

“Avengers: Infinity War” had its first US showings Thursday evening. If you were confused by the ending, you can read our breakdown here and follow along with our “Infinity War” coverage here.SEE ALSO: The biggest questions we have after seeing “Avengers: Infinity War” DON’T MISS: There’s a good reason Hawkeye isn’t in any marketing for ‘Avengers: Infinity […]

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