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David Dinkins, NYC’s first African American mayor, dies at 93

David Dinkins, NYC’s first African American mayor, dies at 93

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, the city’s first African American mayor, has died at age 93. Dinkins died Monday evening at his residence on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) told CNN. The department had received a call from Dinkins’s residence regarding an unconscious person having…MORE

Utah helicopter crew discovers mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert

Utah helicopter crew discovers mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert

What started as routine wildlife assistance took an extraterrestrial turn for Utah’s Department of Public Safety after officers stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah. Officers from the Utah Department of Public Safety’s Aero Bureau were flying by helicopter last Wednesday, helping the Division of Wildlife Resources count bighorn sheep in…MORE

Family makes PSA about large family gatherings after 15 members contracted Covid-19

Family makes PSA about large family gatherings after 15 members contracted Covid-19

Although the Aragonez family is still healing after a Covid-19 outbreak, they took the time to make a public service announcement warning against large family gatherings. It’s tradition for many families to gather during Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season. But with the coronavirus global pandemic, those gatherings could turn Thanksgiving dinner into a superspreader…MORE

A rare species of whale washed ashore dead in North Carolina

A rare species of whale washed ashore dead in North Carolina

A North Atlantic right whale calf was discovered dead on the shore of a barrier island off North Carolina on Friday, according to officials. The right whale is one of the rarest marine mammals in the world, according the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and there are only around 400 of them remaining. The…MORE