Large Explosion Reported In Beirut

Multiple outlets are reporting a large explosion in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon.  Twitter videos posted Tuesday appeared to show a massive blast near Beirut’s port, one of the busiest in the east Mediterranean. The Associated…

White House Sued For Not Providing Sign Language…

An advocacy group for deaf Americans is suing the White House for failing to provide real-time sign language interpretation during COVID-19 news briefings, saying the omission violates the First Amendment and laws for Americans with…

Hurricane Isaias Makes Landfall In North Carolina

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. on Monday with maximum…

Joy Reid Makes History As Cables First Black…

As anti-racism protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death continue across the nation, America has had a reckoning over race. It’s fitting — if not overdue — that a Black woman will now have…