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    A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said. It was not clear what caused the blast, which struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, according to Germany’s geosciences center GFZ, and was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus more than 180 miles across the Mediterranean. Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi told a local TV station that it appeared the blast was caused by the detonation of more than 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate that had been stored in a warehouse at...
    (CNN) — Cuando una explosión arrasó la capital libanesa el martes por la tarde, causó estragos en casi todos los barrios de Beirut. Edificios a una distancia de hasta 10 kilómetros del lugar de la explosión quedaron dañados. Fragmentos de vidrio llenaron las calles, y las luces de las calles quedaron destruidas. La explosión se registró como un terremoto de magnitud 3,3, dijo el Servicio Geológico de EE.UU. Así fue la explosión que sacudió Beirut 0:25 Al menos 78 personas murieron y más de 4.000 resultaron heridas, dijo el ministro de Salud a Reuters, y los residentes de la ciudad se apresuraron a los hospitales para donar sangre. «Estaba en la veranda cuando todo el vecindario se sacudió de izquierda...
    Denver Residents Vote to Rebrand Neighborhood Named After KKK Member McDonalds may permanently lose this fixture Virtual vacation: Amazing travel photos from the year we couldnt travel It's been a year like no other. As we began 2020, travelers had more freedom of movement than at any time in history. Air traffic had been rising for decades. © Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images HONG KONG, CHINA - JUNE 18: A visitor wearing protective face mask sits on a ride at Walt Disney Co.'s Disneyland Resort on June 18, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. (Photo by Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images) But then in March, the coronavirus pandemic changed life as we know it. While destinations are now slowly...
    (CNN Español) — 18 millones de casos de covid-19 en el mundo y casi 690.000 muertes: con algunos países aún en el primer pico, otros imponiendo nuevas restricciones por rebrotes y los expertos preocupados por la temporada de gripe que se acerca, el mundo intenta hacerle frente a una pandemia que no da tregua. América sigue siendo el continente más afectado por el coronavirus, con Estados Unidos a la cabeza, sumando casi 4,7 millones de contagios, y Brasil detrás, con 2,7 millones, según datos de la Universidad Johns Hopkins. Pero la región marcó un nuevo hito sombrío: el virus ha cobrado la vida de más de 200.000 personas en América Latina. ¿Cómo están los países latinoamericanos más golpeados por el virus? Así...
    First Lady Melania Trump made a major fashion choice for July 4th celebrations at the White House this weekend — a sort of return to public life after months of a reserved schedule. For Independence Day, Melania Trump saluted the United States of America in a modern tea-length silk-blend sleeveless dress, matching white leather Christian Louboutin flats, and a vintage Azzedine Alaïa scalloped laser-cut red leather belt. The Alaïa belt is from the famed designer’s famed 1992 Spring/Summer Ready-to-Wear collection, where it was featured in black leather and a wider version was featured in red. The belt is a piece of fashion history that the most well-connected couture collectors are unable to get their hands on. Online, only one of the...
    Melania Trump definitely got everyone’s attention Saturday when she stepped out in a jaw-dropping white dress for a Fourth of July celebration at the White House. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) The first lady looked just as striking as ever in sleeveless number that went down past her knees as she joined President Donald Trump for the 2020 Salute to America on the South Lawn. (RELATED: Ivanka Turns Heads In Yellow And Black Floral Dress During Munich Trip) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) She completed the jaw-dropping look with a red sparkling leather belt...
    For a visit to Mount Rushmore in South Dakota ahead of the July 4th weekend, First Lady Melania Trump chose a statement look from the Paris, France runways. Melania Trump, on Friday evening, joined President Trump for an Independence Day ceremony at Mount Rushmore wearing a Spring 2020 Ready-to-Wear sleeveless, ivory linen round-neck Alexander McQueen dress. The frock, seen on the runway on model Stella Tennant, features an asymmetric draped skirt with a stitched “Dancing Girls” print in black. The garment retails for $3,840. Mrs. Trump wore the McQueen dress with a pair of patent leather black Christian Louboutin stilettos — a signature of the First Lady’s — and a thin black leather belt. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) (SAUL...
    Melania Trump was truly a vision when she stepped out in a gorgeous black and white dress at Joint Base Andrews ahead of a trip for a Fourth of July celebration at Mount Rushmore. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) The first lady looked just as stunning as ever in the white and black marble print number that went down past her knees as she joined President Donald Trump for the trip to South Dakota for an evening of celebrating the birth of America at an event titled South Dakota’s 2020 Mount Rushmore Fireworks Celebrations. (RELATED: Ivanka Turns Heads In Yellow And Black Floral Dress During Munich Trip) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP...
    Ivanka Trump definitely turned heads Friday when she stepped out in a gorgeous white and black dress for an event at the White House. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The first daughter looked just as striking as ever in the long-sleeve, high color number with a black strip across the back and down the front that went down past her knees as she joined President Donald Trump at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting in the East Room. (RELATED: Ivanka Turns Heads In Yellow And Black Floral Dress During Munich Trip) (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) She completed the jaw-dropping...
    First Lady Melania Trump has limited her engagements over the last few months, though she paid her respects to Korean War veterans in a polka dot ensemble in Washington, D.C. Melania Trump walked alongside President Trump to visit and pay respects to Korean War veterans at a memorial service on Thursday, choosing an apron wrap printed polka dot shirtdress by Rosetta Getty. The black and white look retails for about $280. Mrs. Trump paired the shirtdress with her favorite Saint Laurent black acetate square sunglasses and white leather Manolo Blahnik stilettos. The Slovenian-born First Lady has grown fond of polka dots in her wardrobe — especially in stark black and white color palettes. In February, she channeled a Nancy Reagan-esque...
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participated Thursday in a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War. The Trumps traveled to the Korean War Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the occasion. After pausing in silence next to a wreath of flowers, the military played “Taps.” (MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) (MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) (MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) (MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) The president and first lady spoke for several minutes with each veteran at the ceremony; the president did not shake hands but instead saluted the soldiers while maintaining a level of social distancing as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Afterward, a park official...
    An essay penned by an 8-year-old George Floyd revealed that he had big dreams of one day sitting on the Supreme Court, according to his former teacher. Waynel Sexton, who taught Floyd at Frederick Douglass Elementary school in Texas, uncovered his writing assignment from 1981 in which he described his aspirations of becoming a judge, CNN reported. Floyd — who went by his middle name Perry — answered a prompt for a Black History Month lesson about their plans to make a difference. “When I grow up, I want to be a Supreme Court Judge. When people say, ‘Your honor, he did rob the bank, I will say, ‘Be seated.’ And if he doesn’t, I will tell the guard to...