Who was Olivia Guidry? Louisiana nurse who tweeted against vaccine dies of Covid-19
Who was Olivia Guidry? Louisiana nurse who tweeted against vaccine dies of Covid-19

Olivia Guidry worked in the emergency room at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center and had tweeted Covid vaccine isn't safe

Zaila Avant-garde: 14-yr-old becomes 1st African-American to win National Spelling Bee
Zaila Avant-garde: 14-yr-old becomes 1st African-American to win National Spelling Bee

Zaila Avant-garde is a basketball prodigy, holds three Guinness world says spelling is a side hobby for her

Who is Ruby Bridges? Protest over book on girl who experienced racism at 6 dubbed 'pathetic'
Who is Ruby Bridges? Protest over book on girl who experienced racism at 6 dubbed 'pathetic'

The book 'Ruby Bridges Goes to School' faced criticism following the argument that teaching elementary grades about racism in the US isn't appropriate

Tropical Storm Claudette: Flash flood warning for Mississippi, Alabama, Florida
Tropical Storm Claudette: Flash flood warning for Mississippi, Alabama, Florida

According to the National Hurricane Center, Claudette could yield life-threatening flash floods across coastal Mississippi and Alabama, even as far as the western Florida Panhandle

Is apple pie 'racist'? Guardian writer Raj Patel claims it's born of 'colonialism and slavery'
Is apple pie 'racist'? Guardian writer Raj Patel claims it's born of 'colonialism and slavery'

'@_RajPatel is an idiot. The crab apple is native to europe and to which current apples have a closer relationship than the asian species,' a user tweeted

Who are Anthony Fauci’s children? Daughter said expert is ‘goofball’ who sings opera in kitchen and dances around
Who are Anthony Fauci’s children? Daughter said expert is ‘goofball’ who sings opera in kitchen and dances around

The immunologist is a father of three daughters whom he shares with his wife Christine Grady, a fellow doctor and HIV/AIDS expert

Harambe: Gorilla remembered 5 years after shot dead, Cincinnati Zoo blamed for 'cold-blooded murder'
Harambe: Gorilla remembered 5 years after shot dead, Cincinnati Zoo blamed for 'cold-blooded murder'

On May 28, 2016, the 17-year-old western lowland gorilla was shot dead after a 3.5-year-child fell into his enclosure

Why did Patrisse Khan-Cullors resign? BLM co-founder slams 'right-wing attacks' amid $3M real estate row
Why did Patrisse Khan-Cullors resign? BLM co-founder slams 'right-wing attacks' amid $3M real estate row

Black Lives Matter executive director Patrisse Khan-Cullors quit the foundation soon after she came under fire for her $3M housing portfolio reveal

Who is Don Lemon's fiance? Tim Malone to marry CNN host who posted shirtless photo on Earth Day after pandemic
Who is Don Lemon's fiance? Tim Malone to marry CNN host who posted shirtless photo on Earth Day after pandemic

'We want to be able to celebrate with our friends, and we want to be able to celebrate safely,' said Lemon about planning his wedding with Malone

Joy Reid’s guest suggests Ma'Khia Bryant was shot for 'not being perfect’, says Blacks 'cannot have a bad day'
Joy Reid’s guest suggests Ma'Khia Bryant was shot for 'not being perfect’, says Blacks 'cannot have a bad day'

'We turn Black girls into grown women before they even are able to vote and are unable to see them as children,' Brittney Cooper said

Who is Mary Brinkmeyer? Blake Bailey's private life with wife under scrutiny amid sexual assault allegations
Who is Mary Brinkmeyer? Blake Bailey's private life with wife under scrutiny amid sexual assault allegations

Brinkmeyer, a psychologist, is married to Bailey, who was dropped by his literary agency and his highly acclaimed biography of Philip Roth was pulled by publishers

Who is Jermaine Hudson? Louisiana Black man wrongly jailed for 22 years freed after accuser admits he lied
Who is Jermaine Hudson? Louisiana Black man wrongly jailed for 22 years freed after accuser admits he lied

'For the last 20 years since this happened, I have been tortured by the lie I told,' the accuser, who was 18-years-old at the time of the lie, said

Will US Army scrap gender-neutral fitness test since women are failing in large numbers?
Will US Army scrap gender-neutral fitness test since women are failing in large numbers?

The six-event Army Combat Fitness Test has seen women failing at a rate of 65 percent, while for men it is only 10 percent

Maia Johnson's death at 25: Keyshawn Johnson's daughter once arrested for Hashish use targetted for drug photos
Maia Johnson's death at 25: Keyshawn Johnson's daughter once arrested for Hashish use targetted for drug photos

'She came into our lives just as we were both coming of age as adults and has been a constant beloved presence for both of us,' Keyshawn wrote on Twitter

Who is Shikiri Hightower? The tragic story of divorce with Keyshawn Johnson and daughter Maia Johnson's death
Who is Shikiri Hightower? The tragic story of divorce with Keyshawn Johnson and daughter Maia Johnson's death

Shikiri and Keyshawn's daughter Maia was 25

Roer's Zoofari fire: Waffles the giraffe dies with female companion in Virginia, Internet says 'kids loved him'
Roer's Zoofari fire: Waffles the giraffe dies with female companion in Virginia, Internet says 'kids loved him'

Fire officials were able to rescue 20 other animals housed in the same area and no injuries were reported, according to a press statement

Ashley Biden vs Ivanka Trump: First daughter won't risk nepotism unlike her fashionista predecessor
Ashley Biden vs Ivanka Trump: First daughter won't risk nepotism unlike her fashionista predecessor

'I will, however, hopefully, use this platform to advocate for social justice, for mental health, to be involved in community development and revitalization,' Ashley Biden said, vowing not to be involved in her dad's administration

Who owns Atlanta's historic Krispy Kreme store? Ponce de Leon Ave outlet gutted as fire sweeps through building
Who owns Atlanta's historic Krispy Kreme store? Ponce de Leon Ave outlet gutted as fire sweeps through building

Fire crews remained at the store to put out the flames towards the early hours of Wednesday, February 10, morning

Tom Brady called 'height of White privilege' for getting 'undeserved pass' for supporting Trump
Tom Brady called 'height of White privilege' for getting 'undeserved pass' for supporting Trump

'Even Brady’s aversion to talking about politics or current events is itself a form of privilege,' columnist Nancy Armour said

United Airlines passenger who performed CPR on dying Covid-19 victim says he'd do it again: 'I knew the risks'
United Airlines passenger who performed CPR on dying Covid-19 victim says he'd do it again: 'I knew the risks'

The unidentified man who was traveling in the flight from Orlando to LA died after an emergency landing in New Orleans

Man dies after shaking, sweating 'with Covid' on United Airlines flight, CDC trying to trace all 179 passengers
Man dies after shaking, sweating 'with Covid' on United Airlines flight, CDC trying to trace all 179 passengers

A passenger claimed that the deceased's wife said that he had been showing symptoms and she had suspected it was Covid-19

How did Dallas Cowboys Coach Markus Paul die? Internet pays tribute to ‘giant of a giant’ after he dies aged 54
How did Dallas Cowboys Coach Markus Paul die? Internet pays tribute to ‘giant of a giant’ after he dies aged 54

New York Jets tweeted: ‘Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Markus Paul, who spent two years with us in 2005-06’

What is Naughty in N'Awlins? 5-day sex bender with swingers, orgies and erotic balls held despite coronavirus
What is Naughty in N'Awlins? 5-day sex bender with swingers, orgies and erotic balls held despite coronavirus

250 swingers are in New Orleans this weekend for the 'Naughty in N'awlins' and coronavirus isn't stopping them from having fun

How did Bert Belasco die at 38? Girlfriend's distraught call to Virginia hotel staff leads to discovery of body
How did Bert Belasco die at 38? Girlfriend's distraught call to Virginia hotel staff leads to discovery of body

Reportedly, his girlfriend couldn't get through to him and ultimately asked the hotel staff to check on him

Hurricane Delta threatens to ravage Louisana as flood and rain-battered state recovers from Hurricane Laura
Hurricane Delta threatens to ravage Louisana as flood and rain-battered state recovers from Hurricane Laura

Delta is expected to bring hurricane conditions and a life-threatening storm surge to portions of the northern Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally approaches US Gulf Coast, authorities evacuate residents and shut flood gates 
Hurricane Sally approaches US Gulf Coast, authorities evacuate residents and shut flood gates 

Sally is expected to be a dangerous hurricane when it moves onshore along the north-central Gulf coast

NFL allows players to sport police brutality victims' names on helmet days after chief's regret over Kaepernick
NFL allows players to sport police brutality victims' names on helmet days after chief's regret over Kaepernick

Players are now permitted to use the thick white band at the rear of the helmet — where their team name is generally displayed — to protest against police brutality

Hurricane Laura hitting Louisiana as strong as 1856 storm that split Last Island in half: 'Only 1 cow remained'
Hurricane Laura hitting Louisiana as strong as 1856 storm that split Last Island in half: 'Only 1 cow remained'

The NHC said that the eye of Laura will continue moving over southwestern Louisana and warned of a 'catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds, and flash flooding'

NBA Draft Lottery 2020: New York Knicks are eighth, fans call it 'a curse' and say James Dolan should sell team
NBA Draft Lottery 2020: New York Knicks are eighth, fans call it 'a curse' and say James Dolan should sell team

Meanwhile, the Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA draft lottery on Thursday, August 20, securing the No. 1 pick in October’s draft

Republican National Convention 2020: Cardinal Dolan to deliver opening prayer before Trump's nomination speech
Republican National Convention 2020: Cardinal Dolan to deliver opening prayer before Trump's nomination speech

Timothy Cardinal Dolan has accepted the invitation to give the opening prayer ahead of Trump's nomination acceptance speech at the RNC

What are the odds of seeing a ghost in your state? Interactive map compiles ghost sightings from 1972 to present
What are the odds of seeing a ghost in your state? Interactive map compiles ghost sightings from 1972 to present

You might be living near a haunted hotspot, according to popular stories, and you might not even know it

'Shut NFL down!' Fans furious after Doug Pederson becomes second NFL head coach to test positive for Covid-19
'Shut NFL down!' Fans furious after Doug Pederson becomes second NFL head coach to test positive for Covid-19

The Eagles coach joins New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton as the second coach to test positive for the virus

Trump declares 'game is over for me' if players take a knee after SF Giants protest at MLB game
Trump declares 'game is over for me' if players take a knee after SF Giants protest at MLB game

POTUS also stated that he will not watch any sport where he witnesses a player kneeling because it's 'a sign of great disrespect to our country and flag'

Donald Trump Jr was slapped by dad in college, nicknamed 'Diaper Don' after he got drunk and urinated on beds
Donald Trump Jr was slapped by dad in college, nicknamed 'Diaper Don' after he got drunk and urinated on beds

Although Trump has famously maintained that he does not drink alcohol, his son is far from following in his father's footsteps

Homeless ex-Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles' family reveals tragic details of his paranoia and bipolar disorder
Homeless ex-Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles' family reveals tragic details of his paranoia and bipolar disorder

The baseball player's father, Alvin Toles, former New Orleans Saints linebacker, said that his son 'needs help before it's too late'

NSWL players wear 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, kneel during national anthem before first game of Challenge Cup
NSWL players wear 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, kneel during national anthem before first game of Challenge Cup

"We took a knee today to protest racial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism against Black people of color in America," a joint statement from the Thorns and Courage players read

Melania reminded of Trump's racist conspiracy theory about Obama after posting Juneteenth video: 'Ok, birther'
Melania reminded of Trump's racist conspiracy theory about Obama after posting Juneteenth video: 'Ok, birther'

People criticized Melania for staying mum when her husband promoted the conspiracy theory that former president Barack Obama was not born in the US

New Orleans bars see few customers as lockdown restrictions are lifted, but live music venues stay shut
New Orleans bars see few customers as lockdown restrictions are lifted, but live music venues stay shut

Many bar owners in Bourbon Street are upset at the prohibition of live music and hope that their businesses will see better days soon

Slave owner John McDonogh's statue torn down by protesters in Louisiana, dumped into Mississippi river
Slave owner John McDonogh's statue torn down by protesters in Louisiana, dumped into Mississippi river

Mayor LaToya Cantrell reacted to the incident and said in a tweet that the city “rejects vandalism and destruction of City property. It is unlawful”

Dave Chappelle blasts media over George Floyd death in Netflix show: 'We didn't choose him as martyr, you did'
Dave Chappelle blasts media over George Floyd death in Netflix show: 'We didn't choose him as martyr, you did'

Titled '8:46', the 27-minute special sees Chappelle offer his thoughts on the protests and its coverage in media

'We are the problem': Drew Brees' wife apologizes after NFL star walks back comments on players taking a knee
'We are the problem': Drew Brees' wife apologizes after NFL star walks back comments on players taking a knee

She added that she and her husband never intended to disrespect others while attempting to respect the flag

Adrian Peterson to follow Kaepernick in kneeling during national anthem at NFL to protest police brutality
Adrian Peterson to follow Kaepernick in kneeling during national anthem at NFL to protest police brutality

The 35-year-old Washington running back said he expects many other players to join him

NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'
NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'

The video features 17 stars including Saquon Barkley, Patrick Mahomes and Odell Beckham Jr

George Floyd protests: 'Peace March in Vidor' trends, but people warned that 'sundown town' is a KKK trap
George Floyd protests: 'Peace March in Vidor' trends, but people warned that 'sundown town' is a KKK trap

However, one of the Vidor residents said, 'I live in Vidor and it’s not like it used to be. We are not racist'

NFL star Demario Davis invokes Bible, says 'all things work together for good' amid coronavirus pandemic
NFL star Demario Davis invokes Bible, says 'all things work together for good' amid coronavirus pandemic

The New Orleans Saints linebacker, known for his staunch Christian views, also encouraged all Americans to be thankful for what they have in these trying times

Pompeii excavations show Romans were big on recycling: 'Waste was collected and sorted to be resold'
Pompeii excavations show Romans were big on recycling: 'Waste was collected and sorted to be resold'

A team of researchers has been excavating around the sites of the once-thriving, ancient city of Pompeii, that was buried under a thick blanket of volcanic ash and pumice after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD

Ohio man, 60, who dismissed ‘bulls**t’ lockdown as a ‘political ploy’ dies from coronavirus complications
Ohio man, 60, who dismissed ‘bulls**t’ lockdown as a ‘political ploy’ dies from coronavirus complications

The family of John W McDaniel, however, pleaded in his obit for “everyone to continue practicing social distancing to keep each other safe”

Deepwater Horizon: 10 years on, a historic oil price crash makes one thing clear, keep it in the ground
Deepwater Horizon: 10 years on, a historic oil price crash makes one thing clear, keep it in the ground

While Mark Wahlberg's films generally tend to be over-the-top, even Hollywood told a surprisingly mature story depicting one of the worst ecological disasters in our lifetimes

Catholic churches in US suspend confessions and allow  sacraments for the dying only amid pandemic
Catholic churches in US suspend confessions and allow sacraments for the dying only amid pandemic

'In some churches, parishioners can drive up to a priest wearing a mask and gloves, keep a safe distance and confess'

Stop gun violence, hospitals need beds for coronavirus patients, Pennsylvania doctor begs Americans
Stop gun violence, hospitals need beds for coronavirus patients, Pennsylvania doctor begs Americans

Gunshot victims are now fighting for space and resources inside America's ICUs that are overcrowded with coronavirus patients

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