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Defunct Steelmaker's 21-Story Headquarters Imploded

Teachers Grapple with Climate Change: 'A Pretty Scary Topic'

By Michael Rubinkam |
Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters...

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Buttigieg Likens Trump's Tweets to 'Grotesque Things'

Buttigieg Likens Trump's Tweets to 'Grotesque Things'

May 20
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg jabbed at President Trump during a Fox News town hall, saying he understands why people and the media are "mesmerized" by his tweets because "it is the nature of grotesque things that you can't look away."

Westboro Baptist Protests Morehouse Over Transgender Policy

Westboro Baptist Protests Morehouse Over Transgender Policy

May 20
The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country's only all-male historically black college over the school's new admission policy that accepts transgender men.

Incoming Chicago Mayor has Path to Historic Police Reforms

Incoming Chicago Mayor has Path to Historic Police Reforms

By Michael Tarm | May 20
Lori Lightfoot will have a powerful ally after she's sworn in Monday as Chicago mayor in seeking to fulfill a campaign promise to overhaul the Police Department in the nation's third-largest city: a judge with authority.

Defunct Steelmaker's 21-Story Headquarters Imploded

Defunct Steelmaker's 21-Story Headquarters Imploded

By Michael Rubinkam | May 19
Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters.

On Two Wheels, 'The Climb' Rides Through Cannes as a Hit

On Two Wheels, 'The Climb' Rides Through Cannes as a Hit

By Jake Coyle | May 19
Some stars and directors come to the Cannes Film Festival by boat, others by private jet. Michael Angelo Covino and Kyle Marvin pretty much cycled their way into Cannes.

The Netherlands Wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

The Netherlands Wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

By Aron Heller | May 19
The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad "Arcade" crowned champion of Europe's annual music extravaganza.

For Iranians, Economic Crisis Looms Larger than US Tensions

For Iranians, Economic Crisis Looms Larger than US Tensions

By Mehdi Fattahi and Nasser Karimi | May 19
Across Iran's capital, the talk always seems to come back to how things may get worse.

France's Macron Forced to Curb his Ambitions for Europe

France's Macron Forced to Curb his Ambitions for Europe

By Sylvie Corbet and Angela Charlton | May 19
French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and this week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union.

Australia's Leader Vows to Get Back to Work after Shock Win

Australia's Leader Vows to Get Back to Work after Shock Win

By Trevor Marshallsea | May 19
A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed Sunday to get straight back to work after a shock election victory by his conservative government that has left bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by surprise.

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland Canyon Too Popular with Visitors

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland Canyon Too Popular with Visitors

By Egill Bjarnason | May 19
A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrárgljúfur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors.

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