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There are so many dragonflies that they’re showing up on weather radar

There are so many dragonflies that they’re showing up on weather radar

Hordes of dragonflies are showing up on weather radar and making things interesting for weather forecasters in the Eastern United States. It’s not their fault — the flying insects are just heading south to escape the coming cold weather. The National Weather Service office in Wakefield, Virginia, tweeted radar imagery on Monday that showed strange,…MORE

Jerry has become a hurricane, the National Hurricane Center says

Jerry has become a hurricane, the National Hurricane Center says

Jerry has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center’s latest advisory. The storm is the 10th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, and follows Hurricane Humberto and Tropical Storm Imelda, the remnants of which are causing flooding in southeastern Texas on Thursday. Hurricane Jerry had maximum sustained winds…MORE

Orthodox Jews fear being targets of rising anti-Semitism

Orthodox Jews fear being targets of rising anti-Semitism

As the rock was smashed into his face, the attacker’s words hit Rabbi Avraham Gopin almost as hard. “He said ‘Jew, Jew’,” Gopin recalled in an interview with WCBS, a CNN affiliate. “It was hate,” the rabbi added. The attack broke his nose and knocked out two teeth. Gopin, 63, had gone out to get…MORE

Referee in dreadlock haircut controversy has been suspended for two years

Referee in dreadlock haircut controversy has been suspended for two years

A referee in New Jersey who pressured a varsity wrestler into cutting off his dreadlocks has been suspended for two seasons, state officials announced Wednesday. The referee, Alan Maloney, told the teenager that he would have to forfeit that day’s match if his dreadlocks were uncovered. An investigation into the controversial 2018 incident led to…MORE

The rate of teen vaping has doubled within two years, new research finds

The rate of teen vaping has doubled within two years, new research finds

The rates of eighth, 10th and 12th graders who use e-cigarettes continued to rise this year and doubled from 2017 to 2019, according to research released Wednesday. In 2019, one in four 12th grade students said they vaped within the previous 30 days, as well as one in five students in 10th grade and one…MORE

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