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Collin Morikawa wins the 2020 PGA Championship

Collin Morikawa won the 2020 PGA Championship Sunday with a come-from-behind victory. Morikawa shot a six under par score of 64 as he rallied to win the tournament at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California. This is the 23-year-old’s first win at one of golf’s four majors and comes in just his second time…MORE

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees killed in helicopter crash

Three employees of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department were killed in a helicopter crash Saturday while conducting aerial surveys for desert bighorn sheep, according to officials. The three people killed were identified as biologist Dewey Stockbridge, wildlife technician Brandon White and veterinarian Bob Dittmar, according to a Sunday press release from the Texas Parks…MORE

Police charged a California woman with murder after she gave birth to a stillborn baby. Now the state’s Attorney General is condemning it

Police charged a California woman with murder after she gave birth to a stillborn baby. Now the state’s Attorney General is condemning it

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an amicus brief on Friday in support of ending the prosecution against a woman who was arrested and charged with murder after delivering a stillborn baby with toxic levels of methamphetamine in its system. Chelsea Cheyenne Becker, 26, delivered a stillborn child on September 10, 2019, that medical professionals…MORE

Ninth staff member dies of Covid-19 at California Department of Corrections

Ninth staff member dies of Covid-19 at California Department of Corrections

A ninth staff member has died from Covid-19, California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Sunday. The employee worked at San Quentin State Prison and was the first staff member at California’s oldest prison to die of the disease, according to the department. Covid-19 has claimed the lives of 24 inmates there, according to the…MORE

Puerto Rico voting temporarily halted amid lack of ballots

Puerto Rico voting temporarily halted amid lack of ballots

Puerto Rico’s primary elections were temporarily halted Sunday because of a lack of ballots in voting centers across the island, according to election officials. The State Elections Commission (CEE) suspended voting at some precincts because they had not received ballots, CEE said. The CEE later announced voting would be rescheduled for any precincts that were…MORE

A 103-year-old woman got her first tattoo to cross it off her bucket list

A 103-year-old woman got her first tattoo to cross it off her bucket list

A beloved grandmother who spent all her life taking care of her family is proving to the world that you’re never too old to make your dreams come true. Dorothy Pollack, who turned 103-years-old in June, is spending her days going through her bucket list. Her first adventure? A frog tattoo in honor of the…MORE

Frances Allen, pioneering computer scientist, is dead at the age of 88

Frances Allen, pioneering computer scientist, is dead at the age of 88

Frances “Fran” Allen, a computer scientist who became a pioneer in the world of computing for her work on compiler research, died on August 4, her 88th birthday, according to an announcement from IBM. She was in a nursing home when she passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease, her great-nephew Ryan McKee told…MORE

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