American Airlines cancels flights, leaves thousands stranded

By CharaAnyone traveling last weekend by American Airlines most likely got stranded in an airport somewhere in the United States.Beginning Oct. 28, American Airlines canceled more than 2,300 flights. The airline blamed the cancellations in part on the weather, National Public Radio (NPR) and other media outlets reported.According to a report posted on AccuWeather.com, there […]

Jorge Ramos: La nueva Nueva York, ciudad de sobrevivientes

La ciudad que nunca duerme, dormía. O por lo menos eso parecía poco después de la medianoche en la nueva y magnífica terminal del aeropuerto de LaGuardia. Ese día, mi vuelo se había atrasado y no se veía un solo taxi esperando. Pero, de pronto, un alegre conductor ecuatoriano que se gana la vida transportando […]

Texas high school shooting leaves four injured

By Tere SiqueiraFour people were wounded in a shooting Wednesday morning (Oct. 6) at Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas, multiple media outlets reported.After authorities had arrived, one person was determined to have minor injuries and refused medical treatment. Three others were taken to the hospital.At press time, their conditions remained unknown. Authorities believe two […]

Learning from the Florida tragedy

On Tuesday, four more bodies were recovered from the Surfside, Fla., condo that collapsed two weeks ago. The grim discovery raised the confirmed death toll to 32. More than 100 of Champlain Towers South residents are still missing.It’s unknown exactly how many residents and visitors were in the 13-floor beachfront condominium when it fell, but […]

María Marín: Si hoy fuera tu última noche

Hace pocos días, nos levantamos con una de las historias más trágicas de la historia del sur de la Florida. Como sacado de una película de horror y en cuestión de pocos segundos, dos torres de un condominio colapsaron en la oscuridad de la noche, dejando a más de 150 personas desaparecidas entre toneladas de […]

12 confirmed dead, search for survivors continues following condo collapse

By Roberta Pardo The search for survivors continues after a 13-story apartment complex collapsed on June 24 in Surfside, Florida, near Miami.As of Tuesday (June 29), officials insisted they had not abandoned the search-and-rescue phase of Champlain Towers South, emphasizing the operation was challenging but ongoing.About 150 people remain unaccounted for, officials said. At least […]

Holidays at a glance: Memorial Day

By Tere SiqueiraObserved the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is when Americans remember all the men and women who have died defending the nation. Here are a few facts you might not know about this annual holiday:*First celebration: Memorial Day has its roots in the Civil War (1861-65). In May 1868, Gen. John A. […]

U.S. economy recovering

By Roberta PardoThe U.S. economy is finally on the road to recovery.According to CNN Business’ Back-to-Normal Index, the economy in the United States is operating at 90% of where it was in early March 2020. Kansas is ranked 11th, with an economy operating at 95%. Missouri is ranked 30th with an economy operating at 89%.Experts, […]

Drought emergency declared in most of California

By Roberta Pardo California Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded a drought emergency on May 10 across most of the state, covering a vast stretch of the central and northern regions of the state as it endures its second major drought in less than a decade.“With the reality of climate change abundantly clear in California, we’re taking […]

COVID variants spreading faster and affecting the young more

By Roberta PardoTwo weeks ago, health officials confirmed that the U.K. variant of the coronavirus was the dominant strain circulating in the United States.Now, this variant, along with other variants, is more contagious and hitting young people harder than the original virus. In previous waves, children and young adults exhibited mild symptoms or none at […]