EARTHQUAKE FACTS: • Turkey & Syria on Feb. 6 • 13.5 million affected • 7.8- and 7.5- magnitude quakes
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In the early morning darkness of Feb. 6, a major earthquake struck south-central Turkey, collapsing houses and multi-story apartment buildings as people slept.

First was the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which shook the ground for 75 seconds and destroyed buildings over a huge area, including... Read more

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Have you ever wanted to hold onto a toy hoping that it might be worth lots of money someday? Well, you might not be wrong—collectibles have been selling at record-breaking prices recently.

Last month, a factory-sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. sold for $2 million—the most expensive video... Read more

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This time of year means long, sunny days and the infamous Arizona heat. Unfortunately, it also means wildfire season across the Western United States. 

Arizona has seen some terrible wildfires in years past. The 10 largest wildfires in our state’s history have all happened in the last 20... Read more

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Yes, Arizona is in a long-term drought. Fortunately, the Phoenix Suns surprised fans and sportswriters by breaking its 28-year NBA Finals drought!

In the Western Conference Finals, the Suns, led by a 41-point, 8-assist game by veteran point guard Chris Paul, closed out its series against... Read more

Red Saildrone floating in the sea. 1048 and Saildrone is written on the side.
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You may think of drones as a cool gadget that allows you to take to the skies. While drones can certainly be a fun toy, they also have a wide range of scientific and every day uses.

Later this summer,... Read more

sculpture of a head, eyes closed, underwater.
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When you think of things you might find in the ocean, your list probably includes things like fish, sharks, whales, dolphins, coral reefs. And art museums? That’s right, the Underwater Museum of Cannes is now open for visitors in the Mediterranean Sea!

The INSTALLATION includes six... Read more

Cleary and “Kitty” in 1955
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Beloved author Beverly Cleary, creator of memorable characters like Ramona, Ralph S. Mouse and Henry Huggins, died March 25. She was 104.

Cleary was born Beverly Atlee Bunn. After early struggles with reading, Cleary became an AVID reader. She first thought about becoming a... Read more

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Millions of people were left without power and water in Texas after a winter storm WALLOPED the Lone Star State last month.

The storm also left dozens of people dead and is expected to become one of the most expensive disasters in the state’s history. By comparison, Hurricane... Read more

Major, a German Shepard, running around in a grassy lawn.
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The Bidens’ family dogs, Major and Champ, have moved into the White House!

Both dogs are German shepherds. The Bidens fostered Major for the Delaware Humane Association and decided to adopt him in 2018. He is the first rescue dog to live in the White House. Champ has been with the family... Read more