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Man finds 9-carat diamond, 2nd-largest ever at Arkansas state park

Kevin KinardBy SHANNON MCLELLAN, ABC News(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) — When our moms told us to stop playing in the dirt as kids, maybe we shouldn’t have listened — that’s exactly how 33-year-old Kevin Kinard found a 9-carat diamond at an Arkansas state park.Kinard and his friends traveled to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas,…read more »

NASA pledges to land 1st woman on moon by 2024

iStock/nathanphotoBY: SHANNON MCLELLAN(HOUSTON) — It’s one small step for a woman, one giant leap for womankind.NASA gave an official update to their Artemis Plan this week, stating that they will land the first woman on the moon in 2024.New suit. 🧑‍🚀 New tools. 🛠️ New mission. 🌙@NASA_Astronauts are preparing now for moonwalks planned for when…read more »

Protesters hit by vehicles at Breonna Taylor demonstrations in Buffalo, Denver

Twitter/@AshleyroweWKBWBY: BILL HUTCHINSON(WASHINGTON) — Two protesters were injured in hit-and-run incidents in Colorado and upstate New York on Wednesday night as demonstrations erupted across the county over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision not to charge three police officers in the death of Breonna Taylor.The chants for justice were quickly overcome by screams of horror as…read more »

Breonna Taylor protests in Louisville: Two officers shot will recover, over 100 demonstrators arrested

iStock/ChiccoDodiFCBy EMILY SHAPIRO and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Two Louisville police officers shot during Wednesday night’s protests are doing well and will survive their injuries, announced interim police chief Robert Schroeder, who also said that more than 100 people were arrested during the demonstrations that followed the grand jury’s decision in the Breonna…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: 2,500 students quarantined at prestigious hospitality school

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 977,000 people worldwide.Over 31.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins…read more »

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