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Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America.

Charleston, United States, Aug 21 - Sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America Monday as the Sun vanished behind the Moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century. Millions of die-hard eclipse chasers and amateur star watchers alike converged in cities ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States.

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize.

- Reuters - US

The moon cloaks the sun, and a nation gapes in awe.

CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- The United States basked in the glory of a total eclipse Monday, as the moon's shadow swept from the rocky beaches of Oregon to the marshes of South Carolina.

- BangkokPost - TH

Families from all over the US flocked to Charleston for the 2017 solar eclipse.

Millions gazed at the eclipse along the path of totality with it ending its coast-to-coast travel in Charleston, SC. Nearly 3,000 visitors from all over the country viewed the celestial event from the deck of USS Yorktown , World War II's famous battleship.

- FOX News - US

Miss the eclipse? Google Maps will make you feel better.

Departing eclipse watchers are causing traffic jams from Portland to Charleston.

- Ars Technica UK - US

See breathtaking eclipse occur in different parts of US.

People all over North America were treated to a stunning view of the eclipse. The total solar eclipse is one of nature's most rare and awe inspiring sights. The path stretched from Newport, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.         

- USA TODAY - US

The internet has become the most fertile landscape for all types extremism.

Reuters/Jonathan ErnstExtremism has always been with us, but the internet has allowed ideas that advocate hate and violence to reach more and more people. Whether it’s the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville or the 2015 Charleston church massacre, it’s important to understand the ...

- Business Insider - US

Total solar eclipse mesmerises America .

CHARLESTON , Aug 22 — Emotional sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America last night as the Sun vanished behind the Moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Clouds part just in time for total solar eclipse in Charleston, S.C.

A thunderstorm provided wild bolts of lightning as skies darkened, adding to the spooky atmosphere in the last big U.S. city to see the event.         

- USA TODAY - US

'Coolest thing ever': Eclipse awes millions as it crosses USA.

The astronomical phenomenon swept across the U.S. from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C.         

- USA TODAY - US

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States.

By Harriet McLeod and Lee van der Voo CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Joseph Fleming, 43, went down on one knee in the darkness near ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

Charleston, United States, Aug 21 - Emotional sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America Monday as the Sun vanished behind the Moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century. Millions of eclipse chasers and amateur star watchers alike converged in cities ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Man who shot an Ohio judge was the father of a high school football player convicted of rape

APThe man who shot a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a Steubenville High School football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday. Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was shot at around 8 a.m. near the courthouse in ...

- Business Insider - US

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

By Lee van der Voo and Harriet McLeod SHERIDAN, Oregon/CHARLESTON, S.C. - Millions of Americans looked skyward in awe through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in a century marched from the U.S. Pacific Northwest to the Atlantic seaboard. After weeks of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Americans cheer as rare total solar eclipse marches across country

By Lee van der Voo and Harriet McLeod SHERIDAN, Oregon/CHARLESTON, S.C. - The moon blacked out the sun on Monday as the first total solar eclipse in a century marched from the U.S. Pacific Northwest to the Atlantic Coast, while millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

'Coolest thing ever': Eclipse awes millions in march across USA

The astronomical phenomenon on Monday will sweep across the U.S. from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C.         

- USA TODAY - US

WATCH LIVE: NASA's coverage of Monday's total solar eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it. They are ready. For those interested in seeing the eclipse from afar, or from places that may be c...

- The Raw Story - US

Over the years, Americans have become increasingly exposed to extremism

A man sporting a Nazi tattoo leaves Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, 2017. Steve Helber/AP PhotoExtremism has always been with us, but the internet has allowed ideas that advocate hate and violence to reach more and more people. Whether it's the deadly Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville or ...

- The Conversation - UK

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it.

- PhysOrg - NL

Boston 'free speech' rally abandoned by right-wing demonstrators outnumbered by 15,000 counter-protesters

As the official start time of the contentious Free Speech Rally' in Boston approached, the winner in the battle of words between organisers and counter-demonstrators had already been determined. If hateful speech aimed at Jewish people or minorities was chanted at Boston Common park, it was not audible at one of the largest ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it. Historic Charleston, with its cobblestone streets and elegant antebellum mansions, was clearly a-bustle on Sunday, in full ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Millions flooding into U.S. towns in path of Monday's total eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

CHARLESTON, United States — On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it. They are ready. Historic Charleston, with its cobblestone streets and elegant antebellum ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Coast Guard rescues 8 from boat grounded near SC island

The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued eight boaters from a grounded 21-foot recreational boat near an island located about 15 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina.

- FOX News - US

South Carolina aquarium preps its animals for solar eclipse

  Animals in the path of the first total solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years have a big surprise awaiting them tomorrow afternoon, biologists say. Zoos, aquariums and other wildlife parks see the celestial phenomenon as a special research opportunity to observe how birds and mammals react when the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

South Carolina aquarium to monitor animal behavior during eclipse

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Animals in the path of the first total solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years have a big surprise awaiting them on Monday afternoon, biologists say.

- Reuters - US

South Carolina aquarium to monitor animal behavior during eclipse

By Nathan Frandino CHARLESTON, S.C. - Animals in the path of the first total solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years have a big surprise awaiting them on Monday afternoon, biologists say. Zoos, aquariums and other wildlife parks see the celestial phenomenon as a special research opportunity to observe ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Big solar eclipse surprise for animals along the way

CHARLESTON, Aug 20 — The birds at the South Carolina Aquarium might be heading for the roost early tomorrow. That's because the solar eclipse is heading straight over them. Their saltwater marsh aviary habitat falls within the 70-mile-wide...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kentucky Tea Party governor blames Charlottesville violence on lack of Bibles in schools

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin raised eyebrows when he told a conservative talk radio personalty that a lack of Bibles in schools is responsible for the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville. West Virginia radio host Tom Roten asked the Kentucky Republican about a controversial bill he signed ...

- The Raw Story - US

How the Charleston massacre changed the Confederate flag market

A look at how Confederate flags are made and where they are sold today. Spoiler alert: Some of the flags waved at the white nationalist rally in Charleston may have been made in China.

- Yahoo! News - US

How the Charleston massacre changed the Confederate flag market

White supremacists carry a shield and Confederate flag as they arrive at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12, 2017. Belinda Kennedy's Alabama Flag and Banner, founded in 1985, had always sold Confederate battle flags. Custom flags, especially oversize U.S. flags, table covers and banners were more important to the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Solar eclipse to be streamed live for first time, from balloons

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Next week's solar eclipse will be streamed live online for the first time, from the vantage point of helium-filled balloons across the United States, providing the public with sky-high views as the moon blocks the sun.

- Reuters - US

Why I Introduced the Baltimore Council Resolution to Remove Confederate Statues

Brandon Scott is a member of GMF's Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders' Network , which supports young, diverse elected leaders from the United States and Europe. The events on August 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia, displayed a leadership vacuum at the highest level of U.S. government. At the local level, cities such as ...

- GMF - DE

Solar eclipse to be streamed 'live' for first time, from balloons

CHARLESTON, Aug 19 — Next week's solar eclipse will be streamed 'live' online for the first time, from the vantage point of helium-filled balloons across the United States, providing the public with sky-high views as the moon blocks the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Solar eclipse to be streamed live for first time, from balloons

By Nathan Frandino CHARLESTON, S.C. - Next week's solar eclipse will be streamed live online for the first time, from the vantage point of helium-filled balloons across the United States, providing the public with sky-high views as the moon blocks the sun. A team of researchers from Montana State University has partnered ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hillary Clinton's link to a former KKK leader and senator surfaces again after Charlottesville

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's ties to late Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who admitted to creating a Ku Klux Klan chapter before entering public service, resurfaced Friday as Republican President Donald Trump deals with the fallout from his comments and stances on...

- The Raw Story - US

Fracking jobs prove elusive for coal miners looking to switch

Robert Dennis has mined coal in West Virginia for 10 years but a recent evening found him in a classroom at his local community college. He came to learn about opportunities in fracking, a drilling technique used to produce natural gas — the very fuel that is threatening coal's future. I know mining inside and out,' said ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Charleston startup wants to help women find and keep developer jobs

Despite ongoing initiatives to boost women and minority tech entrepreneurs, the diversity gap remains tough to close in the tech industry. While the barrier of entry, including access to education, has opened the doors of STEM fields to more people, retention of women is at an all-time low. In the high-tech industry, ...

- VentureBeat - US

Wall Street Journal's 'Coal Makes a Comeback' is real fake journalism

On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal's editorial board lauded Trump for making coal barons dreams come true. Not long ago liberals hailed the demise of coal as inevitable while the Obama Administration strangled the industry with regulation. But don't look now, Tom Steyer, because coal is showing signs of a revival and ...

- Daily Kos - US

Violence again spurs cities to remove Confederate monuments, but many find hurdles to doing so

After the 2015 shooting in Charleston, South Carolina in which Dylann Roof killed nine black churchgoers, many cities removed Confederate memorials from public view.

- Washington Post - US

Violence again spurs cities to remove Confederate monuments, but many find hurdles to doing so

Following the 2015 shooting in Charleston, South Carolina in which Dylan Roof killed nine black churchgoers, many cities removed confederate memorials from public view.

- Washington Post - US

Snapchat video appears to show day care worker hitting kids

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Snapchat video titled "nap time struggle" appears to show a worker at a church day care center in South Carolina sitting on and hitting children.

- Billings Gazette - US

NASA will stream incredible 360-degree video of the eclipse — and you can watch it live on Facebook

NASA; Caleclipse.org When you open Facebook on August 21, a special message from the company will greet you about the total solar eclipse. That message will point users to streaming video coverage of the 2017 eclipse by NASA. "On August 21st, the United States will experience the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in ...

- Business Insider - US

Biryani-loving American comedian Jeremy McLellan takes away fond memories of Pakistan

Photo: Jeremy McLellan FacebookAmerican stand-up comedian and a self-proclaimed ‘biryani extremist’ Jeremy McLellan had the adventure of a lifetime during his recent trip to Pakistan, where he not only lived out his wildest dreams of tucking into the spiciest food on the planet but also took away unforgettable ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Group estimates 34,000 barrels of oil spilled off Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY " An analysis of satellite imagery by a U.S.-based nonprofit organization suggests at least 34,000 barrels of oil have leaked out during a spill off the coast of Kuwait.West Virginia-based SkyTruth says satellite...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Group Estimates 34,000 Gallons of Oil Spilled Off Kuwait

An analysis of satellite imagery by a U.S.-based nonprofit organization suggests at least 34,000 gallons of oil have leaked out during a spill off the coast of Kuwait. West Virginia-based SkyTruth says satellite photos from the day of the spill off southern Kuwait show it spread over a distance covering 131 square ...

- Voice of America - US

Solar eclipse die-hards use this clever trick to see totality longer than anyone else

ShutterstockFor the first time in nearly 100 years, the shadow of a total solar eclipse is going to sweep across the United States. The umbra — the darkest shadow cast by the moon blocking the sun — will appear in the Pacific Ocean and slice through 14 US states on Monday, August 21. Starting around 10 a.m. PDT, ...

- Business Insider - US

West Virginia students show math improvements

- Education Week - US

The best restaurant in every state

Facebook/CharlestonThe US has no shortage of outstanding restaurants that serve everything from flavor-packed amuse-bouches to hand-crafted desserts. To find the best one that each state has to offer, we sifted through our list of the best restaurants in America, the James Beard award nominations, expert reviews, and local ...

- Business Insider - US

Activists are ready to bring down Confederate statues — with or without lawmakers' help

Two years ago in the scorching July heat, residents of South Carolina watched state troopers permanently lower the red and blue Confederate battle flag. The symbol was taken down only after tragedy struck Charleston; a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire at the historic A.M.E. Church and killed nine black churchgoers. ...

- ThinkProgress - US

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