Infographic: How big was the Beirut explosion?

It has been two years since a massive explosion shook Lebanon’s capital, killing 218 people and injuring 7,000. On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion in the Port of Beirut ripped through Lebanon’s capital, killing 218 people, injuring 7,000 and leaving 300,000 displaced. The blast, which is considered one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions to … Read more

Courtney’s Playground in Palmdale designed with inclusivity, interaction in mind

PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) — There’s a new playground in Palmdale designed with everyone in mind. Greg and Joanne Tirana are honored that it’s named after their daughter, Courtney. Courtney died eight years ago after surviving many years with a traumatic brain injury. As a disabled high school student, they say Courtney would come to Marie … Read more

Visualising the fastest-growing refugee crises around the world

More than 100 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to conflict, climate change and persecution, according to a newly released global trends report by UNHCR. The UN has warned that the ongoing food crisis following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could force even more to flee their homes. To put that in … Read more