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How a TikTok video helped these college students collect over 200,000 products to help fight period poverty
Published on April 11, 2021
College students Alexa Mohsenzadeh and Jenica Baron started a nonprofit, Her Drive, during the pandemic that’s collected over 200,000 bras, period products and hygiene items for marginalized communities nationwide to fight period poverty.
Published on April 11, 2021
Documentary streaming service MagellanTV is paying three people $2400 if they can sit through a full day of true crime documentaries and share their experience on social media.
Published on April 4, 2021
Grammy award-winning artist The Weeknd donated $1 million toward Ethiopian relief efforts as the country faces a food crisis and violence following civil tension between the Tigray region and country’s government.
Published on March 26, 2021
Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man that was shot seven times by a white police officer in August 2020, filed suit against the officer that left him paralyzed.
Published on March 15, 2021
A Southern California woman who had disappeared for a week after going for a hike by herself was discovered dead in the mountains.
Published on March 8, 2021
Two years after girls were first permitted to join the Boy Scouts, nearly 1,000 earned the organization’s top rank: Eagle Scout. This piece features four of the girls who achieved this prestigious accomplishment.
Published on March 5, 2021
Jackson, Mississippi’s dated infrastructure contributed to the majority-Black city being without water for weeks after a winter storm devastated southern states. The city sought funding from the state to prevent this from happening again.
Published on March 4, 2021
A task force of federal and state law enforcement officials in Tennessee recovered 150 missing children during January and February after conducting sweeps throughout the state.
Published on Feb. 25, 2021
A North Carolina woman allegedly used a business that no longer existed to get a $149,000 Covid-19 relief loan. She then took some of the money on shopping sprees at Louis Vuitton, IKEA, diamond stores, and more.
Published on Feb. 21, 2021
A Texas congressman told CNN that federal emergency aid will go towards helping Texans pay high electricity bills and storm repairs. This comes as mayors have asked the state to cover these costs, with one aying there would be “hell to pay” if they don’t.
Published on Feb. 17, 2021
This was part of CNN’s live updates as winter storms hit states in mid-February. Texas’ Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo illustrated in a Feb. 17 briefing how drastic her region’s circumstances were following the second winter storm.
Published on Feb. 16, 2021
The California condors were nearly extinct just a few decades ago. Nine eggs laid by the still-endangered species at the Oregon Zoo in the last month signal hope as numbers recover following losses from California wildfires.
Published on Feb. 10, 2021
A Chicago police officer will be arraigned next month for charges of attempted murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm, disorderly conduct, and obstruction of justice stemming from an incident last October.
Published on Feb. 1, 2021
In January 2020, an entire class of Georgia State Patrol cadets was fired following allegations that they cheated on an exam. After a yearlong investigation, 32 of the troopers were cleared.