Heartbreaking letter lonely 90-year-old woman sent to her neighbor

News 04/26/21, 06:01

One afternoon, Marleen Brooks returned home and found a message in her mailbox. Wanda, a 90-year-old woman neighbor sent her the note. “Would you consider to become my friend? I’m 90 years old—live alone. All my friends have passed away. I’m so lonesome and scared. Please I pray for someone ” ...

Chicago: murder suspect charged in shooting death of 7-year-old girl

U.S. 04/26/21, 03:10

Jaslyn Adams, a 7-year-old girl, died, and her father was hospitalized after they were shot in a McDonald's drive-thru on Chicago's West Side on April 18. An 18-year-old allegedly involved in the shooting was charged with first-degree murder and more than a dozen other charges on Saturday, bringing Adams' family one ...

Alabama makes it illegal for trans athletes to compete in certain sports

U.S. 04/26/21, 00:41

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed legislation on Friday, April 23, that makes it illegal for student athletes who are transgender to participate in certain programs. After signing the bill, the governor's office stated that Alabama "may never allow a biological male to participate on a female team." These athletes still can ...

Agricultural prices continue soaring, signalling steadily rising food prices

U.S. 04/25/21, 03:23

This week, a primary agricultural price index continued its upward trend, hitting new highs and possibly signaling an impending increase in grocery prices. Bloomberg's Agricultural Spot Index closed at 386.47 on Friday, April 23, resuming its trend following a brief fall at the start of April, which came after months of ...