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Earth Day 2019: Facts, history about first Earth Day

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AccuWeather delves into the origins of the biggest annual environmentalist movement around the world.
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Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85

Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s, has died. Read more ...

At least 2 dead after tornado hits Oklahoma, officials say

At least 2 dead after tornado hits Oklahoma, officials say

An Oklahoma deputy has confirmed that multiple people were taken to a hospital Saturday night after severe storms hit the Oklahoma City area. Read more ...

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident

Rod Bramblett, legendary Auburn radio voice, and wife killed in car accident

AUBURN, Ala. - Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill... Read more ...

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

Peru was devastated by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that spread hundreds of miles early Sunday - the biggest in the world so far this year. Buildings collapsed and roads were... Read more ...

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors are going to the NBA Finals for the first time. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the host Raptors to a 100-94 Game 6 victory... Read more ...

Three French citizens sentenced to death by Iraqi court for joining ISIS

Three French citizens sentenced to death by Iraqi court for joining ISIS

A court in Iraq has sentenced three men to death after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State , officials confirmed on Sunday. Read more ...

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway

A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement. Read more ...

Tornado leaves 2 dead & many missing after leveling hotel in Oklahoma

Tornado leaves 2 dead & many missing after leveling hotel in Oklahoma

At least two people have died after a tornado ripped through a trailer park and destroyed a hotel in El Reno outside Oklahoma City, officials in the US state have said. Read more ...

Carlos Correa's clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox

Carlos Correa's clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox

HOUSTON - Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the... Read more ...

AEW closes Double or Nothing surprise that puts WWE on notice

AEW closes Double or Nothing surprise that puts WWE on notice

The hype was warranted and pro wrestling may never be the same. All Elite Wrestling delivered on the boasts it would be a viable alternative to WWE. Cody Rhodes even took a... Read more ...