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The calves will have the opportunity to interact freely with wild elephants while still being monitored to ensure their safety. This is a big achievement for Reteti, the only community-owned and managed elephant sanctuary in Kenya. #SavingSpecies

Some good news: four orphaned elephant calves from our partners at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya are being translocated to their new home in Sera Wildlife Conservancy this week as part of a soft release.


(5/7) or size, but would judge them by “the content of their character”, their capacity for love, respect, sacrifice, hard work, change & growth. I was blessed with a great coaching staff that were men of that character. Winning games was just an outcome of our students’ growth

(4/7) black, white, brown. I never focused on winning. I focused on integration, character, growth & responsibility. I took a page from the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I would not prejudge my student/athletes on what they looked like; such as color, athletic ability,

(3/7) the same access to priveledge as white. This isn’t God’s creation, this is our creation of prejudice & sexism. It is a form of hatred that makes no sense & something I could never comprehend. I was blessed to coach for 35 years, teams that were all integrated-

(2/7) and the application of our laws obviously hasn’t. Our Constitution claims all men are created equal; & this is true. From the womb, and in the eyes of God we are all equal. Why is it then people of color seem to be “doomed” from the womb? It’s because they don’t have

(1/7) In my formative years as a teenager I grew up during the 60’s Civil Rights Movement. I learned quickly that systemic racism was an outcome of ignorance, born from the practice of slavery. The laws have changed since that time, however, our country’s heart,

(6/7) in those areas. I look upon our teams as a grand experiment of living life the way it is intended to be lived. What I learned? Yes, it is possible. Think about it, all of our great religious leaders were not white, Jesus included.

(4/4) and his family to the core. Those who encountered him that faithful night knew nothing about him. He didn’t threaten them & had no weapon of any kind. #BlackLivesMatter


(3/4) and in the classroom. He lived 6 houses down from me & would come over frequently to visit with me and Danny. Aside from his athletic ability, Anthony was a kind, sensitive & loving person. Danny & I both loved him very much. His death shook our school, team,

(2/4) a scholarship to the University of Washington. I was close to Anthony, as was my son of 12 years, Danny, who was our ball boy at the time. Anthony battled depression & anxiety in his college and high school years, but still managed to excel at a high level on the field,

(1/4) A personal story: In 2002 a former black athlete of mine, Anthony Vonture, was handcuffed and thrown into the backseat of a police car & died there. His death occurred because of the mishandling of the situation. Anthony was a fantastic person & athlete & earned

The Kansas City Field Office and the entire Secret Service sends our condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of fallen DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark.

Good news: 14 counties advanced to a new phase today.

🟩 7 counties moved to Phase 3
🟨 6 moved to Phase 2
🟧* King county moved to a modified Phase 1

BREAKING: Dutch government confirms mink to human #COVID19 infection on fur farms, measures imposed as fur farms could act as reservoir for SARS-COV-2 “allowing it to remain in circulation for a long time.” @HSIGlobal & @FurFreeAlliance call for global closure of mink farms.

About one in three adults used household cleaners and disinfectants unsafely to prevent #COVID19, such as using bleach on food products and improperly using household cleaners and disinfectants on hands or skin. Read more in @CDCMMWR:

The success of the amphibious landings depended on the airborne operations.

24,000 American, British and Canadian airborne troops are the first to land on French soil by parachute or glider, shortly after midnight. #WW2

Pick-me-up? What if I told you that you could win Meal Service for Summer, Groceries FOR A YEAR, or even a new car? Enter to win the 14-day sweepstakes from @nabisco DAILY for your chance to win between 6/1-6/14! #Ad @walmart #Summeryourway

We are aware of the video circulating on social media. The incident occurred on December 12, 2018. The Chief will be releasing documents related to this incident shortly.

Your Apple Health will not be terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic unless you request termination or move out of state. If you receive a termination notice during this time, you may disregard it. View our Apple Health COVID-19 FAQ:

Last year, we helped recover 2⃣0⃣ missing children with #RunawayTrain25.

You can now create a custom video for missing kids in your area. Create the video, tag us & we'll share. It only takes one person to help bring home a missing child. ➡ #NeverStop💛

“It’s time to acknowledge, educate, and more importantly act.”

@DaelinHayes_IX joined fellow @FightingIrish student athletes to engage in a conversation about race, inclusivity, and humility with Fr. Pete.

#GoIrish x #StaNDup

"This unprecedented discovery opens new avenues for innovative conservation efforts, including the reintroduction of red wolf."

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Marines with Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marine Regiment, stage their assault amphibious vehicles during around-the-clock operations on @MCB_Hawaii. The training enhanced their combat readiness and amphibious landing proficiency.

The consuls were the two co-leaders of Rome during the Republic. Elected for a term of one year, they would have to wait 10 years before re-election. Outside of special offices like the dictator they held the highest degree of "imperium", executive authority, in the Republic

1/ Any activity in large groups can increase your chance of spreading or catching #coronavirus. I want to emphasize that you can both make your voice heard AND keep yourself & others safe from #COVID19. Tips on how to #SlowTheSpread while protesting 👇

Vaccinating children on time is the best way to protect them from vaccine preventable diseases, like measles and pertussis Call your doctor to see how they’re making clinics safe during #COVID19. #VaccinesWork @WithinReachWA @WCAAP

As camping begins to reopen across the state, make sure you're ready to go. Check to see what's open before you head out and come prepared with a mask and hand sanitizer.

@AlisonMorrowTV takes a look at camping amid #COVID19 in this week's #DNRReport.

Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and good citizenship: the NCS six pillars of character. NCS stands in solidarity against racism and social injustice. May our students continue to lead the way, showing us that we can accomplish more together, than apart

How good is Kyle Harrison's breaking ball?

We compared it to a wiffle ball pitch in his scouting report 😅

The @UCLABaseball commit is a name to know in this year's draft class.

(📽️ via @PerfectGameUSA)

See his scouting report + the full BA 500:

One Merchant Mariner I'll never forget is Eldon Gallear, who passed in 2016 but did incredible work advocating with @AMMWWII. Eldon has an incredible story, having been the sole survivor of the “Tillie Lykes” vessel that was torpedoed by a German U-boat during World War II.

RT Portrait of a Man (Self-Portrait?) by Willem Drost #willemdrost #metmuseum

RT Portrait of a Young Man by Pompeo Batoni #europeanart #themet

RT Consuelo Vanderbilt (1876–1964), Duchess of Marlborough, and Her Son, Lord Ivor Spencer-Churchill (1898–1956) by Giovanni Boldini #europeanart #giovanniboldini

RT Portrait of a Woman by Joseph Wright #europeanart #josephwright

RT Girls at a Window by Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta #raimundodemadrazoygarreta #metmuseum

RT “If you’re traveling right now, be prepared to advocate for yourself,” said one recent traveler who had to ask a gate agent to wear a mask.

RT As the travel industry prepares for a new reality, the world’s largest hotel companies have all come forward in recent weeks to announce new cleaning playbooks

RT A patchwork enforcement of policies have left passengers confused about whether they should be wearing masks or not and concerned about their safety.

RT Skip the Grand Canyon and the Great Smoky Mountains — visit these lesser-known crown jewels instead

Wakecrest Residence by ShubinDonaldson

#architecture #homedecor #home #interiordesign

How The Empire PHASED OUT The Clone Troopers After The Clone Wars - Star... via @YouTube

Canoe camping! 3 days on the Connecticut river! Part 1 /First trip in my... via @YouTube

In 1836, Congress instituted a "gag rule" forbidding the house from concidering anti-slavery petitions.
President John Quincy Adams refused to comply and spent the following eight years introducing anti-slavery petitions until he got enough support to have the law repealed.

Wondering how long to stay home if you were exposed to #COVID19? Check out our fact sheet. Includes:
✅ What to do if you were exposed to COVID-19.
✅ What to do if you have COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms.
✅ A worksheet to figure out how to long stay home.

Throughout the entire city, your Metropolitan Police Department continues to serve our DC community, including spending a little time with our young residents practicing our dance moves 👏🎶🎵

Hadrian's wall was 80 Roman miles (mille passum) long, which equates to 73 modern miles. For every (Roman) mile, the Romans erected a small milecastle that would have had an auxiliary garrison of c.30 men.

New data helps us see how quickly COVID-19 is spreading, how many people are getting tested, and how prepared our health care system is.

The Day The Jedi Became Mortal - The Geonosian Arena Battle Was WAY WORS... via @YouTube

RT Saint Reparata before the Emperor Decius by Bernardo Daddi #metmuseum #europeanart

RT Portrait of a Young Woman by Netherlandish Painter #netherlandishpainter #themet

RT The Marriage of the Virgin by Michelino da Besozzo #themet #europeanart

RT RT met_ancientart: Votive cone with cuneiform inscription of Lipit-Eshtar #metmuseum #ancientart

RT Portrait of a Woman as Diana by Arnaud Vincent de Montpetit #europeanart #metmuseum

RT Marquis de Lafayette (1757–1834) by French Painter #metmuseum #europeanart

RT RT met_ampainting: Town at Edge of Mountain Lake (from Switzerland 1869 Sketchbook) by John Singer Sargent #metmuseum #themet

RT Edward Smith Stanley (1752–1834), Twelfth Earl of Derby, with His First Wife (Lady Elizabeth Hamilton, 1753–1797) and Their Son (Edward Smith Stanley, 1775–1851) by Angelica Kauffmann #europeanart

RT Some parks now have recently reopened, in limited ways, but the experience will look “very different from what you might be used to,” as Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado said last month

RT At the Maeklong Railway Market, an active rail line slices a clean path directly through the vendors’ stations. Their awnings and umbrellas are retracted, with mere inches to spare, each time a train arrives and departs.

RT Rome's museums and monuments are usually besieged by tourists. With no visitors in town, locals can enjoy them in peace.

RT Airplane travel is inching back, but staying safe remains a concern. Here’s how to think about approaching a trip.

RT International travel has always been a proxy for trust among nations and people, but the coronavirus pandemic has poisoned the air

RT Germany will lift its travel ban on 29 European countries, including Britain and Iceland, on June 15, its foreign minister said. Follow our updates.

RT “Cleaning has traditionally been a back-of-the-house or behind-the-scenes tactic, hotels are now needing to bring that to the center stage.”

The Real Reason Yoda DESPISED Dooku's Unique Lightsaber (CANON) | Star W... via @YouTube

Art Villas Costa Rica by Dagmar Stepanova

#architecture #decoration #interiordesign #home

Brad Nessler celebrates his 64th birthday today. Many happy returns. Solid broadcaster! Voice of CBS' SEC coverage @SEC @CBSSports @brad_nesslerCBS

The Creation and History of the FIRST Lightsaber In Star Wars [FULL STORY] via @YouTube