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Scientists found a gigantic freshwater aquifer below the Atlantic. It has enough water to fill 1 billion Olympic swimming pools

Scientists found a gigantic freshwater aquifer below the Atlantic. It has enough water to fill 1 billion Olympic swimming pools

If you dive deep enough off America’s northeast coast you’ll find something surprising under the Atlantic Ocean: freshwater. A gigantic aquifer of mostly freshwater, hugging the coastline from New Jersey up to Massachusetts, sits below the ocean floor. It contains at least 2,800 cubic kilometers (that’s about 739 trillion gallons) of liquid. That’s enough water…MORE

Mailman spent a year delivering marijuana along his route

Mailman spent a year delivering marijuana along his route

A Baltimore postman pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiracy to distribute marijuana on his mail route, court documents say. According to his plea agreement, postal worker, William McRae, was paid in cash and marijuana to distribute over 100-kilograms of drugs along his mail route over the course of a year. Court documents lay out how…MORE

Children’s magazine Highlights denounced migrant family separation in a plea for ‘human decency’

Children’s magazine Highlights denounced migrant family separation in a plea for ‘human decency’

The children’s magazine, Highlights, denounced the Trump administration’s separation of migrant families in a statement posted to Twitter Tuesday. This comes after new reports revealing poor conditions at border detention facilities. “This is not a political statement about immigration policy. This is a statement about human decency, plain and simple,” wrote CEO Kent Johnson. The…MORE

A 2-year-old in Virginia disappeared from his bed

A 2-year-old in Virginia disappeared from his bed

A 2-year-old boy was put to bed in Virginia but was nowhere to be found in the morning, police say. Noah Tomlin was last seen around 1 a.m. Monday, in bed in his mobile home in the Buckroe Beach area of Hampton, Virginia, Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult said at a news conference. His mother…MORE

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