I awoke on a seemingly peaceful Easter Sunday. That was until I noticed former host families, friends and colleagues who had been "marked safe during attack in Sri Lanka" on Facebook. I frantically searched the internet and saw the headlines -- nearly 300 dead, more than 500 injured in a series of deadly blasts in Sri Lanka.

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Climate change is eliminating giant chunks of ice from Greenland at such a speed that the melt has already made a significant contribution to sea level rise, according to a new study. With global warming, the island will lose much more, threatening coastal cities around the world.

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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Bodega on the Philippine island of Luzon on Monday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

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Voter enthusiasm for the 2020 presidential election is already sky high. With all the coverage of Beto O'Rourke's counter climbing and Pete Buttigieg's speaking approximately 200 languages, you might forget that 34 Senate seats are also up for election. You can bet those races will soon be hotter than a firecracker, given the Senate's power to confirm Cabinet members and federal judges -- such as the justices who sit on the Supreme Court.

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The Philippine island of Luzon was struck by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake, which damaged buildings and sent frightened workers into the streets.

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