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Pope Francis appoints America’s first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America’s first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Last year, Wilton Gregory made history as Washington, DC’s first African-American archbishop. On Sunday, speaking following his Angelus prayer from St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City, Pope Francis tapped Gregory to become America’s first Black cardinal. Archbishop Gregory is one of 13 to be elevated to the rank at a surprise consistory, or ceremony. In…MORE

Scotland tells families not to trick-or-treat this Halloween because of Covid-19

Scotland tells families not to trick-or-treat this Halloween because of Covid-19

The Scottish government says families should celebrate Halloween at home this year instead of going trick-or-treating to minimize the spread of Covid-19. It urged people to avoid guising — or going door-to-door for treats — in a news release issued on Saturday. Deputy First Minister John Swinney said that the guidance was needed to make…MORE

Images reveal new insights about Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io

Images reveal new insights about Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io

Jupiter’s third-largest moon Io is covered by more than 400 active volcanoes, and it’s the most volcanically active world in our solar system. New radio images collected by an array of telescopes on Earth have observed the direct effect of this volcanic activity on the moon’s thin atmosphere for the first time. A study including…MORE