A supermoon was seen rising behind the Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday, Jan. 30. This timelapse video was captured by Drew Carlisle. He told Storyful he filmed the event over a period of 16 minutes. In a tweet, NASA said Americans could prepare to watch a rare “lunar trifecta” later on the same night, in the early hours of January 31.
A spokesman for the US space agency said an eclipse of the moon would mean it marked a rare occasion when the full moon was simultaneously “a blue moon, a blood moon and a supermoon all at once”.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says preparedness is everyone’s job. Preparedness is not just for government agencies, but all sectors of society. Service providers, businesses, civic and volunteer groups, industry associations and neighborhood associations, as well as every individual citizen should plan ahead for disaster. During the first few hours or days following a disaster, essential services may not be available. People must be ready to act on their own.
Randy Harris speaks at the sentencing for Theresa Wiltse in Benton County Superior Court in Kennewick. Wiltse killed and kidnapped his wife, Sandra Harris, in November 2016. The former corrections officer will spend the rest of her life behind bars for the crimes.
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said opponents of gun rights "hate individual freedoms" and want to eliminate the 2nd Amendment. LaPierre spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
A security perimeter of nearly two-thirds of a mile was established and a remotely controlled bomb robot is visible in this aerial footage. Also pictured is a black SUV that earlier arrived at the Trident gate and the male driver claimed to have an improvised explosive device on him.
The Port of Bellingham posted this time lapse video of crews moving a former Georgia-Pacific storage tank, dubbed the "acid ball," to a new site on the downtown waterfront, where it will be remade as public art.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics show that more than 700,000 children are referred to child protective agencies as a result of abuse or neglect in the U.S. each year. According to Purva Grover, M.D., a pediatric emergency physician at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, child abuse is something that unfortunately pediatricians and emergency room physicians are always on the lookout for, but parents need to know the warning signs of physical abuse too, especially when their children are left in the care of others.