Category Archives: CNN – US

#MyPalestinianSitty: Feud between Rep. Tlaib and Israel spurs odes to grandmothers

#MyPalestinianSitty: Feud between Rep. Tlaib and Israel spurs odes to grandmothers

Rarely is something sweet born of something so bitter. The dispute over US Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s canceled plans to visit her aging Palestinian grandmother has been rife with ugliness. But it has also sparked the #MyPalestinianSitty hashtag, wherein Twitizens have taken a break from cries of racism and anti-Semitism to remember the strength and resilience…MORE

Nearly 4 tons of weed discovered inside a shipment of jalapeños

Nearly 4 tons of weed discovered inside a shipment of jalapeños

A shipment of jalapeños from Mexico to the US proved to be carrying more than just a spicy kick when Border Patrol agents found nearly 4 tons of marijuana hidden in the cargo. The discovery was made Thursday when a truck driver was flagged for a secondary inspection at the Otay Mesa border crossing in…MORE

He got his first haircut in 15 years so he could join the Army

He got his first haircut in 15 years so he could join the Army

Superlong hair, or serving his country? Reynaldo Arroyo chose the latter. The 23-year-old has been growing his hair out for 15 years, but on Thursday he decided to have the big chop so he could enlist in the Army. “I’m just really excited to be enlisting,” he said, in a video posted to the Salt…MORE