Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, sending nearly 120,000 Japanese and U.S. citizens to internment camps around the United States. One was former Baltimore Sun reporter Gene Oishi, then 8 years old.
Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Comic-Con event in the coastal city of Jeddah. The three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events is part of a government initiative to bring more entertainment to Saudi Arabia, which bans alcohol, public cinemas and theater.
Efforts to stabilize erosion authorities feared could lead to a failure of America’s tallest dam reached a point where they were no longer requiring evacuation of the Oroville, California, area, an order that affected almost 200,000 people. Still, work to lower the level of the reservoir above continued with urgency as a series of rainstorms approached.
After months of mild weather, temperatures dropped fast and hard on the weekend of Jan. 7, cold-stunning hundreds of sea turtles in Texas waters. But as scientists treated the animals, they discovered another problem.