Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dies At Age 89

The amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, died Tuesday. He was 89 years old. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana coroner’s office, said Domino died of natural causes at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.... Read More.

Denise LaSalle Hospitalized

Last year the public learned that Denise LaSalle is suffering from congestive heart failure, but was recovering. Unfortunately, LaSalle is now back in the hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and has had to have her leg amputated. The hospital issued the following statement: “Recently, Denise LaSalle found herself in one of her greatest... Read More.

‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson Is Honored With A Research Facility

On September 22, 2017, NASA honored Katherine Johnson by dedicating a new research building in her name on their campus. Johnson inspired the movie Hidden Figures. The facility is officially named the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility and it will house the research and development that will support NASA’s future exploration missions. Built... Read More.

Teens From African Robotics Team Disappear From Washington D.C.

Police are investigating the sudden disappearance of six teens from the D.C. area after they competed in an international robotics competition this week NBC reports. The teens, aged 16-18, vanished Tuesday after participating in the FIRST Global Challenge. The D.C Police Department identified them on Twitter as: Audrey Mwamikazi, 17; Aristide Irambona, 18; Kevin... Read More.