Cate Carrejo
Enjoying life in the greatest city in the world. Trying to learn everything about everything.

Latest Articles

This Shocking Video From Mexico City Shows A Building Decimated In The Blink Of An Eye

A large portion of central Mexico was struck by a devastating earthquake Tuesday that has claimed more than 200 lives. The level of destruction can be difficult to fathom for those who have never witnessed this particular type of disaster firsthand —…
By Cate Carrejo

Trump's Health Secretary Used Expensive Private Jets For Official Business — REPORT

The Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is the latest Trump administration official to come under fire for seeming financial impropriety after internal documents revealed tens of thousands of dollars spent on chartered airfare. According to a P…
By Cate Carrejo

Here's What You Can Do To Help Earthquake Victims In Mexico

More than 200 people have died due to a massive earthquake that shook central Mexico on Tuesday. The 7.1 magnitude event that hit near Mexico City destroyed skyscrapers and entire neighborhoods, trapping hundreds or thousands of people underneath the…
By Cate Carrejo

Here's Everything Trump Said In His First Speech To The UN General Assembly

Back in his hometown of New York for only the second time since becoming president, Donald Trump addressed the international community at the United Nations on Tuesday. The transcript of Trump's U.N. General Assembly address shows that the speech hea…
By Cate Carrejo

A New Bill In California Will Make Sure You Won't Get Fired For Using Birth Control

Religious organizations in California have long held employees, particularly female ones, under strict behavior contracts, but that practice may soon be outlawed thanks to the state's legislature. A new bill would finally prohibit California corporat…
By Cate Carrejo

Forget "Rocket Man," This Is The Most Dangerous Part Of Trump's UN Speech

Americans are somewhat used to their president's slightly eccentric behavior by now, but Donald Trump really took it to the next level during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Trump's nickname for Kim Jong Un, Rocket Man, …
By Cate Carrejo

Jimmy Kimmel Rips Trump For That Super-Awkward Handshake With Melania — VIDEO

The latest twist in the ongoing mystery of the president's marriage occurred over the weekend, and one late night host took the opportunity to point out exactly how bizarre it was. Jimmy Kimmel mocked Melania and Donald Trump's awkward handshake from…
By Cate Carrejo

Why Sean Spicer's Surprise Emmy Appearance Should Make You Angry AF

A familiar-but-unlikely face once again graced America's television screens on Sunday night. An infamous former White House Press Secretary made a cameo at this year's Emmy Awards, but many people seriously weren't ready to celebrate him. The reactio…
By Cate Carrejo

Everything You Should Know About What's Going On In St. Louis

St. Louis, the sixth-most segregated city in America, is fighting back against its local government in the third straight day of protests. If you're just catching up on this news story, there's a lot to break down — here's what you need to know about…
By Cate Carrejo

Helping Hurricane Victims Rebuild Their Lives Doesn't Require A Boatload Of Cash

Americans have come together in creative and inspiring ways to support each other after two back-to-back storms battered the United States coast over the last month. The national focus on financial accountability during these disasters has also highl…
By Cate Carrejo

Trump Shook Marco Rubio's Hand So Hard, Even Twitter Felt It

Following Irma's blow to south Florida, Donald Trump was brought face to face with one of his biggest rivals from the 2016 presidential campaign. The resulting interaction was so painfully awkward that the brief, nearly missable moment had Twitter cr…
By Cate Carrejo

Ivanka Has A New Excuse For Why People Hate Her

First Daughter Ivanka Trump is one of the most media-savvy members of the Trump administration, but every so often, she misses the mark badly. In a recent interview, Trump basically blamed Americans for thinking she has influence in White House polic…
By Cate Carrejo

This Is How Likely It Is That Hurricane Max Will Hit The U.S.

Hurricane Season 2017 has already proven one for the history books, but it's not over yet. There's a new storm that could potentially take a new path to target the same regions that were impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Hurricane Max isn't pre…
By Cate Carrejo

This Is Why People Are Raging About This ESPN Anchor's Trump Comments

A black female sportscaster spoke out against the president this week — sparking a surprising amount of controversy, given the current approval ratings of the chief executive. Jemele Hill, the ESPN anchor who dragged Trump on Twitter, has a history o…
By Cate Carrejo

Ted Cruz's "Fav" Porn Company Made T-Shirts & They're Oh-So Hilarious

The world received a truly wonderful gift this week, and it just keeps on giving. The Twitter account of former Republican presidential candidate and current Texas senator Ted Cruz accidentally liked porn on Monday night and, of course, it launched a…
By Cate Carrejo

This Chainsaw-Wielding Nun Is The Hurricane Irma Hero We Need

All types of Americans have come together to support disaster relief efforts over the past month, but one good Samaritan has taken millions of people by surprise. A chainsaw-wielding nun is becoming a Hurricane Irma hero for helping southern Florida …
By Cate Carrejo

Singapore Just Named Its First Woman President & It's Partly Because Of Her Race

History took another step forward Tuesday with the official naming of the first female president of Singapore, Halimah Yacob. Though largely ceremonial, Yacob's presidency has cast a fascinating spotlight onto Singapore's unusual presidential process…
By Cate Carrejo

What You Need To Know If You're Thinking Of Buying The iPhone 8

Just like Christmas in September, the annual Apple event brought new gifts to the world on Tuesday. The official beginning of iPhone season is upon us, with three new models for people to fawn and fight over. It's a fierce competition every year, but…
By Cate Carrejo

Here's How The iPhone 8 Is Different From The iPhone 7

This year's annual Apple event was one of the most highly anticipated in years due to the release of the new iPhone 8. Although the latest release in the Apple product line isn't actually the brand's premiere model, the iPhone 8 may still be the most…
By Cate Carrejo

Here's What's Different Between The iPhone X & iPhone 8

Happy Apple Day, America! The tech giant's annual iPhone unveiling event has become one of the most collectively exciting days for the country since the first iPhone was introduced to the world 10 years ago. And now, everyone has two new models to co…
By Cate Carrejo