Emma Kerr
Freelance journalist based in Chicago and proud University of Michigan graduate.

These Hurricane Maria Satellite Images Put Its Terrifying Intensity Into Perspective

Hurricane Maria went from being classified as a tropical storm to a Category 4 storm in the span of 24 hours. After being classified as a Category 5 storm at its peak, it's already caused devastating damage on the small island of Dominica. Satellite…
By Emma Kerr

Here's Where You Can Expect Hurricane Maria To Hit Head-On

Hurricane Maria made landfall Monday night on the small island of Dominica. The Category 5 storm is expected to be catastrophic, bringing maximum winds speeds of 160 mph. Predictions estimate Hurricane Maria will hit islands in the Caribbean, Puerto…
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Hurricane Maria "Brutally Hit" Dominica & The Island May Not Have Fared Well

Not even two weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated parts of the Caribbean, another storm is barreling toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with record-breaking power. Category 5 Hurricane Maria hit Dominica, located south of Puerto Rico and…
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This GOP Candidate Used An Infuriating Racial Slur Without Even Blinking An Eye

As the Alabama Senate race is heating up, Republican candidate Roy Moore used "reds and yellows" to presumably describe Native Americans and Asians, who he says were "torn apart in the Civil War." He will face a primary run off next week on Sept. 26…
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Hurricane Maria Is Charging Toward The Virgin Islands With Incredible Force

Less than two weeks since Hurricane Irma barreled through the Caribbean, including through the British and U.S. Virgin Islands, another storm is gaining speed and heading toward the still-devastated islands. It grew to a Category 4 storm in just one…
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These "Juggalo March" Tweets Aren't Clowning Around With The FBI Calling Them A Gang

Devoted fans of the hip-hop rap duo Insane Clown Posse, known as Juggalos, marched on Washington D.C. Saturday, drawing a massive crowd to the National Mall. There was plenty of talk about the protest on Twitter, and tweets under the "Juggalo March"…
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This Is Why Juggalos Are Marching In D.C. Today

Fans of the hardcore hip-hop (also known as horrorcore) duo Insane Clown Posse, Juggalos, descended upon Washington, D.C. on Saturday in protest of an issue unique to their community. As one of the three major protests that day, they swarmed the…
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People Who Abandoned Their Pets Outside During Irma Could Face Charges — REPORT

Hurricane Irma passed through Florida last weekend, causing flooding, power outages, and so far, 26 confirmed deaths Amid the chaos of Irma's destruction and recent efforts to begin rebuilding, some of Florida's furriest friends were left behind.…
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One Of The Pro-Trump Rally Speakers Is Running For Office Against Maxine Waters

A Republican candidate running for Congress in California, Omar Navarro, is speaking at the "Mother of All Rallies," a conservative pro-Trump event this Saturday in Washington, D.C. Joined by other conservative activists and leaders, Navarro will…
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You Might Want To Reconsider A Trip To Florida Right Now

Since Hurricane Irma swept through Florida over the weekend, efforts to recover from the most powerful storm to ever hit the state are just getting underway. Residents are still without power, and many structures were severely damaged. In the…
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Man Resigns From Harvard Fellowship Because Chelsea Manning Got One, Too

Michael Morell, a former CIA deputy director, resigned from his Harvard fellowship because the university appointed Chelsea Manning to one as well. Harvard announced on Wednesday that Manning would be added as a fellow to the school's John F.…
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First Responders Still Need Your Support Today — Here's What You Can Do

It’s been 16 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, but many 9/11 first responders still need help managing the health and financial struggles resulting from their role in helping to save lives that day. Thousands were killed when four planes were…
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This Video Of Hurricane Irma Battering Cuba Will Absolutely Petrify You

Hurricane Irma swept through Cuba Friday night and Saturday morning, directly hitting the island's northern coast. At least 21 people have already been reported dead as Irma hit Cuba, and it continues to hover near the island as it moves toward…
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St. Augustine Will Have A Curfew In Place When Hurricane Irma Hits

As signs of the deadly Category 4 Hurricane Irma began hitting Florida’s southernmost point Saturday morning, officials are working to predict where the storm may go next. As it is currently projected to move, Irma will likely unleash hurricane…
By Emma Kerr