Todd Crawford

Two Maryland Air National Guard 175th Fighter Wing A-10s fly side by side June 13, 2003.
US Senate Refuses to Retire the A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet
Despite numerous attempts by the U.S. Air Force to rid themselves of the A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from its fleet, the U.S. Congress continues to thwart efforts to retire the aircraft. Retiring the aircraft...
General view of the Bayer Chemical Plant on July 27, 2021 in Leverkusen, Germany. Chempark houses chemical giant Bayer, the company that founded the football team, by employees of the pharmaceutical firm.
German Chemical Plant Explosion Claims 2 Lives, 5 Still Missing and Presumed Dead, Dozens Injured
On Tuesday, July 27, an explosion at the Chempark industrial park, operated by Currenta and located in Leverkusen, Germany, tore through the complex. At least two employees were killed, and dozens of others were injured,...
Playing cards showing details of missing children are displayed on March 31, 2007 in Beijing, China. The cards showing photographs and information of 27 missing children were created by Shen Hao, the founder of missing persons website, 'www.xrqs.com'.
Human Trafficking Remains a Persistent Challenge in Modern Day China
Human trafficking, particularly of women and children, continues to plague mainland China with hundreds of thousands of children going missing annually. Many of those missing are suspected of being forced into manual labor and prostitution...
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Chinese Agricultural Businessman Sun Dawu Sentenced to 18 Years for ‘Seeking Quarrels and Provoking Trouble’
Sun, who prided himself on a system of 'co-prosperity' for owners and employees alike, ran afoul of the Communist Party for supporting human rights lawyers and economic reforms Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu, owner of the...
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Satellite Imagery Shows China Building an Additional 110 Nuclear Missile Silos
Nuclear analysts, studying commercial satellite imagery, have uncovered facilities in an area northwest of China's Yumen, Gansu Province, that appears to be the location of the construction of upwards of 110 nuclear missile silos. Experts...
WUHAN, CHINA - JUNE 21: (CHINA OUT)The medical worker administers a dose COVID-19 vaccine to residents at a community health service on June 21, 2021 in Wuhan, China
Nanjing Battles Surge in COVID-19 Infections in Vaccinated Individuals
On Friday, July 23, health authorities in the city of Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China confirmed 16 new cases of COVID-19 and an additional 12 asymptomatic cases with most of the detected cases affecting vaccinated cleaning...
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Typhoon In-fa Slams Into Eastern China, Bringing Heavy Rain, Grounding All Flights and Complicating Rescue Efforts
Typhoon In-fa — the third typhoon of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season — is scouring China’s east coast, having arrived just south of Shanghai on Sunday, July 25. The hurricane has caused local authorities to...
People view the Manhattan skyline as it continues to sit under a haze on July 21, 2021 in New York City. According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, wildfire smoke from the west has arrived in the tri-state area creating decreased visibility and a yellowish haze in many areas.
Hundreds of Wildfires in US, Canada, and Siberia Burning Out of Control, Filling Skies With Smoke
As of July 22, hundreds of intense wildfires are burning in the United States, Canada, and Siberia with winds carrying the smoke from the fires thousands of miles and impacting the air quality of millions....
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Videos Show Drowned Victims of Devastating Floods in Zhengzhou, China; State Media Claim No Deaths
Central China’s Henan Province is experiencing its heaviest rainfall in over 60 years and the rainfall is causing devastating flooding in numerous cities including the province’s capital city, Zhengzhou. On Tuesday, July 20 torrential rains...
Millions of Chinese Graduates Either Unemployed or Underemployed Following Graduation
Chinese universities are producing millions of graduates each year with higher and higher levels of education, however, after graduation many of these former students are finding themselves either unemployed or underemployed. Many are struggling to...
Police tape blocks access to a building as part of COVID-19 coronavirus measures in the city of Ruili which borders Myanmar, in China's southwestern Yunnan province on July 5, 2021. - China OUT
China Goes to Great Lengths to Counter Surge of COVID-19 Infections in Yunnan
Ruili, a county-level city of Dehong Prefecture in the west of Yunnan province, China — a major border crossing neighboring Myanmar — has been locked down and subjected to multiple mass nucleic acid testing events...
Stores in two South African provinces were ransacked for a fifth consecutive day, hours after President Cyril Ramaphosa deployed troops in a bid to quell unrest that has claimed over 70 lives. The premier of Gauteng province, which includes Johannesburg, said 10 bodies were found late on July 12 at a looted shopping centre in Soweto, on the city's outskirts.
More than 70 Dead in South African Riots Following Jailing of Former President Jacob Zuma
Unrest in South Africa, following the jailing of former president Jacob Zuma, has claimed more than seventy lives. Riots intensified on Tuesday, July 13 despite calls for calm by senior officials and the deployment of...