Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur Who Wanted to End Poverty, Dead at 37

Leila Janah, Social Entrepreneur Who Wanted to End Poverty, Dead at 37

Social entrepreneur Leila Janah has died at the age of 37. Janah put all her time and energy into creating job opportunities for the world’s poorest communities. She founded Samasource, an artificial intelligence company, which confirmed her death on Jan. 24, 202o. Janah died of complications from epithelioid sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer. She was […]

9 Killed in Mexico Arcade Shooting

9 Killed in Mexico Arcade Shooting

At least five adults and four minors have been killed and two others have been wounded in a shooting at a video arcade in Mexico. The shooting occurred in Uruapan, in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, according to the state’s attorney general’s office. Four people with military-grade weapons walked […]

Homero Gómez González, Mexican Defender of Monarch Butterflies Found Dead

Homero Gómez González, Mexican Defender of Monarch Butterflies Found Dead

Former logger and defender of the region’s monarch butterfly was found floating in a well on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. Homero Gómez González went missing on Jan. 13. His disappearance sent a shockwave through environmental conservationists’ communities in the U.S. and Mexico. Search teams were created by local authorities and the state district attorney launched […]

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