African-American History Month: Honoring Frances Reed Elliott Davis

This African-American History Month, we are honoring black men and women whose contributions were essential to our history. For this week’s feature, we’d like to highlight Frances Reed Elliott Davis …

30th Anniversary of the Spitak Earthquake in Armenia

Thirty years ago today, on December 7, 1988, a 6.9 earthquake devastated Armenia. Also known as the Spitak earthquake due to the fault rupture’s proximity to the town of Spitak, the massive quake hit a densely populated region in Armenia. At least 25,000 died, …