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Gus Rodriguez wears a special shirt his mom made to chronicle back-to-school. . “I was a teen mom and I just wanted to share my story with people,” Carina Cansino said, after a photo of Gus went viral. “As a young mother, I did what I did so I could to give my son the best. Even though it may be hard, I was still able to create something sentimental for him and us.” . Cansino said she hopes her story will “inspire other young women to be and do better and keep striving.” Click the link in our bio for more. . 📷 Carina Cansino
Richard Callaghan, famed coach of Olympians such as Tara Lipinski and Todd Eldredge, was banned for life from figure skating by the sport's governing bodies due to sexual misconduct allegations. Click the link in our bio for more. . 📷 Cliff Schiappa / AP
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Celtics basketball legend Bob Cousy after presenting him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the Oval Office on Thursday. Click the link in our bio to read more on the story. . 📷 Mandel Ngan / @afpphoto
New images of the #titanic have been released from the first manned voyage to the sunken ship in 11 years. Tap the link in our bio to watch video showing the devastating toll strong currents and metal-eating bacteria has taken on the wreckage. . 📷 Atlantic Productions / @apnews 📹 via @todayshow
A record level of fires in #brazil’s #amazon region has been linked to an increase in deforestation, inspiring a #prayforamazonia social media campaign to bring awareness to the blazes destroying the rainforest. More at the link in our bio. . 📷 Adriano Machado / @reuters
A disgruntled employee had an arsenal of guns and threatened to kill workers and customers at the Marriott hotel where he worked, police say. More at the link in our bio. . 📷 Long Beach Police Dept. / @apnews
When the #detroit police station department proposed a network of high-definition surveillance cameras that would stream live video from all-night businesses to a police command center, Nasser Beydoun, a gas station owner, was one of the first to sign up. But now, he and other business owners are grappling with the news that police can zero in on anyone who is filmed — including customers who are simply pumping gas — and collect personal information about them. Tap the link in our bio to read more. . 📷 @alanzilote for @nbcnews
16 UPS employees told @NBCNews they have suffered heat illnesses this summer, including convulsing, fainting, and heat-induced kidney failure. Last month, our investigation revealed that more UPS employees were hospitalized for serious heat-related injuries between 2015 and 2018 than any other company in the country except the US Postal Service. UPS does not air condition most of its warehouses or its brown delivery trucks, whose cargo areas can reach 150 degrees, drivers said. Read more at the link in our bio. . 📷 @jeenahmoon for @nbcnews
Smoke from wildfires in the #amazon rainforest spreads across several Brazilian states in this image taken by a @nasa satellite. . The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, researchers say, showing a more than 80% increase from last year. Click the link in our bio for more. . 📷 NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS).
Katie Williams was stripped of her title as Ms. #nevada and won't be able to compete in the national pageant. A supporter of President #trump, she claims to be a victim of political censorship. Click the link in our bio for more. . 📷 Carlos Levya