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NASA’s Multi-Billion Dollar Plan to Calm a Supervolcano

NASA’s Multi-Billion Dollar Plan to Calm a Supervolcano

Joshua B., Writer
August 20, 2017
Filed under Big News

The Yellowstone supervolcano erupts roughly every 600,000 years, and now it’s about time for it to blow. NASA has created a $3.46 billion plan to cool the magma chamber with high-pressure water, stopping the explosion. By digging 10 kilometers into the ground, NASA can prevent an extreme famine that ...

2017 Eclipse: First Coast to Coast Since 1918

2017 Eclipse: First Coast to Coast Since 1918

Joshua B., Writer
August 19, 2017
Filed under Big News, Showcase

On August 21st, 2017, the U.S. will witness their first coast to coast total eclipse in 99 years. The path of totality, or the area where the total eclipse can be seen, stretches from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east. The path will cross through 14 different states. Here in Rancho Cucamo...

Father Killed While Breaking Up Fight in Riverside

Father Killed While Breaking Up Fight in Riverside

Joshua B., Writer
August 19, 2017
Filed under Big News

Adam Valles was beaten to death attempting to stop a fight in Riverside. After being in a coma for 5 days, he died on Thursday, August 17th, 2017, leaving his children Rosealee, 8, and Danny, 4, behind. His father, Mike Valles, said, “He gave his life to save other people’s lives, the people on the floor, he didn’t have to do that. He could have just walked away....

Terror in Spain: At Least 13 Dead and 120+ Injured

Terror in Spain: At Least 13 Dead and 120+ Injured

Joshua B., Writer
August 19, 2017
Filed under Big News

13 people died on the spot and over 120 injured after a van rammed into a crowd of people in Barcelona on Thursday, August 17th, 2017. The amount of deaths are expected to rise. The white van crashed through the sidewalk of Las Ramblas, the city’s busiest tourist attraction. The popularity of this area resulted in people of 34 different nationalities to get injured...

Inflatable Trump Chicken Visits the White House

Inflatable Trump Chicken Visits the White House

Ethan N., Writer
August 17, 2017
Filed under Big News, Showcase

As most people know, chickens can’t fly, but this one flew to the top of the front page very quickly. On Wednesday, August 9th, a large inflatable chicken with golden orange hair appeared behind the White House. I know, I know. Our president has the same color hair and it isn’t a coincidence. Ac...

North Korea Backs Off From Guam Bomb Threat

North Korea Backs Off From Guam Bomb Threat

Joshua B., Writer
August 16, 2017
Filed under Big News

North Korea previously planned to send four ballistic missiles to the nearby US territory of Guam as a show of force. After heated rhetoric between the two countries, North Korea backed down on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. North Korea state media stated that Kim Jong Un wanted to “watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees." As ...

U.S. Olympic Champion Dies At Age 37

U.S. Olympic Champion Dies At Age 37

Ajooni G., Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Big News

Steve Holcomb, a U.S. Olympic bobsledding champion, was found dead at age 37 in Lake Placid, New York, on Saturday. The longtime bobsledder had won three Olympic medals and had overcome a disease that nearly took his eyesight. The cause of Holcomb’s death are still uncertain and were not released. Accordin...

Another U.S. Citizen Detained In North Korea

Another U.S. Citizen Detained In North Korea

Ajooni G., Writer
May 7, 2017
Filed under Big News

On Saturday, May 6th, North Korea detained another American citizen on suspicion for “hostile acts” against the government. The detainment of the man, Kim Hak-song, brings the number of U.S. citizens being held hostage in the country to four. Kim Hak-song worked for the Pyongyang University of Sci...

‘Iceball’ Planet Discovered by NASA

‘Iceball’ Planet Discovered by NASA

Ajooni G., Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Big News

NASA scientists have found a new planet that may add to scientists’ understanding of the types of planetary systems that exist beyond our solar system. The planet - OGLE-2016-BLG-1195lb - has roughly the same mass as Earth and is orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun. However...

N. Korea Detains Another American Citizen

N. Korea Detains Another American Citizen

Ajooni G., Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Big News

North Korea has detained another United States citizen, bringing the number of American citizens being held there up to three. The man, Tony Kim, also known as Tim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday by officials at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang as he was trying to leave the country. According...

Man Forcibly Removed From Overbooked United Airlines Flight

Man Forcibly Removed From Overbooked United Airlines Flight

Ajooni G., Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under Big News

A Vietnamese doctor was forcibly removed from an United Airlines Flight after refusing to give up his seat on the overbooked airplane. According to a video taken by another passenger, the man was dragged across the aisle of the airplane after getting hit on the head and lip by an armrest. Audra D. Bridges,...

San Bernardino Elementary School Shooting Results In 3 Deaths

San Bernardino Elementary School Shooting Results In 3 Deaths

Ajooni G., Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Big News

On Monday, April 10th, a husband fatally shot his estranged wife in her classroom at San Bernardino’s North Park Elementary School before killing himself. His wife was a teacher at the school. An 8-year old student and a nine year old student, who were reportedly standing behind the main victim of...

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