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Colorado School Shooting

Colorado School Shooting

Kryster L., Writer

May 13, 2019

On Tuesday, two students opened fire in a suburb Colorado school in Denver, killing 1 and wounding at least 8. The school shooting occurred not too far from Columbine High School at about 2 pm. “Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said the pair walked into the STEM School Highlands Ranch and bega...

Aftermath of Notre Dame Fire

Aftermath of Notre Dame Fire

Kryster L., Writer

April 18, 2019

Paris, France - After a fire, that raged for at least 12 hours, occurred at the Notre Dame cathedral on April 15, the spires and ceilings collapsed and would cost at least $1 billion to reconstruct the monument. According to CBS News, “it could take 40 years to rebuild the cathedral using medieval methods and materials.” It is still not known as to how the fire s...

Severe Storms and Tornadoes Kills 8 in Southeastern U.S.

Severe Storms and Tornadoes Kills 8 in Southeastern U.S.

Kryster L., Writer

April 16, 2019

The lives and properties of people in the southern U.S have been threatened over the weekend with severe thunderstorms and warnings of tornadoes. All throughout “Louisiana and southern Mississippi, storms have occurred since Friday night”, reports AccuWeather. The death toll has reached to 8 people so far and tornado warnings have notified residents within the Florida panhandle to southern Ohio. “Gusty thunderstorms wi...

White House Counsel Indicted with False Statements

White House Counsel Indicted with False Statements

Kryster L., Writer

April 15, 2019

On Thursday, April 11, White House counsel, George Craig, who worked under President Barack Obama was “charged with lying and concealing information from federal authorities in the first case against a prominent Democrat stemming from Russia special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation”, according to ...

First Photograph Of Black Hole To Be Unveiled In The Next Few Days

First Photograph Of Black Hole To Be Unveiled In The Next Few Days

Kryster L., Writer

April 6, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, “scientists will unveil humanity's first-ever photo of a black hole” at several briefings that will be held in; the U.S, Brussels, Santiago, Shanghai, Taipei and Tokyo, according to USA Today. ‘A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out’ and can’t be seen directly, as explained by NASA. "They hav...

First African-American Woman To Be Elected As Mayor Of Chicago

First African-American Woman To Be Elected As Mayor Of Chicago

Kryster L., Writer

April 5, 2019

On Tuesday, Lori Lightfoot became the first black female candidate to be elected as mayor of Chicago. It is “the largest American city” to ever elect an African-American woman, reports Vox. Lightfoot won the race against “Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle, who was also a black woman”. “I’m...

Trump Promises Vote on Healthcare After 2020 Election

Trump Promises Vote on Healthcare After 2020 Election

Kryster L., Writer

April 2, 2019

On Monday, April 1, President Donald Trump said in a series of tweets that Congress would be able to vote on a new healthcare plan after the 2020 elections. According to ABC News, Trump declared at least a week ago that the Republicans were “on the winning side of healthcare” and would be able to develop a replacement of Obama...

Trump To Cut Off Aid To Central American Countries To Halt Migration

Trump To Cut Off Aid To Central American Countries To Halt Migration

Kryster L., Writer

April 2, 2019

In order to reduce the flow of migrants to the U.S border, President Trump plans to cut off  hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. According to AP News, “Trump also has returned to a previous threat he never carried out — closing the border with Mexi...

Jussie Smollett: Skips NAACP Image Awards Banquet

Jussie Smollett: Skips NAACP Image Awards Banquet

Kryster L., Writer

April 1, 2019

Empire actor, Jussie Smollett, who had all charges dropped against him after being “accused of staging a hate crime in January,” reportedly did not attend the NAACP Image Awards Dinner in Hollywood on Saturday Night. According to Deadline, Jussie Smollett lost in “the Outstanding Supporting Actor cate...

Trump to Act Upon Threat to Close the U.S Mexico Border

Trump to Act Upon Threat to Close the U.S Mexico Border

Kryster L., Writer

April 1, 2019

On Friday, President Donald Trump had threatened to close the U.S Mexican Border in order to “fix the problem of immigration”, according to Politico. After recently addressing that financial aid will be cut off to three Central American countries, Trump pressed further that “if Mexico did not sto...

Aftermath Of New Zealand Massacre: Assault Weapons To Be Banned

Aftermath Of New Zealand Massacre: Assault Weapons To Be Banned

Kryster L., Writer

March 21, 2019

Recently, on March 15, 50 victims, that have already been formally identified, died at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Less than a week later, New Zealand's Prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced Thursday that “she expected new legislation to be in place by April 11,” according to BB...

Mass Shooting Occurs at Two Mosques in New Zealand

Mass Shooting Occurs at Two Mosques in New Zealand

Kryster L., Writer

March 19, 2019

On Friday, in Christchurch, New Zealand, a mass shooting occurred at two mosques when it was full of worshippers, killing at least 49 people and leaving 20 people severely injured. According to CNN, “the attack was unleashed at lunchtime local time Friday” and “footage of the massacre was streamed live online.” A 28 yea...

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