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Next Month an Asteroid will Fly Right by Earth

Next Month an Asteroid will Fly Right by Earth

Payton D., Writer

March 19, 2020

On April 29th, an asteroid about 1.1 and 2.5 miles wide will fly right by Earth. According to CNN, “The asteroid is called 52768 (1998 OR2) and it was first spotted in 1998. It will pass within 3,908,791 miles of Earth, moving at 19,461 miles per hour.” The asteroid was classified, “as a potentially ...

Is the Coronavirus going to get worse?

Is the Coronavirus going to get worse?

Payton D., Writer

March 12, 2020

On Wednesday, Director of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said the total global death toll of the virus rose above 4,500 and 125,000 confirmed cases. "We cannot say this loudly enough, or clearly enough, or often enough: All countries can still change the course of this pande...

Study suggest Earth may have been a “waterworld”

Study suggest Earth may have been a “waterworld”

Payton D., Writer

March 6, 2020

Researchers are suggesting that the surface of Earth “was likely covered by a global ocean 3.2 billion years ago,” stated Yahoo News. Studies show that Earth may have looked post-apocalyptic. Boswell Wing, an associate professor in the Department of Geological Sciences stated, “The history of life on Earth ...

Bobbie Battista, former CNN anchor, has just passed away

Bobbie Battista, former CNN anchor, has just passed away

Payton D., Writer

March 4, 2020

Only at age 67 former CNN anchor, Bobbie Battista, after battling a four-year battle to cervical cancer has just died. According to USA Today, “Family spokeswoman Wendy Guarisco confirmed Battista's death. She said Battista died Tuesday morning in Davenport, Iowa.” John Brimelow, Battista’s husband, stated, “Bobbie was ...

 Trump’s re-election campaign sues New York Times

 Trump’s re-election campaign sues New York Times

Payton D., Writer

February 28, 2020

Trump’s re-election campaign has just filed a lawsuit against the New York Times for “publishing an opinion piece on the topic of Russian involvement in the 2016 election” according to USA Today. The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday at the New York State Supreme Court. According to USA Today, “The lawsuit claims the newspaper intentionally published a false story in 201...

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, dies at 101

Payton D., Writer

February 26, 2020

NASA mathematician who broke barriers in space, Katherine Johnson, died at 101 on Monday. She was represented in the movie “Hidden Figures.” NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine stated, “Ms. Johnson helped our nation enlarge the frontiers of space even as she made huge strides that also opened d...

A “Friends” Reunion!

A “Friends” Reunion!

Payton D., Writer

February 22, 2020

Finally, the long wait is over. According to USA Today, “the cast will reunite for an unscripted special for HBO Max nearly 16 years after the NBC sitcom went off the air.” Chief content officer, Kelly Reily, stated, “Guess you could call this the one where they all got back together – we are reuniting w...

Ryan Newman Recovering after Daytona 500 Crash

Ryan Newman Recovering after Daytona 500 Crash

Payton D., Writer

February 22, 2020

Daytona 500 driver Ryan Newman was recently hospitalized after his car flipped over, collided with a wall, and was hit by another driver. Luckily, he is fully alert and walking around, even “joking with people by his side during his hospital stay,” stated USA Today. His racing team announced, “...

 A huge Glacier as big as Atlanta just broke off

 A huge Glacier as big as Atlanta just broke off

Payton D., Writer

February 14, 2020

Satellite images were taken Tuesday taken by the ESA of an iceberg broken off Pine Island Glacier, on the edge of Antarctica. According to CNN “ it's a big one. At more than 300 square kilometers (116 square miles), the iceberg was almost as big as Atlanta and roughly the same size as Malta.” Mark Drinkwat...

Andrew Yang Drops out of Presidential Campaign

Andrew Yang Drops out of Presidential Campaign

Payton D., Writer

February 14, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11, Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur, dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. Yang decided that it was the time after disappointing performances in the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire Primary, where he failed to receive any delegates. He was one of the most relatable candidates,...

The Australian Fires

The Australian Fires

Riley G. and Mireille G.

February 14, 2020

Everything is burning there. But the fires in Australia have likely been shoved to the back of your mind with everything that’s happened with Iran. And the impeachment. And Kobe. But for the people living there, the fires are destroying their lives as citizens of Australia. Imagine your country in flames,...

“The Biggest Loser” is Back On Air

“The Biggest Loser” is Back On Air

Payton D., Writer

February 7, 2020

After 12 years, “The Biggest Loser” is back on. But many people are not happy about it. The show is about a group of overweight people in a competition “losing the highest percentage of their body weight” stated USA Today.                                                                               ...

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