Shooting at Santa Fe

Shooting at Santa Fe

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Top Stories | No Comments

Last Friday morning, a shooter opened fire at Santa Fe high school in Texas, killing at least ten people and seriously injuring thirteen more. This was the most deadly school shooting since 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14. What Do We Know So Far? Santa […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Goodbye Mrs. Bush Barbara Bush, the former First Lady and the father of President George W. Bush, died last Tuesday at the couple’s home in Houston, Texas. She was 92 years old. Her death was caused by lung disease and congestive heart failure. Despite her failing health, she had decided not to seek further treatment […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Another Side of ISIS American reporters have managed to retrieve over 15,000 pages of documents left behind by the Islamic State (ISIS). These documents–most of which show day-to-day governmental transactions, such as land purchases and marriage certificates–help to explain how ISIS managed to stay in power for as long as it did. The bottom line […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Details Unfold in Maryland School Shooting On March 20, another school shooting occurred at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, about 65 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. This time, the shooter was a 17-year-old student. The shooter shot two students before the school’s resource officer, Deputy Blaine Gaskill, opened fire and contained […]

#NeverAgain?

#NeverAgain?

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

It’s been two weeks since the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed at least 17 people and injured at least 14 more. Since then, there has been a lot of talk about establishing common-sense gun control laws, while well-worn debates begin once more about Second Amendment rights, […]

Tragedy Strikes Florida

Tragedy Strikes Florida

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Top Stories | No Comments

On Valentine’s Day, 17 people were killed and another 14 seriously injured during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. What Happened? The suspected gunman, nineteen-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was a former student. Cruz entered the school just after 2:00pm on Wednesday. He pulled fire alarms all over the school to […]

Year in Review 2017: National News

Year in Review 2017: National News

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

Here, btw takes a look at some of the stories that dominated national headlines in 2017. A New President The year began with the swearing in of the 45th president, Donald J. Trump, on January 20, immediately followed by the historic Million Women March the next day. The new president began stirring up controversy almost […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Zimbabwe Faces Military Coup It may seem like the United States has had more than its share of political upheaval these days. However, this is nothing compared with Zimbabwe, which has recently experienced a military coup that has placed its long-term president, Robert Mugabe, on house arrest. Mugabe, who is 93 years old, has ruled […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Mass Shooting at Texas Church Last Sunday, at least 26 people were killed and 20 more wounded when a lone gunman opened fire on a congregation at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Sutherland Springs is a small, close-knit community about 30 miles east of San Antonio. The shooter was Devin Patrick Kelley, […]

Las Vegas Tragedy

Las Vegas Tragedy

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Top Stories | No Comments

Last Sunday night, a lone gunman opened fire during a country music concert on the Las Vegas strip, causing the most deadly mass shooting in modern American history. At least 59 people were killed and more than 527 injured (as of Monday evening). Festival Turns Deadly About 22,000 people had gathered on the strip for […]