Year in Review 2017: People and Culture

Year in Review 2017: People and Culture

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

While the Trump administration dominated the headlines this year, a lot was still going on behind the scenes in the world of sports, social media, and culture. Here, a look at some of the trends that shaped 2017. Digital Life Of course, social media played more of a role in people’s lives this year than […]

Year in Review 2017: Science and Technology

Year in Review 2017: Science and Technology

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

Space and Discovery One of this year’s most exciting events was the “Great American Eclipse,” which took place on Monday, August 21. Eclipse mania gripped the nation as thousands of Americans traveled to visit the path of totality. Meanwhile, after 20 years in space, and 13 years orbiting Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft’s mission ended dramatically […]

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 […]

Year in Review 2017: World News

Year in Review 2017: World News

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

The U.S. and World Conflicts The deadly civil war in Syria continued to dominate the news throughout the early part of the year. In April, the United States conducted air strikes against the Syrian government, but with Russian support, the rebellion was largely destroyed. Meanwhile, the relationship between the United States and North Korea continued […]

Year in Review: People and Culture

Year in Review: People and Culture

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

As a new years gets underway, btw takes a look at the people and events that caught our attention in 2016. Perhaps what people will most remember about 2016 is the astonishing number of celebrity deaths that occurred, from David Bowie on January 10 to Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds in late December. […]

Year in Review: World News

Year in Review: World News

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

Syria In 2016, as the conflict in Syria continued, btw took a look at the history of this bloody civil war. An attempted cease-fire failed in February. As Syrian refugees continued to flood the Turkish border, Turkey struck a deal with the European Union to help settle more refugees in Europe. And world outcry over […]

Year in Review: National News

Year in Review: National News

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Year in Review | No Comments

As another year winds down, btw takes a look at the national news stories that dominated headlines in 2016. Presidential Election Of course, the main national story this year was the presidential election in November. btw and Election Central were with you every step of the contentious election season, from ongoing disagreements over voting rights to […]

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Year in Review | No Comments

As another year winds down, btw takes a look at the advances made this year in science and technology. Here are some of the key events of 2016, from Alzheimer’s to Zika. Space In March, two Russian cosmonauts returned from the longest space mission ever. 2016 was a significant year for American astronauts as well: […]

2015 Year in Review: Culture

2015 Year in Review: Culture

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what took place as the world took another spin. Last week, we brought you an overview of events that took place around the world. This week, we take a closer look at the Culture stories that captured our attention. […]

Year in Review: Science & Technology

Year in Review: Science & Technology

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what took place as the world took another spin. Last week, we brought you an overview of events that took place around the world. This week, we take a look at the world of science and technology. Disease and […]