Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on May 11, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

A New Look for the Colosseum The Colosseum in Rome has been around since the first century. And now, it’s getting an update. The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (because it was built during the Flavian dynasty), is the largest amphitheater in the world. It’s also one of the most famous landmarks anywhere, […]

Trump’s Second Impeachment Outcome

Trump’s Second Impeachment Outcome

Posted by on Feb 17, 2021 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s Election Central post updates you on the outcome of the second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump. On January 13, 2021, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump for his role in the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The official charge of impeachment was incitement of insurrection. This […]

Attack on the United States Capitol

Attack on the United States Capitol

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Top Stories, United States | No Comments

On January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. a hostile group of Trump supporters attacked the United States Capitol Building as Congress was in session. They delayed the final step of certifying the 2020 presidential electoral votes. The protestors surged past security barriers and broke windows to enter the Capitol. They forced Capitol Police to retreat […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Nov 11, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

An Historic Election Last week’s election headlines were dominated by the election of a new U.S. president, Joe Biden, and the first woman and first woman of color to serve as vice president, Kamala Harris. But the 2020 election made history for other reasons as well. In Wisconsin, Francesca Hong won her race in the […]

A Look at the 2020 Election

A Look at the 2020 Election

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020 in Government, Top Stories, United States | No Comments

The entire 2020 presidential election season between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was unusual to say the least. The day after the election, more surprises remain because there is no clear winner. There are, however, several interesting things that can be learned from what we know right now. Here, btw takes a closer look at […]

The Final Days of the 2020 Election

The Final Days of the 2020 Election

Posted by on Nov 2, 2020 in Current Events | No Comments

The most recent story on Election Central catches you up on the last minute events in the 2020 election season. There are only a few days remaining in this 2020 election season. It has been a very unusual presidential campaign. The party primaries were interrupted by the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The national conventions […]

YOU DECIDE: Supreme Court Appointments

YOU DECIDE: Supreme Court Appointments

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in You Decide! | No Comments

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last month left a critical vacancy on the Supreme Court. With only weeks to go before the 2020 presidential election, Donald Trump has nominated Justice Ginsburg’s replacement: Judge Amy Coney Barrett. While Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings are taking place this week, Republicans and Democrats strongly disagree on whether […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Asian Americans Face Unemployment Crisis The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has significantly damaged the global economy. Asian Americans in the United States have experienced significant economic losses. Just one year ago, Asian Americans had the lowest unemployment rate of any racial demographic group. But now, their jobless rate has climbed from 2.8 percent to 10.7 percent, […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Oct 8, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Test Positive for COVID-19 Early Friday morning, October 2, President Trump announced via Twitter that he and the First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus. The president planned to quarantine in the White House for two weeks but over the weekend he spent time at […]

Middle East Peace Agreement Signed at White House

Middle East Peace Agreement Signed at White House

Posted by on Oct 7, 2020 in United States, World | No Comments

The Arab-Israeli conflict has been a source of tension and bloodshed in the Middle East for decades. Last week, officials from several Middle Eastern nations met at the White House to sign the Abraham Accords, an important diplomatic agreement. But will it be able to achieve lasting peace in the region? Here, btw takes a […]