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More National Guards To Border

CALIFORNIA—California Governor Jerry Brown announced Wednesday, April 18  that he will deploy as many as 400 National Guard troops to the California border, joining the rest of the border states at President Donald Trump’s request, who have already committed to sending more troops to the border. In a general order issued by Governor Brown, he explained the coordination between federal...

Barbara Bush Passes Away

UNITED STATES—Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush died in her west Houston home on Tuesday, April 17. The Texas matriarch was committed to promoting literacy. She was a strong supporter of the National Literacy Act, which was enacted in 1991. She was the mother of President George W. Bush and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and the wife of President...

Mark Zuckerberg Testifies On Hill

UNITED STATES—Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified for two consecutive days on Capitol Hill this week. He first testified for 5 hours before a joint session of two Senate committees on Tuesday, April 10. Wednesday’s hearing was in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The hearings generated questions from privacy advocates and free speech protectors. Facebook was under a...

YouTube Headquarters Shooting

SAN BRUNO—At least three people are injured after a woman opened fire at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno on Tuesday, April 3 at 12:46 p.m. Authorities have identified the shooter as Nasim Aghdam, 39, who died on the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. The San Bruno Police Department indicated in a press release they received numerous...

Florida Bridge Collapse Kills 6 People, Injures 10

MIAMI, FLORIDA—A pedestrian bridge near Florida International University collapsed on Thursday, March 15 killing a total of six people, and injuring 10 others. The 950-ton bridge was a relatively new structure on campus, built to avoid pedestrian deaths on the busy road below. When it collapsed Thursday at 1:30 p.m., it fell on top of several cars, trapping and crushing...

Philadelphia Eagles Triumphant In Super Bowl LII!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—It’s the one day of year where it seems all Americans get along and party till the wee hours of the night to celebrate the event that happens only ONCE a year: the Super Bowl. We have a repeat team back in the big dance yet again with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, going against Nick...

Wildfires Prompts Mandatory Evacuations Througout LA

BEL AIR—A mandatory evacuation was issued Wednesday, December 6 for residents in Bel Air as the Skirball Fire continued to burn along the 405 freeway. More than 40,000 residents were impacted by the order. The Skirball Fire is presently burning in the hills east of the 405 freeway near the Getty Center. It has spread over an estimated 475 acres...

Matt Lauer Fired From NBC For Sexual Misconduct

UNITED STATES—Journalist Matt Lauer, known for his duties as the anchor of NBC’s "Today" show, was fired following news of an allegation that he sexually harassed a woman a few years earlier. Lauer’s termination was announced on Wednesday, November 29 by his co-host Savannah Gunthrie, and Hoda Kotb. The show is the centerpiece of NBC’s entire news programing; it is...

Serial Killer Charles Manson Dead At 83

BAKERSFIELD—Criminal and former cult leader, Charles Manson, died on Sunday, November 19. He was 83. Manson, who had been imprisoned in the Protective Housing Unit of California State Prison, Corcoran since 1989, was taken to a local hospital in Bakersfield Sunday where he died at 8:13 p.m., according to a press release from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation....

Louis C.K. Admits To Sexual Misconduct Accusations

HOLLYWOOD—Comedian Louis C.K. admitted to sexual misconduct allegations on Friday, November 10 after at least five women accused him of inappropriate behavior. The New York Times published a story on Thursday wherein five women were quoted describing various acts of sexual impropriety they faced from the 50 year-old television star and comic. Two of the women, former comedy duo Dana...
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