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Malala Yousafzai Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Written by Andrea Martin, Media by Jack Wang Friday – Oct. 10, Oslo, Norway The Nobel Peace Prize was shared between Kalish Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their efforts to bring about changes regarding the suppression of children and young people’s rights, especially regarding educational opportunities. Malala Yousafazai gained worldwide recognition after the Taliban targeted her for her outspokenness r ...

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Hannah Graham Disappearance Update

Written by Andrea Martin, Media by Jack Wang Authorities searching for Hannah Graham reported to have found human remains Saturday, Oct. 18, on an abandoned property 8 miles from where Graham was last seen five weeks ago. Charolettesville Police Chief Timothy Long, in addressing the media, said, "These are human remains and forensic tests need to be conducted to determine the identification... But nonethele ...

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India’s Mars Orbiter Makes it to Mars

Written by Alisha Klug, Media by Jack Wang On Wednesday, Sept. 24, everyone in the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) applauded as their spaceship, Orbiter (its Indian name is Mangalyaan) made it to Mars. Until this moment, only the United States, Europe, and Russia had been able to send a spacecraft all the way to Mars. Furthermore, India became the first country to get a spacecraft to Mars in the f ...

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First Case of Ebola in US

Written by Andrea Martin, Media by Jack Wang As of today, the patient first diagnosed with Ebola within the U.S., Thomas Eric Duncan, has died. Duncan died at 7:51 a.m. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, a week after he was diagnosed with the virus on Sep. 30. It was noted that his condition had worsened, as he was labeled from critical to serious. In response to this, the Food and Drug Administration a ...

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The U.S. Increases Response to Ebola Outbreak

Written by Alisha Klug, Media by Jack Wang On Tuesday, September 16, President Obama made an announcement declaring a “major increase” on the United States’ response the the Ebola outbreak. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 2400 people have died due to this outbreak, and thousands more are infected. WHO is calling it the most deadly ebola outbreak in history.   About the Ebola Viru ...

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Big Changes at CVS: Name Change and Termination of Tobacco Product Sales

Written by Alisha Klug, Media by Jack Wang On September 3 2014, CVS stopped selling tobacco products, and replaced the cigarettes and chewing tobacco with nicotine gum and other products that are advertised to help people quit smoking. They also changed their name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health, though they do not plan on changing the signs on all of the store buildings so customers may not notice the name ...

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Pakistan Baby Charged with Murder

In life, many people have to go through hardships and challenges to not only become strong but to make better life decisions from past experiences. Muhammad Musa Khan, a nine-month-old baby, has had to learn ‘early’ on, that life can be absurdly difficult. ...

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Grin and Bear It

Climate scientists were shocked this week when a new discovery concerning global warming was announced that turned the field on its head. Long had it been believed that atmospheric CO2 levels were to blame for the world-wide change in climates, but a new study by a leading scientist from the International Coalition of Climate Scientists and Artic Mammal Aficionados (ICCSAM), Dr. Emma Lyin proves that this c ...

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Apocalypse Saturday: It’s the End of the World, Again.

Polish your horned helmets* and sharpen your axes, freonds, because this Saturday only is the end of the world! I mean sure, we lived through Y2K, the Mayan Apocalypse, the Rapture, death by fire, and heck… Zorp returns every year! What makes the Ragnarok so different from all of these other ends of the world? Well, uh… um… ...

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German Art Discovered

Last year the news of $1 billion dollars worth of stolen historical art kept in Cornelius Gurlitt’s, apartment in Munich, Germany came to light on November 6, 2013. During the spring of 2011 many of the art pieces stolen by the Nazi’s were found due to an investigation by Bavarian tax authorities who broke in Gurlitt’s apartment for a suspected tax evasion. ...

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