Thanksgiving History

Thanksgiving was a holiday celebrated by many U.S states and colonies individually until President Abraham Lincoln made it a national holiday in 1863.  Lincoln had declared the holiday to be celebrated on the final Thursday of November.  However, President Franklin D. Roosevelt moved the holiday to be celebrated a week earlier during the Great Depression in an attempt to help the economy.  Many people opposed … Continue reading Thanksgiving History

Aftermath of Hurricane Nicole

At 3 a.m. in the area of Vero Beach in Florida, Hurricane Nicole made landfall. Knocking homes and businesses into the ocean, Hurricane Nicole finished what Hurricane Ian started not even 45 days ago while also devastating the east coast of Florida. Hurricane Nicole was a category 1 hurricane that came at the end of the Hurricane season, which isn’t a very common time for … Continue reading Aftermath of Hurricane Nicole

Deer Accidents

About 1.5 million deer-related accidents happen annually, resulting in more than $1 billion in annual insured losses. These accidents also cause about 175-200 fatalities and 10,000 injuries annually. It is predicted that drivers would hit and kill around 40,000 fewer deer each year if the United States (U.S.) decided to make daylight saving time permanent or year-round. Daylight savings time is when parts of the … Continue reading Deer Accidents

6 Killed after Airshow Crash in Dallas

At the ‘Wings over Dallas’ Airshow Saturday over Dallas Executive Airport, in Dallas, Texas, two WWII-era aircraft collided mid aerobatic maneuver and crashed, killing all 6 of their crewmen. 5 crewmen were killed while piloting the WWII era B-17 Medium Bomber ‘Texas Raiders’, after a Bell P-63 ‘Kingcobra’ fighter aircraft (piloted by one crew member), crashed into the tail section of the B-17 while making … Continue reading 6 Killed after Airshow Crash in Dallas

Mass Protests in Mexico against overhaul of democracy

On Sunday, tens of thousands of people all across Mexico took to the streets in protest at what they believe to be an overhaul of democracy. This comes after Congress began discussing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s plan to reform the Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE), the country’s election authority, last week. Lopez Obrador originally proposed the plan in April earlier this year, stating how the … Continue reading Mass Protests in Mexico against overhaul of democracy

Nicole 2022

Mother nature waits for no one, and an example of this is the storm Nicole, which hit land on Wednesday.  Nicole has left multiple watches and warnings across the east coast.  Hurricane watches had been issued for Lake Okeechobee and Hallandale Beach to Boca Raton, Florida.  Hurricane warnings had been issued as well, leaving Boca Raton to the Flagler/Volusia County Line vulnerable to damage.  Watches … Continue reading Nicole 2022

Lion Escape

At an Australian Zoo in Sydney five lions found a way to escape their enclosure. This event struck immediate attention due to its urgency, officials rushed to contain the animals before any harm was done. The Zoo was put on lockdown with a “Code one alert”. Which is an alert that involves a dangerous animal, all the staff knew to act quickly due to this … Continue reading Lion Escape

Taylor Swift Takes Billboard Top 10

On October 21, 2022, Taylor Swift’s most recent album, Midnights, was released. When it got put out, it was the talk of the music industry.  Ten songs from her album carried all the top 10 spots on the Billboard Hot 100. The three that did not make the top 10 still got in the top 100.  During her career, Taylor Swift has made 17 albums, … Continue reading Taylor Swift Takes Billboard Top 10

Russia abandons Kherson city, Ukraine Skeptical

Recently in Ukraine, the Russian government and armed forces announced that they would be withdrawing their armed forces to the East bank of the Dnipro river. Russian General Sergei Surovikin, who announced the withdrawal, cited multiple reasons for the withdrawal, including a worsening supply situation on the West bank of the Dnipro river, where Kherson is located. Kherson remains the only regional capital of a … Continue reading Russia abandons Kherson city, Ukraine Skeptical

Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist

(Featured photo provided by Dante Diosina Jr. / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Recently, police in the Philippines have accused the country’s Chief of Prisons, Gerald Bantag (and his associates) of being responsible for the death of a journalist last month. Percival Mabasa, a 63-year-old journalist who also went by the name Percy Lapid, was shot dead in a suburb in the nation’s capital of … Continue reading Philippine Prison Chief charged for murder of a journalist