Current Events and Politics
Telegraph and Fox both reported that a new British study concluded that frying fatty foods creates clouds which leads to rain. Which if you think about it, it makes sense, a British study about why it rains so much there. I mean, what else do they have to do over there?
Scientists are thrilled to announce the discovery of a new planet, which may be able to support life! According to CNN, astronomers European Southern Observatory, using a High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher, found the planet, which has been named Ross 128 b.
Last week, after the news hit media outlets of three UCLA players arrested for shoplifting in China, President Trump clearly got to work.
For most people, Veterans Day is just another day toyou get off from school or work. But this national holiday is important to recognize. Thousands of people risked their lives to protect our country and people in many places.
November 7th marked an important day for the Huntington Community, as it was voting day. For the past few weeks, various candidates have been promoting their views and ideas in relation to the position they were running for. Driving around your local neighborhoods, you may have seen various signs, posted up on people’s lawns, or you may have seen promotional campaigns pop up on your television.
This week, Governor Cuomo passed “landmark legislation” that allow for the banning of e-cigarettes, or what teens like to call vapes, in public buildings, not limited to restaurants and bars. This was an addition to the the CIAA, and now e-cigs are proscribed from the same places as cigarettes are.
This past Saturday, an explosion occurred in the capital city of Mogadishu. The attack killed more than 300 people and injured more than 300. Two truck bomb explosions were reported to be Al-Qaeda linked. Officials have reported that this is the most massive, deadliest attack to happen in Somalia. President Mohamed Abdullahi declared a 3 day mourning period for the ravaged country.
This Sunday, Gunman Stephen Paddock killed dozens and injured hundreds at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Approximately 58 innocent civilians were killed.
On September 20, 2017, Science Daily displayed the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s new statement on a study that could save the sea turtles. Despite the fact that sea turtles have historically suffered population declines for reasons that include accidental catch and harvesting adults and eggs, the study on the world's seven sea turtle species gives evidence that their numbers are growing overall, which is unlike many other endangered vertebrates. In past history, sea turtles have had a history of populations decrease, so tactics like strict fishing regulations and beach protection measures were put into action.