Invasive herbivores might actually help ecosystems, testing in Iceland suggests 50% of COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic, Congress passes the largest economic stimulus package in recent memory, the Marine Corps is undergoing a transformation. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Donald Trump has become the third president of the United States to become impeached, obesity and undernutrition are becoming increasingly connected, almost half of American workers are stuck in low wage jobs, Congress to raise legal age to purchase tobacco products. These, and more,… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Dec 19th, 2019”
Researchers have found a more accurate way to calculate dog age in human years, songs from different cultures exhibit universal patterns, big retailers are pushing costs of tariffs onto suppliers. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Impeachment is a topic that has been discussed with much fervor throughout the Trump administration’s tenure. This episode seeks to explain what impeachment is, how the process works, and how it all ties into recent news stories about President Trump and Ukraine.
Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow. These are the newsworthy stories from this… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019”
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to focus more on climate change, the Trump administration will tighten food stamp eligibility, Guatemala has become the largest source of illegal immigration into the U.S., and record high temperatures in Europe have exacerbated a drought. These… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Jul 26th, 2019”
House and Senate pass a $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for the border, breakdancing to be added to the Olympics, a new arms race over hypersonic missiles, and researchers calculate the cost of hungover workers to the British economy. These are the newsworthy stories… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – June 28th, 2019”
Less adults belong to religious institutions, a fertility lull is creating a dependency on immigration, central bankers are concerned over President Trump’s criticisms, military seeking more funding to counter China, and an overview of Robert Mueller’s report. These are just a few of the… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Apr 19th, 2019”
Advances in medicine are outpacing the political debate over drug prices, millions of Americans are facing the risk of contaminated drinking water, a falling average mortgage rate, and a breaking point has been reached at the southern border. These are just a few of… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Mar 29th, 2019”
Expansion of background checks for gun sales, failings in the criminal-justice system are aggravating the opioid epidemic, U.S. economy’s fourth quarter beat expectations, Tesla shutting stores, and increasing struggles for farmers. These are just a few of the top newsworthy items from this past… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Mar 1st, 2019”