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September, 2023

  • 14 September

    NASA Shares Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Independent Study Report

    -Editorial NASA has named a new director of research into what the government calls “unidentified anomalous phenomenon,” or UAP, while the U.S. space agency’s chief said an expert panel that urged more fact-finding on the matter found no evidence of an extraterrestrial origin for these objects. NASA commissioned the independent …

  • 12 September

    Prolific Human Smuggler Extradited from Mexico to the United States

    -Editorial Extensive coordination and cooperation efforts between U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities culminated in the extradition of a human smuggler, who allegedly operated in Mexicali on the U.S.-Mexico border for several years as part of an international human smuggling conspiracy. In March, Ofelia Hernandez-Salas, 61, was arrested in Mexico …

  • 8 September

    Mexico’s 2024 Presidential Race to Be Led by Women

    – Editorial A historic presidential election awaits Mexico, with the likely election of a woman to lead the country for the very first time. Claudia Sheinbaum aims to keep the current President’s political party in power, while Xochitl Galvez is set to become the voice of those who disapprove of …

  • 4 September

    Justice Department Proposes New Regulation to Update Definition of “Engaged in the Business” as a Firearms Dealer

    -Editorial The Justice Department announced it has submitted to the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking that would clarify the circumstances in which a person is “engaged in the business” of dealing in firearms and thus required to obtain a license and run background checks.  The Bipartisan Safer Communities …

August, 2023

  • 25 August

    Trump Denounces Electoral Interference After Arrest

    -Editorial The mugshot of Donald Trump will probably be on t-shirts very soon so his supporters can wear them proudly now that their former favorite president was arrested but liberated on bail. Trump surrendered Thursday on charges that he illegally schemed to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia. Elon Musk …

  • 25 August

    Secondary Jobs Are Seeing a Rise Due to Stagnant Economy

    -Editorial Rising living costs, inflation, expensive grocery prices, student loans, and a competitive job market have led to an increased need for alternative income streams. That’s why millennials are turning to secondary jobs, commonly known as “side hustles,” to supplement their primary incomes and make ends meet. In a survey …

  • 24 August

    Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Empower News Organizations in Negotiating Fair Compensation from Tech Giants

    -Editorial A federal bipartisan legislation would allow news organizations to jointly negotiate fair compensation for access to their content by Google, Facebook, and other dominant platforms.  U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust and Consumer Rights, and John Kennedy (R-LA) reintroduced the …

  • 14 August

    Hawaii’s governor warns that more people could be found dead following wildfires

    -Editorial Hawaii Governor Josh Green, M.D., returned from Maui and issued the fifth Emergency Proclamation (EP) relating to the ongoing devastation created by the wildfires on Maui and in Hawaiʻi Counties. The fifth proclamation suspends additional laws to facilitate emergency response, recovery, and rebuilding. It confirms that health care facilities …

  • 9 August

    Credit Card Debt Exceeds $1 Trillion

    -Editorial The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data issued its Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit. The report shows a slight uptick in total household debt in the second quarter of 2023, increasing by $16 billion (0.1%) to $17.06 trillion. The report is based on …

  • 3 August

    Trump Indicted for Efforts to Overturn 2020 Elections

    -Editorial Another day, another indictment against Donald Trump as a special counsel brings charges concerning the January 6 riots in the nation’s capital. The former President claims it’s a witch hunt, positioning himself as the front-runner for the White House. Trump contested the 2020 election results, alleging mail-in ballot fraud, …

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