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The Syrian Crisis

Syria is a Middle Eastern country, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Israel, Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan. This 71,998 square mile war-torn country is the source of millions of refugees escaping to the nearby nations, the European Union and the United States. But how has Syria become the center of one of the biggest humanitarian and migrant crises that the modern world has seen? Continue reading The Syrian Crisis

2015: The Warmest Year on Record

As 2015 ended, a new study was released showing that 2015 was way warmer than the average year.

NASA and the NOAA lately published a study that shows that 2015 was the warmest year on record. Lately each year has been getting warmer. The latest record was set in 2014 when temperatures climbed up to 0.74ºC hotter than the 1961-1990 average. The new record shows that the yearly average was around 0.87ºC warmer than the normal average. For more information, I interviewed Mark Croxford, one of the High School science teachers. Continue reading 2015: The Warmest Year on Record

Famous Drug Lord “El Chapo” Recaptured

On January 8th, Mexican officials recaptured one of the most wanted drug dealers in the world – Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

Officials located him in Los Mochis, a coastal city in his home state of Sinaloa, in north-west Mexico after monitoring his house for a month. Officials then raided the house, but Guzman escaped through a secret tunnel. They later found him about 20 km south of Los Mochis near a town called Juan José Ríos.

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