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Cuba’s likely new president

Sarah Rogers, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro. Cuba’s National Assembly has elected Cuba’s first Vice President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to replace 87-year-old Raul Castro, who ...

Glitches disrupt digital STAAR testing across state

Justin Kliewer, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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The STAAR EOCs, also known as the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, are a fate most Highland Park High School students are forced to condone. Often, this means sitting in a room for five hours, four of which are n...

The new National Security Advisor

Sam Brown, Section Editor

April 23, 2018

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President Trump has recently announced via Twitter that he has chosen John Bolton to be his new National Security Advisor. Bolton has been involved in the United States government for almost forty years. This includes jobs rangi...

Salmonella concerns

Hannah Jiang, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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  A common problem with raw eggs is the fear of the sickness called salmonella, a bacterial infection spread through contaminated food. On April 15, a federal official said that 207 million eggs were recalled after two do...

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

April 23, 2018

Boston Marathon

Juliet Richardson, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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The Boston Marathon took place on Monday, April 16. Runners from all of the United States and the world participated. Conditions during the race were not desirable, but some of the runners thought it was advantageous because...

Asteroid flies close to Earth

Bela Pathak, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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On April 16, almost as soon as it was spotted, an asteroid flew close to the Earth. This asteroid, called 2018 GE3, was only 119,500 miles away from the earth at its closest point. This is about half the distance between Earth...

Syria fired 40 defensive missiles after allied air strikes destroyed Assad chemical site

Nicholas Drexler, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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  At 4:00 a.m. Syrian time, a total of 105 missiles rained down on a research center in Damascus as well as a storage site and a bunker 15 miles west of Homs, a city in western Syria. Britain launched eight Storm Shadow cru...

Trump and Mueller

Trump and Mueller

April 23, 2018

Russia and the world order

Maxwell McCartin, Staffer

April 23, 2018

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Levying sanctions certainly expresses our nation’s leaders getting tough, taking decisive action in disapproval of other countries’ actions. Furthermore, expelling diplomats as a result of potential crimes committed in foreign sta...

iPhones for a cause

iPhones for a cause

April 23, 2018

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