Week of December 14



Due to Isis, Donald Trump has made yet another rash decision.


And another bites the dust. Lindsey Graham has dropped out of the GOP Presidential Race.


Mrs. Puerto Rico was suspended after she tweeted an anti-Muslim rant. The suspension is indefinite.


After the terrorist attack in France and San Bernardino, California, Donald Trump has decided to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. Trump claims that until we are able to figure out this problem, we cannot take anymore chances that could potentially lead to another terrorist attack.


El Chapo, the slippery Mexican drug lord who famously escaped from prison in July of 2015 through a tunnel system, was caught last Friday in Mexico. This is the third time he has been caught by Mexican authorities. He has escaped from Mexican maximum security prisons twice.



Scientists claim that CO2 emission decreased from last year despite Beijing’s air quality warning.


A French scientist has claimed that he found 3 hidden paintings underneath the painting of the Mona Lisa. One of these paintings, he claims, is the actual portrait of Lisa del Giocondo, the woman Mona Lisa is supposed to be.


Having a bad day? At least you didn’t name the wrong Miss Universe.


Star Wars: The Force Awakens has successfully become the biggest box office opening in history, reaching $247 million.



Fiddler on the Roof, the Broadway revival, opened yesterday at the Broadway Theatre. Pictures and reviews can be found on broadwayworld.com!


Global mining giant Anglo American is preparing to lay off 85,000 people as it plans to sell off 60% of its assets in the next few years.  http://money.cnn.com/2015/12/08/news/companies/anglo-american-85000-jobs/index.html

The wrong contestant was crowned Miss Universe. Miss Colombia was given the crown only to have it taken back and given to Miss Phillipines two minutes later. The host Steve Harvey mistakenly read the results card.



A Mars rover has discovered that rocks that have changed since its last visit to this site.  What’s more they are silicate sandstones, which sometimes contain organic molecules.  This may be a new piece of evidence not only of the changing martian landscape, but also of past life on Mars.


91 have been deemed missing after a landslide in Shenzhen, China. About 33 buildings were destroyed in the landslide, which authorities say was caused by the collapse of a mountain of dirt and debris. This incident draws attention to China’s growing problem of waste and trash buildup, which has worsened considerably over the past decade.



This special report from the New York Times describes how ISIS recruited Syrian rebel leader Hassan Aboud.


A Boy Scout troop leader was attacked by a bear while exploring a cave in Rockaway, NJ. He was flown to Morristown Medical Center and treated for non life-threatening injuries. The three scouts along with him were left unharmed.


As 2015 comes to an end we take a look back on some of the people who lost and how they impacted our word.