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Iranian Nuclear Facility
Iranian Nuclear Facility
By: Nathaniel Ward | Nov. 23, 2022

Iran has started producing 60% enriched uranium at its Fordow nuclear facility, according to the Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi.

Creating stronger grade uranium may signify that the country is closer to creating nuclear weapons.

Iran claims it ramped up uranium production in retaliation to an IAEA investigation that requested Iran's cooperation.

The IAEA said it will increase its checks on Iran's nuclear facility, even though they are denying the country's intent to create nuclear weapons.

Iran has increased this process since former American president Donald Trump put an end to a US, Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

Taw Rules For Money Transaction Apps Is Changing
Taw Rules For Money Transaction Apps Is Changing
By: Maximus Osburn | Nov. 23, 2022

A new tax reporting rule is requiring third party payment platforms to issue you and the IRS a 1099-K for business transaction payments.

This will apply if they add up to more than $600 over the course of the year.

Taxable business transactions are being identified as payments for goods or a service, which includes tips.

This used to only be the case for those who earned up to $20,000 and if you engaged in over 200 business transactions.

The number of 1099-K's forms will increase exponentially as a result of this tax rule.

Personal transactions will be exempt from this, as well as Zelle, because it is a direct link into user's bank accounts.

This is all in an effort to prevent under reporting on taxable incomes.

 

Starbucks in Seattle Will Close Due to Union Safety Concerns
Starbucks in Seattle Will Close Due to Union Safety Concerns
By: Jailene Aguilera | Nov. 23, 2022

Starbucks is closing the Seattle store where employees first formed a union due to safety and security incidents that have escalated.

This is not the first time that Starbucks raised safety concerns on closing the store.

In July, CEO Howard Schultz spoke on stores being closed due to safety concerns and not because of unionization.

The union workers view the store closure as the company's effort to hit back against the unions' efforts.

Last week, Starbucks workers across the country went on a one day strike to protest for what they see as retaliation against unionizing efforts.

The store will be closing on December 9th.

Ocean Spray Cans Are Upside Down
Ocean Spray Cans Are Upside Down
By: Zena Taher | Nov. 23, 2022

Have you ever wondered why the label on Ocean Spray cranberry sauce is upside down?

According to Ocean Spray, they label their cans upside down intentionally.

The cans are flipped with the rounded edge on top to keep the jelly whole.

When the cans are flipped, there's an air bubble on what would typically be the bottom of the can.

Then, customers can run a knife along the edge of the can and the cranberry sauce will slide out whole.

Sick on Thanksgiving
Sick on Thanksgiving
By: Emelie Cuellar | Nov. 22, 2022

Sharing a meal with loved ones increases the chances of illness--especially foodborne

Food poisoning occurs when contaminated foods are ingested

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 1 in 6 Americans get sick

The C-D-C compiles tips for Thanksgiving meals

Tips include storing, thawing, cleaning, and cooking turkey properly

Holiday leftovers should be reheated at 1-hundred-65 degrees or hotter

For K-C-S-N, Emelie Cuellar

Dollar Rise
Dollar Rise
By: Nelson Cruz | Nov. 22, 2022

A reason for decrease of the global economy has been seen due to the rise of the dollar, until recent days.

The dollar is down four percent in this last quarter of 2022.

This was first seen in October when prices were going up slowly and the rise of the dollar was hurting other countries.

A weaker dollar can help with importing of foods and cost of energy.

For now, world leaders will continue to watch the progression of the dollar.

Indonesian Islands Auction
Indonesian Islands Auction
By: Melanie Guerrero | Nov. 22, 2022

The sell of the islands is considered to be one the most eye-popping real estate sales to take place in Asia.

The group of one hundred islands in east Indonesia's Coral Triangle is roughly the size of Bora Bora -- about 25 thousand acres.

While it is against Indonesian law for non-Indonesians to buy the reserve in the country --developers can get around that by acquiring interest in the holding company P-T Leadership Islands Indonesia.

Architects have resort designs ready to present to whoever buys the islands.

The auction will start December 8th and end December 14th.

Bidders are being asked to put down a deposit of one-hundred-thousand dollars to prove they are serious.

Melanie Guerrero for KCSN News

CA Job Recovered
CA Job Recovered
By: Aron Hernandez | Nov. 22, 2022

Nearly Three-Million jobs were lost when the coronavirus pandemic started-- but recent figures show that the state has recovered all of them.

In fact-- now there are more jobs occupied-- as the governor's office says the state is now at more than one-hundred-and-one percent of the lost jobs.

October has marked the 13th consecutive month of job growth-- adding 56-Thousand jobs.

The governor's office says that the education and health services were among the industries that gained the most jobs.

Governor Newsom says that it is not the finish line-- and that he is working to help small businesses to create more job opportunities for Californians.

Aron Hernandez for K-C-S-N news.

Twitter Discrimination
Twitter Discrimination
By: Emil Arakelyan | Nov. 22, 2022

Employee's that were laid off at Twitter's Africa headquarters have accused the company of deliberately and recklessly trying to silence and intimidate them after they were fired.

The team from Ghana-- has sent a letter to the company demanding it comply with labor laws in the country and to provide them with additional severance pay and other relevant benefits.

They have also gone as far as to petition the Ghanaian government to force Twitter into complying with redundancy payment laws.

Twitter laid off all but one of its African employees at their office in the capital Accra after Musk took over the company.

Over a dozen members were not offered a severance pay, which is required by Ghana's labor laws.

Emil Arakelyan KCSN News

Universal Christmas
Universal Christmas
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 22, 2022

As of this Friday -- Universal Studios Hollywood will bring back the "Christmas in the wizarding world of Harry Potter" -- and "Grinchmas"

For the Harry Potter Christmas -- they will set up the projection show -- The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle-- that contains imagery--animation--music and sound effects from the movies.

Moreover -- the village of Hogsmeade will have festive décor-- a special holiday acapella performance from the Hogwarts Frog Choir -- as well as exclusive items at the shops.

For Grinchmas -- guests can enjoy a 65-feet-tall holiday tree in the middle of the park decorated with ornaments and LED lights -- and every night as they light up the tree -- Grinch will be there telling stories along other Whos from Whoville.

Cindy Lou will be reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas in the morning -- Max -- Grinch's dog -- will be around for photos throughout the day and the Whoville post office will be working for visitors to post their holiday messages.

In addition to this Christmas events -- Universal CityWalk will be decorated for the holidays and a 40-feet-tall christmas tree light up with more than 2-hundred-thousand LED lights.

The special holiday-themed will be in the park until January first.

In the holiday spirit -- merry early Christmas everyone.

I'm Bea Barros for KCSN News.

Indonesian Islands are Going To Be Auctioned
Indonesian Islands are Going To Be Auctioned
By: Melanie Guerrero | Nov. 22, 2022

A group of Indonesian Islands known as the Widi Reserve is about to go up for auction.

The sell of the islands is considered to be one the most eye-popping real estate sales to take place in Asia.

The group of 100 islands in east Indonesia's Coral Triangle is roughly the size of Bora Bora, about 25,000 acres.

While it is against Indonesian law for non-Indonesians to buy the reserve in the country, developers can get around that by acquiring interest in the holding company PT Leadership Islands Indonesia.

Architects have resort designs ready to present to whoever buys the islands.

The auction will start December 8th and end December 14th.

Bidders are being asked to put down a deposit of $100,000 to prove they are serious.

The Value of Dollar Is Going Down
The Value of Dollar Is Going Down
By: Nelson Cruz | Nov. 22, 2022

A reason for decrease of the global economy has been seen due to the rise of the dollar, until recent days.

The dollar is down four percent in this last quarter of 2022.

This was first seen in October when prices were going up slowly and the rise of the dollar was hurting other countries.

A weaker dollar can help with importing of foods and cost of energy.

For now, world leaders will continue to watch the progression of the dollar.

The Long Journey of Automaker Rivian
The Long Journey of Automaker Rivian
By: Theresa Azamar | Nov. 22, 2022

Rivian CEO, Robert Joseph Scaringe, doing what he loves, but his company hasn't been an overnight success.

The company was founded in 2009, and they make electric off-road trucks, SUVs, and Amazon's electric delivery vans.

Scaringe earned his bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and knew he wanted to make vehicles that don't destroy thee environment.

Rivian hired a few engineers out of college and got to work.

Now Rivian has investors like Amazon and Ford, along with the money from its initial public offering in 2021, the biggest since Facebook's in 2012.

The company isn't making a profit, but the future still looks bright.

Rivian has delivered 14,000 vehicles and has orders for 114,000 more.

Amazon has also agreed to purchase 100,000 vans.

The important thing to him now is getting more Rivian vehicles to customers through direct sales to shoppers.

Twitter Africa Employees Accuse Musk of Breaking Ghana Laws
Twitter Africa Employees Accuse Musk of Breaking Ghana Laws
By: Emil Arakelyan | Nov. 21, 2022

Laid-off Twitter employees are hitting back at the negligence by the company.

Employee's that were laid off at Twitter's Africa headquarters have accused the company of deliberately and recklessly trying to silence and intimidate them after they were fired.

The team from Ghana has sent a letter to the company demanding it comply with labor laws in the country and to provide them with additional severance pay and other relevant benefits.

They have also gone as far as to petition the Ghanaian government to force Twitter into complying with redundancy payment laws.

Twitter laid off all but one of its African employees at their office in the capital Accra after Musk took over the company.

Over a dozen members were not offered a severance pay, which is required by Ghana's labor laws.

China Signs Gas Deal with Qatar
China Signs Gas Deal with Qatar
By: Anthony Lopez | Nov. 21, 2022

Qatar is not only getting revenue for hosting the World Cup - it will gain more profit towards gas as well.

Chief of QatarEnergy, Saad al-Kaabi, says the firm signed a 27-year sales and purchase agreement with China's Sinopec.

This deal is longest in the history of liquefied natural gas deals.

In June, China's national oil majors were in advanced talks with Qatar to invest in North Field East, the world's largest gas field, which is shared by Qatar and Iran.

QatarEnergy continues to preserve a seventy-five percent stake overall in the expansion, which estimates say it could give up to five percent of that stake to some buyers.

 

California Recovers Jobs Lost In The Pandemic
California Recovers Jobs Lost In The Pandemic
By: Aron Hernandez | Nov. 21, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom says that the state has recovered the 3 million jobs lost during the pandemic.

In fact, now there are more jobs occupied, as the governor's office says the state is now at more than one-hundred-and-one percent of the lost jobs.

October has marked the 13th consecutive month of job growth adding 56,000 jobs.

The governor's office says that the education and health services were among the industries that gained the most jobs.

Governor Newsom says that it is not the finish line and that he is working to help small businesses to create more job opportunities for Californians.

 

Christmas Magic Returns to Universal Studios Hollywood
Christmas Magic Returns to Universal Studios Hollywood
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 21, 2022

Universal Studios Hollywood will bring back the "Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter" and "Grinchmas" this Friday.

For the Harry Potter Christmas, they will set up the projection show, "The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle", that contains imagery, animation, music and sound effects from the movies.

The village of Hogsmeade will have festive décor, a special holiday acapella performance from the Hogwarts Frog Choir, as well as exclusive items at the shops.

For Grinchmas, guests can enjoy a 65-feet-tall holiday tree in the middle of the park decorated with ornaments and LED lights, and every night as they light up the tree, the Grinch will be there telling stories along other Whos from Whoville.

Cindy Lou will be reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas in the morning, the Grinch's dog, Max, will be around for photos throughout the day and the Whoville post office will be working for visitors to post their holiday messages.

In addition to this Christmas event, Universal CityWalk will be decorated for the holidays and a 40-feet-tall christmas tree light up with more than 200,000 LED lights.

The special holiday-themed will be in the park until January first.

 

Twitter Workers
Twitter Workers
By: Anthony Lopez | Nov. 18, 2022

More Twitter workers are continuing to flee.

The reason is due to a pledge that current Twitter owner, Elon Musk stated to his employees saying that they must either work at a "hardcore pace" or resign with severance pay.

This statement caused hundreds of employees to resign and signaled they were leaving ahead of last night's deadline set by Musk.

Three weeks ago, after Musk's purchase of Twitter, the newly owner laid off half of the company's full-time staff of seven-thousand-five hundred.

Twitter executives have not made any comment about the layoffs yet.

Non Profits Thanksgiving
Non Profits Thanksgiving
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 18, 2022

Nonprofit organizations are trying to ensure that Florida survivors of Hurricane Ian get a great Thanksgiving meal.

The category four storm killed at least one-hundred people and destroyed more than 22-thousands homes in the state.

Mercy Chefs, Operation BBQ Relief and the American Red Cross are the organizations planning the meal distribution in the days leading up to the holiday.

Mercy Chefs plans to distribute special meals this weekend in Fort Myers, Pine Island and Cape Coral.

Operation BBQ Relief is giving away a thousand family-style meals on Sanibel Island on November 21.

Red Cross says that there are still four hundred families in their shelters and they will be receiving special holiday meals.

Poland and Belaruss
Poland and Belaruss
By: Emil Arakelyan | Nov. 18, 2022


On Friday, Polish officials inspected the initial installation of a high-tech monitoring equipment along the border with Belarus.

The border features a metal wall in an attempt to prevent thousands of migrants from crossing into the European Member country.

Marius Kaminski,  the Interior Minister of Poland has said that the fie-point-five-meter or 17-feet high wall has done its job to prevent crossing attempts.

The construction of the wall is aimed at blocking efforts by Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko to push thousands of migrants into E-U states.

Poland is also planning to install-high tech monitoring equipment along the 130 mile land border with Kaliningrad.

Pakistan Film
Pakistan Film
By: Isabella Warren | Nov. 18, 2022

The award-winning movie Joyland will open in cinemas in parts of Pakistan today.

It was originally banned in the country for being unsuitable for viewing.

The movie tells the love story between the youngest son of a patriarchal family and a transgender starlet.

Joyland is the first Pakistani movie to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize.

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan condemned the government's ban as rabidly transphobic and a violation of the producers' right to freedom of expression.

Airpod Hearing Aids
Airpod Hearing Aids
By: Micah Hall | Nov. 17, 2022


Estimates show that seventy-five-percent of those with hearing disabilities in the U.S. don't wear hearing aids.

This may be due to the high cost of them and the time it takes to make appointments with audiologists.

Airpods could possibly be a cheaper alternative to hearing aids.

The study from New Taipei Taiwan shows that the Airpods increase accessibility to sound amplification sources.

Researchers found that Airpods Pro in particular performed similarly to basic hearing aids in a quiet environment.

Brittney Griner
Brittney Griner
By: Emelie Cuellar | Nov. 17, 2022

Brittney Griner transfers to a Penal colony in the western Russian region of Mordovia

Her lawyers speculated about her whereabouts thanking those who offered support

They say Griner is doing well and serving her sentence

The U-S State Department is in-touch with Griner's legal team

The Olympic gold medalist remains strong after 9 months of detention

Her legal team didn't know about her whereabouts saying it isn't unusual

Amnesty International says transfers in Russia are a secret process relatives and lawyers remain unaware

Word of the Year
Word of the Year
By: Micah Hall | Nov. 17, 2022

The game Wordle has dominated social media feeds-- pop culture-- and even determined the Cambridge Dictionary's word of the year.

The word Homer was searched on the Cambridge Dictionary website more than seventy-nine-thousand times this year.

On May fifth alone sixty-five-thousand-four-hundred and one searches took place.

Cambridge Dictionary says that Homer is an informal American-English term for a home run in baseball.

Many players outside of the U.S. were angry because they never heard of the word before.

Ground-Beef Contaminated
Ground-Beef Contaminated
By: Emelie Cuellar | Nov. 17, 2022

Tyson Fresh Meats recalled over 90-thousand pounds of raw ground beef products

U-S Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service says there's mirror-like material

Beef produced on November 2nd was hipped to Texas and H-E-B stores

Look out for 5-to-10-pound packages of Hill Country Fare ground beef 73-percent --lean 27 percent fat

Also look for Five-pound containers of H-E-B Ground Chuck Ground Beef 80 percent--lean 20 percent fat

It'll have a best-before or freeze date of November 25th

It was discovered after consumers found the material in their ground products.

The agency warns to eat the beef--either throw or return the product

Emelie Cuellar, K-S-C-N News

8 Billion People On Earth
8 Billion People On Earth
By: Dimitri Maurry | Nov. 17, 2022

[We've added one-billion people in just 12 years.

Lifespans are increasing and birth rates are slowing down -- posing new challenges for the planet.

The United Nations says the improvements in public health, nutrition, and medicine are the cause of people living longer with persistent levels of fertility in some countries.

The rapid growth raises concern on Earth as resources like food and water are becoming limited in certain parts of the world.

Dimitri Maurry, KCSN News]

Smuggling Artifacts
Smuggling Artifacts
By: Warren Lopez | Nov. 17, 2022

[Stephanie Jolluck is accused of carrying two large, thousand-year-old Mayan stone carvings in her luggage.

Inspectors were suspicious of her bag for the heavy weight.

The artifacts were made between 600 and 900 A-D --- and are from a market in Antigua.

Warren Lopez, KCSN News]

Bronze Hand
Bronze Hand
By: Carolina Tello | Nov. 17, 2022

[Investigators in northern Spain discovered a two-thousand-year-old hand that was inscribed.

The inscription is the oldest written record of a precursor to the Basque (Bask) language.

The findings could challenge linguists' belief that Vascones only started writing in their language after the introduction of the Latin script.

Carolina Tello, KCSN News]

MMA Fighter Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Dies
MMA Fighter Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Dies
By: Maximus Osburn | Nov. 16, 2022

The MMA world mourns the death of former UFC Light Heavyweight contender, Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson.

There are reports speculating that Johnson was battling non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, which is a type of cancer that affects the individual's lymph system, among other health conditions that may have led to organ failure.

On his social media, Johnson had disclosed that he was facing a medical issue and requested 'prayers' from his fans.

Johnson was competing in Bellator FC after his departure with the UFC.

Bellator FC announced his death and condolences over the weekend.

Fans will remember Johnson as being a highly skilled and respected fighter.

His most recent win came in 2021 against José Augusto, putting his record at 23-and-6.

Toyota Showcases a New Prius
Toyota Showcases a New Prius
By: Nathaniel Ward | Nov. 16, 2022

Toyota showed off its brand new Prius design and the hybrid car is sporting a trendier and more futuristic look.

The car known for its fuel efficiency will see roughly a ten-percent increase in that department, where it makes a leap forward is in power.

This model will be capable of reaching 196 horsepower, a 62% increase over this year's model.

The new Prius will also get 57 miles per gallon a one mile increase.

The cost of this new automobile has not been released yet.

8 Billion People on Earth
8 Billion People on Earth
By: Dimitri Maurry | Nov. 16, 2022

We've added one-billion people in just 12 years.

Lifespans are increasing and birth rates are slowing down, posing new challenges for the planet.

The United Nations says the improvements in public health, nutrition, and medicine are the cause of people living longer with persistent levels of fertility in some countries.

The rapid growth raises concern on Earth as resources like food and water are becoming limited in certain parts of the world.

2,000 Year Old Bronze Hands Leads to Discovery
2,000 Year Old Bronze Hands Leads to Discovery
By: Carolina Tello | Nov. 16, 2022

 

Investigators in northern Spain discovered a two-thousand-year-old hand that was inscribed and it may help rewrite history.

The inscription is the oldest written record of a precursor to the Basque  language.

The findings could challenge linguists' belief that Vascones only started writing in their language after the introduction of the Latin script.

Guatemalan Airport Security Catches Smuggler
Guatemalan Airport Security Catches Smuggler
By: Warren Lopez | Nov. 16, 2022

A Guatemalan airport caught a smuggler.

Stephanie Jolluck is accused of carrying two large, 2,000 year old Mayan stone carvings in her luggage.

Inspectors were suspicious of her bag for the heavy weight.

The artifacts were made between 600 and 900 A-D --- and are from a market in Antigua.

 

 

Clam Found 40,000 Years After It was Presumed Extinct
Clam Found 40,000 Years After It was Presumed Extinct
By: Theresa Azamar | Nov. 16, 2022

A presumed extinct species has returned.

 The clam, known as Cymatioa cooki, was found off the coast of California in 2018 by marine ecologist Jeff Goddard 

Goddard and another colleague were able to capture a live specimen in 2019 and brought it back to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

This specimen resembled to a fossil first described in the 1930s by paleontologist George Willett.

The clam was presumed to have gone extinct 40,000 years ago,

The return of C. cooki places this clam among many others in a group of apparently-back-from-the-dead creatures.

Manchester Owners Don't Care for the Team
Manchester Owners Don't Care for the Team
By: Sean Frederick | Nov. 16, 2022

Ronaldo says Manchester United owners don't care about the club, and that there are things inside the club preventing the organization from reaching the top level to compete.

He added that the fans should know the truth that he loves the club, and all the players want what's best for the club.

The Portuguese player also opened up about his former teammate Wayne Rooney, saying he thinks Rooney is criticizing him to become more famous.

The superstar says his baby daughter was in the hospital this year, and was the reason he missed the majority of preseason training.

He says the club didn't believe he was struggling with family issues.

Challenger Remnants Found After 36 Years Since It Disappeared
Challenger Remnants Found After 36 Years Since It Disappeared
By: Melanie Guerrero | Nov. 15, 2022

What started as an underwater hunt for World War 2 artifacts turns into unearthing a different piece of history.

While searching the Atlantic Ocean for a lost World War 2 recue plane, explorers from The History Channel's new series "The Bermuda Triangle: Into Cursed Waters," stumble upon a twenty-foot long piece of debris from the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger.

On January 28th,1986, the spacecraft broke apart 73 seconds after launch, killing all seven crew members and a middle school teacher who was set to be the first civilian in space.

Bruce Melnick, a retired NASA astronaut, inspected the debris and confirms that it is from the Challenger's underbelly.

Mike Barnette, the lead explorer of the underwater crew, found the piece outside the Bermuda Triangle, off the coast of Florida's Space Coast.

According to the space agency, NASA is currently trying to figure out how to use the artifact to honor the those who were killed by the shuttle's explosion and their families.

Kraft Heinz Revive Brands
Kraft Heinz Revive Brands
By: Nelson Cruz | Nov. 15, 2022

Kraft Heinz is looking to amp up old brands from the past.

The company's CEO, Miguel Patricio said they should be proud of the brands they have instead of branching to new ones.

It became a matter of quality and not quantity.

Brands like Kraft Mac and Cheese, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Heinz, and Lunchables are some of the ones that helped the company become a staple in the food and beverage business.

Commercials are being used to sell these older brands in a newer fashion.

Some campaigns include Oscar Mayer introducing a cold dog, as a popsicle that taste like a hot dog.

Apple Investments In Safety Feature
Apple Investments In Safety Feature
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 15, 2022

iPhone 14 owners have now a new feature on their phone related to their safety.

The Emergency SOS allows the person to contact to emergency services via satellite, even with no cellular and Wi-Fi connection.

Only the four models, iPhone 14, 14 Plus,14 Pro and 14 Pro Max have the combination of custom-design and deeply integrated software that allows the connection with the satellite.

It is integrated within the iPhone's Emergency SOS, Medical ID, emergency contacts and find my location sharing.

To activate it, the user will answer vital questions that requires only simple taps in the screen, so the message sent to emergency will contain enough information about the user's situation and location.

In clear conditions, the message speed can go up to 15 seconds.

This feature lines up with other safety features from iPhones and Apple Watches, such as Crash Detection and Fall Detection.

The service is now available in the US and Canada, but will extend to France, Germany, Ireland and the UK in December.

Apple Lanza Una Nueva Prestación
Apple Lanza Una Nueva Prestación
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 15, 2022

Para todos aquellos que tengan un iPhone 14,su teléfono ahora tiene una nueva prestación de seguridad.

El Emergency SOS permite que la persona contacte los servicios de emergencia vía satélite, mismo cuando no hay servicio de celular o conexión de Wi-Fi.

Solamente cuatro tipos de iPhone tiene la exacta combinación de diseño y software que permita la conexión con el satélite.

Estos son: Iphone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max.

Esta prestación está conectada a su iPhone 's emergency SOS, medical ID, contactos de emergencia y find my location sharing.

Para activarlo, el usuario tiene que responder preguntas vitales que solamente necesitan toques simples en la pantalla, entonces la mensaje enviada para la emergencia tendrá información suficiente de la situación y localización del usuario.

En buenas condiciones, la velocidad del mensaje puede llegar hasta 15 segundos.

Esta prestación es compatible con otras prestaciones de seguridad del iPhone y Apple Watches, como detección de choques y detección de caídas.

Este servicio está disponible en los Estados Unidos y Canadá, pero los va estar disponible en Diciembre en Francia, Alemania,  Irlanda y el Reino Unido.

US Navy Finds Explosive Material
US Navy Finds Explosive Material
By: Jenilee Borek | Nov. 15, 2022

More than 170 tons of explosive material was seized by the US Navy from a fishing vessel heading from Iran to Yemen.

The ship was going through a well-known route used to send weapons from Iran to the Houthi rebels.

The Navy found over 70 tons of ammonium perchlorate, which is a material used to make rocket and missile fuel, as well as explosives.

In addition, the ship was carrying over 100 tons of Urea fertilizer, which can also be used to make explosives.

A few days later the vessel was sunk by US forces.

They deemed it as a hazard to use for commercial shipping.

Activist In Egypt End His Hunger Strike
Activist In Egypt End His Hunger Strike
By: Ally Najera | Nov. 15, 2022

An activist jailed in Egypt says in a letter to his sister that he is marking the end of his hunger strike after more than 200 days.

The activist was sentenced in 2019, for what he believes was politically motivated, due to him allegedly spreading false news on Facebook about Egyptian jails.

He's begun to drink only water, but now according to his sister, he will end his hunger strike with cake as a celebration of his birthday.

Grupo Firme Performing at the NFL
Grupo Firme Performing at the NFL
By: Lupita Baltazar | Nov. 15, 2022

Grupo Firme is set to perform at the halftime show during the NFL match San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals in Mexico City on November 21st.

Through its social media, the league announced that the multi-award-winning group from Tijuana will be present during the game on Monday at 8:15pm local time.

This concert will mark the band's return from Tijuana to these lands after filling the Zócalo in Mexico City in the past weeks.

The 49ers-Cardinals game marks the NFL's fifth and final international game this season.

You may wonder why Mexico?!

Well the league focuses on growing the sport worldwide, building its fan base, and developing international talent.

Definitely it will be a great performance!

 Grupo Firme estará presente en la NFL
Grupo Firme estará presente en la NFL
By: Lupita Baltazar | Nov. 15, 2022

Grupo Firme se presentará en el medio tiempo del partido de la NFL San Francisco 49ers contra Arizona Cardinals en la Ciudad de México el 21 de noviembre.

A través de sus redes sociales, la liga anunció que la agrupación de Tijuana estará presente durante el partido este lunes a las 8:15 p.m. hora local.

Este concierto marcará el regreso de la banda desde Tijuana a estas tierras luego de llenar el Zócalo en la Ciudad de México el pasado 25 de septiembre.

El juego 49ers contra los Cardinals marca el quinto y último juego internacional de la NFL esta temporada.

Usted se preguntara ¿por qué México?

Bueno, la liga se enfoca en hacer crecer el deporte en todo el mundo, construir su base de fanáticos y desarrollar talento internacional.

¡Definitivamente será un gran espectáculo y otro logro para Grupo Firme!

Sandy Hook Unveils Memorial
Sandy Hook Unveils Memorial
By: Anthony Lopez | Nov. 14, 2022

Sandy Hook unveiled a memorial to the public. K-C-S-N's Anthony Lopez reports on how you can pay your respects to those who lost their lives in the mass shooting back in December.

This weekend - a memorial honoring the lives that were taken in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary shooting opened to the public.

Rightfully so - the memorial pays tribute to the 20 first graders and six educators who were innocently killed.

The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial was designed by San Francisco-based architects Dan Affleck and Ben Waldo.

The design of the memorial was selected out of 189 submissions by the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission and took five years to be ready.

The memorial consists of a "circling network" of paths that lead visitors through woodland, across ponds and meadows to the center – a fountain that sits in a granite basin engraved with the names of the victims

If you plan on visiting the memorial it is located in the city of Newtown - in Connecticut.

Native Americans Honored For Veterans Day
Native Americans Honored For Veterans Day
By: Aron Hernandez | Nov. 14, 2022

Native American veterans took part in a three-day celebration in Washington D-C for their services in the military.

 

The memorial is a first of its kind-- as it was delayed two years due to the pandemic.

The art featured on the site was designed by Native artist and veteran --Harvey Pratt-- including water for ceremonies-- benches-- and lances for prayer cloth tying.

The director of the museum-- Cynthia Chavez Lamar-- says that the dedication of the memorial is an opportunity to reflect on the extraordinary military service and sacrifice Native Americans made.

Alabama-Coushatta native and veteran Roland Poncho says that 90% of the 42,000 who served in the Vietnam war were volunteers.

The museum has an exhibition titled: Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces.

 

'Its a Small World' Now Features Dolls in Wheelchairs
'Its a Small World' Now Features Dolls in Wheelchairs
By: Francisco Campos | Nov. 14, 2022

For the first time in Disneyland's 67-year history-- there are now characters in wheelchairs represented on an attraction. 

Disneyland unveiled new additions to its It's a Small World ride.

The ride now has characters in wheelchairs.

This change was part of an effort to look for opportunities for inclusion at the Disneyland resort.

These are the newest dolls on the ride since its last addition in 2009.

The wheelchaired dolls can be found in the ride's South America Scene and the final scene.

Dolls in wheelchairs are expected to be added to the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris versions of the ride in 20-23.

Study Finds Rats Have Rhythm
Study Finds Rats Have Rhythm
By: Alejandro Perez | Nov. 14, 2022

Rats are just like us.

They love to bop their heads to music and chill all day.

Researchers at the University of Tokyo played music for the animals and measured their head movements.

The studies show rats move at a synchronized beat much like humans -- but prefer songs played at a slower speed.

Scientists found the rodents jerked their heads most similarly to people at 120 beats per minute.

 

Acts of Kindness Have Health Benefits
Acts of Kindness Have Health Benefits
By: Miguel Morales | Nov. 14, 2022

Studies have shown that acts of kindness have health benefits. 

Multiple studies posted on the National Library of Medicine and shared by C-N-N show when we become a giver -- it can lead to pain reduction - longer lives - lower blood pressure and a happier life with less stress.

Because we are stimulating the reward centers in our brain which release feel-good chemicals our body feels a sort of Helper's - High.

Russia Withdrawal from Kherson
Russia Withdrawal from Kherson
By: Micah Hall | Nov. 10, 2022

The plan would give up thousands of square kilometers that Russia has inhabited since the beginning of the invasion.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shogui(show-goo)-- and General Sergey Surovikin-- say that this plan is a Special Military Operation in Ukraine.

Since August-- Russian troops have killed nine-thousand five-hundred Ukrainian soldiers in Kherson.

Surovikin says that a retreat would would protect the lives of civilians and troops.

If the Russian troops do decide to withdraw-- their supply lines would become easier and they will recoup in depth.

Qatar FIFA World Cup
Qatar FIFA World Cup
By: Jenilee Borek | Nov. 10, 2022

Khalid Salman (Holl-id Sull-man)-- a former Qatari football player and now World Cup ambassador -- said homosexuality is "damage in the mind" in a recent interview with a German news outlet.

Many were already concerned about how homosexual fans will be treated at this year's World Cup -- since it's illegal in the host country.

FIFA's already faced blow back for Qatar being chosen for thee event

The treatment of foreign workers has been a human rights concern as preparations for the tournament have been in progress for years

An official from the World Cup organizing committee immediately stopped the interview after the comments

Iranian Actor Takes Off Hijab
Iranian Actor Takes Off Hijab
By: Micah Hall | Nov. 10, 2022

Leading Iranian actress Taraneh(tara-nay) Alidoosti(ali-doo-stee)-- held a sign that read Women-- Life-- Freedom-- in Kurdish.

This slogan is well known and has been used in exhibitions that have been largely led by women.

Aladoosti(ali-doo-stee) wrote on her post saying-- your final absence-- the migration of singing birds-- is not the end of this rebellion.

She is one of the several Iranian actors to remove their mandatory hijab to protest their clerical establishment.

Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at ISS With Only One Solar Panel
Cargo Spacecraft Arrives at ISS With Only One Solar Panel
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 9, 2022

US defense contractor Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft docked at the International Space Station after a two-day travel.

Cygnus was with functioning issues since only one solar panel was active.

The cargo the spacecraft was carrying was 8,200 pounds of experiments and supplies for the astronauts on ISS.

When the problem was recognized by NASA and Northrop Grumman, they handled a meeting with the stationed astronauts to help on the arrival of the spacecraft.

Astronaut Nicole Mann, used a robotic arm to bring Cygnus towards the docking port today at 5:20 a.m. Eastern Time.

Besides this issue today, Cygnus has already 18 successful missions under its belt.

Elon Musk is Still Selling Tesla Stocks After Purchasing Twitter
Elon Musk is Still Selling Tesla Stocks After Purchasing Twitter
By: Maximus Osburn | Nov. 9, 2022

Elon Musk initially sold $8.5 billion worth of Tesla shares when the Twitter deal was confirmed.

Speculations say he did this to help pay the $44 billion price tag that Twitter came with.

Musk kept selling Tesla shares, but it was unclear how much went into the purchase of the social media platform and how much was for supporting business losses.

Regardless, he announced that Twitter saw a massive drop in revenue since he took over.

The company was also already in a financial bind before Musk's purchase, since in June they only had$2.7 billion on its balance sheet.

As of now, Tesla stocks also depreciated in value, dropping 46% this year due to supply chain problems.

Hacker Releases Medial Data
Hacker Releases Medial Data
By: Sean Frederick | Nov. 9, 2022

 

Australia's largest health insurer Medibank had client data released by an extortionist.

The company refused to pay a ransom in exchange for the personal records.

Details of around 10-million current and former customers medical information including H-I-V diagnoses and drug abuse treatments were released on the dark web.

Medibank says the information leaked was stolen last month -- and they expect the thief to continue releasing data.

Australia's prime minister stood with the company's refusal to pay the extortionist -- and says engaging in ransom payment will present more difficulties.

The theft has prompted a bill that could make companies pay more if they fail to protect sensitive data like health records.

The Australian government hopes the bill can become law this month.

Cornell Suspends all Campus Social Events
Cornell Suspends all Campus Social Events
By: Jailene Aguilera | Nov. 9, 2022

Cornell University suspended all kinds of social events due to sexual assault allegations.

Cornell's campus police issued a crime alert on Friday about at least four alleged incidents of drug-laced drinks and a sexual assault that took place between September and November.

The university says the the incidents happened at an off campus residence that is associated with the fraternities.

Ithaca Police Department is currently investigating the alleged crimes.

Stars Endorse Midterm Candidates
Stars Endorse Midterm Candidates
By: Jenilee Borek | Nov. 8, 2022

Celebrities are used to their voices being heard -- and this election has many speaking up

In L-A's race for mayor, Rick Caruso, who's running as a Democrat but was previously registered as a Republican, was endorsed by Chris Pratt, Katy Perry and Paris Hilton

Beto O'Rourke has support from Harry Styles and Selena Gomez as he tries to become Texas' Governor

Georgia's Governor candidate, Stacey Abrams, has gained support from John Legend, Kerry Washington and Sarah Michelle Gellar

Another name who's been mentioned by the likes of Cher and Jimmy Kimmel is Catherine Cortez Masto, who's trying to hold onto her Senate seat in Nevada

Important races are coming down to the wire in multiple states and celebrity endorsements can help sway people's opinion about a candidate

iPhone Factory Workers in China Offered Bonuses to Return to Work
iPhone Factory Workers in China Offered Bonuses to Return to Work
By: Alex Fodor | Nov. 8, 2022

Electronics manufacturer Foxconn is recruiting employees again after a COVID-19 outbreak in China, where the company is required to comply with the harshest COVID-19 guidelines in the world.

The company is offering bonuses of 500 yuan, which converts to $69, to employees that choose to come back to work in hopes of combatting the high demand for products.

This statement comes after Apple's expectance of a large shipment of the iPhone 14.

Foxconn is the largest iPhone manufacturer in the world and is expecting a huge spike in production as the company prepares itself for the holiday rush.

New Yorker Is Killed Fighting In The War Between Russia and Ukraine
New Yorker Is Killed Fighting In The War Between Russia and Ukraine
By: Melanie Guerrero | Nov. 8, 2022

Timothy Griffin, an American volunteer for the International Legion, was fighting alongside Ukrainians in the war where he was killed in action.

According to the legion's spokesperson, Griffin's unit was stationed on Ukraine's eastern front conducting operations when they came under attack.

The legion has not provided more details about Griffin to protect the privacy of the family, but two individuals who are aware of Griffin's death say that he was from New York and fought in the Kharkiv legion.

The International Legion is made up of thousands of foreign volunteers to help fight against the invasion.

In total, there have been approximately six deaths of American citizens during Russia's war.

Companies Use Advertising To Not Be Forgotten
Companies Use Advertising To Not Be Forgotten
By: Nelson Cruz | Nov. 8, 2022

There is no surprise for Americans about how expense the cost of living is right now.

Companies are aware that inflation impacted families' spending and saving.

Jeanine Poggi, editor of Ad Age, says companies have to keep advertising their products or they will be forgotten in the consumers mind when things get better financially.

Retailers like Kohls and TJ Maxx have started putting out ads focusing on saving while shopping.

How Midterm Elections Can Influence the US economy
How Midterm Elections Can Influence the US economy
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 8, 2022

The United States is going through a rough path in its economy as a recession is largely expected to happen soon, and midterm elections results can influence the future of the country's economy.

Some of the policies business investors should pay close attention to are:

President Joe Biden recommends a windfall tax on Big Oil companies due to their profits on high gas prices.

Debt limit might be raised once more guaranteeing there will be enough money for borrowers and for good operation of the market for U.S. Treasuries.

Money used for expanding health coverage and child care tax credits can be either used if there is a Democrat win or blocked by a Republican win.

In the same condition as the previous issue, Social Security and Medicare are topics on a limbo until one of the two parties win.

Lawmakers are not satisfied with the Federal Reserve's interest rate hiking and meaning to fight inflation.

Concerns about Biden's stock market record being the second worst since Jimmy Carter is also on the table.

Mexico 'Tecatito' Corona Ruled Out of World Cup
Mexico 'Tecatito' Corona Ruled Out of World Cup
By: Lupita Baltazar | Nov. 8, 2022

It's official, Jesus 'Tecatito' Corona will miss the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Two weeks before his country's opener against Poland.

The 29-year-old has not recovered in time after breaking his left fibula and rupturing his ankle ligaments back in August.

Although the coaching staff opted to wait for him until the last moment--Sevilla's medical services will not discharge him until December.

Head coach Gerardo Martino named a 31-man provisional squad on October 26th which he will whittle down to 26 players by November 14th.

Lunar Eclipse will Shine Bright
Lunar Eclipse will Shine Bright
By: Anthony Lopez | Nov. 7, 2022

A total Lunar eclipse will shine bright tonight.

NASA says it will commence just after midnight, once the moon enters the penumbra.

Experts believe the eclipse will be visible for more than an hour.

During the lunar event, however, the moon will be partially red and it is usually known as "Blood Moon."

The next total Lunar eclipse is set to happen on March 14th, 2025.

China Sees Halt in Economy
China Sees Halt in Economy
By: Maximus Osburn | Nov. 7, 2022


China is seeing a halt in their global economic activity.

Inflation and rising interest rates gave way to global demand, but China's exports and imports unexpectedly shrunk.

Exporting shipments shrank zero-point-three percent when it was expected to be a four-point-three percent increase from last year.

Imports also shrank zero-point-seven percent when the expectation was an increase of zero-point-one percent from last year.

There are speculations saying that the cause of supply disruptions is because of the recent COVID-19 outbreaks.

China came up with a strict COVID-19 containment policy that has weighed heavy on the economy and consequently halted its productivity.

Experts say that this can push the global economy into a recession next year.

Unions Hope for Better Labor Deals
Unions Hope for Better Labor Deals
By: Francisco Campos | Nov. 7, 2022

 

Union members are hoping new contracts are set in place to have better tentative labor deals.

The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen both had their requests of paid sick days deal denied by their membership.

This has motivated the B-M-W-E-D members to go on strike as soon as November 19th and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen to go on strike as soon as December 4th.

If any if these rail unions were to go on strike it would be a huge blow to the economy of the country as thirty percent of US freight moves by rail.

Negotiation meetings are set to continue next week.

Layoffs Cause Instability in Tech Industry
Layoffs Cause Instability in Tech Industry
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 7, 2022

Technology jobs are going through a wave of layoffs.

The U.S. economy showed in a report that 261,000 jobs were added in the month of October, even though the unemployment rate rose up to 3.7%.

Tech companies, however, are going through a wave of layoffs, causing instability in the industry.

Some examples of what is happening is:

Apple froze the hiring process to all jobs except research and development.

Amazon is no longer hiring for corporate jobs and has its shares down for almost 50%.

Meta plans on a large-scale layoff, cutting thousands of jobs from its 87,000 workforce.

Lyft is laying off 13% of its employees, due to inflation issues that made its shares go down almost 70% up to the moment in 2022.

Stripe, an online payment giant, is firing 14% of its staff.

Twitter is also going through a rough path, as CEO Elon Musk announced he is cutting off about half of its 7,500 workforce.

New Antibiotic Appears to Protect Against UTIs
New Antibiotic Appears to Protect Against UTIs
By: Nelson Cruz | Nov. 7, 2022

A new antibiotic has been found useful against urinary tract infections.

Pharmaceutical company GSK says the antibiotic is called gepotidacin.

The study was stopped early as the antibiotic seems to be very effective

Three thousand women from the trial said their symptoms stopped and the UTI causing bacteria cleared up.

GSK said they're getting ready to submit its data to the FDA for approval next year.

LAFC wins MLS Cup
LAFC wins MLS Cup
By: Lupita Baltazar | Nov. 7, 2022


LAFC wins MLS Cup in thrilling penalty shootout!

Carlos Vela and Gareth Bale protagonists in celebration of LAFC with their fans.

The game remained knotted up until the 83rd minute when Jesús Murillo's goal gave Los Angeles the lead again.

Welsh superstar Gareth Bale scored a last-gasp goal in extra time to tie the match 3-3 and send the game to penalties

The Black and gold continued with the celebrations after obtaining the first title in the history of the franchise; players and coaching staff were accompanied by their families.

And it is impossible not to celebrate, the first North American league title for a franchise that has only been in existence for five years.

LAFC gana la Copa MLS
LAFC gana la Copa MLS
By: Lupita Baltazar | Nov. 7, 2022

¡LAFC gana la Copa MLS en una emocionante tanda de penaltis!

Carlos Vela y Gareth Bale protagonistas en celebración de LAFC con su afición.

El partido permaneció anudado hasta el minuto 83 cuando el gol de Jesús Murillo volvió a poner a Los Ángeles en ventaja.

La superestrella galesa Gareth Bale anotó un gol en el último suspiro en la prórroga para empatar el partido 3-3 y enviar el juego a los penales.

Los Black and Gold continuaron con los festejos tras obtener el primer título en la historia de la franquicia; jugadores y cuerpo técnico estuvieron acompañados por sus familias.

Y es que resulta imposible no celebrar por todo lo alto el primer título de la liga norteamericana para una franquicia que tiene apenas cinco años de existencia.

Amazon Stops Hiring
Amazon Stops Hiring
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 4, 2022

Amazon is not hiring for corporate jobs now and is expected to keep this policy for months to come.

One of the reasons for it is the uncertain economic climate that the company is going through.

With the easy in the pandemic, online shopping decreased with the come back of in-person shopping.

Amazon's shares are also 45% down compared to last year.

The senior vice president of people experience and technology at Amazon, says that they will monitor the economy and business to make the right adjusts to the company.

She says that the only reason for corporate hires now is as backfills, in case current workers leave the e-commerce for better work opportunities.

Amazon is not the only tech company slowing their hires, Google-parent Alphabet, Facebook-parent Meta, Twitter, and other are also in the mix.

Beaches Closed
Beaches Closed
By: Maximus Osburn | Nov. 3, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has warned against swimming in some beaches.

This is because some have higher than normal bacteria levels.

Activities like swimming or surfing should be avoided until levels are safe.

Beaches include Hermosa, Manhattan, Redondo, Santa Monica Pier, Torrance Beach at Malaga Cove and Mother's Beach in Marina Del Rey.

Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time
By: Lupita Baltazar | Nov. 3, 2022

Did someone say extra sleep?

Ready or not--here it comes the time to turn back your clocks an hour is right around the corner.

Daylight saving time ends at two in the morning local time on Sunday November 6th.

It's possible this is one of the last times clocks fall back.

On March 15th--the U-S Senate unanimously passed the Sunshine Protection Act--a bill to make daylight saving time a year-round thing.

To become law, the bill would next have to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives and then onto President Biden's desk for approval.

If it's passed, the bill would not take effect until November 2023.

Spotify Is Going to War with Apple
Spotify Is Going to War with Apple
By: Giovanni Galvez | Nov. 2, 2022

Spotify is furious with Apple for their App Store policies charging a 30-percent tax for in-app digital services transactions.

Spotify's lead competition lawyer, Harry Clarke, says that they want to show Apple's anti-competitive practices.

The music app does not want to give up the 30-percent cut because it would mean the company could not sell audiobooks inside the iOS app, which they really want to break to.

They have been able to create workarounds that have kept them consistent within Apple's policies.

So far there hasn't been any compelling from Spotify to convince Apple to accept their features.

However, they have admitted to planning to continue publicly pressuring Apple on the matter until people understand the harmful impact Apple's policies have.

 Washington Commanders For Sale
Washington Commanders For Sale
By: Sean Frederick | Nov. 2, 2022

Snyder and his wife have hired Bank of America Securities to find potential buyers for the team, months after an oversight committee accused him of fostering a toxic workplace.

The team is valued for more than 4 billion dollars.

Former Washington Commanders player Robert Griffin the third tweeted to see if anyone wants to join him in buying the team.

He says he will allow ten random Washington Commander fans to join him in part ownership of the team without paying.

 

Florida Residents Hit with SpaceX
Florida Residents Hit with SpaceX
By: Melanie Guerrero | Nov. 1, 2022

SpaceX Falcon Heavy created a double sonic boom after its launch today.

A sonic boom happens when an aircraft or aerospace vehicle flies through the air faster than the speed of sound, resulting in a thunderous boom.

Space Launch Delta 45, the official account of Patrick Space Force Base and Canaveral Space Force Station, tweeted a noise advisory about the boom on Monday.

The rocket launched after 9:40 a.m. Eastern Standard Time from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is a part of the U.S. Space Force mission USSF-44.

According to the NASA space center, the USSF-44 will be the fourth launch for the Falcon Heavy overall, which is the most powerful rocket currently flying.

Twitter Verification
Twitter Verification
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Nov. 1, 2022

Getting the blue check on Twitter has never cost that much.

Twitter is likely to come up with a verification-by-payment function in which users would pay $19.99 monthly in exchange of the blue check mark in their profile.

For the platform users who already have the verification check, it is not clear if they will also have to pay.

Speculations say that they will have up to 90 days to comply with the new payment method or they will lose it from their profiles.

This new subscription service may impact the on existing in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand, which is Twitter Blue, a monthly subscription of $4.99 for the blue check.

This discussion came to light after Elon Musk tweeted that the verification process was being revamped.

NASA Captures Photo of Smiling Sun
NASA Captures Photo of Smiling Sun
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Oct. 31, 2022

The sun is doing more than shine, it is now smiling.

Attention everyone, the Sun also smiles.

NASA published an image of the Sun, that seems to have a happy face on it.

The photo was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory agency, which is aimed to investigate solar activity in space.

NASA explains in a tweet that the smile and two eyes on the Sun is made by dark patches, better known as coronal holes, that are regions where fast solar wind gushes out into space up to almost two million miles per hour, which can consequently cause a solar storm on Earth.

Predictions were that the storm would happen over the weekend, which could have create beautiful auroras or disrupted GPS' and created harmful currents in the power grid and pipelines.

Stock Market Rises in October
Stock Market Rises in October
By: Maximus Osburn | Oct. 31, 2022

The stock market is seeing rises in the month of October, but there are still a lot of markets on the low.

The Dow saw a slight fall but is still trending about 14% higher for this month.

In light of the Halloween festivities--one of the leading markets is candy maker company, Hershey's, which their shares are up nearly twenty-five percent this year.

Oil and healthcare stocks are also on the rise.

However, there are many investors receiving more tricks than treats.

Stocks for big tech, industrials, and other big consumer markets like Intel, Microsoft, Nike, Disney, among others, are down more than 25%.

There is a lot of struggle for the broad market as the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates and there is the fear of inflation.

Luke Bryan Responds to Criticism
Luke Bryan Responds to Criticism
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Oct. 31, 2022

Recent controversy has sparked over a recent Luke Bryan concert in Florida.

After having to postpone several of his shows in September due to Hurricane Ian- country star Luke Bryan held a charity event concert where the majority of the funds raised would go to the state's Hurricane Ian Relief Fund.

Upon doing so- he brought governor Ron DeSantis on stage in order to raise awareness--which sparked controversy due to DeSantis being a large political figure.

Luke Bryan responded to the overwhelming amount of comments made stating that he grew up in a country where if a governor asks for help from a natural disaster- people are supposed to help.

Three Potentially Dangerous Asteroids Detected
Three Potentially Dangerous Asteroids Detected
By: Emil Arakelyan | Oct. 31, 2022

Three asteroids were recently detected in the glare of the sun.

The asteroids were found within the orbits of Earth and Venus.

However, observing them through a telescope is a challenge due to the immense glare of the sun.

Astronomers attempted to bypass this issue while conducting observations during the brief window of twilight.

Both the asteroids measure at about 1 kilometer across.

An asteroid measuring 1 kilometer or larger would pose a threat to life on Earth.

One of the asteroids could be large enough to cross Earth's path but it is difficult to know when that would be.

Fungi Infections on the Rise
Fungi Infections on the Rise
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 31, 2022

The World Health Organization says fungal infections have been skyrocketing especially among hospitalized patients.

Infections started rising during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The U -N health agency conducted evidence that fungal diseases are expanding around the world due to the increases in travel as well as climate change.

A recent study published in the journal Nature estimates that of the 150,000 fungal species described, only about 200 of them are infectious to people.

Of the infectious fungal species, 19 are labeled as critical as they can be drug resistant.

These drug resistant infections cause over a million deaths per year.

There are currently only four types of antifungal medications available.

The Stories Behind California 'Ghost Towns'
The Stories Behind California 'Ghost Towns'
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 31, 2022

The California gold rush left ghost towns after its craze.

Some ghost towns in California are Calico, North Bloomfield, and Helena.

Eagle Mountain is the most recent ghost town.

It once was supporting the state's largest iron ore mine and a population of 4,000.

Most other of these locations were thriving with miners and people looking for gold.

Now these towns are barren with little to no population.

Twitter Features
Twitter Features
By: Isabella Warren | Oct. 28, 2022

Elon Musk is now officially the owner of Twitter.

The purchase is valued at forty-four-billion-dollars.

Musk said it's important to have a common area where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy manner.

Many users voiced their opinions about the new owner.

They are hoping for newer features to be added and for Musk to tackle some of the sites biggest problems.

One user suggested compensating top creators on the app.

Another asked him to remove bots.

The biggest demand by users, finally adding an edit button.

Disney Debuts First Plus-Size Main Character
Disney Debuts First Plus-Size Main Character
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Oct. 28, 2022

Disney now has its first plus-size lead character in the short film-- reflect.

It tells the story of Bianca-- a young ballerina who goes through struggles with being confident of her body type until she accepts and is happy with herself -- since in her dance class her instructor and colleagues have a different figure-- such as tight tummy and long neck.

The inspiration for the film was from its animation artist and director -- Hillary Bradfield -- due to her own issues with body positivity.

The audience reception for the trailer was divided between people who think this type of representation is important on the media and others who thinks it encourages kids to be overweight.

The short film is already available on Disney Plus.

Driver of the Big Rig
Driver of the Big Rig
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 28, 2022

Calling all young Truckers!

For the first time, students can now register for an introduction to trucking course.

It is being offered in the fall this year at Williamsport High School in western Maryland.

The class will teach students to record the odometer, check for warning lights, honk the horn and test the brakes.

It is all part of what is called the pre-trip inspection.

The American Trucking Association projects that trucking companies will need to hire nearly one-point-two million drivers over the next decade.

Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time
By: Lupita Baltazar | Oct. 28, 2022

Did someone say extra sleep?

Ready or not, here it comes the time to turn back your clocks an hour is right around the corner.

Daylight saving time ends at two in the morning local time on Sunday November 6th.

It's possible this is one of the last times clocks fall back.

On March 15th, the U.S Senate unanimously passed the Sunshine Protection Act,a bill to make daylight saving time a year-round thing.

To become law, the bill would next have to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives and then onto President Biden's desk for approval.

If it's passed, the bill would not take effect until November 2023.

Coca Cola Looking To Downsize
Coca Cola Looking To Downsize
By: Nathaniel Ward | Oct. 26, 2022

Coca Cola is looking to make smaller drinks to give people cheaper drink options.

Customers will be paying more for less, but Coke hopes to reach those that don't want to pay inflated prices for Coke's regular sized drinks.

This comes as a result of the company noticing that consumers started to spend less due to economic uncertainty and higher prices of goods.

Coke also plans to help consumers spend less by using returnable containers and being able to return empty bottles to get some of their money back.

Coke plans to have 25% of its beverages to be in returnable or refillable containers by 2030.

The soda maker also plans to create more expensive premium options for those with extra income.

European Union Rules on USB-C Chargers
European Union Rules on USB-C Chargers
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Oct. 26, 2022

The European Union created a new ruling earlier in the week in which states that smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, portable speakers, and other small technological devices should to be able to support USB-C chargers until 2024.

Apple's senior vice president for worldwide marketing, Greg Joswiak, in response to the EU ruling, says the company is obligated to comply with local laws everywhere, but the company does not think it is an environmental action or beneficial for customers.

According to the EU, however, the ruling is said to facilitated customers experience when charging different devices with the same type of charger even if they are from different manufactures.

UK Delays Budget
UK Delays Budget
By: Maximus Osburn | Oct. 26, 2022

The UK government delayed its budget by over two weeks which is beneficial to new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak for more time to address the country's economic crisis.

The government's medium-term fiscal plan will be delivered on November 17th as opposed to the original date on October 31st.

Sunak taking over office will attempt to address the quote-on-quote mistakes former Prime Minister, Liz Truss made.

Truss had a budget crash which had different ramifications on the economy--including a rise in mortgage rates.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says that the only real options to rebound from this is to cut public spending or increase taxes.

Sunak is met with these options and describes that he will have to make difficult decisions to restore the economic stability.

Kanye West Adidas
Kanye West Adidas
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 25, 2022

Adidas has officially dropped Kanye West's partnership after anti-Semitic comments.

The company put out a statement saying they don't tolerate antisemitism and any other types of hate speech.

The release of West can impact the company's income up to $246 Million dollars due to their collaboration, even though Adidas stated they are the sole owners of the designs.

Kanye will not be allowed to continue to manufacture the shoes with another company.

James Bond Car Sold
James Bond Car Sold
By: Francisco Campos | Oct. 24, 2022

The original 1964 Aston Martin D-B-5 car used by Sean Connery in the 1960's James Bond films was sold.

The Bond series has included many different cars, but this one is the most iconic.

The car, which was auctioned by Broad Arrow auction company, was expected to be sold from about 1.4 million dollars to 1.8 million dollars. However the result was of two-point-four- million dollars.

Connery had bought the car in near perfect condition.

A large amount of the profit will go to the Connery Family Philanthropy Fund.

Ant Face Close Up
Ant Face Close Up
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 24, 2022

Around the world, except in Antarctica, experts say there is an estimated 20 quadrillion ants.

Carpenter Ants are considered a species capable of chewing through wood to better engineer tunnels for its nests .

These ants can be found in trees and forests near Tauragė in Lithuania.

A close-up photo of the monstrous Carpenter Ant, taken by Lithuanian photographer Eugenijus Kavaliauskas went viral on social media.

The photo appears to show an ant with an angry expression on its face scaring social media users.

Although the photo went viral, it did not win the competition. But Kavaliauskas was recognized and honored with a distinction in Nikon's 2022 Small World Photomicrography Competition.

Online Creators Lawsuit
Online Creators Lawsuit
By: Francisco Campos | Oct. 24, 2022

A federal jury in Illinois recently awarded a tattoo artist just four-thousand dollars because her work on wrestler Randy Orton appeared in WWE video games.

Earlier this year Netflix settled a copyright lawsuit against Bridgerton fans who were profiting off their unofficial musical.

In January fashion brand Hermes sued an LA artist after he created NFT's depicting Hermes bags wrapped in fake fur.

And the Supreme Court is set to decide a case against the late Andy Warhol, whose art included a photographer's picture of Prince without permission, and published in Vanity Fair magazine.

Home Haunt
Home Haunt
By: Zena Taher | Oct. 21, 2022

A Woodland Hills neighborhood will be extra spooky this Halloween.

Twelve-year-old Elliot Arnold put together his own haunted house this year in his parents' carport.

The house features multiple rooms and a maze.

Arnold paid for the supplies himself by saving up birthday money and working odd jobs.

His 10-year-old sister is a scare actor. She walks around the maze with a machete prop.

The haunted house will be open in the evenings next Friday through next Sunday.

Taylor Swift Drops Midnights
Taylor Swift Drops Midnights
By: Isabella Warren | Oct. 21, 2022

Taylor Swift fans were up past midnight yesterday for the release of Midnights.

Midnights is Swift's tenth studio album with a run time of 44-minutes.

She also released a music video for her song Anti-Hero.

The video shows Swift running from ghosts and references her eating disorder.

Swift challenged fans to upload videos of themselves sharing traits that would make them antiheroes.

The artist says the song is all about celebrating unique traits and showcasing your true self.

Anti-hero has racked more than 2-million views already.

Chemical Recycling Rising
Chemical Recycling Rising
By: Emil Arakelyan | Oct. 21, 2022

To solve the crisis of plastic waste in our oceans, beaches, and lands, the plastics industry says we should recycle the waste chemically.

Chemical recycling is the process of breaking down plastics into liquid and gas using heat or other solvents.

The mixture can be used to make plastic pellets for new products.

Companies such as ExxonMobil, New Hope Energy, Nexus Circular, Eastman, and Encina plan to build large plastics recycling plants.

Environmental agencies say that this method is a distraction from real solutions like producing and using less plastic.

Fossil Fuel Emission Expected to Drop
Fossil Fuel Emission Expected to Drop
By: Maximus Osburn | Oct. 19, 2022

Some good news in our struggle against greenhouse gases.

It's expected that the carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels will rise less than one percent this year.

This is a substantial speculation, considering the uptick in resourcing due to the Russian war on Ukraine.

The gaps of resources were filled by the utilization of solar and wind powering.

The International Energy Agency credits the deployment of renewables and electric vehicles globally.

Without it, the emissions would likely have been much larger.

Stores Closing for Thanksgiving
Stores Closing for Thanksgiving
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Oct. 19, 2022

If you aren't thinking of Thanksgiving shopping yet, don't wait too long!

Big companies like Walmart, Target and Best Buy will be closing the stores for the holidays, a temporary measure that started in 2020 due to the pandemic.

Target announced that they will be closing the stores on holidays for good.

Speculations for the closures are because of crowding, avoid a crush of demand, and growth in online purchases.

Labor groups have also been advocating that retail workers should be with their families during festive times.

The store chains are starting their deals a little early in the season this year.

Sam's Club Prices
Sam's Club Prices
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 18, 2022

Sam's Club members listen up!

The membership prices are rising after almost a decade.

CEO of the company, Kathryn McLay, says the annual membership prices will go from 45 to $50 and plus memberships is now $110, which is $10 more expensive than its old price.

It was announced that this increase is due the company investing in technology to improve its customers shopping experience.

Walmart will start to sell over the counter hearing aids
Walmart will start to sell over the counter hearing aids
By: Francisco Campos | Oct. 17, 2022

People with little to moderate hearing loss will now be able to buy hearing aids from stores or online.

This easy access will now help people avoid the process of visiting a health professional, getting a prescription, and getting a custom hearing aid.

Prices for these hearing aids will range from $199 to $999 and are expected to save people about $2800.

Walmart plans to make them available soon in their vision centers nationwide.

FDA Is Changing What They Consider As Healthy Food
FDA Is Changing What They Consider As Healthy Food
By: Emil Arakelyan | Oct. 17, 2022


The FDA is redefining what it considers "healthy."

It would essentially disqualify popular breakfast cereals including Honey Nut Cheerios, Raisin Bran, and Special K.

The FDA's definition of healthy has not changed since 1994.

With this new definition, a food may be considered healthy if it contains at least 10% of the daily recommended value of iron, Vitamins A and C, protein, fiber, and low amounts of saturated fats, cholesterol, and sodium.

CA Bans Plastic Produce Bags
CA Bans Plastic Produce Bags
By: Isabella Warren | Oct. 14, 2022

California will be the first state in the country to ban plastic produce bags.

Stores will be required to use either paper bags or compostable bags.

This includes unwrapped foods like meats and bakery goods.

Supporters of the bill say single-use bags can end up in wastes streams and contaminate facilities.

Californians Against Waste says plastic produce bags are used for only 15 minutes and over 100 trillion bags are used a year.

The ban will take effect January 1st 2025.

Google Playstore Approves Truth Social
Google Playstore Approves Truth Social
By: Zena Taher | Oct. 14, 2022

 Donald Trump's social media app Truth Social is now available in the Google Play Store, meaning it's now available on Android devices that use the app store.

The move comes after Truth Social took steps to moderate its content more strictly.

Truth Social's current policy says content that encourages violence may result in the removal of that content or the account distributing it.

Google had previously said Truth Social could not be available in the Google Play store until it addressed threats of violence.

The company also said social media apps must have an in-app system for reporting objectionable content.

Health Officials Concerned Over Flu Season
Health Officials Concerned Over Flu Season
By: Isabella Warren | Oct. 14, 2022

US health officials are becoming concerned for this year's flu season.

An increase in cases has been reported across the country-- especially in the southeast and south-central areas.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said more than a thousand patients have been hospitalized this week.

The quarantine in 2020 caused the flu to disappear which decreased the exposure.

This means that immunity for Influenza flu is low.

Officials are now urging people to get their flu shots sooner rather than later.

American Idol Star Death
American Idol Star Death
By: Micah Hall | Oct. 13, 2022

A formal American Idol finalist known as Willie Spence(spen-ce)-- has died in a car crash at only 23 years-old

An opening report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol revealed that Spence's Jeep Cherokee was driving east along the interstate 24 in Marion County at 4pm

When he left the roadway and hit the back of a tractor-trailer that had pulled off onto the shoulder.

The report says that Spence was wearing a seatbelt during the crash.

The driver of the other truck was not injured and no charges have been filed.

Biden tours LA Metro
Biden tours LA Metro
By: Andrea Pena Reyes | Oct. 13, 2022

President Joe Biden visits Los Angeles Metro subway construction.

LA Metro extends the Metro D-- purple line-- into Brentwood.

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said LA's purple line will create more jobs and reduce traffic and pollution in the city.

LA mayor candidate Karen Bass joins Biden at the event.

Later today, Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelos will attend a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser in Brentwood.

2022 American Music Award Nominations
2022 American Music Award Nominations
By: Yuliia Zhytelna | Oct. 13, 2022

 

Nominations have been announced for the 20-22 American Music Awards.

Bad Bunny leads with eight nominations this year.

Beyoncé -- Taylor Swift and Drake have six nominations each.

Adele -- Harry Styles and the Weeknd are each up for five nominations.

Favorite rock song, favorite rock album, favorite Afrobeats artist and favorite K-pop artist have been added as new categories this year.

Starbucks and Delta Alliance
Starbucks and Delta Alliance
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Oct. 12, 2022

Starbucks is now rewarding its customers with airline mileage!

The rewards program that is known for giving clients stars, is now adding 1 mile for Delta Airlines mileage program for every $1 spent in the coffee company.

To start winning the mileage, customers need to link both of their accounts in a special website, and if it is done until December 31st, the account is rewarded with an extra 500 SkyMiles and after their first Starbucks purchase, they will receive 150 stars.

Their press released says that this alliance is between the "two of America's most highly regarded loyalty programs".

Dylan Roof Supreme Court
Dylan Roof Supreme Court
By: Melanie Guerrero | Oct. 11, 2022

Dylann Roof was convicted of killing nine people in a shooting at a Black church in 2015.

In 2017, he became the first person in the U.S sentenced to death for a federal hate crime.

In his appeal, Roof wanted the Supreme Court to decide on how attorneys and their clients handle disagreements over the use of mental illness related evidence.

The Court has not made any comment regarding their decision.

Hong Kong Nixes U.S Sanctions on Russian
Hong Kong Nixes U.S Sanctions on Russian
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 11, 2022

Hong Kong's leader John Lee stated the city will only implement United Nations sanctions after the city received a sanctioned Alexey Mordashov.

The action comes after the U-S warned their status as financial center may be affected if it becomes a safe haven for the sanctioned.

The reason for the U S getting involved, was due to a yacht named, The Nord, associated with Russian tycoon Alexey Mordashov docked in the city.

The Nord is 464.6 feet and is carrying a Russian flag.

Disney Tickets
Disney Tickets
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 11, 2022

The magic kingdom is upping their ticket prices by an average of 8%.

The genie plus program has also been increased from $20 to $25, if bought in advance.

Prices on the program may vary if bought the day of the visit.

Disney park also unveiled a Tier 0 ticket.

A Tier 0 ticket will be one-hundred-four dollars and will be valid on Disney's least crowded days.

The bump of prices has made a regular day ticket range from $144 to $179.

A park hopper day ticket is currently listed as the highest priced ticket at $244.

Breast Cancer Rates Decline
Breast Cancer Rates Decline
By: Juan Herrera Gonzalez | Oct. 7, 2022

Breast cancer rates in American woman has declined but there one race with a higher death rates.

Breast cancer death rates have declined in the U-S by 43 percent in 3 decades.

According to a new American Cancer Society Report, Black women are more likely to die from the disease.

When the data were analyzed by race, Black women had a lower incidence rate of breast cancer versus White women, but the death rate was 40 percent higher.

Rebecca Siegel, senior scientific director of surveillance research at the American Cancer

Society thinks that the reason for the higher death probability in is due to disparities in the health care system.

Kim Kardashian's Producer
Kim Kardashian's Producer
By: Emil Arakelyan | Oct. 7, 2022

Kevin Keith was arrested in 1994 for the murders of Marichell Chatman, her daughter Marchae, and Linda Chatman.

Despite there being no physical evidence that tied Keith to the crime, he was still convicted on three counts of aggravated murder.

Upon the release of the first episode, the production team reached out to Marichell's cousins  who were wounded during the shooting.

They have since said that the reality TV star did not reach out to them before releasing the podcast.

The podcast examines Keith's conviction and her attempt to prove his innocence.

U.S. Job Growth
U.S. Job Growth
By: Nathaniel Ward | Oct. 7, 2022

U.S. job growth has slowed for the second month in a row.

263,000 jobs were added in September according to the Labor Department.

This marks the lowest growth in new jobs since April 2021.

Fed Chair Jerome Powell believes the recent interest rate hikes will lead to increased unemployment.

Tech giants Google, Apple, Meta, and Microsoft have all announced layoffs or hiring freezes in the past month.

The largest job gains were in healthcare, hospitality, business services, manufacturing, and construction.

The current unemployment rate is three-point-five-percent.

Ex UCLA Gynecologist
Ex UCLA Gynecologist
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 7, 2022

Jurors will resume deliberations in the criminal case against a former UCLA campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing seven female patients.

Doctor James Mason Heaps is on trial for nine counts of sexual battery by
fraud and penetration of an unconscious person.

And with three counts of sexual exploitation of a patient.

He served as a gynecologist/oncologist, affiliated with UCLA for
almost 35 years.

Deputy District Attorney says at one time Heaps was the highest paid physician in the UC system and had treated about six-thousand patients.

More than 500 lawsuits were filed against Heaps and UCLA.

Experiments on Black Inmates
Experiments on Black Inmates
By: Zena Taher | Oct. 7, 2022

The City of Philadelphia has apologized for unethical medical experiments performed on Black inmates there. The decision comes after activists called for a formal apology.

From the 1950s through the 1970s, mostly Black inmates in Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison were intentionally exposed to various viruses and toxins.

The experiments were conducted by University of Pennsylvania researcher Dr. Albert Kligman and were mainly performed on Black men.

About 300 prisoners were exposed to viruses, fungus, asbestos and other chemical agents. Many of those men were illiterate or awaiting trial and saving up money for bail.

The University of Pennsylvania issued an apology for the experiments last year. They also removed Kligman's name from an annual lecture series and a professorship.

Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
By: Theresa Azamar | Oct. 7, 2022

A restraining order has been issued for a woman who has been stalking James Bond actor --Pierce Brosnan-- and his family -- according to his official claims.

The 55-year-old stalker was identified as Michelle Welch Mulready.

She was allegedly parked in front of Brosnan's house-- watching his family and other guests during a gathering in his home in Malibu.

The actors he called the police twice due to her stalking.

On September 28-- the sheriffs office notified Mulready about the restraining order against her.

The restraining order also set that she was looking at first for another actor -- Dick Van Dyke -- instead of Pierce Brosnan.

The complaint says she has a tattoo of Van Dyke on her arm.

Mayor Debate
Mayor Debate
By: Theresa Azamar | Oct. 7, 2022

LA Mayor candidates Representatives Karen Bass and Rick Caruso both have different ideas on how to address crime and homelessness within the city.

The two candidates gave their opinions on how they would address homelessness, up
1.7% in LA since 2020.

Caruso's plan is to prioritize building new shelter beds and expected to spend more than $20 million dollars on television ads.

Bass seeks more permanent supportive housing.

A third debate between the duo will be set next week.

Kids Mental Health
Kids Mental Health
By: Zena Taher | Oct. 7, 2022

 

The American Psychological Association estimates half of children with mental health disorders in the United States don't get treated.

According to 2020 estimates from the organization ,there are about five child or teen psychologists for every 100,000  people under 18-years-old in the U-S.

The APA says psychologists specializing in care for children tend to be concentrated in bigger towns and cities.

Rural areas are often missing those kinds of healthcare workers, four out of five counties in the U.S have no child or adolescent psychologists.

The cost of mental healthcare is also a barrier, many therapists don't take insurance.

A session can cost upwards of 100 dollars, a price some parents say they can't afford.

Russia Fines Tick-Tock for LGBTQ Content.
Russia Fines Tick-Tock for LGBTQ Content.
By: Micah Hall | Oct. 6, 2022

 Case file reveals state communications regulator-- Roskomnadzor complaining about a video posted on TikTok earlier this year.

The video violates Russian laws against promoting LGBTQ relations.

The Russian government has been making efforts to gain more control over the internet and social media.

The Tagansky District Court in Moscow issued a $50,000 dollar penalty.

National Debt Increases
National Debt Increases
By: Sonia Hiew | Oct. 6, 2022

America hit a new debt milestone on Monday.

The nation's national debt has reached a record high of thirty-one-trillion dollars for the first time.

The milestone comes at a time of historically high inflation, rising interest rates and growing economic uncertainty.

The debt's steep increase is due to the US government's borrowing spree during the Covid-19 pandemic.

US economist Alex Pelle warns that surpassing another debt milestone could be a very large problem in the future.

He says, high inflation rates are the main concern for now.

Vergara and Loeb
Vergara and Loeb
By: Andrea Pena Reyes | Oct. 6, 2022

Nick Loeb sued the Beverly Hills ART Reproductive Center.

Loeb does not want her ex-fiance, Sofia Vergara to testify in the trial.

More than a decade ago, the couple agreed to create embryos for a future family.

During the first In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) the surrogate mother of the couple could not able to get pregnant with two embryos.

They also tried a second time in November 2013.

After their separation in 2014, the center did not give options for what would happen to their embryos.

ART lawyers want Vergara to testify, but Loeb lawyers say her testimony is irrelevant.

On October 18, the judge is plan to hold a hearing to set a date for trial.

In February 2021, Vergara won a lawsuit against Loeb to have written consent from both parts to unfreeze embryos.

Kim Kardashian Pays For Crypto Scam
Kim Kardashian Pays For Crypto Scam
By: Andrea Pena Reyes | Oct. 6, 2022

Kim Kardashian settled to pay 1 point 3 million dollars to the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission.

After she shared a crypto investment story on her Instagram in 2021.

In the story, the reality show star advised her more than 3 hundred million followers to invest in Ethereum Max, a cryptocurrency token.

Also, Kim Kardashian agreed to not advertise more crypto in the following three years.

California volunteers to cut Water usage
California volunteers to cut Water usage
By: Missael Soto | Oct. 6, 2022

 

The federal government announced the Colorado River would operate in a Tier 2 shortage condition starting January following the historic drought

The California agencies are proposing to cut their annual usage of the river water by about one-hundred-thirty billion gallons

They claim that in order to make the cut -- they would need to utilize funding opportunities from the federal climate law which contained four-billion in drought relief

California is in charge of nearly sixty-percent of the lower Colorado River allotment

Sports scores October 6th
Sports scores October 6th
By: Justin Borses | Oct. 6, 2022


The Dodgers have accomplished such a feat by notching their one hundred-11tsh win in the regular season finale.

It establishes a new National League best mark which the 19-09 Pittsburgh Pirates held at one hundred-10.

The postseason starts tomorrow with the Wild Card Series.

The N-B-A preseason is underway-- but the Lakers biggest headlines are happening off the court. Star player Lebron James wants to be part of an ownership group to bring a basketball team to Las Vegas.

He has spoken to commissioner Adam Silver about the idea after he retires as a player.

The Los Angeles Chargers football logo is a bolt decal on their helmet. Well-- their running defense needs to as fast as that bolt of lightning suggests when playing the Cleveland Browns this week.

The Browns have averaged one-hundred-87 rushing yards as a team and running back Kareem Hunt has surpassed one-thousand-200 yards in each of the last two seasons.

 

 

 

Peloton cuts 12% workforce
Peloton cuts 12% workforce
By: Theresa Azamar | Oct. 6, 2022

Barry McCarthy the CEO of Peloton says the company is making the cut in hopes of positioning the struggling fitness maker to return to growth.

This is about twelve-percent of Peloton's work.

The company now has to show its recent series of strategy changes.

This includes equipment rentals and partnerships with Amazon and Hilton.

McCarthy witnessed big changes to Peleton's business model this year as the company struggled with sales.

This was after a big boom during the beginning of COVID pandemic.

Swedish Pipeline Investigation
Swedish Pipeline Investigation
By: Francisco Campos | Oct. 6, 2022

An investigative team found that the network of pipes in the Nord Stream was damaged by detonations-- which lead to the largest methane leak in history.

Although the leaks have stopped and the area is no longer closed off-- the Swedish security police investigation will continue.

Moscow and the Western nations blame each other for the damages.

Russia says that they will not be acknowledging the outcome of the investigation because they are not involved in it.

Once the investigation comes to an end-- it will determine who will be prosecuted for the sabotage.

Mexico City Hall Attack
Mexico City Hall Attack
By: Justin Borses | Oct. 6, 2022

18 people were tragically killed in the state of Guerrero, in Mexico. Former Mayor Conrado Mendoza was among those that were slain in the attack.

Deaths of prominent officials are not uncommon in the country, as the security of current President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is being sharply questioned.

Mexico's Congress is currently debating the option of having an extended police presence through 2028.

Lawmakers previously approved the transfer of the civilian National Guard to military control.

Seacrh for the Stokton's Serial Killer
Seacrh for the Stokton's Serial Killer
By: Maximus Osburn | Oct. 5, 2022

California police have released video footage of a suspect tied to six murders.

The video surveillance shows the man walking through an apartment complex in Stockton.

The suspect is linked to multiple shootings and one attempted murder.

There is no surveillance footage of actual crimes at this time.

Police put out a $125,000 reward for information leading to an arrest on the case.

Stockton police chief, Stanley McFadden, warns the public to avoid travelling alone and wandering in dark areas.

NYC Green Bodysuit Subway Gang
NYC Green Bodysuit Subway Gang
By: Maximus Osburn | Oct. 5, 2022

A squad of six women dressed in neon green bodysuits were caught on video attacking two nineteen year old girls on a New York City subway.

Police say that the attack took place at 2:00am on a Times Square subway train after there was an initial verbal dispute.

The victims were also robbed of cellphones, credit cards and wallets among other items.

The mother of one of the victims had stated that the women in green should be behind bars.

No arrests have been made and no further information has been released.

Angelina Jolie Accuses Brad Pitt of Aggression
Angelina Jolie Accuses Brad Pitt of Aggression
By: Maximus Osburn | Oct. 5, 2022

Angelina Jolie has filed a cross complaint in Los Angeles court against her ex-husband Brad Pitt concerning allegations of abuse directed at her and their children.

Jolie recounted an event that took place in 2008 on a flight from France to Los Angeles.

Jolie described that Pitt acted violently grabbing her head and shaking it, choking and striking their children and pouring beer on the family members.

Jolie filed for divorce five days after the event, however they finalized the divorce in 2019 but are still battling over custody issues.

Pitt's representative hasn't immediately responded to the case.

California Drug Bust Totals Over 4 Million Dollars
California Drug Bust Totals Over 4 Million Dollars
By: Jailene Aguilera | Oct. 5, 2022

The U-S Customs and Border Protection officers in San Diego have made one of the biggest busts in September.

A major bust of drug and ammunitions that have totaled more than four-million at its ports entry.

This followed after officers announced 11 significant seizures from September 18 to September 24.


More than one-hundred packages of methamphetamines and four packages of fentanyl were seized including two fire arms.

Officers used imaging systems and K-nine teams for their discoveries.

Kanye West White Lives Matter
Kanye West White Lives Matter
By: Jenilee Borek | Oct. 4, 2022

Kanye West is creating more controversy after wearing a "White Lives Matter" shirt at his fashion show in Paris. He wasn't the only person wearing it.

Ye and conservative commentator, Candace Owens, were photographed together with the t-shirt on.

The rapper shared his thoughts in an Instagram Story, saying that Black Lives Matter was a scam.

That story has been deleted, and Ye hasn't clarified what exactly the slogan means.

It made one notable attendee leave early though.

US to Require More Rest for Flight Attendants
US to Require More Rest for Flight Attendants
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Oct. 4, 2022

Airlines are now being required to give flight attendants a minimum of ten hours in between shifts.

Currently-- flight attendants are to be given a minimum of nine hours in between shifts-- and it is stated that the extra hour added would contribute to safety circumstances. (stated by who?)

Airlines have up to 90 days to comply after the rule goes into effect in 30 days.

Current airline rules allow flight attendants of work for up to 14 hours a day -- alongside their resting hours.

California Inflation Relief Checks
California Inflation Relief Checks
By: Melanie Guerrero | Oct. 4, 2022

The Middle-Class Tax Refund will be sent out in two different forms of payment, direct deposit or debit cards.

Individuals who filed electronically will receive their refund through direct deposit.

Those who did not file electronically, in example, people who filed a paper tax return, have received a stimulus check before, or have changed banks or accounting numbers, will receive a debit card.

Payments are expected to range from two hundred to one-thousand dollars depending on income, filing status, and the number of dependents.

UCLA Hospital Doctor is on Trial
UCLA Hospital Doctor is on Trial
By: Melanie Guerrero | Oct. 4, 2022

James Mason Heaps, a gynecologist and oncologist affiliated with UCLA hospital, is on trial for nine counts of sexual battery by fraud and penetration of an unconscious person by fraudulent representation and three counts of sexual exploitation of a patient.

The alleged crimes have expected to take place between 2009 and 2018.

Since his arrest-- more than five hundred lawsuits were filed against Heaps and UCLA, for failing to protect patients and alleging that the hospital knew about the abuse and covered it up.

UCLA facility has since outlined a series of measures being taken for student and patient safety.

U.S Airstrike Kills Leader
U.S Airstrike Kills Leader
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 4, 2022

A U.S airstrike on an al-Shabab area in Somalia has killed an extremist leader.

Abdullahi Nadir had a three million dollar bounty on his head and was inline to take charge of the group.

The al-Shabab took responsibility for the terror attacks in Somalia.

U.S Africa Command says Al-Shabab are the largest active al Qaeda network in the world, due to its will and proof of capability of threatening and attacking the US forces, security and territory.

Musicians Receive Backlash for Referencing Dahmer
Musicians Receive Backlash for Referencing Dahmer
By: Melanie Guerrero | Oct. 4, 2022

Since the release of Netflix's new true crime series "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,' Katy Perry and Kesha are being criticized by fans for inappropriate lyrics referencing the serial killer, romanticizing his crimes, and retraumatizing the family of the victims.

Perry's song Dark Horse, which features Juicy J who sings the controversial lyric, makes reference to Dahmer's crimes of consuming human bodies.

Kesha's song Cannibal also references Dahmer and his cannibalistic ways.

Since then, Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, posted a tik tok taking responsibility for writing the lyric and apologizing to the family of the victims.

Katy Perry has yet to issue any statement.

Rapper Eminem has also referenced Dahmer in three different songs, "Brainless," "Must be the Ganja" and "Bagpipes from Bagdad", but he has received a lower level of backlash compared to the two female singers.

Hurricane Ian and Its Effects on US GPD
Hurricane Ian and Its Effects on US GPD
By: Nelson Cruz | Oct. 4, 2022

Moody's Analytics economist, Laura Ratz, says Hurricane Ian may have caused 50-Billion dollars in damages.

Oxford Economics, says the economy for Florida and South Carolina are expected to go down by three and two percentage points.

The supply chain problems are not helping the issue of rebuilding the affected areas of each state either, due to the need for approximately 75-thousand parts of daily products.

Economist, Matthew Martin, wrote that the effects will be felt in industries in aerospace, health care, electronics, among others.

Tiktok Fined By Russian Court
Tiktok Fined By Russian Court
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Oct. 4, 2022

A Russian court is fining TikTok for not deleting LGBT material.

TikTok has been issued a fifty thousand dollar fine after a complaint by Russian regulators.

They're not the only one's that have faced cases like this.

WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify have all been fined by Russian courts within the last year.

They state that this kind of content breaks Russian laws and promotes radical feminism and a distorted view on traditional sexual relations.

Most Popular Halloween Candies 2022
Most Popular Halloween Candies 2022
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Oct. 4, 2022


Candy Store dot com presented the data gathered from each state-- trying to determine which exact candy is the most popular based on what has been purchased within the last fifteen years.

California ranked high in buying the most Reese's peanut butter cups-- along with Florida and Kentucky.

Whilst more unusual candies like Hot Tamales ranked high in North Dakota and Virginia.

Ukraine's Path to Join NATO
Ukraine's Path to Join NATO
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 3, 2022


On Sunday (1), the leaders of nine NATO nations from Central and Eastern Europe released a statement in support of Ukraine's path to membership in alliance.

Since 2008, NATO allies have welcomed Ukraine and Georgia's actions to join their alliance.

The news was also spread on social media platform twitter by Mykhailo Podolyak, adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Among the nations that proclaimed their support to Ukraine-, some were formerly part of the Soviet Union.

The United States is also in support of NATO's open-door policy for other countries that want to join besides Ukraine.

Neymar Jr. Is Supporting President Bolsonaro In Upcoming Brazilian Election
Neymar Jr. Is Supporting President Bolsonaro In Upcoming Brazilian Election
By: Emil Arakelyan | Oct. 3, 2022


Soccer star, Neymar Junior, has faced criticism after he voiced his support for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of the national elections.

In a TikTok video posted on Thursday, the Paris Saint-Germain forward and Brazil captain, was seen singing Bolsonaro's campaign jingle.

The endorsement from Neymar Junior came after the President visited the Instituto Projeto, a non-profit organization owned by the player.

To win the election, a candidate would need to reach 50 percent of the votes, however, that was not the case and a second-round runoff is scheduled for October 30th.

LAUSD Cyber Hack
LAUSD Cyber Hack
By: Emil Arakelyan | Oct. 3, 2022


The hackers who launched a cyberattack against the LAUSD have demanded a ransom pay after they released some of the stolen data.

The district opened a hotline for parents and staffers are concern about their personal information.

Days after the cyberattack, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho says they would not meet their demands.

The group that is responsible for the hack set a pay deadline by Monday.

Sensitive material including social security numbers, student attendance and health information may have also been leaked.

Carvalho says the demands are absurd and insulting.

NFL Neurotrauma Consultant Fired
NFL Neurotrauma Consultant Fired
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 3, 2022

The NFL Players Association has fired a consultant involved in the health evaluation of Dolphins star quarterback - Tua Tagovailoa.

Two Sundays ago the QB was displaying signs of a concussion against the Bills, but was allowed to keep playing.

Then four days later he was thrown to the ground in Cincinnati and was showing seizure-like symptoms, including his fingers splayed in different directions.

An anonymous source told ESPN the consultant was let go because they made "several mistakes" in their evaluation.

Tagovailoa say he is recovering and is looking forward to rejoining the team.

But there is no timetable for his return.

The NFL and NFLPA say they want changes to the concussion protocol.

NFL Neurotrauma Consultant
NFL Neurotrauma Consultant
By: Anthony Lopez | Oct. 3, 2022

The NFL Players Association has fired a consultant involved in the health evaluation of Dolphins star quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa.

Two Sundays ago the QB was displaying signs of a concussion against the Bills, but was allowed to keep playing.

Then four days later he was thrown to the ground in Cincinnati and was showing seizure-like symptoms, including his fingers splayed in different directions.

An anonymous source told ESPN the consultant was let go because they made "several mistakes" in their evaluation.

Tagovailoa say he is recovering and is looking forward to rejoining the team.

But there is no timetable for his return.


The NFL and NFLPA say they want changes to the concussion protocol.

Bosnians Head To The Polls
Bosnians Head To The Polls
By: Jailene Aguilera | Oct. 3, 2022

Bosnians are heading to the polls to choose between nationalist and reformists.

In Bosnia nearly 3 point 4 -million people are eligible to vote for their country's new presidency and lawmakers.

Since the end of the war in the 1990's the Balkan country has had the worst political crisis.

Separatist policies of the Serb leadership and threats of blockades by Bosnian Croats were an issue.

The polls will be open at seven in the morning and close at seven in the evening.

Results are expected at midnight.

Arson in LA
Arson in LA
By: Sonia Hiew | Sep. 23, 2022

23-year-old Carlos Diaz has pleaded not guilty to the arson at a historic South LA Church.

Diaz was charged for the fire that destroyed Victory Baptist Church on September 11.

He was also charged for another fire on the same property on September 4.

As firefighters were battling the blaze, a structure collapsed injuring three firefighters.

The fire is investigated by the multi-agency House of Worship Arson Task Force.

On October 5 there will be a hearing in a downtown L-A courtroom to determine if Diaz's case goes to trial.

FDA Responds to Baby Formula Shortage
FDA Responds to Baby Formula Shortage
By: Missael Soto | Sep. 23, 2022

 The FDA recognized that its response to the baby formula shortage was set back by outdated technology and delays.

In a ten-page report, the agency informs that the system that allows the submission of complaints from the public and stakeholders is outdated.

A total of fifteen findings, the FDA says the emergency response lacked clarity of roles.

Between programmatic and incident command standard operating procedure.

The FDA says the conditions observed were not consistent with a strong food safety culture.

Tiffany Haddish Lawsuit Dismissed
Tiffany Haddish Lawsuit Dismissed
By: Hannah Green | Sep. 23, 2022

Actress and Comedian Tiffany Haddish says she lost all her gigs after abuse claims.

Allegations of molestation against Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears were dismissed after one of the complainants filed a notice of dismissal.

The complainants were fourteen and 7 at the time Spears and Haddish allegedly had them participate in a sexually suggestive video in 2013 and 2014.

The filing Complainant expressed to TMZ that Haddish would never harm her and is glad that they can put this behind them.

Haddish says she was concerned about the kids and felt relieved that the lawsuit has been withdrawn.

Florida Teacher Removed Due to Tik-Tok
Florida Teacher Removed Due to Tik-Tok
By: Isabella Warren | Sep. 23, 2022

A teacher in Bradenton (bray-dun-tin) Florida was removed from his high school classroom after a Tik-Tok of him went viral.

The teacher appeared to be yelling at a Latino student who did not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

He is seen telling the student to go back to where he came from and asks if he's Mexican or Guatemalan.

The student replied 'I was born here.'

The Tik-Tok has received over ninety-thousand likes.

Congress Stock Trading Ban
Congress Stock Trading Ban
By: Isabella Warren | Sep. 23, 2022

A bill that would ban members of Congress from trading stocks could reach the House floor as soon as next week.

The bill would include partners and children.

It also calls for mandatory filing of financial statements and the ban of cryptocurrency trading.

Right now lawmakers only have to share the value of their trades in broad amounts.

The penalty for this act would increase from 2-hundred-dollars to 1-thousand-dollars.

Ohio Abortion Ban
Ohio Abortion Ban
By: Zena Taher | Sep. 23, 2022

Ohio's new abortion ban has already put a mother's life at risk.

Tara George was five months pregnant when tests showed her baby was in kidney failure and had heart defects.

George could carry the baby to term, but the baby would not survive and George would be risking her life.

She and her husband Justin chose to abort the baby instead.

George's doctor Mae Winchester consulted with a hospital lawyer to see what George's options were.

Because George was five months pregnant, Ohio's laws kept her from getting an abortion in her home state.

Over the course of several days, Winchester reached out to doctors in nearby states to see where George could get the procedure done.

George and her husband were able to travel to Michigan to get the abortion.

They had to pay for a hotel and miss work, losing their wages for the days they were absent.

The couple is now considering moving out of state.

LA District Distribute Overdose Reversal
LA District Distribute Overdose Reversal
By: Isabella Warren | Sep. 23, 2022

Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District will soon have Naloxone.

Naloxone is a drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid drug overdoses.

It helps restore a person's normal breathing and works for about 39 minutes.

This decision comes after multiple overdoses were reported across different high schools.

Naloxone can be used as an injection or a nasal spray.

Russian Troops Struggling
Russian Troops Struggling
By: Justin Borses | Sep. 22, 2022

The Russian military is divided amid the country's struggle in the war against Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin is giving directions to generals himself.

Intelligence intercepts allege that officers are arguing with each other about their nation's strategy.

Yesterday-- Putin announced a partial mobilization-- calling up three hundred thousand troops from the reserve list.

As of right now-- it is not clear whether the move will make any operational difference.

Celtics Head Coach Violation
Celtics Head Coach Violation
By: Justin Borses | Sep. 22, 2022

Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka has come under fire for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a female staffer.

The basketball organization considers it a violation of team guidelines, which warrants a significant suspension.

The staffer's role with the club is not clear. Udoka's job is not in jeopardy as of right now.

In his first season with the team he led them to the Eastern Conference Finals, defeating the Miami Heat.

Venezuela Violations Continue
Venezuela Violations Continue
By: Justin Borses | Sep. 22, 2022

The report says that the chain of command followed in the commission of torture, sexual violence and other cruel acts.

In an effort to suppress pushback against the government.

It continues in its rebuke involving the lack of compensation for victims.

The team drew its findings from 250 interviews and 122 victim cases.

COVID-19 Emergence v. Pandemic End
COVID-19 Emergence v. Pandemic End
By: Micah Hall | Sep. 22, 2022

Biden's comment about the pandemic coming to an end has not changed how the U.S. or other countries are reacting to COVID-19.

There isn't a clear authority that is able to decide the ending of a pandemic.

Epidemiologists see a pandemic as a disease that happens in many countries at once and affects more people than an epidemic.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says, COVID-19 remains a public health emergency in the United States.

Deforestation in Brazil Is Increasing
Deforestation in Brazil Is Increasing
By: Maximus Osburn | Sep. 21, 2022

Many in Brazil feel that a change in presidential hands away from current President Bolsonaro is eminent.

With this change, loggers and miners have been making quick work of the land as the next candidate may crack down further on regulations.

During Bolsonaro's time in office, Brazil lost 33,800 square kilometers of rainforest.

Fire rates have increased which experts conclude is the fault of humans as it is unnatural for rainforests to have so many wildfires.

Bolsonaro has been known to downplay the conditions of the environmental crisis.

UCLA Basketball Player Dies At 22
UCLA Basketball Player Dies At 22
By: Maximus Osburn | Sep. 21, 2022

Former UCLA basketball player, Jalen Hill, died after going missing in Costa Rica.

His family confirmed his death although they did not give any details about it. Instead, they asked for time to grieve.

Hill was a power forward and center, ranked number 47 nationally in his school by ESPN.

His last game was for the Bruins on January 30th, 2021, even though it was not the last game of the season.

Hill sat out his team's game against USC due to personal reasons that he described as a tough decision but that it was going to help him.

Marilyn Manson Investigation Updates
Marilyn Manson Investigation Updates
By: Maximus Osburn | Sep. 21, 2022

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is asking for more evidence in the case against singer Marilyn Manson.

There have been many allegations of sexual abuse and domestic violence against Manson.

One of these reports came from Manson's former fiancée Rachel Evan Wood.

An investigation into Manson's home was conducted in November where media devices and other items were confiscated.

Manson is suing Wood for defamation over the allegations.

Wood's attorneys say this is a meritless suit.

Number Of Millionaires Is Growing
Number Of Millionaires Is Growing
By: Beatriz Barros Felice | Sep. 21, 2022

House prices and the stock market are the main boosters of the increase in the number of rich people.

The biggest increase was in 2021 when 5.2 million people were considered millionaires, according to Credit Suisse's annual wealth report.

They also reported that among new millionaires, roughly half were from the United States.

At the end of the year, the jump in global wealth was 9.8%, meaning $463.6 trillion, which was now owned by nearly 62 million people.

The world inequity grew again, even though it was already affected by the pandemic.

Besides the coronavirus pandemic, the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the rising inflation, were also factors that helped in the increase of inequity between the wealthy one percent and the rest of the world.

LAPD Shooting
LAPD Shooting
By: Emelie Cuellar | Sep. 20, 2022

A lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles was dismissed.

The lawsuit was filed back in 20-19 by the children of Alejandro Mendez.

The seventy-year-old was allegedly shot by an LA-PD officer.

The lawsuit says Mendez was holding a pipe and appeared mentally disturbed.

Officer Ghanshym (gun-sham) Patel reported to the scene.

He allegedly had a stun gun but missed Mendez.

The L-A Superior Court Judge Yolanda Orozco ruled insufficient evidence today.

Griner Effects Russian Winter Basketball
Griner Effects Russian Winter Basketball
By: Jenilee Borek | Sep. 20, 2022


Some W-N-B-A players are changing their plans this winter.

These players are thinking twice about playing in Russia this off-season, due to Britney Griner's arrest.

In the past, players have gone over to play in Russia because they have made higher salaries than if they played in other countries.

Stars like Breanna Stewart, Jonquel Jones, and Courtney Vandersloot are going elsewhere this winter.

Safety concerns and disagreements with Griner's arrest are prompting the change.

The W-N-B-A is trying to make it more enticing for players to stay in the U.S. during the offseason between base salaries, marketing agreements, and award bonuses.

The Biden administration is still negotiating for Griner's release.

She's been sentenced to nine years in prison for bringing vape cartridges with cannabis oil through a Moscow airport.

Arizona Judge to Rule on Law
Arizona Judge to Rule on Law
By: Melanie Guerrero | Sep. 20, 2022


An Arizona Superior Court judge could rule in favor of a 1901 law that would put a ban on nearly all abortions in the state.

The ruling can happen as early as Tuesday.

Before the U.S Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe versus Wade, Arizona Legislature passed a law that would make abortions illegal after 15 weeks.

Because of the language used in the new bill and the overturn of Roe versus. Wade, Arizona's Republic Attorney General, Mark Brnovich, announced that he would try to enforce 1901 on abortion, which could mean up to a five-year prison sentence for abortion providers

Ford Is Having Supply Issues In Vehicles
Ford Is Having Supply Issues In Vehicles
By: Nelson Cruz | Sep. 20, 2022

Ford has announced that by the end of September it will leave 40,000 to 45,000 unfinished vehicles because they do not have enough supply.

The missing parts are consequences of the decrease in the global supply chain that has been slowing down the car industry.

The car company estimates the cost of supplies will go up to one Billion dollars.

Ford says they will ship a portion of SUVs without chips, but they plan to add them in the future.

Ghana Declares End of Virus Outbreak
Ghana Declares End of Virus Outbreak
By: Melanie Guerrero | Sep. 20, 2022

On Monday, Ghana's president's office announced the end of the Marburg virus outbreak.

The Marburg virus is a highly infectious disease that is similar to Ebola.

According to the World Health Organization a high fever, severe headaches, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and cramping are only a few of the symptoms of Marburg.

The outbreak was confirmed on July 17th by Ghana's government.

Three cases were confirmed two of which were fatal and the third was asymptomatic and recovered.

This is the second time a Marburg outbreak hit West Africa. The first case of the virus was reported on 2021 in Guinea.

Sports Roundup
Sports Roundup
By: Nelson Cruz | Sep. 20, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamond Backs 5-2.

Clayton Kershaw served up 10 strikeouts.

The Dodgers continue to add to their impressive 102-44 record.

Although baseball is flourishing on one side of Los Angeles, on the other not so much.

The Los Angeles Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners nine to one, causing them to be eliminated from the playoffs for the eighth straight season.

Monday Night Football had a doubleheader with the Bills versus Titans, and Eagles versus Vikings.

The Bills overpowered the Titans with a final score of 41-7.

The Eagles defeated the Vikings 24-7.

L.A Residents Water Outdoors Again
L.A Residents Water Outdoors Again
By: Nelson Cruz | Sep. 20, 2022

The pipeline is fixed and Los Angeles County residents can go back to watering their lawns.

The water restrictions started on September sixth due to a leaking pipeline.

The Water District stated people can go back to limited outdoor watering. keeping in mind there is a drought going on.

 

Republican Attorney General Wants to Track Gun Purchases
Republican Attorney General Wants to Track Gun Purchases
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Sep. 20, 2022

The Republican attorney general of 23 states has a warning for major credit card companies wanting to track gun purchases.

According to the Wall Street Journal, this letter argues that the data gathered from these purchases will be used for malicious intent.

Every average American using a credit card, have special codes based on where the transaction was made.

The attorney general wants gun stores to have their own unique code based on these criteria.

Georgie Political Race Plans
Georgie Political Race Plans
By: Melanie Guerrero | Sep. 20, 2022

Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee for governor in Georgia, plans to center her campaign on protecting abortion rights in the state.

Abrams plans to tackle a 2019 law signed by her Republican opponent, Governor Brian Kemp, which makes abortions illegal at the first sign of cardiac activity, which is about six weeks in the pregnancy.

Meanwhile, Kemp plans to use inflation as his main campaign point.

According to his campaign spokesman, Tate Mitchell, Kemp plans to focus on Georgian's relief from 40-year inflation through tax relief and creating economic opportunities.

Anxiety Screening Is Now Recommended For Adults
Anxiety Screening Is Now Recommended For Adults
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Sep. 20, 2022

The United States task force is now proposing to screen for anxiety in adults.

This is not a final proposal, however, it is opening up a public comment period.

They are portraying anxiety as being characterized by greater duration or intensity of a stress response over everyday events.

These screening tools are already available for adults over the age of 19 that aren't already diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

Biden Is Hopeful About Inflation
Biden Is Hopeful About Inflation
By: Jenilee Borek | Sep. 20, 2022

President Biden says the government is going to "get control of inflation" before the U.S. economy goes into a recession.

The President is remaining optimistic about the U.S. economy despite inflation being at a historical high.

The pandemic, supply chain issues, and the war between Russia and Ukraine have highly impacted U.S. inflation.

Levels haven't been this high since the early 1980s.

The August report of the Consumer Price Index, shows a decline in inflation for the second month in a row, after June when there was a historical high.

Food and shelter prices haven't dropped as much as energy prices.

Some are concerned that the Fed's increased interest rates will put the U.S. into a recession.

President Biden says he doesn't believe the economy will lose the gains that have been made so far.

MagicBand Is Now Coming to Disneyland
MagicBand Is Now Coming to Disneyland
By: Aleeya Fitzgerald | Sep. 20, 2022

Attention Disney fans because MagicBands is coming to Disneyland this fall!

It has been nearly a year since Disneyworld Orlando debuted them within their park.

MagicBands are set to come to life during California Adventure's World of Color and during the Disneylands Fantasmic show.

It will provide guests with a way to enter the parks hands-free.

The band is rechargeable and waterproof, can also be paired to your phone to customize it.

Prices for these bands start at thirty-four ninety-nine and are available for purchase within a few months.

Adnan Syed's Case Gets Request From Prosecutor
Adnan Syed's Case Gets Request From Prosecutor
By: Jenilee Borek | Sep. 20, 2022


A Maryland judge granted the prosecutor's request in the case against Adnan Syed this week.

Prosecutors in Baltimore, Maryland were successful at getting the judgment against Adnan Syed vacated after telling the judge they were no longer confident in the integrity of the conviction

The case resurfaced in the public eye when the "Serial" podcast raised doubts about Syed's conviction while becoming the most-downloaded podcast of all time.

Syed was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison following the death of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 1999.

He continued to claim that he was innocent over the years

Now, prosecutors have said new evidence has become available for them to investigate

Lee's brother is not against the release but says he feels blindsided and betrayed by the prosecution.

China Youth Unemployment
China Youth Unemployment
By: Nathaniel Ward | Sep. 19, 2022

Nearly one-in-five urban youth in China are unemployed.

Twenty million people from the ages of 16 to 24 are out of work in the country.

The 18.7% youth unemployment rate is among the highest the country has ever seen.

The biggest culprit of China's economic issues stems from its strict Zero Covid Policy.

As the world learns to deal with covid-19 with more relaxed restrictions, China continues to shut down large cities with even a small rise in cases.

Just this month alone 74 Chinese cities were on full or partial lockdown, affecting over 313 million people.

A record high 10.7 million students graduated college this year as the Chinese government is trying to jumpstart its economy by offering tax incentives and loans.

Former Nascar Driver Spreads Autism Awareness
Former Nascar Driver Spreads Autism Awareness
By: Anthony Lopez | Sep. 19, 2022

 

Former NASCAR Driver,  Armani Williams,  wants to spread autism awareness and inclusivity.

As one of the very few Black drivers, he is not shy to publicly open up about his autism.

Williams states that he wants to show everyone that his disability can be used as a strength rather than a weakness.

At the age of 16, he competed in the ARCA Menards Truck Pro Series finishing as the best-ranked Black driver in both the series and the championship race in 2016.

Williams made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut as the third-highest tier in the sport's series, finishing in the 21st position of the race.

He is currently attending Oakland University in hopes of pursuing a mechanical engineering degree.

Kelly Clarkson Unveils Hollywood Star
Kelly Clarkson Unveils Hollywood Star
By: Lupita Baltazar | Sep. 19, 2022

Kelly Clarkson is adding to her list of accomplishments.

The singer will be unveiling her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The ceremony will take place in front of Ovation Hollywood, next to the Dolby Theater where Clarkson won the first season of American Idol.

Since winning the show, Clarkson has sold more than 25 million albums and has won three Grammys.

The singer is also the host of The Kelly Clarkson Show.

Simon Cowell will be joining her at the ceremony.

The unveiling will be streamed on the Walk of Fame's website.

Nicotine Gummies
Nicotine Gummies
By: Nathaniel Ward | Sep. 19, 2022

Nicotine gummies are increasing in popularity and health officials are worried that they may end up in the hands of children.

The nicotine gummies are colorful and come in sweet fruit flavors like pineapple and cherry.

The gummies contain one milligram of nicotine, an amount toxic to small children.

The products are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and are being sold illegally.

FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf warns that nicotine gummies are a public health crisis waiting to happen among minors.

Beaches Closed
Beaches Closed
By: Maximus Osburn | Mar. 11, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has warned against swimming in some beaches.

This is because some beaches have higher than normal bacterial levels.

Activities like swimming or surfing should be avoided until levels test safely.

These beaches include Hermosa Manhattan Redondo Santa Monica Pier Torrance Beach at Malaga Cove and Mother's Beach in Marina Del Rey.

Vladimir Putin Announces Partial Mobilization
Vladimir Putin Announces Partial Mobilization
By: Jailene Aguilera |

On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin, declared immediate partial mobilization of the citizens of Russia.

The Defense Minister of Russia, Sergei Shoigu, announced that the country will call up to 300,000 reservists.

Putin declared in his speech indicating the various means of destruction if Russia is being threatened Ukraine.

This announcement is a follow-up on shortages of manpower and following the amendments of Russia's law on military service earlier in the week.

Penalties that are related to military service or any violation of military order or martial law will be raised.

Kim Kardashian Pays For Crypto Scam
Kim Kardashian Pays For Crypto Scam
By: Andrea Pena Reyes |

Kim Kardashian settled to pay 1 point 3 million dollars to the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission.

After she shared a crypto investment story on her Instagram in 2021.

In the story, the reality show star advised her more than 3 hundred million followers to invest in Ethereum Max, a cryptocurrency token.

Also, Kim Kardashian agreed to not advertise more crypto in the following three years.

Peloton cuts 12% of Workforce
Peloton cuts 12% of Workforce
By: Micah Hall |

Barry McCarthy the CEO of Peloton says the company is making the cut in hopes of positioning the struggling fitness maker to return to growth.

This is about twelve-percent of Peloton's work.

The company now has to show its recent series of strategy changes.

This includes equipment rentals and partnerships with Amazon and Hilton.

McCarthy witnessed big changes to Peleton's business model this year as the company struggled with sales.

This was after a big boom during the beginning of COVID pandemic.

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Aron
Bender


Aron Bender is a professor in the Journalism Department at his alma mater, Cal State Northridge. He’s been on the faculty since 2013. After graduating from CSUN in 2001, Professor Bender worked at radio stations KMPH in Fresno, WIOD in Miami, and KFI in Los Angeles. In addition to teaching the next generation of broadcast journalists, he’s a Girl Dad of two daughters, and hosts The Aron Bender Podcast and The Santa Clarita Valley Signal News Podcast. During his award-winning career, Aron has driven through hurricanes and wildfires, and helped start Biloxi-Gulfport's first news-talk station after the region was decimated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He just started playing golf in 2021, is vegan-ish, and hopes to attend his first music festival abroad in 2022.

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Ben
Davis


Benjamin A. Davis is a board member emeritus on the Princeton Prize in Race Relations at Princeton University. He served on the launch team for MSNBC.com as an Interactive Producer/editor, was the Washington Editor for NPR and a former Executive Producer for NPR’s Special Projects department. He also served on the Assignment Desk for ABC News in New York and was a CBS reporter at WBTV News in Charlotte, N.C. In 1992 he was the inaugural Burton R. Benjamin Fellow at the University of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellowship in Journalism. Ben has won numerous awards for journalism, including two Alfred I. duPont awards for broadcast – one for reporting and the other as Executive Producer. He created a writing model, that builds on the century-old analog-based Inverted Pyramid, called the Digital Media Pyramid about which he wrote the e-book, “The Digital Media Pyramid: A Guide for 21st Century Bloggers, Reporters and Citizen Journalists.” Ben graduated from Whittier College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and studied international relations at the University of Copenhagen. He taught journalism at Rutgers University and at Florida A&M University before coming to CSUN.



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