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Starbucks: Hold The Straws

Starbucks: Hold The Straws

On July 9th Starbucks took a monumental step towards reducing plastic pollution. Starbucks announced that by 2020 all stores will phase out single use plastic straws. Starbucks which has always openly advertised its commitment towards sustainable solutions. Starbucks instead has replaced single use straws with a new lid that can be described as an “adult

U.S. France, and Britain Bomb Syria In Response To Chemical Attack

On Tuesday, April 4th, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against civilians outside Damascus, killing at least 42 adults and children. After this happened, President Trump reacted by promising to exact a “big price” on the Assad regime. Later, the U.S. and allies discussed how to respond to such an attack and on Friday, April

Puerto Rico Update

The Category 3 storm (Hurricane Maria) still has maximum winds of 125 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The core of the storm was about 115 miles northeast of the southeastern Bahamas at 5 p.m. on Friday afternoon. Puerto Rico still didn’t have power Friday and they might have no electricity for months. The storm

Self Driving Uber

On Tuesday March 20th, self-driving uber testing came to a halt because the uber hit and killed a 49 year old woman named Elaine Herzberg. Ms. Herzburg was crossing the street when the uber came approaching, and there was a  human in the car but it was on self driving mode and could not do

Malala: The Girl on Fire

Malala Yousafzai is a women’s education activist, from Pakistan, who first made headlines in 2008 when she delivered a speech protesting the Taliban, after they took away women’s rights to education. Two years later she came back into the eye of the media when she was stopped on her ride home from school and shot

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