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Support Local Animals Up For Adoption

Support Local Animals Up For Adoption

September 18, 2019

The Austin Animal Center welcomes 15,000 animals each year, making them the largest No-Kill animal shelter in the United States. The shelter has a 98 percent live outcome rate compared to the 71 percent...

Hurricane Dorian Devastates U.S. Coastline

Hurricane Dorian Devastates U.S. Coastline

September 8, 2019

During the first week of September, Hurricane Dorian made its way through a chunk of the Atlantic coast leaving millions of citizens in need of aid, support, and safety. On Sunday, Sept. 1st, Dorian struck the nort...

Icelandic Glacier Melts Due to Climate Change

Icelandic Glacier Melts Due to Climate Change

August 29, 2019

Scientists recently bid farewell to the first glacier lost in Iceland, pleading others to observe and take action against these threatening situations. This marked the first time that a glacier had been ex...

Everything You Need to Know About The Hong Kong Protests

Everything You Need to Know About The Hong Kong Protests

August 27, 2019

Clad in surgical masks and clutching umbrellas, protesters have occupied the streets of Hong Kong for close to three months now. They signify the only resistance against a government accused of encroac...

Literary Legend Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Literary Legend Toni Morrison Dies at 88

August 14, 2019

Nobel and Pultizer prize esteemed author and icon Toni Morrison passed away on Aug. 5 at the age of 88. Morrison left behind a legacy encompassing African American tradition interwoven with culture and his...

USWNT Dumps France Out Of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2-1

USWNT Dumps France Out Of 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup 2-1

June 29, 2019

In one of the most important matches of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the United States and host country France squared off in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday, June 28 at the Parc des...

Liverpool Downs Tottenham 2-0 To Win UEFA Champions League Final

Liverpool Downs Tottenham 2-0 To Win UEFA Champions League Final

June 1, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, English club Liverpool F.C. won the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League final, taking down fellow England side Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 2-0 in Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, with goals for...

Denver Decriminalizes Psychedelic Mushrooms

Denver Decriminalizes Psychedelic Mushrooms

May 14, 2019

Six years since the revolutionary decree to legalize marijuana in Colorado, Denver has now voted to decriminalize hallucinogenic psilocybin mushrooms. While criminal penalties for drug use have decreased con...

Texas Sen. Larry Taylor Unveils New School Finance Bill, Adding $5,000 Teacher Pay Raise

Texas Sen. Larry Taylor Unveils New School Finance Bill, Adding $5,000 Teacher Pay Raise

April 25, 2019

After a long wait, the Texas Senate has finally unveiled a thorough proposal for how to tackle school finance and school property tax reform — bringing back several ideas the House already nixed. State...

First Visible Image of a Black Hole Proves Scientific Theory

First Visible Image of a Black Hole Proves Scientific Theory

April 15, 2019

Researchers have at last captured the first visible image of a black hole, officially confirming Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity and the existence of such gravitational forces. This theory, which was ...

Everything You Need To Know About The Mueller Report

Everything You Need To Know About The Mueller Report

April 1, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finally completed his investigative report into possible collusion from President Trump with Russian Officials during the 2016 election. Attorney General William Barr w...

With Texas Homecoming, Beto O’Rourke Gets Opportunity to Reassert Home-State Strength

With Texas Homecoming, Beto O’Rourke Gets Opportunity to Reassert Home-State Strength

March 29, 2019

Beto O'Rourke is making his 2020 debut this weekend in Texas — and seizing an opportunity to shore up his home-field advantage as the state begins to draw serious attention from his rivals. After ...