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Tiger Population Skyrockets in Nepal, Overshooting Goal

Tiger Population Skyrockets in Nepal, Overshooting Goal

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

On World Tiger Day (July 29) of 2022, Nepal proudly announced its count of wild tigers in the country. With a total of 355 individual tigers, Nepal’s tiger population has increased an immense 190% since...

Newly Graduated Doctor Daughter Surprised With Billboard

Newly Graduated Doctor Daughter Surprised With Billboard

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

When Kristine Smalls met her family and friends for a gathering to celebrate the earning of her doctorate, the last thing she expected to see was a giant image of her face, plastered on a billboard nearby....

2022 Global Happiness Report Reveals Top 10 Happiest Nations

2022 Global Happiness Report Reveals Top 10 Happiest Nations

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

  In the spring of 2022, the 10th annual World Happiness Report was released, presenting data on not only the happiest countries globally but also some of the reasons behind heightened happiness....

Runner Submits Application for Joggling Guinness World Record

Runner Submits Application for Joggling Guinness World Record

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

Michael Bergeron, a Canadian runner, recently submitted evidence to Guinness, hoping to be recognized for his new, although unofficial, record for the fastest 10-kilometer joggling. Breaking the word down,...

Florida Attorney Wins Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Competition

Florida Attorney Wins Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Competition

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

Ernest Hemingway, famous for novels including For Whom the Bell Tolls, was an influential writer on 20th-century literature, but few would expect his legacy to be honored by a look-alike contest, especially...

Inflation Reduction Act Represents Substantial Efforts to Reduce Climate Change

Inflation Reduction Act Represents Substantial Efforts to Reduce Climate Change

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

After over a year of effort from Senate Democrats, the Inflation Reduction Act has finally been passed along partisan lines in both the Senate and House of Representatives. Following a deal between Democratic...

Brittney Griner Sentenced in Russia, but Still Hope for Release

Brittney Griner Sentenced in Russia, but Still Hope for Release

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

Detained in the Moscow airport on February 17, 2022, shortly before war broke out between Russia and Ukraine, Brittney Griner concluded her trial around six months later, the sentence of which was surprising...

Wisconsin Midterm Primary Election Results

Wisconsin Midterm Primary Election Results

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

Every four years in August, Wisconsin holds primary elections for a range of different jobs, both within the state and nationally, just about halfway through the presidential election cycle. Up for grabs...

California Wildfires Burn With Dry Climate Conditions

California Wildfires Burn With Dry Climate Conditions

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

Wildfires in California and the Western United States are a common occurrence, especially over the summer and fall months, but 2022 has already been a particularly dangerous year, with several large fires...

COVID-19 Update for the U.S. and MMSD

COVID-19 Update for the U.S. and MMSD

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

Unlike students taking time off from school this summer, COVID-19 did not take a break, instead remaining a constant threat, one which experts and scientists are continuing to combat with the release of...

Global Food Crisis Continues Despite Ukrainian Shipment

Global Food Crisis Continues Despite Ukrainian Shipment

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

On Monday, August 1, 2022, the Razoni, a Ukrainian ship carrying over 26,000 tons of corn, departed the port of Odesa in the Black Sea. With its destination being the port of Tripoli in Lebanon, this shipment...

Manchester City Defeats Bayern Munich at Lambeau Field Exhibition Match

Manchester City Defeats Bayern Munich at Lambeau Field Exhibition Match

Jonathan Buscher August 25, 2022

On a shortened pitch at Wisconsin’s own Lambeau Field, two of the top European teams, Bayern Munich and Manchester City, champions of both Bundesliga, and the Premier League respectively, faced off in...

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