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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....

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...

The Latest Ukraine vs. Russia Controversy

The Latest Ukraine vs. Russia Controversy

Ava Kahn August 25, 2022

The destructive war between Ukraine and Russia has been ongoing for months now and continues to be a major problem. There are a few main events occurring at this time. Ukraine and Russia have accused...

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...

The Monkeypox Outbreak

The Monkeypox Outbreak

Ava Kahn August 25, 2022

Monkeypox is a viral disease that has been spreading throughout the United States and Europe since May of 2022. Monkeypox is spreading fairly quickly considering as of August 12, 2022, there are 31,799...

Holodomor: How Stalin Starved Ukraine to Death

Holodomor: How Stalin Starved Ukraine to Death

Vince Kim August 25, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine, setting off a war that has been going on for six months as of August 25. Following the increasing tensions from the annexation of Crimea in...

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