Fiery Protest in Hong Kong
Ongoing anti-government protests have caused turmoil in Hong Kong. The protests which began in June have now stretched into months of turmoil which show no signs of abating. They threaten the existence of democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Read about the protest timeline here.
Prince Andrew Makes a Mess
It was a bad weekend for the English royal family. Prince Andrew finally talked to the press about his "friendship" with financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and the interview left most viewers thinking he should have just kept his stiff upper lip shut about it. Almost everyone who watched was in agreement that Prince Andrew came off without remorse and failed to clear his name from the stench associated with the Epstein scandal.
Another School Shooting
Santa Clarita High School.
3 students dead, including the shooter. Three students were injured.
Read this poem a high school student wrote about the shooting here.