Historic Boston Marathon in the Books, Will be Remembered for Years

On Monday, despite the dreary rainy weather, the Boston Marathon took place and it was one to remember. This year’s marathon became particularly important as this is the first time that an American woman won the marathon. Desiree Linden, going into the race, did not expect to win and even considered dropping out because she wasn’t drinking enough fluids. However, she persisted and created a historic moment for the 33rd edition of the Boston Marathon, finishing the race first in 2 hours, 39 minutes and 54 seconds. She described her…

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Tax Burdens from Bitcoin Leaves Doubt

The $20 billion downfall of Bitcoin can be due to the selling of $1 billion Bitcoin. Once again, investors are startled by the sudden fluctuations of the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. There is finally a valid explanation that can account for the sudden drop of Bitcoin. Forbes has recently communicated good news to the investors of cryptocurrencies. Within a mere twenty-four hours and less, the most prominent cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has exceeded a thousand dollars in growth. On Thursday, bitcoin has seen a vast improvement surpassing eight thousand dollars, from an initial $6,900.…

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Prison Riot in South Carolina Turns Deadly, Seven Left Dead

On Sunday night, April 15th, a riot broke out in a maximum-security prison in South Carolina, leading to the death of seven inmates and left seventeen injured. The riot began at around 7:15 p.m. at the Lee Correctional Institution. Amongst the inmates are some of the most violent, longest-serving criminals of the state. The riot was not pacified until almost 3 a.m. the next morning. The riot was described as “multiple inmate-on-inmate altercations”. Within the institution, there are about 1,500 male inmates and it’s about 40 miles east of the…

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Racial Debate Rages over Kansas City Naming Street Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

There has been increasing contention on the connotation of Martin Luther King “Boulevard” or “Drive” as, despite the great sentiments of peace, equality and unity that is embodied behind his name, these streets in many cities are oftentimes associated with poverty and crime. This debate is especially vehement in Kansas City, as it has yet to name a street after Dr. Martin Luther King. Recently, there has been a proposal from the coalition of local black leaders for one of the oldest boulevards of the city to be named after…

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Six Lives Lost From Plane Crash in Arizona, What was the Cause?

An accident occurred on Monday evening and killed 6 people Another accident has happened this week, snatching away innocent lives. Officials have addressed the accident as a plane crash, nonetheless, the reason behind the crash, if any, has not been announced as of yet. It seems like, modern technology has once again, failed us. Just this Monday, a tragic accident took away six precious lives in Arizona. All six of them were on board a single-engine plane that had departed at 8:45 in the evening from the Scottsdale Airport within…

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