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Good afternoon! Once again, here are a few summaries of the latest headlines from English-language news publications around the world. The stories come to us courtesy of Freedom Forum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit:
On July 29th, 1954, J.R.R. Tolkien published The Fellowship of the Ring, the first of a three volumes series, epic novels, which took place ...
Happy Sunday! Today's headlines take a look at what is currently happening around the country. New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut continue to battle it out on how federal money for transit will be divided amongst the three states, NYC implements pop up sites for teens ages 13-17 in hopes to drive up the number of vaccinated children returning to school in September, like many other states Connecticut has seen a rise in COVID related hospitalizations and are considering revisiting travel restrictions, As Californians more to Texas reasons why the grass is not always greener on the other s...
Good evening and here is another installment of our Daily News From Around the World, highlighting a few of today’s headlines from English-language publications around the globe. As always, the headlines come to us courtesy of Freedom Forum’s
  Growing up in the Central Valley of California with family farmers, there was never a shortage of fresh summer fruits and vegetables. My memories of golden, dusty summer days at my grandmother’s farmhouse are filled with plump grapes and juicy ripe peaches. All of our favorite summer eats have a story—from the domestication of your corn on the cob, to the agave that made the tequila in yo...
Happy Sunday! Today's headlines take a look at what is currently happening around the country.  Percentages of those who fall below the poverty line in New Jersey have steadily been rising, child tax credits hit many New York families bank accounts on Thursday, COVID cases steadily rise in Connecticut leading to fears of a winter surge, although peaceful during their most recent Gold Cup game Mexico fans remain on thin ice due to homophobic chants, and in an effort to get young people vaccinated in Alabama the state has launched a Tik Tok competition. These headlines of daily news are court...
Good morning and here are a few of today’s headlines courtesy of Freedom Forum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit:The New York Times, Published in New York, NY
On July 15th, 2006, Twitter launched. A microblogging and social networking service, Twitter was created by technology entrepreneurs Jack Dorsey, Noach Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and is considered the SMS (short message service) of the Internet, with over 330 million active users per month. Users range from presidents to musicians, journalists to teachers, actors to athletes. As of June 2021, former President Barack Obama became the...
Happy Sunday! Today's headlines take a look at what is currently happening around the country. New Jersey nursing homes left in financial crisis due to covid, full details of NYC’s academic recovery plan finally emerge, Richard Branson makes a trip to space, flooding in Texas cities has bought wildlife out of their natural homes, and Alabama requires summer school literacy programs for students with reading deficits. These headlines of daily news are courtesy of Newseum. 
Good afternoon and here are a few of today’s headlines from English-language publications around the world brought to us by Freedom Forum’s “Today’s Front Pages” exhibit:The New York Times, Published in New York...