Carly Fiorina emerges in second GOP 2016 Debate, Trump remains on top
The top eleven GOP candidates, according to CNN’s most recent poll, debated at Ronald Reagan’s Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California Wednesday evening.
U.S. Open concludes
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic won his second U.S. Open title in New York City Sunday, beating out the legendary Swiss Roger Federer.
EU nations tighten borders against migrants
Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, and the Czech Republic have all increased border security against the growing stream of refugees fleeing westward from Syria. European Union leaders agreed Monday to resettle 120,000 asylum seekers throughout Europe.
Conservative Australian PM ousted
60-year-old former investment banker Malcolm Turnbull took the oath of office as Australia’s Prime Minister Tuesday after conservative former Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s leadership was challenged in a party election for the second time in seven months. Abbott had been in power since 2013.
Michigander contracts Bubonic Plague
For the first time in Michigan’s public health history, a resident of Michigan has contracted life-threatening bubonic plague, officials confirmed Monday. The Marquette County resident contracted the disease on a recent trip to Colorado.