News Brief (4/29 to 5/6)

Monday, April 29

-John Singleton, “Boyz n the Hood” director, passed away at 51.

Tuesday, April 30

-A shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte left two dead, more injured.

Wednesday, May 1

-Millions of bees died after bee hives were set on fire by arsonist.

Thursday, May 2

-Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca actor from the “Star Wars” films, passed away at 74.

Friday, May 3

-It was found that there is zero risk of HIV infection for gay men receiving treatment.

Saturday, May 4

-Boeing 737 at Guantanamo Bay slid off runway into water.

-A plane with 150 passengers crashed in Florida river.

Sunday, May 5

– Cinco De Mayo, celebrating Battle of Pueblo, is observed throughout the United States.

Monday, May 6

-The holy month of Ramadan started today for Muslims around the world.

-Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed the birth of their first child, a boy.

-The annual Met Gala in New York City brought out designers and celebrities dressed to the theme of this year’s festivities, “Camp”.

-Senior and valedictorian Frederica Kizek, along with members of the swim team, were on the local news. Kizek was being honored for her academic achievements.