News Brief (Sept. 23 to Oct. 2)

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Monday, Sept. 23

Monday marked the beginning of Fall, also know as the Autumnal Equinox.

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders at a United Nations climate summit on Monday, saying, “How dare you pretend that this can be solved with just ‘business as usual?'”

 

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Tropical Storm Karen hit Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 25

In Bolivia, environmental groups warned Wednesday that more than 2 million wild animals, including jaguars and pumas, have died as fires continue to ravage the country’s grasslands and forests.

 

Thursday, Sept. 26

National Pancake Day

The ongoing climate crisis is driving Mont Blanc Glacier toward collapse.

 

Friday, Sept. 27

The Morton Ranch High School Mavericks played the James E. Taylor High School Mustangs at the annual Homecoming game, where the Mavericks lost 28 to 31.

President Trump faces the biggest political crisis of his career, after the publication of bombshell complaint accusing the president of abusing his power for personal gain.

 

Saturday, September 28

MRHS students attended the Homecoming Dance. Jaden Diaz and Stephanie Gomez were crowned king and queen.

Climate activists occupied Senate leader Mitch McConnell’s office.

 

Sunday, Sept. 29

The first day of Rosh Hashanah, a Jewish holiday, was observed.

 

Monday, Sept. 30

Sixth GOP House member from Texas announced plans to leave Congress.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Houston Astros short stop Carlos Correa donated $10,000 to the family of slain Houston Sikh deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal.

Indonesia cancelled plans to ban tourists from Komodo Island.

 

 Wednesday, Oct. 2

Group launched a petition to ban Drag Queen story time at Houston libraries.

 

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