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Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 29, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Prince Dies If you are on social media, or simply paying attention at all in the past couple of weeks, you are likely quite aware that the musician named Prince died. Tributes to the musician in the shape of massive dance parties across the country, cover songs by famous musicians on tours, and clips of the […]

City-wide Eco-Efforts
Apr 29, 2016

City-wide Eco-Efforts

Two years ago, btw brought you some facts about the history of Earth Day. This year, we recognize the holiday with a look at the efforts of some cities across the country toward becoming more environmentally conscious while keeping costs (to both businesses and taxpayers) reasonable. San Francisco, California As a large coastal city, San […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 25, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Celebrating Jackie Robinson As baseball season ramps up into full gear, Major League Baseball celebrated the 69th anniversary of legendary player Jackie Robinson’s first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Since 2004, on April 15, every current player in the league substitutes his own number for Robinson’s (42). Beyond his talent, his legacy is important because […]

Explaining the Panama Papers
Apr 22, 2016

Explaining the Panama Papers

Earlier this month, confidential files from a law firm called Mossack Fonseca were made public. The documents, collectively called “the Panama Papers,” were leaked by an anonymous source to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), who shared them with various news organizations. This week, btw breaks down the basics, offers a comparison of other […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 17, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Trump Campaign Manager Charged Last month Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, was charged with one count of “simple battery.” The charge stems from an incident at a March campaign rally in Jupiter, Florida. A reporter named Michelle Fields was allegedly asking Trump a question in a crowd of people and was grabbed and shoved […]

Read My Lips* – Talking Taxes
Apr 15, 2016

Read My Lips* – Talking Taxes

It’s that time of year again, when people scramble to get receipts and tax returns to accountants (or the numerically-savvy), and numbers and letter combinations like “W2″ and “1040” enter casual conversations. In recognition of Tax Season, btw takes a look back at some history of taxes in the United States. New Nation, Old System […]

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Obama In Cuba
Apr 5, 2016

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Obama In Cuba

It’s been more than a year since btw brought you news of President Obama’s announcement of the U.S. foreign policy shift regarding our neighbor, Cuba. Last month, the president and his family made a three-day visit that marked the first time an American president has set foot on the island in nearly 90 years. (The […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 3, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Brussels Attacked The story has become and all-too-familiar one, all around the world: On Wednesday, March 23, members of the terrorist group ISIS detonated bombs in a public place. This time, it was an airport and nearby subway station in Brussels, Belgium. In the busy, early-morning rush hour, two explosions (40 minutes apart) killed 35 […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Mar 27, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Congressional Hearing on Flint Earlier this year, btw brought you news of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. This month, the federal government held a Congressional hearing on the matter. The purpose of a Congressional hearing is for members of a committee to listen to testimony in an effort to solve a situation through legislation. […]

Happy 100, National Parks!
Mar 25, 2016

Happy 100, National Parks!

Last year, more than 305 million people visited a national park or monument across the U.S. Made up of a collective 84 million acres, they are the National Park Service (NPS), a federal agency tasked with both preserving the land and making it accessible to visitors. In honor of its 100 years, we take a […]