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Stuff YOU Should Know
Aug 26, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Twitter’s War on Terrorism We live in a country that takes the freedom of expression and national security very seriously. That can make it can be hard to know where to draw a line between the two. Twitter, which has been responsible for providing a pivotal role in social movements such as Arab Spring, have […]

New Problems for “Obamacare”
Aug 25, 2016

New Problems for “Obamacare”

Revisiting Obamacare The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as “Obamacare,” has been a contentious issue ever since President Obama made healthcare reform a major part of his campaign in the 2008 general election. Despite being signed into law in 2010, Congressional Republicans  have made several attempts since then to “defund” it. […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Aug 18, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Chile Uses Labels to Combat Obesity Despite its reputation, the U.S. is not the only country struggling with obesity. The availability of highly-processed, convenient foods worldwide has significantly changed how its people all over the world eat. In Chile, an estimated 67 percent of adults are obese or overweight. This phenomenon affects those across geographic […]

Rio 2016 Summer Games: An Overview
Aug 17, 2016

Rio 2016 Summer Games: An Overview

As the Olympics enter its last days, btw brings you some highlights. Logistics Earlier this month, you read news of some of the challenges facing the organizers of the games in Rio as they prepared. How is everything going now that everything is in full swing? On the positive side, the Zika virus (which we covered last […]

Zika: A Closer Look
Aug 12, 2016

Zika: A Closer Look

A few years ago, after the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, btw brought you a story that gave you the basics of the virus news. With more news reports of the Zika virus in Miami, Florida and a number of cases in Puerto Rico, we offer you information that will help you better understand […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Aug 11, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

White House Transition Regardless of who wins the upcoming general election, there will be a new occupant of the White House come January. Having a fully-functioning government at all times is crucial to our national security. This requires a “seamless transfer of power” from administration to administration. Made up of 4,000 senior executives, an annual […]

2016 Summer Olympic Games Preview
Aug 4, 2016

2016 Summer Olympic Games Preview

It’s been a year since btw explored the notion of a changing attitude toward the Olympic Games. As the Rio Summer Olympic Games’ Opening Ceremony will begin tomorrow, August 6, let’s take a closer look at the preparation for the Games, the arrival of athletes and spectators, and what to expect once all the competitions get under way. […]

Turmoil in Turkey
Jul 27, 2016

Turmoil in Turkey

On July 15, there was an attempt to forcibly remove Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erodgan from power. This action is called a coup d’etat. While detailed motives of the perpetrators are not yet fully known, the nation of Turkey has a long history of military coups. This latest attempt ultimately failed and left 250 people […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Jul 26, 2016

Stuff YOU Should Know

Meet the New VP Candidates Shortly before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week, Donald Trump officially announced his running mate. After much speculation that included such high-profile Republicans as New Jersey governor Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Mike Pence was selected as the GOP vice presidential running mate. Currently the governor […]

Pokemon Go, Go, Go!!!
Jul 21, 2016

Pokemon Go, Go, Go!!!

Summer is a great time to get swept up in the latest cultural phenomenon. Surely, 2016 will be known as the summer people came together to hunt Pokemon. Given the sheer numbers of people playing, btw assumes a large number of our readers already know what we’re talking about. But, in case you don’t yet […]