Year in Review: People and Culture

Year in Review: People and Culture

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

As a new years gets underway, btw takes a look at the people and events that caught our attention in 2016. Perhaps what people will most remember about 2016 is the astonishing number of celebrity deaths that occurred, from David Bowie on January 10 to Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds in late December. […]

Year in Review: World News

Year in Review: World News

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Year in Review | No Comments

Syria In 2016, as the conflict in Syria continued, btw took a look at the history of this bloody civil war. An attempted cease-fire failed in February. As Syrian refugees continued to flood the Turkish border, Turkey struck a deal with the European Union to help settle more refugees in Europe. And world outcry over […]

Year in Review: National News

Year in Review: National News

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Year in Review | No Comments

As another year winds down, btw takes a look at the national news stories that dominated headlines in 2016. Presidential Election Of course, the main national story this year was the presidential election in November. btw and Election Central were with you every step of the contentious election season, from ongoing disagreements over voting rights to […]

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Year in Review | No Comments

As another year winds down, btw takes a look at the advances made this year in science and technology. Here are some of the key events of 2016, from Alzheimer’s to Zika. Space In March, two Russian cosmonauts returned from the longest space mission ever. 2016 was a significant year for American astronauts as well: […]

2015 Year in Review: Culture

2015 Year in Review: Culture

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what took place as the world took another spin. Last week, we brought you an overview of events that took place around the world. This week, we take a closer look at the Culture stories that captured our attention. […]

Year in Review: Science & Technology

Year in Review: Science & Technology

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what took place as the world took another spin. Last week, we brought you an overview of events that took place around the world. This week, we take a look at the world of science and technology. Disease and […]

Year in Review: International News

Year in Review: International News

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what events that took place in 2015 that most captured our attention. This week we focus on those things that took place around the world. Syria Perhaps the biggest world news story of the year is the consequence of the […]

Year in Review: National News

Year in Review: National News

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Year in Review | No Comments

As we close the page on another year, btw brings you its traditional year-end look at what events that took place in 2015 that most captured our attention. This week we focus on those things that took place close to home. Anniversaries/Commemorations 2015 marked the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the charter that brought to […]

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Year in Review: Science and Technology

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Year in Review | No Comments

It seems like there are always significant advances in how we view, approach, expand on, and apply what we know and understand about both natural and applied sciences. Here’s what we learned this year: Space Exploration–As we mentioned in the Year in Review: World News post, 2014 was a big year for exploring beyond our earthly boundaries. India […]

Year in Review: People and Culture

Year in Review: People and Culture

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Year in Review | No Comments

The btw Year in Review continues. This time, let’s examine some of the People and Culture events that made the news in 2014. Anniversaries This past year marked major milestone anniversaries on a number of important cultural events. Here are some of the most significant: Seventy It has been 70 years since D-Day, the military invasion […]