In the news: Three notable headlines

1. House Democrats meet to discuss impeachment process

Trump impeachment inquiries continue as democrats on the house judiciary committee recently met to discuss the next steps of the impeachment probe. The inquiry was sparked by Trump’s conversation with Ukraine where he attempted to coerce the country to look into Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. Amongst the chaos of the impeachment probe, Trump maintains his innocence and an active Twitter presence where he continually denounces the credibility of the inquiry.


2. Wildfires continue to ravage California

More than 26 million Americans are under never-before-issued extreme red flag warnings as multiple wildfires ravage California. Weather experts are concerned that predicted hurricane-strength winds will contribute to the rapid spread of the fires throughout California and into Arizona; resulting in the urgent extreme red flag warning. Mass mandatory evacuations are being conducted throughout the state as millions of people live within the potential path of the fire. 


3. Pittsburgh commemorates the one year anniversary of the Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

The city of Pittsburgh remembered the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting on the first anniversary of the massacre that claimed the lives of 11 people on Oct. 28, when an anti-semitic shooter opened fire during service. Pittsburgh solemnly commemorated the shooting through memorials, prayers and calls for change Monday. People of all religious affiliations gathered within Pittsburgh to commemorate the lives lost through community service projects hosted throughout the city.