95-Year-Old Former Astronaut and Ohio Senator John Glenn Dies

95-Year-Old Former Astronaut and Ohio Senator John Glenn Dies

John Glenn passed away on Dec. 8, 2016; he was 95. The Columbus Dispatch announced his death quoting Ohio Gov. John Kasich, “Though he soared deep into space and to the heights of Capitol Hill, his heart never strayed from his steadfast Ohio roots. Godspeed [sic]!” He had been hospitalized at the Ohio State University […]

Missing Plane Crashes in North Pakistan

Missing Plane Crashes in North Pakistan

At 7:28 a.m. ET, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane, transporting 47 individuals, crashed after a domestic departure from the rocky northern town of Chitral, on the way to Islamabad. At approximately 3:00 p.m., the plane took off from Chitral, then contact with the control tower was malfunctioning by 4:30 […]

Earthquake of Dangerous 6.8 Magnitude Rocks Indonesia

Earthquake of Dangerous 6.8 Magnitude Rocks Indonesia

One of the largest earthquakes in Indonesia’s history hit Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at 5:55 p.m. EST. It struck northern Sumatra, which is 130 km southeast of Banda Aceh. As reported by the United States Geological Survey, a tidal wave warning was not instantly issued. At the time of this report, the extent of the […]

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