Clara Crittenden

Clara Crittenden

Books

Colleen Hoover Is Still Topping The Best Seller’s List

Young adult fiction writer Colleen Hoover has become a household name at this point, with a whopping 15 books making it onto the 150 top sellers list for weeks upon weeks. Hoover’s first novel was published in 2011, with her newest release Reminders of Him standing as her 22nd publication, making her astounding 15 best-sellers all the more impressive. Her emotional, enticing reads have skyrocketed into popularity this summer through TikTok, with the subgenre “BookTok” spreading awareness about Hoover’s novels, prompting more and more readers to purchase her books and share their obsession with the romantic storylines crafted by Hoover. 

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Inflation Reduction Act Officially Passed In The Senate 

The passing of the Inflation Reduction Act on August 7th is a tremendous win for the Democrats, who have been repeatedly attempting to push climate change bills into the public eye. With the chaos that is the US government right now, climate change hasn’t exactly been at the forefront of American minds, but luckily Senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Joe Manchin of West Virginia have fulfilled their promise to enact new policies that will make at least some environmental difference. 

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Health and Wellness

Foods With High Water Levels That Will Keep You Hydrated In The Heat

Even as summer comes to a close, intense heat waves continue to affect Americans nationwide, which means that the most important thing to do is stay hydrated in order to beat the heat. However, sometimes it can be difficult to remember to constantly drink water throughout the day — which is where the crucial element of “eating your water” comes into play.

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Facebook Leaks Woman’s Personal Messages About An Illegal Abortion To Authorities In Nebraska

A mother and teenage daughter are now being investigated and possibly facing criminal charges after Facebook messenger texts between the two revealed that the young girl, Celeste Burgess, illegally aborted her fetus and broke Nebraska law. While the topic of abortion laws has been especially prevalent since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in late June, this instance actually occurred in April.

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Beauty

e.l.f. Beauty Stock Is Booming 

One of the most affordable makeup brands on the market, e.l.f., was founded in 2004 in Oakland, California with the goal of “selling premium cosmetics” for only a dollar. Through the 2010 era of YouTube beauty gurus like Bethany Mota, the popularity of the brand skyrocketed as tweens and teens jumped to get their hands on all the products they could at an extremely reasonable price point.

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Politics

Mar-a-Lago Trump Estate Searched By FBI For Jan. 6th Investigation

The FBI was officially granted a search warrant into the Florida home of former President Donald Trump in an attempt to discover classified documents that could aid the Jan. 6th committee in their investigation of the capitol riots last year. Eric Trump has spoken to the press about this raid, sharing with Fox News the surprise that his family had regarding this sudden search, where “The purpose of the raid was, from what they said, was because the National Archives wanted to corroborate whether or not Donald Trump had any documents in his possession… And my father has worked so collaboratively with them for months. In fact, the lawyer that’s been working on this was totally shocked. He goes, ‘I have such an amazing relationship with these people and all of a sudden, on no notice, they send 20 cars and 30 agents?'”

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Music

Highlights From San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival

The largest music festival on the West Coast, Outside Lands, took place this weekend at Golden Gate Park in the phenomenal city of San Francisco, with some of the biggest names in the music industry gracing the fog-laden stages and over 220,000 people in attendance.

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Sports

MLB: Dodgers and Yankees Remain As The Top Two Best Teams, For Now

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a five game lead over all other MLB teams in the National and American Leagues, putting them at the top of the rankings about two months before the regular season ends, and playoffs begin. As a diehard San Francisco Giants fan, it pained me to witness the Dodgers sweep the Giants in not only their home series, but also their away series last week, with the Dodgers winning all eight games against their Northern California rival. Additionally, the LA team won all three games of their most recent series against the San Diego Padres, who are currently ranked higher than the Giants.

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Health and Wellness

Exercise Myths You Need To Train Yourself Out Of Believing

While many people grow enthusiastic about exercising and losing weight in the springtime in order to achieve your “summer body,” it is important to maintain a solid exercise routine yearlong, and not neglect your health, even in the fall and winter. However, the simple mistake that people make is adhering to common myths about working out, ultimately leaving them less healthy or not with the body that they have worked so hard for.

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Latest News

Shortages Of Teachers Nationwide Sparks Panic

Upon searching “teacher shortage” on the internet, one can find a news report from almost every single US state outlining the current crisis relating to thousands of abandoned teaching positions across the country, with districts beginning to worry as the first day of school grows closer.

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Politics

China Launches Missiles Towards Taiwan Following Nancy Pelosi Visit

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, has exacerbated the conflict between China and Taiwan by visiting Taiwan this week, despite the disapproval of the Biden administration. The synopsis of the conflict stems down to China claiming that Taiwan was once a Chinese province, and Taiwan claiming themselves as an independent nation.

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Conservative Radio Show Host Alex Jones Exposed For Lying In Sandy Hook Trial From Leaked Texts

Controversial alt-right radio show host, Alex Jones, has been on trial after claiming that the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 was a ‘hoax,’ prompting multiple lawsuits from parents of the children who were killed ten years ago. On “The Alex Jones Show,” Jones repeatedly claimed that the Sandy Hook shooting was fake and set up as a ploy for liberals to increase gun control laws, claiming that the government hired child and parent crisis actors. Naturally, parents of the victims were outraged at these false claims spreading across the internet, with Jones now facing up to $150 million in emotional damage charges.

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