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Robert Mueller resigned as special counsel on May 29 citing the end of his investigation as his reason for resigning.

ScotSkim: shock

June 1, 2019

Robert Mueller resigns During a special news conference on May 29, Robert Mueller announced that he will be resigning as special counsel. After submitting a 448-page report w...

A shark attacked a man off the coast of Maui on May 25.

ScotSkim: danger

May 28, 2019

Woman found after missing for two weeks After spending 16 days lost in a forest in Hawaii, Amanda Eller has been found alive. The yoga instructor and avid hiker disappeared...

Former president Barack Obama speaks with Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, one of the main supporters of the Equality Act.

ScotSkim: new beginnings

May 27, 2019

House passes an unprecedented LGBTQ bill House Democrats are following through on their promise to ensure civil rights protections for the LGBTQ community. The bill dubbed t...

ScotSkim: debate

ScotSkim: debate

May 19, 2019

New abortion law directly challenges Roe v. Wade On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the most extreme abortion ban in the country. The law completely outlaws ...

The New York Times published an investigation on Wednesday which showed more than a billion dollars of losses from federal tax records.

ScotSkim: dismay

May 13, 2019

President Trump's tax records show he lost over a billion dollars A New York Times investigation revealed that President Donald Trump lost $1.17 billion in business losses. The inve...

Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, has refused to comply with the request from House Democrats to release President Donald Trump's tax returns.

ScotSkim: resistance

May 7, 2019

Steve Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns On Monday, the Treasury Department said that it would not release President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress; this def...

President Donald J. Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, arrive at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 7, 2017. Recent talks with Trump and Kim Jong-un have stalled, leaving both sides with nothing.

ScotSkim: defiance

April 18, 2019

North Korea tests a new weapon According to a report from the country's state media, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing t...

Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was completed in the 13th Century. On Monday night, the Cathedral went up in flames, with the fire destroying the roof and the spire.

ScotSkim: damage

April 15, 2019

Notre-Dame Cathedral scarred by extensive fire Notre-Dame Cathedral was heavily damaged by a fire on Monday night that caused part of its delicate spire to collapse, as well ...

Nipsey Hussle was shot to death on March 31 outside of his clothing store.

ScotSkim: demise

April 9, 2019

Nipsey Hussle shot to death Respected community leader and rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot to death on March 31, 2019. Hussle was shot outside of his store, Marathon Clothing...

Jussie Smollett was accused of staging his own hate crime in order to receive a bigger salary on

ScotSkim: changes

March 28, 2019

Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide Another person with a connection to a mass shooting has committed suicide. Jeremy Richman killed himself in his office o...

ScotSkim: anticipation

ScotSkim: anticipation

March 23, 2019

Mueller report is complete, findings are still unknown After months of expectation, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has delivered his report to Attorney General William ...

Beto O'Rourke speaks to potential voters in Wisconsin during a campaign event. O'Rourke received national fame from his Senate campaign against Ted Cruz.

ScotSkim: challengers

March 19, 2019

Beto O'Rourke joins the presidential race Former congressman and Senate candidate from Texas, Beto O'Rourke, has joined the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020....

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