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Newsroom Stories 2015 - 2016

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As of June 2016, the TLT Newsroom is no longer being updated.

2016

May 12 - US Calls for School Bathroom Laws Consistent with Gender Identity May 11 - Kepler Project Announces Thousands of New Exoplanets May 2 - Puerto Rico Defaults for Humanitarianism Apr 30 - Civilians Hit in Aleppo, Syria Apr 26 - Apple on the Verge Apr 16 - Earthquakes in Japan & Ecuador Apr 8 - SpaceX Nails Next-Gen Rocket Landing Apr 3 - Historic Leak Reveals Global Corruption (Panama Papers) Mar 30 - Virtual Reality becomes Reality Mar 22 - IS Attacks Brussels, Belgium Mar 13 - Game Developers Conference 2016 Mar 9 - AlphaGo Wins against Humanity in its Best Game Mar 2 - Two Astronauts Back from a Year in Space Feb 26 - Apple v. FBI: Privacy v. Justice Feb 15-19 - TED 2016 Conference Feb 11 - Gravitational Waves Signal New Astronomy Feb 6 - Zika Declared Health Emergency (Feb 1 reported) Feb 3 - President Visits a Mosque Feb 1 - Obama Announces $4B for CS Education Jan 23 - East Coast under Snow Jan 12 - Obama's Last State of the Union Address Jan 7 - For a Safer Community: Obama's Executive Plans for Gun Regulations Jan 6 - 9 - Consumer Electronics Show 2016, Las Vegas

2015

Dec 31 - 2015's Human Consciousness in Search Dec 21 - SpaceX Nails Historic Vertical Landing Dec 11-12 - 2016 Project for Awesome Dec 11 - Jobs and the Refugee Crisis Dec 2 - Yet Another Tragedy: San Bernardino Shooting Nov 21 - To Help or to Protect? Paris, Beirut, Terrorism, and the Refugee Crisis Nov 15 - World Stands in Solidarity with Paris, Beirut Nov 5 - UK Breaks Security Oct 29 - Slipping through: Your Privacy? Oct 22 - YouTube Red: Netflix for Everyone Else Oct 16 - 1st 2016 Race Democratic Debate Oct 9 - The State of Gun Control Oct 1 - The State of Machine Intelligence Sept 24 - Ads: the Web's Lifeline Sept 19 - Impacts of Refugee Crisis Worsens in EU + Africa Aug 30 - One Year in Mars, on Earth Aug 19 - 30 Million Accounts, 7 Years' Transactions: Security Breach Aug 14 - "Stagefright" Bug puts Billions of Phones at Risk Aug 6 - First GOP Debate Closes with Trump in Spotlight Aug 5 - Obama Pushes for Iran Deal July 29 - Windows 10 Plans to Right some Wrongs July 16 - Every Child Achieves Act passes through Senate July 14 - Deal reached on Iran's Nuclear Program July 9 - Confederate Flag Removed from SC Capitol June 30 - NSA Resumes Bulk Collection of Call Data June 26 - Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Legal Nationwide June 16-18 - E3, the Biggest Gaming Expo June 12 - FCC's New Net Neutrality in Effect June 2 - Freedom Act Signed after Patriot Act Expiration May 28-29 - Google Shows off its Tech at I/O 2015 May 23 - Ireland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage May 21 - Red Nose Day catches attention in the Media May 13 - Amtrak Derailment Kills at Least 7 May 7 - Mass Phone Surveillance Program Ruled Illegal April 29 - Riots in Baltimore hit the Entire Nation April 27 - Nepal hit with Devastating Earthquake April 22 - Earth Day 2015 April 12 - Hillary Clinton Announces Presidental Bid for 2016 April 6 - John Oliver calls Mass Surveilance into Public Eye April 1 - The Internet Celebrates April Fools' with insanity April 3 - Backlash mounts over Indiana's and Arkansas's new legislations. Signed March 26 - Indiana's "Religious Freedom" Bill March 13-22 - South by Southwest Music, Film & Interactive March 8 - 50th Anniversary of Selma March 2-3 - Mobile World Congress