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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019


    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has…

  • Orlando Nightclub Shooting

    Pulse was hosting a “Latin Night”, and most of the victims were Hispanic. It is the deadliest incident in the history of violence against LGBT people in the United States…

  • Same Sex Marriage Legalized in the US


    On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same–sex marriage, legalized it in all fifty states, and required states to honor out-of-state same–sex marriage…

  • September 11 Attacks


    The September 11 attacks (often referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning…

  • War in Iraq

    The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began in 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition that overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein. The conflict…

  • Wars in Afghanistan


    The War in Afghanistan followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of 7 October 2001, when the United States of America and its allies successfully drove the Taliban from power…

  • Y2K


    The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, Y2K bug, the Y2K glitch, or Y2K, refers to events related to the formatting and storage of…

  • Gulf War

    The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi…

  • Berlin Wall Falls

    In 1989, a series of revolutions in nearby Eastern Bloc countries—in Poland and Hungary in particular—caused a chain reaction in East Germany that ultimately resulted in the demise of the…

  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing


    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar…