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Blair students and staff mourn.
Blair students and staff mourn.

Blair mourns the loss of junior Kevin Wilson

On Monday, authorities found junior Kevin Wilson suffering from multiple wounds behind Belford Towers Apartments in Takoma Park. The police transported Wilson to the hospital where he died a few hours later.

U.S. strikes Syria

On Saturday, April 14, the United States, Britain and France carried out airstrikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapon facilities.

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Police arrest students involved in protest at Paul Ryan's office

On May 18, four Montgomery County students, including Blair senior Brenna Levitan, were arrested at a lie-in protest at Speaker Paul Ryan's office. They were charged with "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding" according to the Huffington Post.

Student escapes kidnapper

An unidentified male suspect attempted to kidnap a Montgomery County teen in Germantown, Maryland on Friday, Apr. 6. The 14 year old girl was able to escape safely despite the suspect's advances.

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National News Roundup

Trump addresses street gang violence and illegal immigration

President Donald Trump discussed his administration's national security plans to handle illegal immigration and street gangs on Friday, July 28, in Suffolk County, New York.

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North Korea news recap

Refugees caught in the Libyan slave trade

In Africa, criminal gangs promising to help refugees flee safely to Europe are selling refugees into slavery in Libya. Migrants unable to pay their captors are killed or beaten.

News Blogs »

Augmented Reality: a new way to see the world

On April 6th and 7th, thousands of people across America gathered at the Washington Convention Center for the biennialUSA Science and Engineering festival expo. Over 3000 organizations, including Lockheed Martin, NASA and the Department of Defense, came out to display their cutting-edge technology. One of the most interesting types of technology featured at the Expo was augmented reality (AR).

Hands-free is not risk-free

Self-driving cars are no longer a science fiction fantasy. They're a reality that has hit the roads and could soon dominate them in the next few years. As of October 2016, all Tesla vehicles are being equipped with HW2 (Hardware 2), the new enhanced autopilot/full self-driving feature.

FDA approves first digital pill

The FDA recently approved a pill that can track whether the patient has ingested the pill or not. It's called "Abilify MyCite," and aims to treat schizophrenia, and manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I.