The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 22, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images/TNS)
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Five national stories of the week

The US hits encouraging milestones for virus deaths and shots, the GOP is ready to block an elections bill in a Senate showdown, Iran's election unsettles Biden's hope for a nuclear deal, a tornado sweeps through suburban Chicago and a Supreme Court win for college athletes makes up this week's national stories.  



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Five international stories of the week

Iran's sole nuclear power plant undergoes an emergency shutdown, US envoy hopes North Korea responds positively on offered talks, a debate over Myanmar upends the start to the UN rights body session, fear shakes Mexico border city after violence leaves 18 dead and companies give vaccines to workers, boosting Japan's rollout makes up this week's five international stories. 


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Ball State student shot and killed near campus

Vice President for Student Affairs Ro-Anne Royer Engle sent a campus-wide email June 19 announcing a young man was shot and killed on West Abbott Street. The victim's name has not been publicly released, but Royer Engle said he was a Ball State student.




U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at Veterans Memorial Park near the Delaware Memorial Bridge at an annual Memorial Day Service on May 30, 2021, in New Castle, Delaware. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
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Five national stories of the week

The White House plans a 'independence from virus' bash, California reopens, US to transfer federal property for Hawaiian home lands, doctors warn of burns from asphalt as a heat wave hits the West and an Illinois chemical plant explosion makes up this week's five national stories. 


Members of Syria's Civil Defence service sift through the rubble at Al-Shifaa hospital following shelling of the rebel-held city of Afrin in northern Syria, on June 12, 2021. Shelling of the rebel-held city of Afrin in northern Syria killed at least 16 people, many of them when a hospital was struck, a war monitor said. (BAKR ALKASEM/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
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Five international stories of the week

G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations, Israel swears in a new coalition, Nicaragua arrests five more opposition leaders in a crackdown, Americans stand trial in Japan and there was major wreckage at a hospital hit by artillery in north Syria makes up this week's five international stories. 


Officers from local departments gather together in an Ivy Tech classroom for Project Sybertooth April 30. Officers from the Muncie Police Department, Delaware County Sheriff's Office and Ball State University Police Department can take these classes to learn more about cybersecurity. The Ball Brothers Foundation, Photo Provided
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Ball Brothers Foundation begins funding Project Sybertooth

Within the last few months, two cyber attacks have crippled entire industries in the United States. One attack threatened a gas shortage on the East Coast and another threatened a meat shortage across the country. With cybercrime on the rise, many people, including Muncie locals and Ball State students, wonder how it can affect them. 







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