Breaking the bubble

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

Domestic

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Jan. 30, urging bipartisan policy on issues such as immigration and tax reform.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase released a brief statement outlining their decision to form an independent tech-focused healthcare company for their employees in the United States, citing their frustrating with the current healthcare system.

International

Due to a three-year drought, Cape Town, South Africa’s water supply is dangerously close to running out. If the water level continues to drop, the government will declare “Day Zero” in three months and end running water to homes and businesses.

20-year-old Australian college student, Nathan Ruser discovered that the fitness app, Strava, was revealing structures of U.S. military bases in foreign countries such as Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan through “heat maps” showing the running paths of users. The United States military is reportedly examining the heat maps.

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