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CrowdStrike Outage
This vectored image portrays a laptop with a blue screen, partially covered by a red triangle with an exclamation showing an alert for a software issue.

A faulty content update caused a system crash for Windows hosts on the CrowdStrike cybersecurity company’s CrowdStrike Falcon® platform. This event affected critical infrastructure worldwide, including airlines, banks, and hospitals. According to CrowdStrike’s blog, the “sensor configuration update that caused the system crash was remediated” within an hour and a…
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Attempted Assassination of Donald Trump
Donald Trump giving a speech.

Former President Donald Trump was shot at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania on July 13, 2024. The attempted assassination left 2 dead and 3 injured, including Trump. Along with the shooter, Corey Comperatore, a former fire chief, also lost his life (AP News). The assailant has been identified as Thomas…
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Hurricane Beryl

As the first major hurricane of the 2024 season, Beryl formed in the Main Development Region of the Atlantic Ocean and ripped through the Yucatán Peninsula and Caribbean as a Category 5 hurricane, with winds reaching over 150 mph (CBS). It was redesignated as a Category 1 before making its…
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2024 Total Solar Eclipse
Total solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse fascinated millions of viewers on April 8, 2024, as they gazed upon a historic event that only occurs approximately every 20 years in the contiguous U.S. Although the majority of the country experienced a partial solar eclipse, other areas in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas,…
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