Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was an international passenger flight that disappeared on March 8, 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur Airport in Malaysia to Beijing and recent Netflix docuseries.
90 min (33mb) - recorded Mar 22, 2023
Every Feb 14, people around the world celebrate Valentine's Day, some have been celebrating since the 8th century but others started in 1990s while still others have banned it.
34 min (12mb) - recorded Feb 13, 2023
2023 Chinese Balloon Incident
On Jan 28 to Feb 4, 2023 an unknown balloon floated over the United States and was ultimately shot down after passing over North Carolina.
25 min (9mb) - recorded Feb 12, 2023
2023 Ohio Derailment
On Feb 3, 2023 a train carrying hazardous chemicals like vinyl chloride derailed in east border of Ohio causing evacuations.
5 min (2mb) - recorded Feb 12, 2023
Launched in Nov 2022, this chatbot has shown impressive answers and confidently incorrect replies to a variety of questions leading to some sites banning its use.
13 min (5mb) - recorded Jan 14, 2023
In Oct 2022, Jair lost his reelection campaign for president of Brazil, but his supports stormed the capital in Jan 2023.
37 min (13mb) - recorded Jan 9, 2023
In Jan 2023, after 15 rounds of voting, Kevin McCarthy of California finally received a majority vote for speaker of the House.
37 min (13mb) - recorded Jan 8, 2023
Boxing Day (Holiday)
On Dec 26, many European and other countries celebrate by giving gifts to the poor.
16 min (6mb) - recorded Jan 7, 2023
In Dec 2022, Southwest Airlines made headlines with thousands of cancelled flights during the December holiday rush.
23 min (8mb) - recorded Jan 1, 2023
In Dec 2022, Andrew Tate was arrested in Romania, find out about his background as a kickboxer turned social media personality.
9 min (3mb) - recorded Dec 30, 2022
In Dec 2022, George Santos was elected to New York's 3rd district in the House of Representatives and then admitted his background was false.
22 min (8mb) - recorded Dec 28, 2022
United States Constitution
Written in 1787, hear the original unabridged document creating the 3 branches of government before the 27 amendments.
25 min (9mb) - recorded Dec 27, 2022
Created in 2016 by ByteDance, TikTok is a popular short video social networking app that has been getting in recent news by countries banning its use.
57 min (20mb) - recorded Dec 14, 2022
In Nov 2022, this 30 year old billionaire ran a crypto exchange for 3 years called FTX, which suddenly collapses due to a solvency issue.
14 min (5mb) - recorded Dec 12, 2022
In Dec 2022, a Russian Arms Dealer that was arrested in 2008 is in the prisoner exchange to release Brittney Griner.
16 min (5mb) - recorded Dec 8, 2022
Railway Labor Act
In Nov 2022, the railroad unions are rejecting labor deals but find out why Congress can force them not to strike.
10 min (4mb) - recorded Nov 23, 2022
In Nov 2022, after issues with the release of a new Taylor Swift concert, Ticketmaster is being investigated by the Department of Justice.
18 min (6mb) - recorded Nov 19, 2022
In Feb 2022, Brittany Griner, a Olympic gold medalist and WNBA basketball player, was arrested and charged in Russia for possession of less than 1 gram of cannabis oil.
27 min (10mb) - recorded Nov 17, 2022
On Nov 16, 2022, NASA launched the Artemis 1 mission to deploy ten cubesat around the moon.
21 min (7mb) - recorded Nov 16, 2022
The 2022 Arizona Governor race placed Kari Lake in national news with slow midterm results.
13 min (5mb) - recorded Nov 15, 2022
Binance (crypto exchange)
Binance came into the news to buy out FTX crypto exchange, hear how they got started.
12 min (5mb) - recorded Nov 12, 2022
In Nov 2022, John Fetterman ran against Dr. Oz for senator seat in Pennsylvania
34 min (12mb) - recorded Nov 9, 2022
On Oct 25, 2022, Rishi was elected the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
34 min (12mb) - recorded Nov 7, 2022
Every couple months Powerball makes the news for an even larger jackpot, hear how this lottery got started in 1992
29 min (10mb) - recorded Nov 6, 2022
Every year at the end of October, people around the world celebrate this after harvest festival but how did it come about?
49 min (17mb) - recorded Nov 5, 2022
Crowd crushes are catastrophic incidents that can occur when a gathering of people becomes dangerously overcrowded.
14 min (5mb) - recorded Nov 4, 2022
Appearing in lots of recent news, find out how Candace Owen got her start with 'no interest in politics whatsoever prior to 2015', and her path to where is she is now.
29 min (10mb) - recorded Oct 17, 2022
Reedy Creek Improvement District
Find out why in 1967, Disney got its own governmental district near Orlando, Florida called Reedy Creek Improvement District
16 min (5mb) - recorded Oct 17, 2022
2022 Russia Invasion of Ukraine
On February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine in a major escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian War, which began in 2014.
86 min (30mb) - recorded Oct 17, 2022
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