News in Review

Kate Wasson , Editor-at-Large

Not caught up with all the latest news? From the World Series to Benghazi, here are your top six news stories of the week.

Hurricane Patricia

Hurricane Patricia has been classified as an extremely dangerous category five hurricane, hurdling toward Central Mexico.

Democratic Nominees Webb and Chaffee End White House Bid

It was announced on Oct. 20 that presidential candidate Jim Webb will not be running for president. Two days later, Lincoln Chaffee dropped out of the race as well. The remaining candidates include Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley.

Kansas City Royals Win the World Series

The Kansas City Royals clinched the American League pennant and face the Mets in the World Series. On Oct. 21, the Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 8 to 3, while the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays four to three on Oct 23. The Royals have shown themselves as an unstoppable force  in the series with a world series win.

Hillary Faces the House Panel on Benghazi

Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton faced he House panel, in an 11 hour hearing, on Benghazi on Oct. 22. There have been numerous hearings in the past about the Benghazi Attacks and Hillary’s involvement. Clinton has continued to stand her ground about how she acted in the aftermath of the attacks.

Paul Ryan Declares His Bid for Speaker

Paul Ryan declared his interest in running for Speaker of the House. Many conservatives in the House support him and look to him as someone who can unify the conservatives. Ryan also has made list of demands as a Speaker, discussing in great deal how he cannot forfeit his family time.

Biden Announces He Will Not Be Running For President

On Oct. 21, Biden held a press meeting in which he declared he is not running for president in 2016. Biden has run for president in the past and has decided that it is too late in the campaign season to run again.