In world news, an ISIS chemical weapons specialist recently captured by the U.S. says that the terror group has plans to launch a sulfur mustard gas attack on innocent civilians in its territory; and before tomorrow’s fifth anniversary of Japan’s devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami, a local court orders the complete shutdown of one of the country’s two nuclear plants, which had a total meltdown immediately after the natural disaster.
In national news, the first Uterus transplant in the U.S. fails due to sudden complications experienced by the 26-year-old patient named Lindsey; and 336 migrants from Central America have so far been deported at the US-Mexico border since late January.
In local news, another finding of elevated levels of lead in contaminated water was discovered in the public schools of Newark, New Jersey; and it seems inevitable that a rail strike among the employees of New Jersey Transit will start this Sunday, March 13, 2016.
And finally, a quick summary of the WBCR News Team’s special coverage on the issues facing CUNY faculty and students thus far.
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