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November 2019 Current Events: US News

Updated November 3, 2019 | Infoplease Staff

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The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for November 2019:

  1. Keystone Pipeline Leaks
  2. Chicago Students Head Back to School
  3. Plane Crash in Texas
  4. School Shooting in California
  5. Suspects in Airbnb Shooting Arrested
  6. Shooting in Fresno and New Jersey
  7. Vaping-Related Death Toll Rises
  8. Trump Impeachment Probe

Keystone Pipeline Leaks

Keystone Pipeline

On November 1, the Keystone Pipeline leaked 383,000 gallons of oil. Part of the pipeline was shut down after the leak was discovered. (CNN)

Photo Source: North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality/Taylor DeVries

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Chicago Students Head Back to School

Chicago Strike

On November 1, after an 11-day strike, 25,000 teachers will return to school. A potential deal was struck which promises smaller class sizes and more social workers and nurses to the schools. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Teresa Crawford

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Plane Crash in Texas

Texas Plane Crash

On November 8, a gender reveal stunt went horribly wrong, resulting in a plane crash in Texas. The pilot was at a low altitude when he attempted to drop pink water for his friend’s gender reveal. No one was injured in the crash. (CNN)

Photo Source: Merit Ossian/McKinney Fire Department via AP

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School Shooting in California

High School Shooting

On November 15, a student entered his Santa Clarita school with a pistol, taking just 16 seconds to shoot five classmates and himself. Two of the victims have died in the hospital, as has the shooter. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

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Suspects in Airbnb Shooting Arrested

Airbnb Shooting

On November 16, five people were arrested in connection with the California Airbnb shooting that occurred on Halloween. Authorities have stated that the suspects have gang affiliations. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

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Shooting in Fresno and New Jersey

Fresno Shooting

On November 17, a group of about 25 people was having a football watch party when a gunman opened fire. The gunman hit 10 people, killing 4 of them. The suspect is still on the loose. On November 20, it was announced that a ten-year-old boy died from his injuries following a shooting at a high school football game the week before. Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the New Jersey high school shooting. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian

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Vaping-Related Death Toll Rises

Vaping Illnesses

On November 21, the number of vaping-related deaths rose to 47, and the number of cases rose to 2,290. The CDC has now called the vitamin E acetate found in vape pens as a “chemical of concern.” (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Hans Pennink

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Trump Impeachment Probe

Trump Impeachment

OOn November 25, the US House Intelligence chairman announced that President Trump’s impeachment probe will continue its next steps after the holiday break. The report is expected to be released sometime next month. The inquiry surrounds the phone call President Trump made to the Ukrainian president in July, asking him to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Democrats have been leading the impeachment process, while Republicans continue to claim it is a hoax. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool

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