November 2016 Current Events: Disasters & Science News
Here's a slideshow depicting the major science and disaster news events of November 2016.
1. Oklahoma Suffers 5.0 Earthquake 2. One Step Closer to Treatment, Vaccine for Zika 3. Earthquake and Tsunami Hit New Zealand 4. Wildfires Spread in Southeast U.S. 5. Scientists Announce Breakthrough in GMO Plants 6. Deadly Train Derailment in India 7. Bus Crash in Tennessee Kills Schoolchildren 8. Plane Carrying Brazilian Soccer Team Crashes 9. Zika Appears in Texas 10. Deadly Fires in Tennessee 11. Ecstasy Goes to Clinical Trials for PTSD Treatment
- At Least Five Children Killed in School Bus Crash
- On Nov. 21, 2016, a school bus in Chattanooga, Tennessee crashes. Five students from Woodmore Elementary School are killed in the crash, 4 girls and 1 boy; 6 others are in intensive care. The crash takes place during the kids' afternoon ride home from school. Johnthony K. Walker, the bus driver, is charged with vehicular homicide after it is discovered he was speeding and driving recklessly.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey