Happening in the World: Putin plans to expand Russia’s development of missiles in creating new hypersonic missiles, projected to travel over five times as fast as the speed of sound. Although critics believe that Russia is incapable of developing such missiles, Putin remains uncompromising in his plans. (NYT)
Happening in the US: Virginia’s Attorney General, Mark Herring, admitted to wearing blackface at a college party, shortly after calling for Governor Ralph Northam to quit after a racist photo of Northam surfaced on the Internet. Herring issued a statement via Twitter. (BBC)
Happening in NYC: The NYC Department of Health has instated a ban from CBD-infused food being served at bars and restaurants. The Department of Health claims that until they can prove that CBD is safe as an additive, this ban will remain intact. (NY Daily News)
Happening on Campus: As part of Barnard’s Arts Week, you can learn how to Salsa tonight from 8 to 9 pm in the Glicker-Milstein Theater. Find out more here.
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Missiles via Wikimedia Commons