1. How Did Christopher Dorner Die?
After a shootout in a cabin in Big Bear Lake, California, where Dorner's charred remains, details of Dorner's death are still unclear. The cop killer launched a deadly rampage, seeking revenge for losing his job as a Los Angeles police officer. Check out the full and partly confusing story on AP: http://apne.ws/XSkDLW
2. Fox News Mocks 102-Year-Old Voter
Many of our hearts were warmed when we learned of 102-year-old Desiline Victor, who waited for hours in line to vote. She was personally invited to the State of the Union by the FLOTUS and evidently Fox News doesn't think this is a "big deal." Check out the full story on The Root: http://wapo.st/12PfDgD
3. President Obama Meets The Man Behind The 47% Video
Mitt Romney insuled the "47%" of people who were going to vote for President Obama. This moment was captured in a video and President Obama finally met the man who did it. Check out what happened when they met: http://logo.to/YdiAQB
4. Carnival Cruisers Finally Free...For A Limited Time
The Carnival Cruise ship called Triumph that broke down on the Gulf of Mexico for five days devastated many hopeful vacationers. They docked in Alabama and on their way to freedom, the bus that was to take them to New Orleans broke down! Sheesh, they can't catch a break. Check out what happened on NBC: http://nbcnews.to/ZftyM7
5. Bladerunner Charged With Girlfriend's Murder
Bladerunner, Oscar Pistorius was once regarded as a hero. His impressive talent for running without limbs proved that the only limits there are, are the ones we set ourselves. However, Pistorius story is much deeper than his physical challenges. He's been charged with the murder of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Read the full story on Reuters: http://reut.rs/Z0ZDDG
This may have been Chris Brown’s worst week ever and Valentine’s Day may have been the focus for many lovers and love-haters, but the news this week took on a more somber note. Olympic heroes have fallen, cop killers have been captured and/or burned (depending on who you ask) and a history-making 102-year-old Black woman has been made a mockery of.
#TeamBeautiful has taken the time to gather these sensational news topics in your weekly cheat sheet, so that when you get into in-depth discussions this weekend, you’ve got something interesting to bring to the table.
As always, you’re welcome.