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Today’s Trending News Stories - December 13, 2023

By CM Chaney · December 13, 2023

Today's Trending News Stories - December 13, 2023  Photo by Filip Mishevski on Unsplash

The last few weeks have been packed with major news events, from surprise election outcomes to historic achievements in sports.

This article will get you up to speed on the most important stories and trending topics across categories including politics, business, technology, entertainment, sports, and more.

We will provide snappy yet substantive recaps of the breaking news you may have missed, spanning domestic and international current events that are driving discussions and dominating headlines.

From unexpected political developments to viral moments shaking up industries, you’ll be caught up on the latest marquee news stories and global chatter with our broad recap of the top trending coverage from around the world.

Whether in halls of power or playing fields, boardrooms or red carpets, we’ll hit the highlights you need to know.

UN Demands Ceasefire & Aid Access In Overwhelming Vote On Gaza

The UN General Assembly passed a resolution with 153 votes demanding an immediate ceasefire, release of hostages, and humanitarian access to Gaza, but Israel and 9 other countries including the US voted against it.

Nations Agree To Transition From Fossil Fuels At Climate Summit

After backlash, government ministers from nearly 200 countries agreed to a deal at a climate summit in the UAE calling for a transition away from fossil fuels to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, along with tripling renewable energy capacity and doubling energy efficiency improvements by 2030.

House Pushes Toward Impeachment Vote Despite Lack of Evidence Against Biden

Though a yearlong probe into Biden’s dealings has raised ethical concerns, the House is moving toward an impeachment vote despite no evidence emerging that he acted improperly as President or Vice President.

Argentina Slashes Currency Value By Half In Dramatic Bid To Rein In Hyperinflation

President Milei announced drastic cuts to government spending and subsidies along with a halt on public construction projects, kicking off an austerity drive seeking to address Argentina’s chronic deficits, debt and inflation.

Officer Suspended After Video Shows Excessive Force In Arrest

A police officer who repeatedly punched a Black woman during an arrest in North Carolina last month was suspended Tuesday after authorities released new video of the encounter that showed a broader view of what happened than bystander footage shared on social media.