MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton getting diagnosed with pneumonia to a cease-fire in Syria, here is a look at the top four stories from Sept. 12, 2016.
Hillary Clinton is taking a break from campaigning after her doctor announced she’s battling pneumonia.
The diagnosis was revealed after cellphone video showed aides propping her up and helping her inside a van as she left the 9/11 anniversary ceremony “early” in New York.
The medical incident has renewed concerns about the Clinton’s health.
Donald Trump just responded moments ago, saying he “hopes she will get well soon.” He also said he’ll release results of his recent physical exam.
A cease-fire will go into effect at sundown in Syria.
The deal brokered by the U.S. and Russia would slow the deadly violence and allow much needed humanitarian aid to reach neighborhoods destroyed during the five-year-old war.
If the truce holds for a week, Russia and the U.S. will carry out coordinated air strikes against ISIS.
Hops Farmers Look To Expand
Hops growers are looking to new parts of the country to grow their crop.
Hops are used for the bitterness aroma and flavor in beer. The demand is high because of America’s obsession with IPA’s, which use hops in large amounts.
The majority of hops are grown in Washington state, Oregon and Idaho.
Miss Arkansas has been crowned the new Miss America.
Savvy Shields took the title Sunday night, beating first-runner up Miss South Carolina.
The 21-year-old performed a jazz dance for her talent and is an art major at the University of Arkansas. Her secret dream is to be a backup dancer for Beyoncé.