MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From the country’s new Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, to medical records of Olympians Venus and Serena Williams being released, here is a look at the top four stories from Sept. 14, 2016.
The country’s new Librarian of Congress is the first woman and African-American to hold the job since it opened in 1800.
Carla Hayden, 64, will be sworn in Wednesday as the 14th Librarian of Congress.
Hayden is the longtime CEO of the library system in Baltimore.
Some top U.S. Olympians are finding themselves at the center of the latest cybersecurity breach at the hands of Russian hackers.
A group called Fancy Bears published the confidential medical records for gymnast Simone Biles, Venus and Serena Williams, and others online Tuesday. The records were stolen from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Russia is denying any wrongdoing.
Dying from a lightning strike may seem rare, but that killed more people this year than tornadoes.
The National Weather Service said 35 people have died in the U.S. from lightning strikes, the highest since 2009. That compares to 12 from tornadoes this year.
Lightning strikes can stop your heart, fry your nervous system and cause serious burns.
General Motors is touting its latest creation: the Chevy Bolt EV.
The company said it can go 238 miles on a single charge. That’s compared to about 210 miles for Tesla’s base version Model S.
The Bolt will cost about $38,000 dollars. It’s coming out later this year.
The Model S starts at around $70,000.