Much like students rushing to meet an end of semester deadline, senators are scheduled to cut-short their week-long break and convene late Sunday afternoon, just eight hours before the federal government’s legal authority to collect bulk phone records and other information on Americans expires.
Cut & Paste Podcast
St. Louis Life
Last night, one word stood between 14-year-old Chesterfield resident Gokul Venkatachalam, $35,000 and a National Spelling Bee championship. That word was “nunatak” which Merriam-Webster defines as “a hill or mountain completely surrounded by glacial ice.” When the final word was announced Venkatachalam said he knew what to do. “I was just thinking focus and get my word right.”