This is Sunday's edition of -- The Pulse.
Number five -- Centennial Celebration commemorates President Richard Nixon. Folks gathered at the Nixon Presidential Library to remember the late 37th President. January 9 marks what would have been his one 100th birthday. A fighter jet flyover, presentation of the colors and a formal twenty-one gun salute were all part of the event in honor of the former president.
Number four -- New gene discovered may help prevent Hepatitis C. Scientists discovered a new human gene, affecting the clearance of the Hepatitis C virus. They also identified a genetic variant that predicts how certain people will respond to current treatments for the disease. Some scientists believe within five years, we will be able to cure up to 95% of patients.
Number three -- A photo showing a passenger restrained in his seat on an airplane is going viral. It happened earlier this week on an Icelandair flight bound for New York. The airline said there was an incident where a man was restrained by the crew and other passengers onboard. According to an Icelandair spokesman, equipment like duct tape and plastic zip ties are on every flight in case of an incident such as this.
Number two -- Mall flash mob turns into an all out brawl. Officers believe around 200 teens descended on the Mall of Louisiana due to a flash mob call on a social networking site. Instead, a huge fight broke out and police have not yet determined why.
Number one -- Protests ensue over an alleged rape case in Ohio. It is now becoming known as "Occupy Steubenville," with people gathering for a second demonstration in as many days. Protesters said there is an ongoing cover-up taking place by town and school officials after a star high school football player allegedly raped a girl. Prosecutors say a 16-year-old was raped at a party over several hours and dragged unconscious to several different locations. Two players will stand trial for rape and kidnapping next month.