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Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker, and Jack Gillum

January 20, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests. Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to prevent the chaos from...

Young inauguration-goers mull whether Trump represents future

Young inauguration-goers mull whether Trump represents future

Brenden Moore

January 19, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The swamp began to fill Thursday afternoon as supporters of President-elect Donald Trump came from far and wide to celebrate the billionaire’s once-thought impossible ascension to the U.S. Presidency. Wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hats and other pro-Trump attire, supp...

Sparse crowds, pockets of resistance evident ahead of Trump’s inauguration

Sparse crowds, pockets of resistance evident ahead of Trump’s inauguration

Brenden Moore

January 19, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sparse crowds walked the National Mall, snapping pictures and taking in the moment, as the country prepares to inaugurate President-elect Donald Trump in less than 24 hours. Even as vendors sell pro-Trump and anti-Hillary Clinton merchandise steps from the capitol and families with...

Trump’s picks: four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings

Trump’s picks: four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings

Jackson Danbeck

January 17, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings. Read More »...

Movements for, against Trump unsure if momentum will continue

Movements for, against Trump unsure if momentum will continue

April Lane

January 17, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

With President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration on Friday, many daring protesters are gearing up to show their disdain for the direction they believe America will head in under a Trump Administration.  Being at the tail-end of a widely unpredictable election, there’s an underpinning of...

From Russia with love

From Russia with love

Brenden Moore

January 8, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an “influence campaign” to impact the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, a declassified intelligence report revealed.    Read More »...

Security tightens at Christmas markets across Europe, globe

Security tightens at Christmas markets across Europe, globe

Rachel Hinton and LORI HINNANT

December 20, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, News

Security was tightened at Christmas markets across Europe on Tuesday after a deadly truck attack on a market in Berlin — and pointed questions arose over why the German capital was vulnerable despite months of warnings. Monday night's truck rampage in Berlin left 12 people dead and nearly 50 wounded. On...

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Associated Press

December 19, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

And you thought Election Day was in November. Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House. Protesters gathered at some state capitals, but they are unlikely to persuade the Ele...

Celebration, sorrow and slights greet news of Castro’s death

Celebration, sorrow and slights greet news of Castro’s death

The Associated Press

November 26, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

While the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted cheers from the country's exiles in Miami, the 90-year-old revolutionary leader's passing produced expressions of respect in other parts of the world and measured responses from governments that saw the devoted socialist as a threat. U.S. President Bar...

Getting high: students abuse Adderall

Getting high: students abuse Adderall

Jack Chelsky

November 14, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

Jane has been selling her prescribed Adderall pills for the last year and a half, even though it’s a felony to do so. The DePaul student, who uses a fake name in order to avoid being incriminated, started selling the drug for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) out of her dorm to fellow stud...

U.S. teams still marketing the Native American image

U.S. teams still marketing the Native American image

Jackson Danbeck

November 13, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

When the Cleveland Indians made the World Series this year, millions of Americans noticed the red-skinned and smiling caricature on their uniforms that their fans sentimentally call “Chief Wahoo.” Read More »...

Polarized politics leaves environmental issues on the sidelines

Polarized politics leaves environmental issues on the sidelines

John Rudnicki

November 9, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, News

The next President will most likely play a big role in shaping future environmental legislation. Read More »

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