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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


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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 »

Sanctuary in the antarctic

Sanctuary in the antarctic

Jackson Danbeck

November 6, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

Teeming with life from diving penguins to schools of fish, the waters off the coast of Antarctica will now be protected under international law after 24 nations, including the United States, agreed to create the world’s largest marine reserve that spans an area almost as large as Alaska.     ...

Henry Kissinger discusses complex U.S.-China relationship

Henry Kissinger discusses complex U.S.-China relationship

Jackson Danbeck

October 23, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

After years of fighting the Japanese during World War II and the nationalist government in the Chinese civil war, communist China emerged victorious in 1949. But with dreams of becoming a secure and ideologically-pure nation, it soon began to rival with another nation that would last for the next 25 y...

Human rights organizations call for end to war on drugs

Human rights organizations call for end to war on drugs

AP and David Crary

October 17, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

As Americans debate the expanding campaign to legalize marijuana, two of the nation's most prominent human rights organizations are urging a far bolder step — the decriminalization of possession and personal use of all illicit drugs. Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union jointly...

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