The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Richard Wallace, founder and director of Equity and Transformation, poses for a portrait at the Westside Justice Center, Friday, March 29, 2024, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Erin Hooley)

Chicago’s response to migrant influx stirs longstanding frustrations among Black residents

Matt Brown, Associated Press April 21, 2024

CHICAGO (AP) — The closure of Wadsworth Elementary School in 2013 was a blow to residents of the majority-Black neighborhood it served, symbolizing a city indifferent to their interests So when the...

Former President Donald J. Trump watches the NCAA Wrestling Championships.

AP: Manhattan grand jury votes to indict Donald Trump, showing he, like all other presidents, is not an imperial king

Shannon Bow O'Brien, The Conversation | The University of Texas at Austin April 2, 2023

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) A Manhattan grand jury voted to indict former President Donald Trump on March 30, 2023,...

A kayaker fishes in Lake Oroville as water levels remain low due to continuing drought conditions in Oroville, Calif. in 2021. Now, the lake levels are above their historical average.

Half of California freed from drought thanks to rain, snow

John Antczak, Associated Press March 5, 2023

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tremendous rains and snowfall since late last year have freed half of California from drought, but low groundwater levels remain a persistent problem, U.S. Drought Monitor data showed...

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Berkey Hall on the campus of Michigan State University, late Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

AP: 3 people killed at Michigan State University; gunman dead

Joey Cappelleti and Ken Kusmer, Associated Press February 14, 2023

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A gunman opened fire Monday night at Michigan State University, killing three people and wounding five more, before fatally shooting himself miles away after an hours-long...

Rescue teams search for people as cranes remove debris from destroyed buildings in Antakya, southeastern Turkey.

AP: Rescues in Turkey offer moments of relief in quake aftermath

Justin Spike, Ghaith Alsayed and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press February 12, 2023

ISKENDERUN, Turkey (AP) — Rescuers pulled several earthquake survivors from the shattered remnants of buildings Friday, including some who lasted more than 100 hours trapped under crushed concrete after...

A large balloon drifts above the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of South Carolina, with a fighter jet and its contrail seen below it.

US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military on Saturday shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America. China insisted the flyover...

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks with reporters during a visit to the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation.

AP: US Treasury buys time for Biden and GOP on debt limit deal

Josh Boak, Associated Press January 22, 2023

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government bumped up against its debt limit Thursday, prompting the Treasury Department to take “extraordinary” accounting steps to avoid default — as friction between...

A Catholic priest consoles a family member of one of the deceased after Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court pronounced judgment on the 2019 bombings.

AP: Sri Lankan court orders ex-leader to pay victims of bombings

Krishan Francis, Associated Press January 15, 2023

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that inaction by the country’s former president and four others led to Easter Sunday bomb attacks in 2019 that killed nearly 270...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker hugs gun control advocate Maria Pike after he signed comprehensive legislation to ban military-style firearms on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Pike lost her son, Ricky, to gun violence. Advocate Delphine Cherry, third from right, who lost her children Tyesa and Tyler to gun violence, wipes away tears. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune via AP)

AP: Illinois bans semiautomatic weapons, critics vow court test

John O'Connor, AP Political Writer January 11, 2023

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois banned the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons Tuesday when Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation driven largely by the killing of seven people at a 4th of July...

The Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, left, gathers with other Christian leaders for a prayer vigil to mark the second year anniversary of the insurrection on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

AP: Jan. 6 remembrance led by Dems as GOP wrestled with rebels

Zeke Miller, Mary Clare Jalonick and Calving Woodward, Associated Press January 8, 2023

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden conferred high honors on those who stood against the Jan. 6 Capitol mob two years ago and the menacing effort in state after state to upend the election, declaring...

Jair Bolsonaro addresses the media at a press conference on April 16, 2020.

AP: After presidency, unclear fate for Brazil’s brash Bolsonaro

Carla Bridi, Associated Press January 8, 2023

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Jair Bolsonaro told supporters that the future could only bring him three possibilities: arrest, death or a second term as Brazil’s president. None of those outcomes came...

Supporters of Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, waves signs during an election night party in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

AP: Election takeaways: No sweep for the Republicans after all

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press November 9, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — For weeks, Republicans predicted a "red wave" would carry them to power in Congress, as voters repudiated majority Democrats for failing to tame skyrocketing inflation and address worries...

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