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Man petting a lost dog that the Kabul Small Animal Rescue took care of.
Courtesy of Kabul Small Animal Rescue's Facebook page.

Dogs, cats and other pets flee Afghanistan, CDC creates obstacle with temporary dog ban

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor September 19, 2021

As the Taliban takes a strong position in Afghanistan, people rush to the airport to seek refuge elsewhere. However, people are not the only ones rushing to the planes — cats, dogs and other pets are...

DePaul student Riley Reed taking part in pro-LGBTQ+ protest. Photo courtesy of Riley Reed

LGBTQ+ community reflects on rainbow capitalism a month after Pride celebrations

Sonal Soni and Corey Schmidt August 6, 2021

As the clock struck midnight, countless rainbow-themed storefronts, commercials and merchandise quickly faded away on July 1. Despite an entire month commemorating the struggles and pride of the LGBTQ+...

Then Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa Fiame Naomi Mata’afa speaks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the Australian High Commissioner to Samoa Sue Langford as they arrive at Faleolo Airport in Apia, Samoa on Sept. 8, 2017. More than three months after winning an election which sparked a constitutional crisis, Samoa's first female prime minister was finally able to take office on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (Lukas Coch/AAP Image via AP)

Samoa’s 1st female PM takes office after constitution crisis

Associated Press July 27, 2021

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — More than three months after winning an election which sparked a constitutional crisis, Samoa’s first female prime minister was finally able to take office on Tuesday. A...

In this May 13, 2021, file photo, smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City. Human Rights Watch on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, accused the Israeli military of carrying attacks that

Human Rights Watch: Israeli war crimes apparent in Gaza war

Associated Press July 27, 2021

JERUSALEM (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused the Israeli military of carrying out attacks that “apparently amount to war crimes” during an 11-day war in May against the Hamas militant group. The...

Former president Jacob Zuma gestures as he addresses the press at his home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Natal Province, Sunday, July 4, 2021. Zuma told hundreds of supporters gathered outside his rural estate that he is appealing his 15-month prison sentence and impending arrest by police. South Africa’s top court, the Constitutional Court, last week sentenced Zuma to prison for defying a court order that he should testify before a commission investigating allegations of rampant corruption when he was president from 2009 to 2018. (AP Photo/Shiraaz Mohamed)

South African court to rule on arrest of ex-president Zuma

Associated Press July 6, 2021

NKANDLA, South Africa (AP) — A South African regional court is to rule Friday on whether it will block an order by the country’s highest court for the arrest of former South African President Jacob...

Israeli Arab women hold a sign during a protest ahead of a vote by Israel's parliament on renewing a law that bars Arab citizens of Israel from extending citizenship or even residency to spouses from the occupied West Bank and Gaza, outside the parliament building in Jerusalem, Monday, July 5, 2021. Israel's new government faces an early challenge in deciding whether to renew the temporary law first enacted in 2003. Critics say it's a racist measure aimed at limiting the growth of the Arab minority, while supporters say it's needed for security reasons and to preserve Israel's Jewish character. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Israel blocks law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

Associated Press July 6, 2021

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament early on Tuesday failed to renew a law that bars Arab citizens from extending citizenship or residency rights to spouses from the occupied West Bank and Gaza, in...

In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Supreme Court to hear case that may upset Roe v. Wade

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor May 31, 2021

Women anxiously await the  Supreme Court ruling on a Texas abortion case next year due to the possibility of the case upsetting the Roe v. Wade precedent. The Supreme Court is set to hear a Texas abortion...

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 reacts during cremation in Jammu, India, Monday, May 24, 2021. India crossed another grim milestone Monday of more than 300,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of infections appeared to be easing in big cities but was swamping the poorer countryside. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Covid-19 crisis in India exacerbated by cyclone

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

India is facing one of the world’s most brutal Covid-19 waves in the world, exacerbated by Cyclone Yaas. Even though India took a step forward with a decline in Covid-19 cases, the country was forced...

The exterior of the First Baptist Church in Cameron, La., on Sunday, May 23, 2021 shows how it was heavily damaged during Hurricane Laura last year. (AP Photo/Rebecca Santana)

Religion falters as more Americans reject traditional institutions

Hayley DeSilva, Staff Writer May 31, 2021

A recent Gallup poll found that the percentage of Americans with a membership at a house of worship fell under 50 percent for the first time in 80 years.  As a whole, religion’s influence in the...

A man wearing the word

Protests, police brutality erupt in Colombia

Josephine Stratman, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

Like many other DePaul students, Juliana Zanubi deals with distractions while doing Zoom classes from home. However, rather than typical distractions like noise from siblings or the lure of a comfortable...

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2021 file photo, the Bitcoin logo appears on the display screen of a crypto currency ATM at the Smoker's Choice store in Salem, N.H.  The price of Bitcoin fell as much as 29% Wednesday, May 19 after the China Banking Association warned members of risks associated with digital currencies. Other digital currencies suffered sharp declines as well.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Cryptocurrency might be the future of money – if it can shed its emissions problem

Jackson Healy, Contributing Writer May 23, 2021

On May 12, tech mogul and Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that the electric vehicle company would no longer accept Bitcoin for purchases, citing concerns over fossil fuels powering bitcoin mining. Within...

Grab your headphones— the cicadas are coming

Grab your headphones— the cicadas are coming

Kalia Butler, Contributing Writer May 11, 2021

It’s a plane, it's an engine, it’s a lawnmower — it's actually a cicada. These boisterous insects and their shrieking songs have been underground for the past 17 years and are set to surface within...

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