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Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Most recent Women’s March focuses on marching to the polls

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

October 15, 2018


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Women's March Chicago returned to Grant Park for another rally and march on Saturday. The march comes just weeks before midterm elections, so organizers are focusing on encouraging people to vote. "As the assault on both women's rights and democracy continues in this country, women and allies are...

Nation and World Briefs: 10/15

Associated Press

October 15, 2018


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Turkey has proof Saudi writer was killed Turkey's government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video proof that missing Saudi Arabian writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Washington Post reported Friday. The newspaper, for which Khashogg...

Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald’s death

Chicago verdict comes 4 years after Laquan McDonald’s death

Gerry Broome, Associated Press

October 8, 2018


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Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks after his murder trial began, Jason Van Dyke's transformation from Chicago patrol officer to convicted felon came suddenly. A clerk announced the jury's decision....

The rise of conservatism around the world

The rise of conservatism around the world

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

October 8, 2018


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Throughout the world controversial and conservative candidates are sliding into positions of power. In France, there was the increased support of Marine Le Pen. In Italy, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has gained immense support from conservatives in the country, as well as a political endorsement...

Haiti earthquake kills 11, injures 135

Haiti earthquake kills 11, injures 135

Gerry Broome, Associated Press

October 8, 2018


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Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed 11 people and left 135 injured. The country's civil protection agency said that at least seven people died in the coastal city of Port-de- Paix and three people died in the nearby community of Gros-Morne...

What brought Kavanaugh and Ford in front of the Senate and what will come of it

What brought Kavanaugh and Ford in front of the Senate and what will come of it

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

October 1, 2018


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The hearings of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford have solidified partisan lines. With both Democrats and Republicans refusing to break ranks on the controversial nominee, the vetting process has included addressing everything from him under oath to sexual assault allegations. On...

Typhoons and hurricanes set to increase due to climate change, experts say

Typhoons and hurricanes set to increase due to climate change, experts say

Katelyn Henslin, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


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In the beginning of this month, Hurricane Florence left the Carolinas flooded. At the same time, “superstorm” Typhoon Mangkhut, a Category 5 hurricane, made its way through the Philippines to Hong Kong, China. With powerful winds getting up to 180 miles per hour, Mangkhut has become one of the most...

Caged children are still a reality in the U.S.

Caged children are still a reality in the U.S.

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

September 24, 2018


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Despite the Trump Administration reducing the coverage of the detention of thousands of immigrant children, there is still so much to learn about what they endured while in custody. Just this month, ProPublica Illinois was able to attain records of the 99 children separated from their families and...

Iran’s president blames US after attack on military parade

Iran’s president blames US after attack on military parade

Associated Press

September 24, 2018


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Iran's president on Sunday accused an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf of being behind a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 60. Hassan Rouhani's comments came as Iran's Foreign Ministry also summoned Western diplomats over them allegedly providing havens...

Over 600 prisoners abandoned following flood

Over 600 prisoners abandoned following flood

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

September 24, 2018


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Imagine being trapped in a cell, watching the water rise around you and having no way out. After being left behind to suffer during a hurricane, this was the reality of many of South Carolina’s inmates. In the wake of Hurricane Florence in South Carolina, 651 inmates were abandoned in MacDougall...

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans ahead of election

Susan Walsh, Associated Press

September 17, 2018


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Nation & World Brief: September 17 In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election would be how voters feel about Trump. And the majority of the electorate, including a size-able percentage of Republican-leaning vo...

Florence death toll swells to 14 as rivers rise  

Gerry Broome, Associated Press

September 17, 2018


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Nation & World Brief: September 17 As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were pulled from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding that could be the next stage of a mounting disaster. Weakened to a tropical depression early Sunda...

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