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Race for presidency heats up

Race for presidency heats up

Rachel Hinton and Doug Klain

September 20, 2015

The race for president is not without a few interesting characters and scandals this time around, with Trump and Clinton leading the pack. Read More »...

Wars throughout the world contribute to refugee crisis

Wars throughout the world contribute to refugee crisis

Jackson Danbeck

September 20, 2015

Humans are accustomed to hearing about foreign, bloody wars with dangerous consequences. This is especially true for Americans, whose soldiers are stationed on bases across the globe, whose majority of troops just recently left long conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read More »...

PM resignation, Syrian refugees add to Greek turmoil

PM resignation, Syrian refugees add to Greek turmoil

Rachel Hinton

September 13, 2015

After a nationwide referendum on bailout conditions and long negotiations, Greece and leaders of the Eurozone reached an agreement July 14, preventing the country from defaulting after they missed a payment to the International Monetary Fund, or IMF, which has loaned the country at least $23.6 billion so far, according to the New York T...

House rejects Iran deal

House rejects Iran deal

Rachel Hinton

September 13, 2015

The Republican-led House cast largely symbolic votes on Friday against the Iran nuclear deal and sought to restrict President Barack Obama's authority to lift sanctions against Tehran, one day after the Senate ensured that the administration can implement the accord without congressional interference. After three hours of hot-tempered debate, the House voted 269 to 162...

107 dead in crane collapse at Mecca mosque

107 dead in crane collapse at Mecca mosque

Rachel Hinton

September 13, 2015

A towering construction crane collapsed on Friday during a violent rainstorm in Saudi Arabia's city of Mecca, Islam's holiest site, crashing into the Grand Mosque and killing at least 107 people ahead of the start of the annual hajj pilgrimage later this month. Read More »...

Officers to face trial in Baltimore

Officers to face trial in Baltimore

Rachel Hinton

September 13, 2015

Baltimore police prepared for demonstrators Thursday at the second pretrial hearing in the case against six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, as local officials insisted the million-dollar settlement with Gray's family would not affect the criminal proceedings. Read More »...

Cecil the lion sparks debate at DePaul, nationally

Cecil the lion sparks debate at DePaul, nationally

Anna Quesse

August 10, 2015

More than 900,000 have signed a petition asking the United States to extradite Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed Cecil the lion, to Zimbabwe to face trial. Read More »...

60 senior US national security leaders support Iran deal

60 senior US national security leaders support Iran deal

Deb Reichmann

July 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty national security leaders, ambassadors, military leaders and former Cabinet secretaries signed a letter released on Monday in support of the nuclear deal with Iran. Read More »...

Greece default averted, crisis paused

Greece default averted, crisis paused

Rachel Hinton

July 18, 2015

After a nationwide referendum on bailout conditions and long negotiations, Greece and leaders of the Eurozone reached an agreement July 14, preventing the country from defaulting after they missed a payment to the International Monetary Fund, or IMF, which has loaned the country at least 23.6 billion so far, according to the New York Times. The history ...

Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance

Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance

Gregory Katz

July 7, 2015

  ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday after the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. But she was not discouraged — she thinks a landmark "no" vote in a nationwide referendum has bonded Greeks together. Read More »...

SCOTUS gay marriage ruling ushers in change

SCOTUS gay marriage ruling ushers in change

Shelley Mesch

July 1, 2015

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right across the United States. Justice Anthony Kennedy handed down the opinion of the court June 26, before many cities around the country held parades and celebrations for Pride Month. Read More »...

Charleston shooting underscores racism in America

Charleston shooting underscores racism in America

Rachel Hinton

June 23, 2015

The Emanuel A. M. E. church in Charleston, South Carolina, a symbol for hope and progress in the black community was attacked Wednesday, June 17 by alleged shooter Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old racist who sat with parishioners for an hour before opening fire. Read More »...

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