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Wednesday night’s Republican Presidential debate

Wednesday night’s Republican Presidential debate

Reed Lubin

October 29, 2015

  Ever since Donald Trump announced his intent to run for president of the United States back in June of this year, he has been all over the news because of the things that have come out of his mouth. Read More »...

AP Fact Check: The Republican debaters and the facts

AP Fact Check: The Republican debaters and the facts

Associated Press, Christopher S. Rugaber, and Stephen Ohlemacher

October 29, 2015

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson pitched a tax plan with numbers that didn't add up. Donald Trump boasted that he's paying his own way in the campaign, but he isn't. Read More »...

First lady Michelle Obama to make solo visit to Middle East

First lady Michelle Obama to make solo visit to Middle East

Associated Press and Darlene Superville

October 28, 2015

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama will spend next week in Qatar and Jordan to promote her global education initiative for girls, the White House announced Wednesday. Read More »...

Chicago, China celebrate 30 years of sisterhood

Chicago, China celebrate 30 years of sisterhood

Muhammed Ahmed

October 25, 2015

This month, more than 100 delegates and mayors from two of the world’s superpowers — China and the U.S. — met in Chicago Oct. 22-23 for a historic convening at the Hilton Chicago for the 2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference. Read More »...

Michelle Obama continues activism with new project

Michelle Obama continues activism with new project

Geoff Stellfox

October 25, 2015

First lady Michelle Obama announced on Monday that her Reach Higher Initiative would be launching a new program geared towards encouraging youth to pursue education after high school, whether it’s college, trade school or job training.  This program, called “Better Make Room,” focuses on engaging teens between the ages of 14 and 19 through soc...

Assad willing to discuss change after victory

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, Syria President Bashar Assad, center left, gestures during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, center right, as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second from right, and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, listen in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. President Bashar Assad was in Moscow, in his first known trip abroad since the war broke out in Syria in 2011, to meet his strongest ally Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The two leaders stressed that the military operations in Syria_ in which Moscow is the latest and most powerful addition_ must lead to a political process. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Associated Press, Albert Aji, and Sarah El Deeb

October 25, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — President Bashar Assad is willing to run in an early presidential election, hold parliamentary elections and discuss constitutional changes, but only after the defeat of "terrorist" groups, Russian lawmakers said after meeting with the Syrian leader on Sunday. Read More »...

Biologists fly drone to track health of endangered orcas

Biologists fly drone to track health of endangered orcas

Associated Press and Phuong Le

October 21, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal biologists flying a drone have taken thousands of rich images of endangered Puget Sound orcas showing the whales are in good condition this year and that several appear to be pregnant. Read More »...

Black Lives Matter, redlining and the long shadow of history

Black Lives Matter, redlining and the long shadow of history

Rachel Hinton

October 18, 2015

Clarence Lang, professor and chairperson of African and African American studies at the University of Kansas, spoke to students and interested faculty Thursday as part of the African and Black Diaspora Studies’ lecture series on Black Lives Matter movement. Read More »...

Peace march attack divides nation further

Peace march attack divides nation further

Hami Arain

October 18, 2015

It was just after 10 a.m. Oct. 10 in Turkey’s capital and the citizens of Ankara waited for a democratic rally just outside the central train station. Read More »...

First democratic debate: battle of the ‘progressives’

First democratic debate: battle of the 'progressives'

Madeline Mosso

October 18, 2015

The Democratic debate on Tuesday night in Las Vegas illuminated the stark contrast between the Democratic and Republican candidates, as well as the competition between Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Read More »...

Scorecard: How the Democrats fared in their first debate

Scorecard: How the Democrats fared in their first debate

Ken Thomas Associated Press

October 14, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here's a look at how the five Democratic presidential candidates performed in Tuesday's debate at the Wynn Las Vegas resort-casino. Read More »...

Briefs: University shootings, House speaker race

Briefs: University shootings, House speaker race

Rachel Hinton

October 11, 2015

This week, an alleged affair added controversy to the house speaker race, a confrontation among students in Arizona escalated into gunfire and one student was killed in a Texas housing shooting.  Read More »...

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