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School seminar near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

School seminar near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

Sophia Tareen

February 27, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago's wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drafted two National Book Award winners as keynote speakers and crafted a syllabus that would be the envy of most liberal arts colleges. Read More »...

Executive Order denied

Executive Order denied

Sam Johnson

February 20, 2017


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President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration was blocked by an appeals court Feb. 9 after the federal appeals panel found no evidence that anyone from the seven nations had committed acts of terrorism. Read More »...

Executive order denied

Executive order denied

Sam Johnson

February 13, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration was blocked by an appeals court Feb. 9 after the federal appeals panel found no evidence that anyone from the seven nations had committed acts of terrorism. Read More »...

Order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries creates stir

Order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries creates stir

Jack Chelsky

February 6, 2017


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In response to President Trump's executive order on immigration, thousands of protesters rushed to airports around the country, including Chicago's O’Hare airport, to show solidarity with those affected. Read More »...

Trump sparks liberal awakening

Trump sparks liberal awakening

Brenden Moore

February 5, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

There’s been an awakening. Have you felt it? Read More »

Turkish leader seeks executive powers

Turkish leader seeks executive powers

Danielle Hurley

January 23, 2017


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Protesters outside of Turkey’s parliament building in Ankara Jan. 9 were met with tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons from squads of police. Read More »...

World’s wealth gap widens

World’s wealth gap widens

Taylor Ashmore

January 23, 2017


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The world's eight richest men are now in possession of the same wealth as the poorest half of the world, according to a new report by Oxfam. Read More »...

China goes green

China goes green

April Lane

January 22, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

China’s poor air quality is an unfortunate reality. From years of burning coal in order to mass produce, China has been left with copious amounts of noxious fog that hangs over much of the country, leading to asthma, acute and chronic respiratory disease and the premature deaths of millions each year. R...

Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker, and Jack Gillum

January 20, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests. Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to prevent the chaos from...

Young inauguration-goers mull whether Trump represents future

Young inauguration-goers mull whether Trump represents future

Brenden Moore

January 20, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The swamp began to fill Thursday afternoon as supporters of President-elect Donald Trump came from far and wide to celebrate the billionaire’s once-thought impossible ascension to the U.S. Presidency. Wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hats and other pro-Trump attire, supp...

Sparse crowds, pockets of resistance evident ahead of Trump’s inauguration

Sparse crowds, pockets of resistance evident ahead of Trump’s inauguration

Brenden Moore

January 19, 2017


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sparse crowds walked the National Mall, snapping pictures and taking in the moment, as the country prepares to inaugurate President-elect Donald Trump in less than 24 hours. Even as vendors sell pro-Trump and anti-Hillary Clinton merchandise steps from the capitol and families with...

Trump’s picks: four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings

Trump’s picks: four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings

Jackson Danbeck

January 17, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

Four controversial cabinet nominees head to Senate hearings. Read More »...

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