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Čaputová triumphant

Čaputová triumphant

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

April 8, 2019

The world was shocked when Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Kušnírová were murdered in their home in the Slovak town of Veľká Mača on Feb. 21, 2018. Kuciak had been working on an investigation involving the Calabrian mafia and its ties to influential political and business figures...

DePaul and Loyola respond to sexual abuse coverup

DePaul and Loyola respond to sexual abuse coverup

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

September 17, 2018

It has been a month since the grand jury report was released, revealing that the Catholic Church has covered up the systemic sexual abuse of children by priests over 70 years in Pennsylvania. This revelation has sent parishioners and members of the Catholic community questioning their safety in churches,...

The trade war begins

The trade war begins

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

The U.S. has engaged itself in yet another international conflict, but this time around the conflict is a trade war with international powerhouse China, whose economy is the second largest in the world with an $11 trillion GDP compared to the U.S.’s $19 trillion GDP. It all started at the beginn...

Nation & World Briefs: Feb. 12, 2018

Nation & World Briefs: Feb. 12, 2018

Associated Press

February 12, 2018

U.S. government's second shutdown solved overnight President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were sleeping and most government offices ...

Nation and World Briefs: January, 8 2018

Nation and World Briefs: January, 8 2018

The Associated Press

January 8, 2018

Record low temperatures and massive storms hit the Northeast A massive winter storm roared into the East Coast on Thursday, dumping as much as 17 inches of snow in some areas and unleashing hurricane-force winds and historic flooding that closed schools and offices and halted transportation from the Carolin...

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 9, 2017

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 9, 2017

The Associated Press

October 9, 2017

International headlines to know this week [accordions] [accordion title="Trump considering 'bump stock' ban" load="show"] President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be banned in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre...

U of Chicago students rally for unionization

U of Chicago students rally for unionization

Evelyn Baker

May 30, 2017

A crowd of graduate and undergraduate students collected on the main quad at the University of Chicago’s campus on Thursday May 25. Speckled with faculty members, the mass uniformly cheered for one thing: unionization. Read More »...

Global cyber attack touches Cook County

Evelyn Baker

May 21, 2017

More than 200,000 computers worldwide were found to have been encrypted on May 12 with a cyber attack called WannaCry, including some in Cook County. Read More »...

Boko Haram releases 82 Nigerian schoolgirls

Boko Haram releases 82 Nigerian schoolgirls

Associated Press and Evelyn Baker

May 15, 2017

The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram released 82 schoolgirls in a trade deal on Saturday, May 6. The girls were returned after the Nigerian government agreed to free five detained Boko Haram commanders. Read More »...

Conservative health care repeal causes controversy

Conservative health care repeal causes controversy

Evelyn Baker

May 7, 2017

The narrow passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) reached the House Thursday, resulting in victorious chanting reminiscent of a high school sporting event. However, the chants didn’t come from victorious athletes, but from members of the GOP. Read More »...

Medill lets J-school accreditation lapse

Medill lets J-school accreditation lapse

Evelyn Baker

May 7, 2017

Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism won’t renew its accreditation with the 72-year-old accreditation system, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and calls for change in the program. Read More »...

Le Pen, Macron advance in French elections

Le Pen, Macron advance in French elections

Evelyn Baker

April 30, 2017

For those following the French election, it may feel like November 2016 all over again. Read More »...

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