Looking down the barrel of a loaded gun: mass shootings and gun control in the U.S.

Looking down the barrel of a loaded gun: mass shootings and gun control in the U.S.

Led by passionate student survivors of the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MDS) mass shooting that left 17 dead and many injured, many across the U.S. have mobilized to implement gun control legislation. 346 people died in mass...
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NBA trade deadline: Cleveland reconstructs roster, buyout market quiets deadline deals

NBA trade deadline: Cleveland reconstructs roster, buyout market quiets deadline deals

The Cleveland Cavaliers dictated the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline, sending away six players, including Isaiah Thomas, for four. Cleveland’s aggressive roster reconstruction was juxtaposed by 29 other teams apparently lulled into inact...
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Eagles defeat Patriots in exciting Super Bowl, Timberlake performs controversially

Eagles defeat Patriots in exciting Super Bowl, Timberlake performs controversially

In one of the most competitive Super Bowls in recent National Football League (NFL) history, the Philadelphia Eagles, led by their backup quarterback, beat the dynastic New England Patriots for their first Super Bowl win in franchise history. Other than...
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Republican tax plan passes through the House, Senate Panel: how might it affect you?

Republican tax plan passes through the House, Senate Panel: how might it affect you?

Without holding one hearing to discuss the over 400-page legislature, the Republican tax plan—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—was passed through the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) and the House of Representatives. The bill passed through the House with a vote...
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Congressional Affairs: Senator Al Franken facing two accusations, Roy Moore eight

Congressional Affairs: Senator Al Franken facing two accusations, Roy Moore eight

  Another woman—33-year-old Lindsay Menz—has accused Sen. Al Franken D-Mn. of inappropriately touching her, this time in 2010, only hours after Leeann Tweeden levied the first accusation of sexual harassment on the senator. Meanwhile, eight women, man...
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NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell contract extension sputters in backfield

NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell contract extension sputters in backfield

Colin Kaepernick’s case against the National Football League (NFL) for accused collusion between owners to keep him out of the league for his national anthem demonstrations has taken its first steps into legitimacy. His attorney, Mark J. Geragos, notified th...
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OP-ED: How Fox News has misshapen itself, politics and the American public

OP-ED: How Fox News has misshapen itself, politics and the American public

When Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first indictments regarding the Russia-Trump campaign scandal were officially announced Monday, Oct. 30, not a single person in the entirety of the United States of America cared about cheeseburger emojis–including...
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Flake joins Corker in protest as Trump continues to uproot political landscape

Flake joins Corker in protest as Trump continues to uproot political landscape

Trump-era politics has not only wreaked havoc on the Democratic party, but on the Republican party as well. Only weeks after Tennessee Senator (R) Bob Corker called the White House an “adult day care,” Arizona Senator (R) Jeff Flake came out...
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Spanish Prime Minister removes Catalan leadership

Spanish Prime Minister removes Catalan leadership

Spain took its largest step yet in opposing the pursued independence of Catalonia as Prime Minister (PM) Mariano Rajoy announced on Oct. 21 that he would remove the leadership of the region and begin a procedure of establishing direct rule...
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Trump announces allowance of release of JFK assassination

Trump announces allowance of release of JFK assassination

For historians and conspiracy theorists alike, Oct. 26, 2017—the scheduled date on which classified government files regarding the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy were to be released—has been a day to look forward to for years now. Despite....
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