Turmoil in Syria as New Allegations of Chlorine Gas Surface
Turmoil in Syria as New Allegations of Chlorine Gas Surface
By Connor Alexander
The State Department answered questions April 21 regarding a range of topics, including Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, developments in Ukraine, and an Ocean Conference scheduled for June 16-17 to discuss issues of sustainable fisheries.

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Ebola Could Be Making A Comeback...Globally
Ebola Could Be Making A Comeback...Globally
By Allison Heller
With a new epidemic sweeping the main city of Conakry, Guinea, scientists are debating whether or not this deadly virus could sweep through developed countries as well.

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Violence, Child Trafficking, & Football: The World Cup of Terror
Violence, Child Trafficking, & Football: The World Cup of Terror
By Sarah Rawlings
Brazil is working hard to assure FIFA that it has everything under control, as thousands of military personnel pour into the slums surrounding the stadiums to pacify the cartel-run shantytowns.

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Nothing But Confidence...Or Maybe Not
Nothing But Confidence...Or Maybe Not
By Allison Heller
Signals are giving the Australian search parties looking for MH370 a run for their money. Some are saying they are "confident" that the pings are coming from the data recorders on the missing flight. Others are saying they're not very confident about the pings coming from the aircraft at all.

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Murrysville School Stabbing
Murrysville School Stabbing
By Allison Heller
After attacking multiple students and adults at Franklin Region Senior High School in Pennsylvania with two kitchen knives, 16-year-old Alex Hribal will go to court and be tried as an adult.

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Protest Shuts Down Irvine's 'Friendship' With Oppressive Cities
Protest Shuts Down Irvine's 'Friendship' With Oppressive Cities
By Trang Nguyen
Plans to open up a friendship between cities Irvine, California and Nha Trang, Vietnam were stopped by nearly 600 protestors.

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Breaking News

Turmoil in Syria as New Allegations of Chlorine Gas Surface

The State Department answered questions April 21 regarding a range of topics, including Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, developments in Ukraine, and an Ocean Conference scheduled for June 16-17 to discuss issues of sustainable fisheries.

by Connor Alexander

Ebola Could Be Making A Comeback...Globally

With a new epidemic sweeping the main city of Conakry, Guinea, scientists are debating whether or not this deadly virus could sweep through developed countries as well.

by Allison Heller

Nothing But Confidence...Or Maybe Not

Signals are giving the Australian search parties looking for MH370 a run for their money. Some are saying they are "confident" that the pings are coming from the data recorders on the missing flight. Others are saying they're not very confident about the pings coming from the aircraft at all.

by Allison Heller

Murrysville School Stabbing

After attacking multiple students and adults at Franklin Region Senior High School in Pennsylvania with two kitchen knives, 16-year-old Alex Hribal will go to court and be tried as an adult.

by Allison Heller

Features

China and Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement

How the newest trade deal between China and Taiwan sparked the Sunflower protests and the occupation of Taiwan’s legislation by students and activists.

by Bingjiefu He

The Paradox of Russian Military Human Rights Reform

During the transition to democracy, lack of military funding and shifting policies between de-politization and re-politization of the military created an environment where human rights violations became the norm.

by Yvonne Edmonds

Chunyun: the Largest Annual Human Migration in the World

To many, Lunar New Year means a bowl of lo mein at your local chinatown; but to the Chinese, the celebration marks the biggest annual human migration in the world, with everyone trying to make it home for a New Year’s Eve dinner with their loved ones.

by Bingjiefu He

Tragedy, Triumph, and Gay Rights: A Love Story

Life throws many curves, but for Pat Mikos and Judy Strnad, that included rejection, discrimination, and a love that would lead them through tragedy and a lifetime of happiness.

by Allison Heller

EuroMaidan: Why The Ukrainians Fight

Flame and smoke continue to envelop Kiev, as the opposition rejects the offer by President Viktor Yanukoyvch in the ongoing crisis talks to reshuffle the parliament and install opposition leaders in top posts in the new government.

 

by Bingjiefu He

The Clash of Titans: China and Japan

Sino-Japanese relations is one full of hurdles and obstructions. With territorial disputes and nationalistic sentiments, the narrative between the two nations has the potential to impact not only the Asian political landscape, but the international relations scene as a whole.

by Bingjiefu He

The Struggle to End Violence Against Women

Every year, a third of all women are battered, raped, assaulted, or abused. This stunning statistic poses the question: how are there still people opposed to protection, legal reform, and harsh punishments for offenders? 

by Sarah Rawlings

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