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Al-Shabaab Claims Responsibility for Hotel Bombing

Officers retake control of the Dayah Hotel in Mogadishu after the deadly attack.

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

At least 20 people were killed and many more injured in a coordinated gun-and-bomb attack carried out by one of Al-Queda's affiliates Al-Shabaab at a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. The attack took place Jan. 25., when attackers detonated a truck bomb at the gates of the Dayah Hotel.  The popular...

Recap: October 12 – 18

Rezaian reportedly convicted, Hungary closes border, the Democratic debate and US drone fears in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

October 18, 2015

International Affairs Iran says Washington Post reporter convicted "Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been detained for more than a year on charges including espionage, has been convicted, a spokesman for the Iranian judiciary said. [...] Ejehi said Rezaian and his lawyer are eligible to appeal the conviction within 20 days." Deadly bombings spark fear in Turkey ahead of...

119th Annual Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is one of the biggest long distance running events in the world.

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

On Monday, April 20, runners lined up for the start of a 26.2 mile run. It was a cold and wet day that was typical of Boston as the runners wound their way through the city's streets. Many people came together to share this experience and test their bodies in one of the most physically demanding ways....

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