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Terror Hits The Streets Of New York Once Again

A truck driver barrels through the streets of New York, creating panic and chaos.

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

On Oct. 31, tragedy hit the streets of New York when a man named Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov drove his pickup truck down a crowded street near Stuyvesant High School, hitting a school bus and others along the way. His actions cost the lives of eight civilians and injured twelve others who were rushed...

New York and New Jersey Bombings: What We Know

Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami after being injured and captured by police

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016

On Saturday, Sept. 17, two bombs went off in two neighboring states.  In the morning, a bomb in Seaside Park, New Jersey exploded but injured no one.  Later that night, a bomb went off in the neighborhood of Chelsea in New York City, resulting in 29 non-critical injuries.  Several undetonated other...

Recap: May 9 – 15

In news this week: Rousseff impeachment process picks back up, ISIS claims string of attacks across Iraq, the bison is now the US national mammal and George Zimmerman attempts to sell the weapon used in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 15, 2016

International Affairs Brazil crisis: Rousseff impeachment process 'back on track' "An impeachment process against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision to suspend a crucial vote. Speaker Waldir ...

Obama Sends 250 More Troops to Syria

Obama announces the deployment of 250 more troops to help Syria in the fight against ISIS.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

On Monday, April 25, Obama confirmed that 250 more troops would be sent to help fight against the Islamic State (or ISIS) forces still in power within Syria. Obama's decision to deploy 220 additional troops to Syria was first announced on Sunday during his meeting with the German leader, Merkel....

Recap: April 4 – 10

Greece deports migrants, Paris attack suspect arrested, Mississippi passes controversial bill and update on Keystone pipeline leak in this week's news.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 10, 2016

International Affairs Greece Starts Deporting Migrants to Turkey as E.U. Deal Takes Effect "They had braved risks and hardships to get to Greece, having crossed the narrow strait from Turkey in flimsy rafts like nearly a million others last year — with hundreds dying along the way. But on Mo...

Recap: March 21 – 27

This week: Brussels attack, Obama in Cuba, North Carolina's controversial law and Sanders sweeps in

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 27, 2016

International Affairs BRUSSELS ATTACKS: AT LEAST 30 KILLED AS EXPLOSIONS HIT AIRPORT AND METRO STATION "The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for twin attacks that have left at least 30 people dead following a suspected suicide bombing at a Brussels airport and an explo...

Recap: March 14 – 20

In news this week:
protests in Brazil, civilian rule reaffirmed in Myanmar, Clinton sweeps Tuesday's primaries and Sea World announces new orca policy.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 20, 2016

International Affairs Brazil protesters call for President Rousseff to resign "Huge crowds have taken to the streets across Brazil calling for President Dilma Rousseff to resign. Opponents blame Ms Rousseff for a severe recession and a corruption scandal also engulfing her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da...

Recap: February 15 – 21

This week: US strikes in Libya, Syria receives aid, Harper Lee dies and Apple versus the FBI in San Bernardino case.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 21, 2016

International Affairs  49 killed in U.S. airstrike targeting terrorists in Libya "American warplanes hit an ISIS camp in Libya where foreign fighters had been engaged in advanced training, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday. Noureddine Chouchane, a senior operative in the terrorist gro...

Recap: January 11 – 17

UN convoy reaches Madaya, Taiwan elects first female president, Obama's final State of the Union address and Flint's water crisis in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 17, 2016

International Affairs  Madaya Syria: Aid convoy reaches besieged town "An aid convoy has reached the besieged rebel-held Syrian town of Madaya, bringing vital food and medicines. Distribution will continue through the night to 40,000 people who have been trapped for six months by a government blockade and ...

Recap: December 28 – January 3

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Sophie Feinberg and Daniela Quijano

January 3, 2016

International Affairs Japan and South Korea agree WW2 'comfort women' deal "Japan and South Korea have agreed to settle the issue of "comfort women" forced to work in Japanese brothels during World War Two, in their first such deal since 1965. Japan has apologised and will pay 1bn yen ($8.3m, ...

Recap: December 14 – 20

National Front Party loses in France, Mother Teresa to be a saint, US striking harder against ISIS, Congress budget approved and more in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 20, 2015

International Affairs  National Front Party in France Is Dealt a Setback in Regional Elections "French voters dealt a sharp setback to the far-right National Front in regional elections on Sunday, depriving the party of victory in any of the country’s 13 regions, according to projections b...

Recap: November 30 – December 6

This week: protests at Paris Climate Conference, Netanyahu responds to Kerry, shooting in San Bernardino and increasing numbers of ISIS supporters in the US.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 6, 2015

International Affairs EU reaches $3bn deal with Turkey to curb refugee crisis "The European Union has struck a deal with Turkey in Brussels that aims to limit the flow of refugees into the continent. Leaders from 28 EU members states met with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday, f...

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