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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.
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...

New York and New Jersey Bombings: What We Know

Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami after being injured and captured by police
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...

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.
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...

Obama Sends 250 More Troops to Syria

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

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.
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...

Recap: March 21 – 27

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

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.
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...

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.
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,...

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.
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...

Recap: December 28 – January 3

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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...

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.
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,...

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.
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...

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