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Young Black father Daunte Wright killed in “mistaken” police shooting

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent On April 11, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot to death by a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, AP...

Russian President Putin endorses law that could extend his presidency until 2036

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent President Vladimir Putin of Russia put his name to a law on April 5 which could permit him to retain his political...

Questions surround the AstraZeneca vaccine

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent As of last week, the rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine for fighting Covid-19 was put on hold in ten European countries. Among...

Brazil overwhelmed by second wave of Covid-19

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent Brazil has recorded an unprecedented number of daily deaths related to Covid-19 amid the country’s second wave, according to CNN.  The South American...

Killing of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi goes unpunished after two years

On the morning of Feb. 26, a U.S. intelligence report on the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi arrived, and its findings sent the country into an uproar.

QAnon sparks mounting concern across the nation

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent Beyond the persistent fear surrounding Covid-19, another force has the nation gripped. QAnon conspiracy theorists are now venting their frustrations against the...

Search for missing workers continues after glacier burst in India

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent Just after midnight on Monday, Feb. 8, over 171 people went missing in northern India when an avalanche of water and debris...

Russian citizens face arrest after protesting for Navalny’s liberation

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent On Jan. 20, thousands of protesters braved temperatures 58 degrees below zero to occupy streets in Moscow and demand the release of...

Interstate Air Pollution in the United States Sparks Concern

New studies citing data primarily from 2005 to 2018 are confirming a troubling reality — even when air pollution is kept below ‘safe’ guidelines, exposure can still be fatal, according to CNN.

Children train in self-defense militia amid conflict in Mexico

Facing indefinite terms of safety in the secluded, mountainous region of western Mexico’s Guerrero state, children as young as six are learning to defend themselves and their community against increasing criminal activity, according to CNN.

Anti-Government protests in Beirut turn violent

On Saturday Jan. 18, the Beirut demonstrations led by hundreds of anti-government protesters faced tear gas and water cannons unleashed by the Lebanese police in what is being described as the finale to a “week of rage.” This is the culmination of many months of government adversaries petitioning officials for change, according to CNN.

Spanish police seize drug-infested submarine

Spanish police seized a 20-meter semi-submersible submarine containing over 4,400-pound of cocaine on Nov. 24, according to the BBC.

Wildfires in California prompt state of emergency

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a statewide emergency on Oct. 27, due to the wildfires that have displaced almost 200,000 residents, according to The Associated Press.

Senate speaks out over contaminated baby food

Sen. Chuck Schumer D-N.Y., called for the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a report regarding contaminated baby food on Oct. 20. According to The Associated Press, dozens of baby food products contain

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