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GOP Takes On Affordable Care Act

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter The 114th United States Congress convened for the first time on Jan. 3, 2015, featuring a brand new Republican majority in...

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Not Indicted, Prosecutor Criticized

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Following months of jury deliberations in the case of the Aug. 9 killing of 18-year-old black youth Michael Brown at the...

UCSB Community Unites Behind Ayotzinapa

Ariana Arzani Photos by Frances Castellon On Sept. 26, 49 male students from a teachers’ college in the rural town of Iguala, Mexico were violently confronted...

Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter President Obama outlined an executive action on immigration in an address to the nation on Nov. 20. The plan is intended...

Senate Votes Against Completion of Keystone XL Pipeline

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter The United States Senate voted down legislation that would allow for the completion of the Keystone XL pipeline on Nov. 18....

Obama Visits Asia, Australia: Strikes Climate Change Deal, Urges Tolerance, Discusses Threats to Peace...

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter President Obama kicked off a week-long visit to the Pacific Rim on Nov. 10 in Beijing, where he attended the Asia-Pacific...

Fossil Fuel Industries Fund Midterm Election Campaigns, Dealing Critical Blow to Environmental Protections

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter With the results of the Nov. 4 midterm elections, Republicans hold a majority of seats in the US Senate, meaning the...

White House Backs Use of Body Cameras for Law Enforcement, California Sees Early Results

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Responding to an online petition in the aftermath of the police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri, the White...

White House Calls Out College Campuses on Sexual Assault Prevention

Judy Lau Staff Writer After a series of highly publicized rapes on college campuses, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released...

Arizona Introduces New Abortion Legislation, Renews Abortion Debate

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Arizona’s Republican-led House of Representatives introduced a new piece of social legislation on Thursday, Feb. 27, that would permit surprise inspections of abortion clinics...