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Thursday, July 9th 2020

Government Shuts Down Due to Severe Bipartisanship

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator The United States government shut down on Monday, Sept. 30, when the Republican-controlled House and the...

Not Guilty Verdict Triggers Protest From Many Americans

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer from Florida who, on Feb. 26, 2012, fatally shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager...

Recovery Begins After Tornado Hits Moore, Okla.

Taylor Griffith Staff Writer A massive tornado devastated Moore, Okla., on May 20, leveling a large portion of the city and leaving many wounded and several...

Constitutional Amendment Proposed to Protect US Voters from Restrictive Voting Laws

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter Two House Democrats have introduced a Constitutional Amendment affirming the right of all citizens of voting age to participate in national...

Oklahoma Senators Reverse Opinion on Federal Relief Aid to Request Funding for Tornado Relief

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter After a string of disastrous tornadoes ripped through their home state this week, Oklahoma Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe...

Obama Admin Under Fire for Probes

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter President Obama has been on the defensive this past week against two separate reports of misconduct by the Justice and Treasury...

Progress in LGBTQ Community

Anis Vijay Modi Staff Writer Photo by Beth Askins A swath of events showing progression in the treatment and civil rights of members of the LGBTQ community...

Congressional Conflict Ensues, Leaving Fate of Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Up in the Air

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter A hunger strike by prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has reopened the debate in Washington about how to close the United States...

Brain Connectivity Research Produces Breakthroughs on Cognitive Function, Raises New Questions

Giuseppe Ricapito Staff Writer A University of California, Santa Barbara research team has broken new ground on the anatomy of the human brain and its relationship...

Congress Debates Over Military Budget Cuts Regarding Abrams Tanks Upgrades

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter As Congress continues to cut more than $40 billion from the federal budget, several congressmen are pushing for a costly upgrade...