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Weekend Review: Intel Reports Saudi Prince Approved ‘Capture or Kill’ of Jamal Khashoggi

Posted: February 28, 2021 at 11:57 am   /   AFRICA, Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S., WORLD

A report by the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence found that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) “approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey, to capture or kill” Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. It confirms speculation which has long implicated MBS as instrumental in Khashoggi’s death and subsequent dismemberment. The report was […]

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Biden’s Immigration Bill Faces Congressional Hurdles

Posted: February 27, 2021 at 12:14 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

Immediately following his inauguration on January 20, President Joe Biden sent a comprehensive immigration reform bill to Congress. Formally called the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, the bill aims to overhaul and modernize much of the immigration progress following four years of harsh and archaic policy from the Trump Administration. According to an official White […]

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The Myanmar Protest And The Power In Solidarity

Posted: February 25, 2021 at 1:34 pm   /   Article, WORLD

A sea of bodies is spreading across the country in Myanmar in the largest protest the country has seen since 2007. Thousands of activists in Myanmar are striking against the military coup. Meanwhile, the Myanmar military—the Tatmadaw—has administered internet shutdowns and arrested more and more protesters. Myanmar police are using water cannons, rubber bullets, and […]

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Polar Vortex Causes Deadly Low Temps, Severe Winter Conditions

Posted: February 20, 2021 at 9:48 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

A polar vortex caused record-low temperatures in Texas last weekend, resulting in dangerous, and sometimes deadly, winter conditions. More than 4 million people were left without power while an estimated 14 million people were without water or under a boil advisory due to unsanitary water conditions. BBC News reported at least 60 people have died […]

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Shining a Light on Autocratic Politics: Champaign County, Illinois

Posted: February 16, 2021 at 9:10 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Investigative Report, U.S.

Candidates from marginalized communities report intimidation and antagonism from elected officials within the Champaign County Democratic Party. Several progressive community activists from Champaign County, Ill. spoke to Caracal Reports about tactics used by local elected officials to harm some campaigns for office and influence elections in favor of their preferred candidates. Correspondence with seven individual […]

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Weekend Review: Trump’s Second Impeachment Begins With Frightening Footage

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 6:30 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S., WORLD

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump began this week, and Democratic House impeachment managers opened with compelling video of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Some lawmakers were reported to be visibly shocked and shaken to see how close rioters came to them and their staffs. The managers used years of […]

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Democrats Unveil Shocking Evidence At Trump’s Impeachment Trial

Posted: February 10, 2021 at 5:42 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

On Tuesday, the Senate voted 56-44 to proceed with former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Despite this vote’s outcome, convicting Trump remains unlikely, as the Democrats would need 17 Republicans to vote alongside them. Just six sided with all 50 Democrats to move the trial forward. Among these six Republicans is Sen. Bill Cassidy of […]

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Weekend Review: $1.9 Trillion Budget Resolution Passes, Biden Reduces Direct Payments

Posted: February 6, 2021 at 7:47 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

President Biden’s $1.9 trillion budget resolution was approved by the Senate after an all-night “vote-a-rama” that lasted into Friday morning. Vice President Kamala Harris provided a tie-breaking vote and the budget passed without Republican support.   The resolution was also approved by the House and will be modified into a reconciliation bill, which will require further […]

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The Current State Of the Biden Administration

Posted: February 5, 2021 at 11:15 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

The Biden administration has concluded an eventful second week in office, and the country is once again brimming in optimism. Joe Biden seems to be working to fulfill promises made during his campaign, or during his tumultuous transition period, leading to solid, no-nonsense governing. This has been a welcome sight to most Americans based on […]

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Russian Court Rejects Bid To Release Alexei Navalny

Posted: February 1, 2021 at 4:38 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics, will remain in prison after a Russian court rejected an appeal to have him released on Thursday. Navalny was arrested at a Moscow airport earlier this month after returning from Germany, where he has been recovering for the past several months after […]

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