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Afghanistan

Weekend Review: At Least 68 Dead After Blast Near School in Afghanistan

Posted: May 9, 2021 at 11:46 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Middle East, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

At least 58 people died, and more than 165 were wounded after a car bomb detonated in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. Many of the victims were young girls who attended a nearby school. The explosion occurred in the afternoon when girls’ classes were in session, and authorities suspect they were the target.   It is unclear […]

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Chauvin Found Guilty

Chauvin Found Guilty of All Charges in Floyd’s Murder

Posted: April 21, 2021 at 2:04 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S.

The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has come to a close almost a full year since the world witnessed George Floyd’s horrific murder. With an anxious crowd gathered outside the courthouse, the jury relayed their decision on Tuesday after more than ten hours of deliberation spread over two days. Guilty on all […]

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Prince Philip

Weekend Review: Great Britain Prince Philip Dies at 99

Posted: April 11, 2021 at 11:04 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth II, died on Friday at 99. Buckingham Palace’s statement confirmed the prince “passed away peacefully (on Friday) morning at Windsor Castle.” The Royal Family will observe two weeks of mourning as the prince’s coffin lays at rest, reportedly in a private chamber inside the castle. […]

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Weekend Review: FL Rep. Matt Gaetz’s Raunchy Games Under Investigation

Posted: April 4, 2021 at 11:57 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida is under federal investigation concerning his sexual relationships, which reportedly may have included sex with a minor.  According to The New York Times, investigators found communications between Gaetz and another Florida Republican, former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg, suggesting they both solicited sex with women in exchange for […]

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Derek Chauvin

Witnesses Relive Guilt, Trauma, Over Floyd During the Trial of Derek Chauvin

Posted: April 2, 2021 at 7:35 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S.

The trial of Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd continued on Thursday as witnesses and first responders testify. According to court testimony, EMS workers were initially called to the scene at 8:20 p.m. for a mouth injury, a low-priority call that didn’t require the responding ambulance to turn on its sirens. One minute later, the […]

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2020

2020 Biggest Stories That Took Our Breath Away

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 3:13 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

COVID-19 The world spent the entirety of 2020 in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic. But Americans demanded the right to live free of lockdowns, even if it meant death for them or others.   COVID-19 is believed to have originated in China with a case of illness that occurred last November. Since then, the virus […]

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Weekend Review: Body Cam Shows Officer Lack Of Empathy During George Floyd’s Last Moment

Posted: August 16, 2020 at 4:03 pm   /   Article, TRENDING, U.S.

Newly released footage from a body camera worn by former Officer Tou Thao during George Floyd’s arrest highlights the startling lack of empathy shown by another former officer towards Floyd while he was dying in police custody.  “This is why you don’t do drugs, kids,” Thao told a growing crowd of disturbed onlookers, who pleaded […]

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Juneteenth

Weekend Review: America Celebrates Juneteenth Through Steep Racial Tensions

Posted: June 21, 2020 at 7:58 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Juneteenth: Friday marked 155 years since the end of the tradition of slavery in the U.S. on holiday known as Juneteenth, or June 19th. While the day is not yet recognized as a national holiday, it is nationally recognized by many citizens, specifically Black Americans, as a day of the momentous celebration.  The day brought […]

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