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Trump Cabinet brings up familiar and unusual picks

A humorous Representation of Trump presenting Rex Tillerson to his cabinet
February 10, 2017

Even before inauguration, President Elect Donald Trump was busy setting up his cabinet to feature many familiar Republican faces, but even when working behind the scenes, Trump can’t avoid controversy....

Bee Population in the US Declining Rapidly

Bees are becoming endangered in the United States. If nothing is done, results are likely horrible and possibly fatal.
December 9, 2016

Bees are taken for granted very often. Now that they are endangered in the United States, people have begun reconsidering the worth of bees. Due to entire colonies of bees dying off. The cause of this...

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Two Syrian boys, who fled from home with their family, walk back to their tent in a refugee camp
December 10, 2015

In 2011, what began as peaceful protests against the Syrian government morphed into a full-out war.  Other countries jumped in, and soon Syria was entangled in a confused battle against terrorism, rebellion,...

Poverty Prevention: Has the United States Made Progress?

Congressman Paul Ryan, vice-presidential running mate to Mitt Romney in 2012’s presidential election, offers his opinion on the effectiveness of government organizations with the intent to assist those in economic crisis while Bread from the City, a Washington relief organization, discusses his speech.
May 13, 2014

Over the past decade, modern developed countries have taken great leaps in order to lessen the percentage of their population under the poverty line. Significantly, Latin America has made tremendous progress...

Nuclear Arsenal Blunders

Thirty-four Air Force officers in charge of launching nuclear weapons are suspected of cheating on proficiency tests.
January 17, 2014

On January 15, the Air Force admitted that 34 officers in charge of nuclear missiles were suspended due to cheating on monthly proficiency tests. While there were monitored practice scenarios ensuring...

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