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  • Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Commits SuicideFormer NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide
    Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning. Prison officials confirmed Hernandez’s death in a statement. Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd. He was acquitted of a double murder only days ago. Guards discovered the 27-year-old Hernandez in his […]
  • Study Finds 89 Percent of Trump Coverage Is NegativeStudy Finds 89 Percent of Trump Coverage Is Negative
    It would be hard for biased, negative news coverage of President Trump to get any worse. “As President Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office, he has received by far the most hostile press treatment of any incoming American president, with the broadcast networks punishing him with coverage that has been […]
  • Spain Arrests Suspected Russian Hacker on U.S. WarrantSpain Arrests Suspected Russian Hacker on U.S. Warrant
    Spanish police have arrested a Russian hacker accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election at the request of U.S. authorities. Pyotr Levashov was arrested in Barcelona on 7 April on a U.S. computer crimes warrant, according to a spokeswoman for Spain’s National Court who wished to remain anonymous, the Associated Press reported. Levashov’s wife, […]
  • Trump Removes Bannon from National Security CouncilTrump Removes Bannon from National Security Council
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has removed his controversial chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, from the powerful National Security Council in a staff reshuffle that consolidated the power of the White House national security adviser, H.R. McMaster. During the first weeks of his presidency, Trump was sharply criticized for authorizing his political adviser to attend […]
  • National Hockey League Passes on 2018 Olympic GamesNational Hockey League Passes on 2018 Olympic Games
    The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, which are being held in PyeongChang, South Korea. The NHL had sent players to the past five Winter Olympics starting with the Nagano Games in 1998. The league is the only major professional sport to interrupt its schedule for the […]
  • History of Anti-Semitism, Anti-Immigration Provides Odd ResultsHistory of Anti-Semitism, Anti-Immigration Provides Odd Results
    By Ingrid Anderson, Lecturer, Arts & Sciences Writing Program, Boston University. More than 100 headstones were vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia in Feb. 2017. AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma This February, more than 100 gravestones were vandalized at the Chesed Shel Emeth Society Cemetery outside of St. Louis, Missouri and at the Jewish Mount Carmel […]
  • Heroin Becomes ‘Epidemic’ Again as Victims’ Ethnicity ChangesHeroin Becomes ‘Epidemic’ Again as Victims’ Ethnicity Changes
    Last week, Gov. Chris Christie met with President Donald Trump and took the helm of a new federal opioid addiction commission. A. J. Solomon, the son of state Supreme Court Associate Justice Lee Solomon, also attended the meeting. The younger Solomon, once a member of the governor’s staff, spoke of his heroin addiction after “becoming […]
  • Are Donald Trump’s First 100 Days the Worst Ever?Are Donald Trump’s First 100 Days the Worst Ever?
    The mainstream media is breathlessly reporting President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office is officially the worst ever. “When you add up the totality of it … I actually think this may be the worst hundred days we’ve ever seen in a president,” CNN’s David Gergen declared. The LA Times editorial board decided to […]
  • Alternative Education Programs Under ScrutinyAlternative Education Programs Under Scrutiny
    This story was co-published with Slate. Officials in three cities are rethinking their relationship with for-profit Camelot Education, which runs alternative programs for more than 3,000 students with emotional, behavioral or academic difficulties. In Philadelphia, a councilwoman is seeking more information about the city’s alternative schools, including their disciplinary practices, in the wake of a […]
  • Ivanka Trump Given Security Clearance, White House OfficeIvanka Trump Given Security Clearance, White House Office
    {By David Iaconangelo, The Christian Science Monitor} President Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, will get an office in the White House’s West Wing, along with government-issued communications devices and access to classified information, giving new prominence to her background role as an advisor to the president. Ms. Trump, whose husband, Jared Kushner, also serves as a senior […]


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