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The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, as the House and Senate return to work. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The 117th Congress Sets Records in Diversity

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter November 18, 2020

Editor's Note: As of Nov. 18, there are still Congressional races yet to be determined, so these numbers may increase. The 117th Congress includes a record number of racially and ethnically diverse...

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Nick Explains: Presidential Transitions

Nick Sack, World News Editor November 11, 2020

Between Nov. 7, the day he was projected to be the winner of the 2020 presidential election, and Jan. 20, President-elect Joe Biden will orchestrate a transition team, which will be charged with creating...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro makes a statement in Apr. 2020.

Son of Brazilian President Charged with Money Laundering

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter November 11, 2020

Prosecutors have charged the president of Brazil’s son, Sen. Flávio Bolsonaro, with commanding a criminal organization and laundering money between 2007 and 2018 when the senator was a state lawmaker. According...

News Reporter from Fox News talks election strategy in real time.

How news outlets call states before they fully report

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter November 3, 2020

The Associated Press will declare the winners in more than 7,000 elections, starting with the presidency down the ballot to seats in state legislatures. The AP has a full-time elections research team working...

On 21 January 2017, the day following the inauguration of Donald Trump, an estimated one-half  of a million peaceful protestors listened to speakers, music, and then marched in Washington, D.C. Close to five million may have marched world-wide.

Election feature: gender equality

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter November 3, 2020

This article is part of The Carroll News Elections Series, written by the students of the Fundamentals of Journalism class. For more information on these series, check out this introduction! Gender...

On average, 1,455 people are killed every year from gun violence.

Election feature: introduction to gun violence

Kara Smith, The Carroll News November 3, 2020

This article is part of The Carroll News Elections Series, written by the students of the Fundamentals of Journalism class. For more information on these series, check out this introduction! Every six...

The red color indicates neighborhoods redlined in the 1930s.

Election feature: environmental racism in Cuyahoga County

Emily Palmer, The Carroll News November 2, 2020

This article is part of The Carroll News Elections Series, written by the students of the Fundamentals of Journalism class. For more information on these series, check out this introduction! Imagine...

Protest against Polands new abortion laws held in Gdansk on Oct. 24

Polish court effectively bans abortions

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

A historic decision was made on Thursday, Oct. 22, by Poland’s higest court to ban almost all abortions. The Polish court ruled that abortions in cases of fetal defects were unconstitutional. Abortions...

Image from the Canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II by Pope Francis and the Catholic Church. This event, attended by millions is amongst the most important in current history.

Pope Francis endorses homosexual civil unions

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

Pope Francis announced his support of same-sex civil unions last week in his documentary “Francesco,” which debuted at the Rome Film Festival. The film’s director, Evgeny Afineevsky, recounts...

“I voted” stickers in English and Spanish, Virginia, USA, November 2014. (Organization for Security and  Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) photo.)

Nick Explains: 10 reasons you should vote!

Nick Sack, World News Editor October 21, 2020

1. Voting is an opportunity for you to shape the future you want for yourself and your children. You can take a stand on issues like minimum wage, climate change, local education, etc. 2. “Decisions...

Mike Pence addresses CPAC in 2017.

Nick Explains: the 25th Amendment

Nick Sack, World News Editor October 7, 2020

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, conversations began involving the 25th Amendment, which allows the president to temporarily make the vice president the acting president.   Section...

CEE-HOPE Triple G (Girls-Go-for-Greatness) members from Lagos and Ogun state at their Guard- Against-Rape seminar in Lagos

Nigerian State enacts a law to castrate children’s rapists

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

The Nigerian state of Kaduna enacted a law on Sept. 16 that allowed the surgical castration of men and strelization of women convicted of raping children under 14, according to the Associated Press. The...

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