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International investigation into Ukrainian plane crash

Nick Sack January 30, 2020

 A Ukrainian plane smouldering on the ground. A country on high alert. Two ballistic missiles. On Jan. 8, Iran shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 after it took off from Tehran’s airport,...

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Missile strike hits U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor January 30, 2020

Among the chaos caused by petrochemical production sanctions placed on Iran, the death of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and the cries of Iraqi citizens for U.S. involvement to end in their country, a salvo...

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Virginia Ratifies Equal Rights Amendment

Patrick Kane January 30, 2020

In February 1970, Congress put in motion a proposed constitutional amendment guaranteeing equal rights regardless of sex. In the immediate aftermath, over 30 states (including Ohio) voted to ratify this...

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The Democratic Debates continue as Iowa Caucus nears

Nick Sack January 29, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Democratic presidential candidates gathered on the debate stage in Des Moines, Iowa for the final time before the  first Iowa caucus. Though this was once thought to be the most...

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Australian bush fires continue to devastate the country

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor January 29, 2020

Dalilia Jakupovic, a Slovenian tennis player, doubled over in a coughing fit during an Australian Open match against Swiss player Steganie Vogle on Jan. 13. The match was cancelled because of Jakupovic’s...

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Chef José Andrés provides aid after Puerto Rican earthquakes

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide January 29, 2020

On Dec. 31, a 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck the American territory of Puerto Rico, followed by a 4.5 earthquake on Jan. 3 of this year, according to CBS News. According to CNN, a deadly aftershock of...

DPRK-U.S. Relations strained over “Christmas Surprise”

Patrick Kidwell, The Carroll News December 12, 2019

Tensions rise after President Donald Trump revives his moniker “Rocket Man” for DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un in response to Nov. 28 missile launch; additional launches mark another rise in tensions between...

International cities reassess their relationship with traffic

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide, Staff Reporter December 12, 2019

City officials worldwide are establishing policies to mitigate the impact of polluting automobiles, which contribute, in some cases, to hazardous breathing conditions. According to The New York Times,...

Leaked NHS documents tied to Russian hack

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor December 12, 2019

Britain’s left-leaning Labour party released documents leaked onto Reddit that showed conservative Members of Parliament compliance in “selling” aspects of the publicly funded National Health Service...

U.S. influence fading as Trump makes a fool of himself

Nick Sack, Staff Reporter December 12, 2019

 President Donald Trump is a walking foreign policy disaster.  Internationally, confidence in Trump has absolutely plummeted, according to the Pew Research Center. There has been a colossal drop in...

Kentucky Governor concedes, another state flips Blue

Patrick Kane, The Carroll News November 21, 2019

It appears that the so-called “blue wave” that lifted the Democratic Party to a majority in the House of Representatives has continued into the 2019 election cycle. Both chambers of the Virginia State...

Yesterday’s News Today: A coup by any other name

Andrew Gilkey, World News Editor November 21, 2019

    In the wake of Evo Morales’ exit from office and subsequent social unrest in Bolivia, pundits, journalists and politicians have all tried to identify the unrest in the South American country. The...

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