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Trump signs first veto after congressional rebuke

Madison Mooney, The Carroll News March 22, 2019

President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on March 15,  rejecting efforts made by Congress to block the national emergency declaration Trump made to secure funding for the U.S.-Mexico...

New Zealand shooting death toll reaches 50, burials begin

Darren Mikus, World News Editor March 22, 2019

The death toll in the Christchurch, New Zealand, mass shooting of worshippers in two mosques rose to 50 as relatives of those killed begin to bury the dead. Twenty-one bodies were released and identified,...

Column: At the world's edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 21, 2019

There is a common joke about Greenland that is often taught as fact. Hundreds of years ago, during the heyday of the Vikings, settlers of modern day Iceland, wishing to have this fertile country to themselves,...

President Trump Declares National Emergency, Court Battle Imminent

Matthew Meyer, The Carroll News February 21, 2019

Hopes were high after last Thursday’s Congressional session, which approved a new border security and spending bill that President Donald Trump signed on Friday to avert a second government shutdown....

44 Killed in Kashmir Suicide Bombing

Andrew Gilkey, Diversion's Editor February 21, 2019

Kashmir suffered it’s deadliest terrorist attack in 30 years this week. The death toll has risen to 44 as tensions mount between Pakistan and India. A Kashmiri insurgent named Adil Ahmad Dar drove...

Column: At the world's edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 13, 2019

When asked about Kashmir, most Americans will likely be reminded of an expensive coat. To get this out of the way, yes. Cashmere wool, the material used to create those comfy but pricey sweaters, comes...

French ambassador to Italy recalled as relations sour

Matthew Meyer, The Carroll News February 13, 2019

The French Foreign Ministry recalled “for consultations” its ambassador to Italy from the capital city of Rome on Feb. 7. The unexpected move comes amid times of growing tensions between the United...

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Joachím “El Chapo” Guzmán found guilty on all charges

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 13, 2019

A New York jury convicted notorious drug lord Joachím “El Chapo” Guzmán on 10 counts of drug trafficking Tuesday. The jury found Guzmán guilty of (1) engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise,...

European countries agree to trade with Iran, skirt U.S.

Madison Mooney, The Carroll News February 7, 2019

When President Donald Trump made the decision, last year, to withdraw the U.S. from a 2015 international nuclear accord with Iran and threatened to impose heavy sanctions on any country that violates these...

Opposition leader of Cameroon arrested

Andrew Gilkey, Diversions Editor February 7, 2019

Cameroonian authorities have detained opposition chief Maurice Kamto and four of his supporters after he began to organize a national protest. The protest was called for after Kamto’s party, the Movement...

Column: At the world's edge

Column: At the world’s edge

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 7, 2019

Have you ever stared long enough at a map that you notice those weird blotches and dotted lines? These are likely disputed territories, or unrecognized countries. “At the world’s edge” looks at some...

Trump delivers State of the Union address to Congress

Trump delivers State of the Union address to Congress

Darren Mikus, World News Editor February 7, 2019

President Donald Trump delivered the State of the Union for 2019 on Tuesday, promising to cooperate with Congressional leaders if they reject “revenge, resistance and retribution.” Trump reiterated...

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