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World Feb 13At least 20 killed in attack on Shiite gathering in Pakistan
An attack on a Shiite congregation in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Friday has claimed the lives of at least 20 people and injured more than fifty others.
World Feb 12U.S. files case against China over subsidizing export industry
The United States is filing a case against China at the World Trade Organization over allegations that the country is illegally subsidizing various industries catered to the export market, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The case,…
Nation Feb 11Man charged with fatally shooting three Muslim students
A man shot and killed three Muslims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina late Tuesday in what police called an ongoing dispute over parking.
World Feb 10Ancient ceramics show skill sharing, social networking in pre-Columbian era
Studying ancient ceramics shows that social networking and skill-sharing helped pre-Columbian civilizations survive longer.
Nation Jan 13New York City ends solitary confinement for prisoners under 21
New York City will prohibit solitary confinement for inmates under the age of 21, shifting away from its previous policy.
World Jan 05Japanese prime minister says he will express remorse for World War II
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzio Abe told a news conference on Monday that he would express remorse for Japan’s actions during World War II. He said that the government would make a new statement on August 15 that, in addition…
Politics Dec 31Obama’s approval rating climbs to highest point since 2013
President Obama’s approval rating reached 49 percent today, according to Rasmussen Reports. This reflects an increase from earlier this week, when Gallup reported the president’s approval rating was up to 48 percent, the highest it’s been since last year.
World Dec 23Nicaragua begins construction on new 173-mile transoceanic canal
Work begins today on the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal after the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese investment firm, HKND, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The ceremony was held away from the construction in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital, amid protests against…
Nation Dec 09UAW wins major victory in unionizing Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga
On Monday, Volkswagen certified the Union of Automobile Workers (UAW) as the sole representative of members of Local 42, a branch of UAW representing factory workers in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The decision came after an independent audit tallied over 50…
World Dec 08China rejects provision for scrutiny of carbon use at UN climate conference
Representatives from China attending a UN conference on climate change in Lima, Peru on Friday prevented the insertion of provisions into a draft text that would have allowed other countries and non-governmental organizations to question China’s carbon reduction policies.