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  • 30 April

    President Obama Meets Young Cancer Patient

    7-year-old Jack Hoffman became an internet sensation when he scored a touchdown in Nebraska’s spring football game, and it seems President Barack Obama was also a fan. Jack Hoffman, his family, and former Cornhuskers running back Rex Burkhead were invited to visit with Obama for 15 minutes in the Oval ...

  • 19 April

    Boston Marathon Suspects Identified

      The Boston Marathon bombings on April 15th made it painfully clear to Americans everywhere that we are still not safe. However, with the help of its citizens, our government can more effectively work toward that safety. Yesterday, the 18th of April, Richard DesLauriers, FBI Special Agent in charge of the ...

  • 16 April

    13 Oil Spills in 30 Days

    From what we know at the moment, there have been thirteen oil spills around the world in the past thirty days. In North and South America alone, approximately 1,185,000 gallons of oil and toxic chemicals were spilled over that thirty day span. 1) The first oil spill took place in ...

  • 15 April

    Boston Marathon Explosions

    The Boston Marathon was held today, April 15th. Just over four hours after the men’s race started, two explosions went off near the finish line, at which time there were still several thousand participants left to complete the race. According to reports from the Associated Press, authorities aided injured runners ...

  • 11 April

    NASA Reveals Plan For Capturing Asteroid

    NASA would like to identify an asteroid in space, figure out how to  apprehend it, and finally, send it into orbit around the moon. This was announced by the agency on Wednesday of this week. The captured would not be performed manually, rather robotic-ally. After the asteroid is relocated, it wold be a place for space explorers ...

  • 11 April

    US To Send $10 Million To Syrian Rebels

    The Jordan refugee camp has been very busy lately. They have been absolutely swamped with Syrian refugees. The United States is going to supply Syrian rebels with up to about $10 million in medical supplies and direct aid. This was announced today by The White House. This delivery to the ...

  • 11 April

    White House Press Secretary Responds To Jay-Z Lyric

    After their anniversary trip to Cuba, Jay-Z and Beyonce have faced some serious backlash from politicians that claim they broke the law by going to the island. Jay-Z recorded a song called “Open Letter” where he spoke on the issue and rapped, “Boy from the hood but got White House ...

  • 9 April

    Gun Control Getting Serious

    Everyone is on edge about all the talk about gun control laws. As we have recently been seeing, talk is not cheap. Each day we get closer and closer to the cracking down on gun regulations and today is no different. Harry Reid most likely has the votes on gun ...

  • 8 April

    Chelsea Clinton Possibly Running For Office

    The Clinton’s are no stranger to politics. So it should not shock you to hear that Chelsea Clinton is open to the idea of running for office. “Right now I’m grateful to live in a city, in a state and a country where I strongly support my mayor, my governor, ...

  • 4 April

    Obama Administration Seeks to Change International Food Aid

    The Obama administration plan to change the way the United States distributes its international food aid. There is an angry coalition of shipping companies, agribusiness and charitable groups who say the change will harm the nation’s economy and harden efforts already made to fight global hunger. According to the breifing ...

  • 3 April

    North Korea Warns U.S. Of Bombing

    North Korea, which held a mass military rally in Pyongyang on Thursday in support of its recent threats, has protested against the U.N. censures of its rocket launches. It says they are part of a peaceful space program and that the criticism is an exercise of double standards by the ...