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How to get away with murder: be rich

How to get away with murder: be rich

At age 16, Ethan Couch killed four people and injured several others, but pleaded not guilty because he grew up rich, according to the New York Times.   Couch, now 18 years old, was charged in 2013 for drunk driving and for the deaths and injuries that he caused....

How to get away with murder: be rich

Zika Virus: root of head abnormalities

Over 4,000 babies were born with small heads in Brazil. Researchers have linked the cause to the Zika virus, a disease transmitted by mosquitos. An alert regarding the first Zika virus infection was confirmed in Brazil during May 2015. According to the Centers for...

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Taiwan elects first female president

Taiwan elected their first female president on Jan. 20. Tsai Ing-Wen, leader of the Democratic Progressive Party, took 56% of the votes, according to Time. In the beginning, Tsai entered the world of politics as somewhat of an outsider. She was trained as a lawyer at...

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The Battle of the Academy Awards

For the second year in a row, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has not nominated any people of color for the four respective acting categories. In addition, the trending #OscarsSoWhite has resurfaced once again, but to call The Academy racist is an...

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‘Mein Kampf’ republication sparks debate

After years of being banned in Germany, Adolf Hitler’s manifesto that influenced many to start a hate movement against one religious group and sparked a genocide, "Mein Kampf" (My Struggle), is back on shelves, according to BBC. With new publications, worries arise as...

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Ready or not, here comes Mother Nature

From wildfires to earthquakes, from tornadoes to tsunamis, Mother Nature has her ways of taking a spin on things here on earth.  Just last year, natural disasters occurred left and right in both the Midwestern States of the U.S. and Nepal.  The Midwest faced 51...

From the perspective of a teen: living in fear of ISIS

From the perspective of a teen: living in fear of ISIS

The Yazidis are a minority in Iraq and are one of the country’s oldest religious groups. According to The Guardian, however, being a religion dating as far back as the 11th century has earned them something contrary to respect: persecution. With years of persecution,...

Fitting In: why I want to go to Tokyo

Fitting In: why I want to go to Tokyo

I come from a family background that has always struggled financially through life. I have two older siblings, a disabled mother, and a dad who has been recently put on disability. I have never traveled far because of my family’s status. Although I have met many...

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The original ‘Full House’ family is back

  Nearly 21 years since the original series Full House ended, the cast is back for a reunion in the new Netflix series, Fuller House. All the former cast members will be starring except for the Olsen twins, who alternated roles in playing the memorable Michelle...