Standoff Between Police and Gunman at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs

A lone gunman was under arrest on Friday after opening fire at a local Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The gunman wounded numerous people after hours firing off his gun and engaging in defiant battles with police authorities, who were inside of the building. Police Lt. Catherine Buckley was on site and observed […]

Chiptole Mexican Grill’s E. Coli Outbreak Hits Six States and Sends Shares Plummeting Down

Over 40 people have taken ill from E. coli food poisoning after consuming food at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in six different states. This statement was released by federal health officials on Friday after the outbreak. The negative press has seriously affected shares in the popular burrito chain. It has sent Chipotle shares plummeting down […]

U.S. Consumer Price Increase Sparks Rate Rise Speculation

The rise in consumer prices in the United States could be an indication that inflation may be rising once again. The figures, accompanied by strong employment numbers in the United States, also spark a speculation that the Federal Reserve will increase rates in December. The country’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.2% in October […]

The Rate of Smoking Continues to Decline Among U.S. Adults

According to preliminary statistics released by the government for the first half of 2015, less than 15% of American adults currently smoke. This rate is lower than a report released earlier indicating that 16.8% adults were smoking in 2014. The National Health Interview Survey has been carrying out a study in conjunction with the Centers […]

Missouri Students using Yik Yak for Racial Threats

There have been many race-related incidents in the U.S in recent years. The latest incident involving the University of Missouri is a timely reminder that the nation needs to address the issue with more conviction to avoid further race-triggered conflicts. The University of Missouri has endured a torrid week that has seen racial tensions escalate […]

Students from Across the Country Address Racism with #blackoncampus on Twitter

Following the incidents of racial tension that unfolded at the University of Missouri, which lead to protests and the resignation of the school’s president and vice-chancellor, student activists from more universities have drawn inspiration and begun addressing discrimination. They’ve created the hashtag: #blackoncampus, which has rapidly begun trending on Twitter. The hashtag has garnered almost […]

Clinton Foundation Accused of Fund Mismanagement

One of Hillary Clinton’s family charities is being accused by the U.S. Republican Party of misuse of funds. The Republican Party made a formal complaint against the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation after they exacted that the charity was not in a position to refile erroneous tax returns. The Republican wants the Internal Revenue […]

Tensions Between China And U.S. Over Territory Disputes

Top US defense officials called for improved military cooperation between the US and China following concerns over territorial disputes in South China Sea. China’s foreign ministry strongly condemned the U.S naval operation, claiming that they were challenging china’s territorial claims. This was following an operation by a US Navy destroyer within twelve nautical miles of […]