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Electronic Flight Ban

The United States government is currently banning passengers from having certain electronics on nonstop bound flights from eight Middle Eastern and North African Countries. The government have banned any electronics bigger than a cellphone such as laptops, kindles, ipads, cameras, and many other electronics. This ban only applies to ten airports in the United States. […]

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Future Budget Cuts in Store for the Environmental Protection Agency

In the White House’s proposed 2018 budget plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to have a thirty one percent reduction in their budget. In order to achieve that reduction around fifty of the EPA’s programs would have to be terminated.   It is known that Donald Trump has been skeptical about climate change, […]

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Hawaii, The First State To Sue President Trump Over The New Travel Ban

Hawaii has become the first state to sue the trump administration over the updated travel ban, stating it would “disrupt families, harm Hawaii’s Muslim population, tourism and foreign students.”   Hawaii’s lawsuit was filed officially on Wednesday in a federal court located in Honolulu,Hawaii.  The state had also attempted to file when Trump had originally […]

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Women’s Rights Activists Take Streets on March 8th

(Picture Source: The Seattle Pi) In celebration of March 8th being Women’s Day, feminist protesters put on their red outfits and protested for women’s rights. Their goal was by taking work off for a day to do this, they are hoping that it will show the employment system how vital of a role they believe […]


Government Requires Flint Residents to Pay Water Bills Again

(Picture source: Washington Post) During the entirety of the Flint Water crisis up until this point, citizens of Flint have been excused from their water bills. Recently, a water-test has read that the water supply in Flint is up to federal standard, so Flint can charge for water again. Although this may sound like the […]


Vladimir Putin Signs Law Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

Vladimir Putin has signed a law drastically decreasing the punishment for domestic violence. Already a widespread problem in Russia, victims of domestic violence will now have an even more difficult time in trying to get legal help.  This legislation dubbed “the slapping law.” It minimizes the illegality of physical assault that is not aggravated, and […]

Growing Tensions Between the US and Other Nations

Over the next five years risk of conflicts between and within the nations, are to levels that haven’t been seen since the Cold War. Tension grows between the US, Russia, and China. Threats considered major are nuclear threats from North Korea and ISIS against the well-being of the United States, while comparable shares regard the power […]

CIA Reveals Declassified Documents: Aliens, Parapsychology, Invisible Ink, and Fish?

According to the Freedom of Information Act  – or FOIA – all classified documents over 20 years old have to be declassified, and available to the public. Previously, these declassified documents were only available at four computers in the National Archives in Maryland, but the CIA resolved to make an online database available to the […]

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The Educational Controversy of Betsy DeVos

     Recently, President Donald Trump announced his cabinet. As Education Secretary, he chose Betsy DeVos. Some of her ideas are controversial, and others are supportive of schools structured just like JPEC. As part of this process, she was interviewed by Congress. Many consider her answers to such questioning to be a large failure on […]

Clinton and Trump Go Head-to-Head in First Debate

On September 26, the first of the Presidential Debates was held in New York City on NBC Nightly News. The debate consisted of six segments running around 15 minutes each. These segments were chosen by the moderator, Lester Holt, and the audience. They covered national security, immigration, business, foreign policy, and much more. The candidates […]