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Capitol shooting causes panic

Capitol shooting causes panic

Repeat offender taken into custodyBy Kaitie Christenberry | Echo As masses visited the Capitol building for Spring Break and the blooming of the cherry blossoms on Monday, Larry Russell Dawson pulled a handgun during a security check at the Capitol’s Visitor Center around 2:40 p.m. An officer opened fire, injuring […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Small island nations such as the Marshall Islands lead the talks on battling climate change.

The small voices

Island nations battle to have their voices heard at the Paris talksBy Tom Gbean | Echo\ On Monday, 150 world leaders gathered at the COP21 climate talks in Paris to hash out an agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Amidst the cacophony of big players such as the U.S., China […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Displaced from their homes, many Syrian refugees do not know where to turn.

States bar Syrian refugees

Twenty-six states have barred refugees from entering for fear of terror attacksBy Joseph Johns | Echo Twenty-six state governors issued statements within the last week objecting to admitting Syrian refugees into their respective states after the Parisian attacks last Wednesday. The attacks, concurrent with an ISIS video in which the […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
KKK members ride seven street in New York.

Anonymous hacks the KKK

Major political leaders become exposed Klan membersBy Seth Brandle | Contributor Anonymous, the infamous “hacktivist” group known for hacking the websites of governments and organizations it dislikes, has released a list of 400 names of alleged current Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members. The hackers have been actively working against the white […]

by · November 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
The empire stirs

The empire stirs

Japan mends its constitution to allow for a military and causes an uproar among its people in the meantimeJoseph Johns | Echo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is awaiting the amendment of the country’s Constitution later this week. The controversial bill would allow Japan’s Self-Defense Force (SDF) personnel to play […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Russia in Syria

Russia in Syria

The U.S. takes notice of Russia’s military buildup in Syria.By Tom Gbean | Echo Russia rushes into Syria with questionable heavy armament and artillery while immigrants flood into Europe from the Middle East to seek refuge from war and persecution. Its most recent influx of military equipment caused the U.S. […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Under the Radar: Boiling Point

Under the Radar: Boiling Point

Israel struggles with immigration problems and vows to address the grievances of its Ethiopian Jewish population.

Police cameras: costly installation

Police cameras: costly installation

U.S. police departments consider equipping their officers with expensive body cameras amid public criticism of police shootings

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
The congressional barrier

The congressional barrier

The Senate considers a bill that would give it time to consider a final agreement over Iran’s nuclear program before Obama can decide to waive or suspend sanctions.

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Under the Radar: Redefining the Norm

Under the Radar: Redefining the Norm

New community-oriented approaches to fighting extremism are being used to counter the Islamic State group’s recruitment efforts in Europe and the U.S.