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Weekly Update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2018

Paris inundated by flooding In Paris, the Seine River’s water level reached 19.1 feet early on Monday after weeks of rainfall that created an ongoing water rise in France’s rivers. Throughout...

Andrew McCabe in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service (Cheriss May/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

McCabe out at FBI

Jack DeVries, Copy Editor February 1, 2018
President Donald Trump has lambasted McCabe in the past. On Dec. 23, Trump tweeted: "FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits. 90 days to go?!!!"
Franz Mirabal, left, patient care technician, takes the blood pressure of Adriana Gudinoperez, a patient with flu symptoms, as Carmen Perez waits with her at right in the emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Flu season peaks amidst government shutdown

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor January 23, 2018

With influenza season peaking throughout the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 63 percent of its staff was furloughed in the wake of the government shutdown. With...

Weekly Update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly Update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor January 16, 2018

North Korea accepts South’s offer to meet for talks For the first time in nearly two years, North and South Korea met for talks in the border village of Panmunjom, the “truce village.” Discussed...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer December 15, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics   In...

TV anchor Matt Lauer (NBC's Today show) is photographed as he arrives at the

NBC fires longtime host Matt Lauer after sexual misconduct allegations

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2017

“We are grappling with a dilemma that so many people have faced these past few weeks. How do you reconcile your love for someone with the revelation that they have behaved badly? And I don’t know the...

Map of the location of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route.

Keystone XL pipeline granted historic win in Nebraska

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor November 25, 2017

In a 3-2 vote on Nov. 20 the Nebraska Public Service Commission moved to allow TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline to continue construction through the state of Nebraska. The decision is considered a...

Flickr user wiz722 captured this sign indicated legal carrying of guns in Harris, Texas in 2011.

The current laws surrounding guns in churches

Valerie Keys, Contributing Writer November 15, 2017

Within the last three months, the United States has suffered from a series of mass shootings that have changed the way many Americans are now looking at gun control. On Nov. 5, 26-year-old Devin Patrick...

Disney flexes its muscles with talks of Fox acquisition

Disney flexes its muscles with talks of Fox acquisition

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer November 10, 2017

The Walt Disney Company, one of the largest media conglomerates in the world, was reported to have held talks to buy 21st Century Fox on Monday. First reported by CNBC, a deal between the two media...

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Weekly update: News from the World Outside Wilmington

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer November 8, 2017

This article is one out of a weekly series by staff writer Tyler Newman titled World Outside Wilmington, which summarizes major events in international news. The Paradise Papers A massive new release...

The view of Puerto Rico from space, before and after Hurricane Maria.

Puerto Rico’s road to recovery continues, weeks after Hurricane Maria

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer November 7, 2017

If one were to look down upon the island of Puerto Rico at night, they would see mostly darkness. A sharp contrast to what it looked like in early September. A sharp contrast to what it looked like before...

Investigators work at the scene of a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/TNS)

Mass shooting at Texas church kills 26

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer November 7, 2017

The community of Sutherland Springs, Texas is now the site of the most recent American mass shooting after a gunman opened fire in a Baptist church. Sutherland Springs – located in Wilson County –...

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