News in brief

November 21, 2014

Kiev, Ukraine This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan movement, which started in the center of Kiev and resulted in the ousting of Prime Minister Yanukovych. The past year has seen not only a new Ukrainian government, but the annexing of Crimea by Russia, the downing of flight MH17,... Read more »

Two-state solution seems unlikely, Israel offers new plan


Reese Setzer, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014

Increasingly, people are questioning the feasibility of the two-state solution between the Israelis and Palestinians.  “Israel has already claimed about 60 percent of the occupied West Bank,” said Friends Center Director Max Carter. “Because of this alone, it is not possible to have a two-state... Read more »

Questions go unanswered in the trial of three UNCG employees

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

About a month ago, three long-time employees of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s relations department were fired after the administration found they had been operating a side photography business out of the college. Now, after three long weeks, the “UNCG Three” have been cleared... Read more »

New UN report offers stark warning on climate change

greenland copy

Landon Fried, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

According to a new report from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world faces irreversible damages from global warming caused by human activity. “Continued emission of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and long-lasting changes in all components of the climate system,... Read more »

White rhino population continues to fall with recent death


Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer
November 14, 2014

Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya, last hope to many endangered species, suffered a loss this past October with the death of the northern white rhino Suni. Suni’s death leaves six northern white rhinos in existence. The species is now critically endangered. “They were killed in the Garamba National... Read more »

The forecast for 27410 by Wordpress Weather