Elements of voter laws deemed illegal

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

April 24, 2015

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Young adults make up 13 percent of voters in North Carolina, but 16 percent of young adults have no form of North Carolina photo ID, according to Democracy North Carolina. Black people make up 22 percent and women 54, yet 31... Read more »

News in brief: Week of 4/24/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 24, 2015

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Costa Rica Dr. Brian Kubicki, a Minnesotan scientist in Costa Rica, has found a new species of frog that looks remarkably like The Muppet’s host, Kermit the Frog, according to CBC. The frog, which is a species of glass frogs, ... Read more »

Over 770 Guatemalans sue John Hopkins for experiments

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

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Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Rockefeller Institute are currently facing a lawsuit from over 770 plaintiffs for $1 billion for their alleged role in a series of experiments performed on Guatemalans without their consent 50 years... Read more »

News In Brief

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 17, 2015

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South Africa: An outburst of anti-immigrant violence has killed five people and displaced many more in the costal city of Durban, according to the Guardian. Among the dead were two foreigners and three South Africans. The police... Read more »

Obama’s Trans Pacific Partnership gains limited national backing

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the triumph of President Obama’s economic agenda. In discussion since 2005, this negotiation incorporates Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore,... Read more »

News in Brief: 4/10/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 10, 2015

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India Police are accused of using excessive force after a battle with red sandalwood smugglers killed 20 suspects, according to the BBC. Red sandalwood (prized in furniture making) was banned from sale in 2000, but the wood sel... Read more »