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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

February 5, 2016

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Burundi Following the conclusion of the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the new chair of the AU, Chadian President Idriss Deby, must resolve the situation in Burundi without force. Prior to the summit, th... Read more »

Teen leads charge against climate change

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

December 4, 2015

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After experiencing a disappointing defeat for climate justice, 13-year-old Hallie Turner has decided to keep fighting. “It’s an issue that I’m always going to continue trying to make a difference in,” said Turner in... Read more »

News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

December 4, 2015

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China Beijing is experiencing an “orange level” alert, meaning the amount of smog is so high that all major factories must be required to either shut down or reduce pollution. Over the past few weeks the city reached pollution... Read more »

Terror strikes in Beirut, US governors shut borders

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

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A pair of suicide bombers attacked southern Beirut, Lebanon, on Nov. 12, leaving 43 dead and 239 wounded. The bombings occurred just before 6 p.m. in the Bourj el-Barajneh suburb of Beirut, one outside of a Shia mosque, and... Read more »

HB 318 bans refuge for undocumented immigrants

June Park, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

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“We are a nation of laws,” said North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, before signing House Bill 318. “No politician should choose which laws to obey and which laws not to obey, and this includes immigration law.” The Protect... Read more »

Workers organize for $15/hour, unions

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

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In 270 cities across the United States, including Greensboro, protesters held up signs with slogans like “Show Me $15 And A Union” and “I Am On Strike To Raise Up The South.” This was part of a nationwide protest on... Read more »

News in Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

November 20, 2015

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France ISIS claimed to be behind the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 that killed 129 people. Though several of the bombers have been identified, there is still a lot of backlash is France against Muslim civilians and the rising... Read more »

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