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New birth control pill is now available for men

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer March 23, 2018

Since the 1960s, the birth control pill has been available as a form of contraception only usable by women. Men have had two mainstream forms of contraception, condoms and vasectomies. Researchers at...

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Aarushi Ahuja, World & Nation Editor March 23, 2018

Russia Vladimir Putin was re-elected the president of Russia on Sunday, March 18. Putin has been embroiled in controversy over the outcome of the election, as he has regularly been accused of targeting...

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September 8, 2017

Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has...

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Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor April 28, 2017

Brazil On April 25, indigenous people protesting in Brasília, Brazil, clashed with police officers. About 4,000 people attended the protest, which concerned legislation about indigenous land rights....

African development, democracy on the rise

African development, democracy on the rise

Meghana Iragavarapu, Features Editor April 2, 2017

“I can’t really sum up my ‘experiences with African nations and peoples’ with a single word or phrase, just as I couldn’t sum up my experiences with Americans in that way,” said Beth Whitaker,...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor September 2, 2016

European Union On Aug. 30, open Internet supporters in the European Union celebrated the implementation of guidelines protecting net neutrality. The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications...

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Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor October 23, 2015

Japan The first instance of cancer linked to the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi disaster in Japan has been diagnosed in a man who spent a year rebuilding the nuclear power plant. Since the magnitude-9 earthquake...

Al-Shabaab turns Kenyan mall into a slaughterhouse

Renee Dehart, Staff Writer October 4, 2013

On Sept. 21, al-Shabaab insurgents stormed Nairobi’s Westgate mall, killing at least 72 and leaving 175 injured. Affiliated with al-Qaeda as of last year, al-Shabaab claims that the attack was in...

Aquifers to provide clean water for Turkana, Kenya

Aquifers to provide clean water for Turkana, Kenya

Renee Dehart, Staff Writer September 27, 2013

16.4 million people living in Kenya do not have access to clean water. Over 10,000 children die every year from diarrhea caused by consuming unsafe water. But help is on the way. On Sept. 11,...

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