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World & Nation: News in brief

Becca Heller

February 23, 2012

United States : On Feb. 21, the Supreme Court suggested that it might end affirmative action in public colleges and universities, reversing the race-based admission policy approved in the high court in 2003. The ruling in question will come as a response to an appeal from Abigail Noel Fisher who claim...

News in Brief

Becca Heller, World & Nation Editor

February 16, 2012

Honduras  Late on Tuesday night, a roaring fire broke out in a prison in Comayagua, Honduras, killing over 300 prisoners. Taking over an hour to bring under control, the fire spread throughout the cells, burning many prisoners beyond recognition and suffocating others by smoke. Amid the confusion, m...