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Tonight, We Are All French

​Friday, November 13th, 2015: this was the day the earth stood still again. Much like the attacks on the United States on 9/11, everyone stopped what they were doing, turned on their televisions and began praying. An attack on Paris, France had occurred. 127 people died after terrorists, using suicide vests, ...

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USA bring home the gold: World Cup style

We did it, the United States Women’s National Team has won their third World Cup. For the first match, USWNT swept past Australia 3-1. The U.S. was able to score first with a 12-footer by Megan Rapinoe. Australia rallied back in the first half by a goal made by Australia’s ...

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Thinning out obesity through soda tax

Obesity is a major concern worldwide, and it is time to turn this devastating health trend around, even if it means taxing the drinks that contribute to the epidemic. Obesity is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having a body mass index greater than 30. This ...

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You probably don’t have Ebola, so calm down

Oh, America, you’re so charming. Never mind the almost 4500 people who have died of Ebola in West Africa. No one gives a damn about them, but don’t bring it here, no way. Ebola hemorrhagic fever has recently found a home in the land of the free. One man died and ...

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Everything you need to know about the turmoil caused by ISIS

ISIS, also known as ISIL or Islamic State, is a jihadist (Islamic militant) group that was formed last April. Stemming from al-Qaeda, ISIS has become one of the most dangerous militant groups in the world. ISIS has gained members from Germany, France, the Arab world and the United States. Ignoring ...

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