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AP exams still on, but at what cost?

The College Board has put SAT exams on hold, but it is moving forward with modified AP exams.
April 27, 2020

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, an academic problem that students have is how the Advanced Placement and SAT exams will be administered this year. These tests are pivotal to the academic futures of students...

Buttigieg emerges from nowhere to become a presidential contender

Pete Buttigieg has seen his support ebb and flow in Iowa.
January 22, 2020

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, has seemingly come out of nowhere to gain considerable support among Americans in recent...

One shutdown, one speech, two views

President Trump addressed the nation on Jan. 8 to discuss the government shutdown and a proposed border wall.
January 15, 2019

Editor's note: The partial federal government shutdown is now in its 24th day, the longest such stoppage in American history. President Donald J. Trump spoke to the nation from the Oval Office on Jan....

Poland cannot erase the past with silence

The concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland is a horrifying reminder of the Holocaust.
March 6, 2018

There is no denying that the Holocaust is history’s most notorious genocide, with six million Jews alone murdered by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime. Most of the world acknowledges those atrocities -- and...

Climate change: The time to act was yesterday

Hurricane Harvey caused damage estimated at almost $200 billion.
January 22, 2018

The world is heating up, Earth’s climate has become chaotic, and experts are worried. Hurricanes are wreaking havoc in the Caribbean and along the gulf coast in the United States, wildfires are growing...

California wildfires may be ‘the new normal’

California wildfires in 2017 left thousands homeless and destroyed property valued in the billions of dollars.
January 11, 2018

California residents are still dealing with the fallout of devastating wildfires that ravaged the state last autumn -- and will be for the foreseeable future, with Gov. Jerry Brown saying in December it...

Macron takes charge of France’s future

New French president Emmanuel Macron faces tough tests at home and abroad.
June 5, 2017

With France’s tense presidential election over, the country’s youngest leader since Napoleon Bonaparte, Emmanuel Macron, has stepped up to face a divided and angry population at home and an increasingly...

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