Brexit Pushed Back Again

On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom held a public referendum on whether the country should remain in the European Union. Thanks to heavy campaigning by then-UK Independent Party leader, Nigel Farage, the Leave campaign…

France Bans Plastic

In 2016 France banned the use of plastic bags followed by the banning of plastic cups and plates. Now, the country's ban on plastic is expanding towards single-user items such as straws and utensils that…

One Dead, Three Injured in Synagogue Shooting

At 11:23 AM this past Saturday, the last day of Passover—the week-long Jewish holiday that commemorates the liberation of the Jewish people—a gunman entered the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in California, north of San Diego.…

Brexit: What’s the Tea?

 As Americans, the issue of Brexit may seem like a daunting and confusing mess of political webs, few of which seem recognizable to us across the Atlantic. However, the outcome of Brexit may very well…

WikiLeaks Founder Arrested in London

On April 11 Julian Assange, an Australian computer programmer and founder of the international freedom of information group WikiLeaks, was arrested in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by the Metropolitan Police. Assange has been living…

Notre Dame Burns

On Monday, April 15, thousands of people around the world watched helplessly as strands of fire wrapped around the spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, and smoke billowed to the heavens.  The Notre…