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Kentucky clerk denies marriage license

Gabriel Garza

September 3, 2015

Filed under National, Worldview

Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis refused to issue any marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Sept. 1. Davis decided to go against the U.S. Supreme Court's legalization of gay marriage, saying that it goes against her...

Police officer killed in Illinois

Andrew Callaghan

September 3, 2015

Filed under National, Worldview

Illinois Police have yet to capture the three men suspected in the murder of 52-year-old Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz, patrol officer. A community youth mentor and father of four, the 30-year police force veteran was just weeks away...

President secures Iran nuclear deal with final vote

Nicholas Ducote

September 3, 2015

Filed under National, Worldview

President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure an Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress. The decisive 34th commitment came from Maryland...

Americans obtain highest French honor for halting gunman

Skyllarr Trusty

August 27, 2015

Filed under National, News

On Monday, Aug. 24, three Americans were awarded France's highest award, the Legion of Honor at Elysee Palace by French President Francois Hollande just days after halting a gunman aboard a train headed to Paris. College student A...

Two Virginia journalists killed on air

Skyllarr Trusty

August 27, 2015

Filed under National, News

WDBJ-TV Journalists Alison Park and Adam Ward were fatally shot on live television in Virginia on Aug. 26. The shooter and former reporter for the Roanoke station, Vester Lee Flanagan II, identified himself on air as Bryce Wil...

Lethal drug under scrutiny

May 1, 2015

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Attorneys for several Oklahoma death row inmates are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to outlaw a sedative that is used in the process of lethal injection. The appeal is a result of a failed lethal injection...

Brief: Princeton Review and College of Distinction recognize Loyola

The Maroon

August 21, 2013

Filed under National, News

The College of Distinction and the Princeton Review awarded Loyola with distinctions this summer. College of Distinction acknowledged Loyola University New Orleans for the improvement of students through programs such as the Ca...

Proposed law may ban social media use while driving

LITTICE BACON-BLOOD

April 10, 2013

Filed under National, News

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Hold that Twitter thought. If you are driving, a proposed state law would make it illegal for you to post status updates or anything else to social media websites. With an eye toward closing a loophole in th...

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