North Korea breathes threats against South Korea, US

by Isaac Wilson web content manager On April 11, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to abate his threats against the Unites States, and instead focus on improving the

Supreme Court hears gay marriage cases

by John Osborn staff writer As politicians from around the country face rising political pressure from a vigorous gay rights lobby, the Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides in its consideration of two cases

Bombing kills and injures many at Boston marathon finish line

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by Dillon Mack news editor Shouts of celebration were turned to screams of panic and horror as two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston marathon.  As CNN.com reports, the two explosives, which

‘A Poignant Memory’

by Jerry B. Jenkins Moody Bible Institute Chairman of the Board of Trustees  On April 4, 1968, I was an 18-year-old Moody student confined to the Chicago campus because of violence in the streets. Martin Luther King

Papal office filled once again, students respond positively

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by Jenna Pirrie editor-in-chief Editor’s note: Due to the feedback this post has received, a clarification may be necessary. Neither this post, nor the views expressed in the quotes within, in any way represent the official views,

Western nations reevaluate UN poverty solutions

by Isaac Wilson web content manager With rising financial concerns among Western nations, the United States, along with 16 other United Nations donor nations, began convening last November to develop a strategy to reevaluate the

Government facing spending cuts, politicians point fingers

by Karsten Hultgren correspondent The sequester cuts, or government spending cuts, set to be implemented on March 1 have created a flurry of back-and-forth between congressional democrats and republicans. As of this writing, Washington remains

Tensions rise in Middle East after supposed Israeli air strike

by Reichert Zalameda correspondent Tension in the Middle East has reached a new high as a conflict between Israel and Syria has risen. On Jan. 30, missiles were launched into Syrian airspace. The target was

President supports committee for immigration reform

by Dillon Mack news editor On Monday, Feb. 11, an eight-member, bipartisan senatorial committee announced a plan for immigration reform that includes many of the plans President Obama supported during his election campaign. According to

Boy Scouts wrestle with policy change

by Shawn McDuffee correspondent On June 28, 2000, the United States Supreme Court decided the Boy Scouts of America were under no legal obligation to allow openly homosexual members in their organization. However, according to

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