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The confirmation hearings of several of President Trump’s nominations to his Cabinet have illustrated clearly the tumultuous bipartisan division occurring on Capitol Hill currently. While many of the candidates have been receiving mass amounts of attention through the press, the Current wanted to give you a cheat sheet into what a …

Simple in its design but sobering in its message: the infamous Doomsday Clock has been set to two and a half minutes to midnight. This clock has served as a symbol that represents the countdown to possible global catastrophe and the destruction of humanity. Maintained by The Bulletin of the …

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers recently notified Congress that it plans to give Energy Transfer Partners the last easement it needs to build the Dakota Access Pipeline. The plans for the easement come as a result of U.S President Donald Trump’s order to speed up the environmental review. The …

On Oct. 17, the Republic of Iraq’s Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, made a big announcement: military forces of Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan would begin an assault on the outskirts of the ISIS-held city of Mosul. “Today, [our forces] are closer than any time in the past to getting rid of …

From New York City to Miami, from Chicago to Dallas, from San Diego to Seattle, thousands of people in all corners of the United States have gathered in various cities to protest the election of Republican party presidential candidate Donald John Trump. The large-scale city street protests mostly took place …

Arriving at college, students receive a sense of independence that leaves them making daily decisions affecting their academic and social lives. In order to make new friends and become more integrated into the newly entered environment, many students turn to drinking as a social activity. According to Villanova University, 80 …

From October 10, 2015 through March 18, 2016, children of all abilities and their families played at the Kenosha Dream Playground – the city’s first completely handicap accessible park. When city officials first announced the temporary closing of the park due to safety issues, community members began to express their …

Donald Trump has defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential Election. Trump won not only the traditional Republican strongholds of the South and interior West, but won several states lost by Mitt Romney, according to the New York Times. Trump won Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania. As of press time …

In September, Samsung recalled their Galaxy Note 7 due to the model causing fires, leading to property damage. Earlier this month, a replacement model had been shipped to North America, Europe and Asia. Now, these models have also been recalled for the same mechanical issues. According to Android Central, in …

The presidential debates this year have been promoted like no other. Comedians like Seth Meyers have compared the ads for the debates to ones for heavyweight prizefights, and he is not that far off. Given the amount of promotion, one would expect that these debates would be the critical factor …