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4 Chicago Shootings Over Weekend

4 Chicago Shootings Over Weekend

In Chicago, 17 people were shot, and one man was found dead over the weekend. The dead man was found unresponsive outside, on Jan. 14, 2018, in the West Pullman neighborhood. The man had wounds on his head, arms, and legs, according to police. Seventeen people were shot between Friday, Jan. 12, and Monday morning […]

7.1-Magnitude Earthquake in Peru Kills 2 and Injures 23

7.1-Magnitude Earthquake in Peru Kills 2 and Injures 23

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Peru, on Jan. 14, 2018, at 6:55 a.m. ET, and killed at least two people, according to a governor in the region. A tsunami warning was issued for the coast of Peru. However, all warnings were canceled an hour after the earthquake because tsunami waves were not observed. One victim was […]

The Critical Role of Churches in Community Transformation

The Critical Role of Churches in Community Transformation

“Faith without works is dead,” so says St. James in the New Testament Scriptures. Faith implies belief and trust in a higher power who loves us unconditionally. It implies as well that if we truly feel the depth of this incomprehensible love that we cannot help but overflow with joy in knowing that we are […]

Bullying Can Be Prevented [Video]

Bullying Can Be Prevented [Video]

October was bullying prevention awareness month. Everyone from kids to adults took a stand for change. On Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, parents of teens at York High School, in Maine, organized a peaceful protest claiming the administrative staff had not done enough to stop the bullying of a gay student. Students stood alongside their parents on the side […]

US Department of State Revamps Travel Advisory Information

US Department of State Revamps Travel Advisory Information

The U.S. Department of State warns there is always a risk with international travel since the conditions in any country can change at any time. In order to better equip American’s abroad, the government uses travel advisories. To improve ease of understanding the method of classifying dangerous countries was revamped in January 2018. The travel advisory levels and […]

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