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Ruth Bader Ginsberg Boldly Faces Challenges

Ruth Bader Ginsberg Boldly Faces Challenges

Ruth Bader Ginsberg appears to flourish in the face of her challenges. The Supreme Court Justice recently had surgery and was declared cancer-free, according to The New York Post on Jan. 11, 2019. Ruth Bader was born on March 15th, 1933, in Brooklyn, to a father who was a furrier and a mother who worked […]

Sarah Sanders Refers to Martin Luther King Jr. With Alternative Facts

Sarah Sanders Refers to Martin Luther King Jr. With Alternative Facts

On the day that Americans honor the great equal-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Sarah Huckabee Sanders irresponsibly tweeted that he gave his life. On Jan. 21, 2019, Sanders, the Trump administration’s press secretary riled the masses when she essentially denied King assassinated by stating he chose to give up his life. That phrase is […]

February SNAP Benefits Issued Early Amid Federal Government Shutdown

February SNAP Benefits Issued Early Amid Federal Government Shutdown

Earlier reports indicated the partial government¬†shutdown would cause the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ration February 2019 SNAP benefits. However, on Jan. 8, the agency told states to request and issue the February allotments by January 20. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue stated they relied on a “provision of the just-expired Continuing Resolution […]

Chicago a Deeper Look

Chicago a Deeper Look

Since Chicago was incorporated 182 years ago, the city developed its reputation for criminal activity. However, the city has a colorful history and is the location of many firsts. Chicago was established as a town in 1833 shortly after the Black Hawk War ended. Within four years the population grew to over 4,000 people. In […]

Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to Six Years for the Shooting of Laquan McDonald

Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to Six Years for the Shooting of Laquan McDonald

After being convicted for second-degree murder, former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke receives a sentence of six years and nine months in prison, according to Vox on Jan. 18, 2019. He was found guilty in October 2018 for the killing of Laquan McDonald in 2014. He could be released from prison before serving the […]

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