Tag Archives: United States

The voice of a nation

In the context of an escalation of the situation between North Korea and the United States, one may be wondering who are    ... more

Unity in diversity

Staying true to his campaign promises, on January 27th, 2017, president Donald Trump issued an executive order marking numerous changes in American    ... more

Following Fidel

On Friday, 25th of November, President Raúl Castro of Cuba announced his elder brother and predecessor to the title, Fidel Castro,    ... more

Political evolution

In the weeks since the release of the now infamous recording of Donald Trump in conversation with Billy Bush regarding women    ... more

Pharmaceutical reform

Last year Martin Shkreli came into public knowledge after he increased the price of life-saving medicine Daraprim from $13.50 per pill    ... more

A mammoth task

A team of researchers at the University of Chicago carried out the first in-depth analysis of the woolly mammoth genome recently.    ... more

Broad strokes

A new test might be able to detect every virus that someone has ever harboured from a single drop of blood.    ... more

Refreshing the memory

According to new research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), memories that have “vanished” through amnesia might now possibly be restored.    ... more

The evolution of morality in marriage

The Republic of Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage through direct popular vote when the country voted ‘Yes’    ... more

Teenage breakthrough

As a 15-year-old sophomore at North County High School, Maryland, US, Jack Andraka may be far from an average young man.    ... more

Ahead of the pack

A newly discovered type of stem cell may allow human organ tissue to be grown inside large animals for research and    ... more

A rush of blood

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that may be able to change a person’s blood type by cutting away antigens in types    ... more

Age before science

Scientists may have learned how to reverse human ageing. Researchers from the Salk Institute in the US and the Chinese Academy    ... more

Hot off the press

A team at the University of Utah has just announced the discovery of a vast magma reservoir underneath Yellowstone National Park    ... more

The changing face of marriage

The 22nd of May aims to be the day to hold the referendums on marriage and the age of Presidential candidates    ... more

Involving different voices

For the first time in decades, Cuba’s municipal elections have involved two opposition candidates. In what has been seen as an    ... more

An improving relationship

US President Barack Obama has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in what is seen as a key step in the    ... more

Towards brighter skies

A leading Chinese weather scientist has stated the effects that climate change might have on infrastructure projects and the health the    ... more

Reigniting peace talks

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has brought the ongoing situation in Syria back onto his agenda by stating the    ... more

A delicate truce

The withdrawal of weapons from the frontline by the Ukrainian Army in the East has boosted the outlook for a lasting    ... more

A vaccination for the future

Two experimental vaccines are undergoing large-scale trials in Liberia whilst the level of new cases of Ebola is at 144 new    ... more

Discussions of the future

The Chinese government has announced that President Xi Jinping is scheduled to make his first state visit to the United States    ... more

Tax code to increase equality

President Barack Obama aims to use the State of the Union address to call for increased tax on the wealthy to    ... more

New NATO combat shift in Afghanistan

NATO has formally ended its combat missions in Afghanistan which leaves the Afghan army and police in charge of maintaining security    ... more

Vatican revolutionises into 2015

Pope Francis highlighted the challenges that the Vatican faces in the future, having experienced the internal workings of the Church in    ... more

Cameron places momentum behind trade plan

David Cameron stated he intends to put ‘rocket boosters’ behind plans for an EU-US free trade deal while speaking at the    ... more

Legacy left through actions

The strength and bravery of aid workers around the world is shown by individuals’ willingness to help in other parts of    ... more

The witching hour begins

The celebration of Halloween dates as far back as the 10th century. The Gaelic tradition of Samhain brought the vegetable carving    ... more

Galloping through native culture

As the dust settles on the great dry-land plains and the sun rises above the colossal mountain ranges, the beauty of    ... more

Oklahoma Governor praises volunteers’ resilience amid tornado’s devastation

Oklahoma’s Lt. Governor Todd Lamb has praised the overwhelming response of volunteers after a mile-wide tornado struck parts of the state,    ... more