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Monthly Archives: May 2014

On April 14, nearly 300 schoolgirls were abducted from the Girls’ Secondary School, a boarding school, in the northeastern Nigerian city of Chibok. The girls were in their final year of secondary school and are between the ages of 16 and 18....

By Anisha Chadha on May 29th, 2014

In the month since terrorist organization Boko Haram captured hundreds of girls from their school in northeast Nigeria, little progress has been made toward returning the girls to their families. ...

By Record on May 29th, 2014

Debates are gaining momentum as smart guns have begun to enter the market in greater numbers over the past few years. ...

By T.S. Blanchard on May 28th, 2014

In late April 2014, Canada replaced the United States as the nation with the wealthiest middle class in the world, according to data from the Luxembourg Income Study Database (LIS). ...

By Anisha Chadha on May 23rd, 2014

The International Comparison Program (ICP), a subsidiary of the World Bank, released a report on April 30 which predicts that China will replace the United States as the world’s largest economy as early as 2015.  ...

By Record on May 21st, 2014

During the Heartbleed bug scare last month, hackers had the potential to access large amounts of data from the Internet due to Open SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). ...

By Anisha Chadha on May 19th, 2014

In just under a month’s time, millions of eyes will be on Sao Paolo as the FIFA World Cup kicks off. However, the attention that Brazil is attracting today is anything but positive, as its preparations for not only one mega sporting event,...

By T.S. Blanchard on May 13th, 2014

Today, many people, especially from the middle and upper classes in the developed world give a portion of their income to charitable organizations. ...

By Anisha Chadha on May 13th, 2014

Global press freedoms have fallen to their lowest level in over a decade, according to a report published by Freedom House, a U.S. based organization that does research and advocacy work on democracy, human rights, and press freedoms. ...

By T.S. Blanchard on May 8th, 2014

For years Mount Everest has attracted adventurers to its treacherous slopes. Over time, an influx of business and tourism has created serious issues for officials in producing and enforcing adequate regulations for the world ’s tallest mountain....

By Evan Luke on May 7th, 2014