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Your World Today vs. 100 Years Ago

//PICTURED ABOVE: Suffragettes paraded down Fifth Ave. in Oct. 1917. They carried with them the signatures of more than 1million women from New York who desired the right to vote. Thanks to the efforts of...

Your World Today: Celebrity Activism

PICTURED ABOVE: Reality television star and activist Kim Kardashian chats with model and activist Ashley Graham on the show “Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham.” Both Kardashian and Graham have been outspoken advocates on...

Longest Government Shutdown in History Leaves Employees Without Pay

On Dec. 22, 2018, President Trump partially shut down the government over a dispute with the Democrats over funding for his wall to line the southern border. Even 35 days—the longest amount of time...

Your Guide to Brexit

PICTURED ABOVE// Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech at Lancaster House on 17 January, 2017 about the government’s 12 priorities for negotiating the UK’s exit from the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May...

Your World Today: The Rise in Hate Crimes

News stations and outlets are constantly inundated with news about hate crimes, but what exactly defines a hate crime? These offenses can fall under many names, such as terrorism, mass shootings or attacks, but...

Your World Today: 2018 Senate Election Edition

//PICTURED ABOVE: Voting is a privilege, and it is important to be an informed voter. The Fourcast knows that the media can be intimidating or that the business of everyday life can get in the...

Grand Jury Rattles the Nation

//PICTURED ABOVE: Catholic Churches across the world are recovering from recent priest abuse scandals. The Pennsylvania grand jury report was just the tip of the iceberg. DISCLAIMER: THIS CONTENT MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR YOUNGER...

3-D Weaponary Blueprints Trigger Discussions In the Hockaday Community

On July 31. 2018, U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik issued a restraining order on the publishing of the blueprints for the Liberator — a handgun that uses 3-D printing technologies and, as a result,...

Gun Violence Forces America’s Youth to Take Action

On Feb. 14, a mass shooter killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl. Since the tragedy, student activists from Parkland started a nationwide movement to campaign for gun control....

Korean Tension Freezes with the Winter Olympics

The Olympic Games roll around every two years, and their level of international attention and participation is consistently unmatched by any other event. In the midst of this year’s foreign diplomacy issues with North...