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YWT: Impeachment Inquiry Brings Witnesses, Evidence into Public Eye

//PICTURED ABOVE: With the announcement of a formal impeachment investigation, the Democratic and Republican parties face off. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Sept. 24...

Your World Today: Vaping among teens results in serious illness, hospitalizations

//PICTURED ABOVE: Juul promotes its brand with bright colors and fruit flavors. Recent news about hospitalizations and deaths due to vaping has brought more attention to health risks associated with the practice. More than...

Your World Today: LGBTQ+ Issues In Brunei

//PICTURED ABOVE: Erywan Yusof, minister of foreign affairs in Brunei, signing the Department of State guestbook in Washington D.C. on June 13, 2018. Yusof defended Brunei’s new controversial laws and penalties against the LGBTQ+,...

Notre Dame Fire Sparks Both Controversy and Unity

//PICTURED ABOVE: Firefighters desperately try to extinguish the fire to save the rest of the building from further damage. On April 15, Notre Dame de Paris burned and lost a significant part of the...

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...