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16 Days that Changed America

On October 1st, the U.S. government began a shutdown that ultimately lasted over two weeks. The new fiscal year was set to start on October…


Explaining the Government Shutdown

On October 17, the government reopened after being shut down for sixteen days. The stem of the problem was Congress’s inability to reach an agreement…


More NSA Revelations

In another turn of events relating to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaked documents, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, made a phone call to President…


Edward Snowden Leaks NSA Secrets

In an online perpetually-connected world, information is shared almost instantaneously. However, despite being seconds away from being able to share anything and everything, most people…