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Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. Powell is shown here at his home in Virginia.

Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19

Devan Cole CNN October 18, 2021

(CNN) -- Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early...

US President Joe Biden, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and US Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks to the staff of the US State Department during his first visit in Washington, DC, February 4, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration will reengage with UN Human Rights Council

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- The Biden administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Monday -- its latest bid to reverse the policies of the Trump administration...

Mia Baker shares her experience as a humanitarian photographer. 

OPINION: Is the dream job really the dream job?

Kelly Krabill Opinion Writer December 10, 2020

Each year PDN (Photo District News) Magazine’s June issue covers PDN’s 30, the magazine’s choice of new and emerging photographers to watch. And for over a decade I faithfully read June’s top 30...

President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Washington plunges into Trump impeachment investigation

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, and Julie Pace AP September 25, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to "look into" Democratic rival Joe Biden as well as his grievances from the 2016 election, according to a rough transcript of a summer...

Reverend Renne Zimelis-Ruchotzke holds the microphone for Cheryl Lessin as she tells the crowd about a non-violent protest in Washington D.C. that will push against what she called the fascist regime of President Donald Trump at the climate strike held at Risman Plaza on Sept. 20, 2019. She said the regime is one of the biggest factors in climate change. 

Demonstrators gather on Risman Plaza for Global Climate Strike

Protestors gathered on Risman Plaza at noon Friday to demand action against climate change. The demonstration, hosted by Students for a Democratic Society, was part of the Global Climate Strike. Millions...

A player looks to pass at the International Day of Peace soccer tournament on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Kent State plays for peace

Krista Renaldo September 24, 2018

Kent State brought international students, alumni, staff and scholars together to celebrate peace through sport at the International Day of Peace soccer tournament on Saturday.Sept. 21 is a day that the...

What do our exports say about the U.S.?

Joseph Langan February 14, 2018

Despite the U.S.’s official stance in support of nuclear disarmament and democracy, we have a long and documented history of proliferation and provocation.In president Donald Trump’s first address...

On day celebrating women, reminder of lingering gender gap

International Women's Day on Tuesday celebrated women and their accomplishments, but it also offered a reminder of the gender divides in rights, representation and pay.The day carried the theme...

Pooja Shrivastava and volunteer Aditya Jindal, members of The Art of Living Foundation, lead participants in meditation exercises at the Yogathon on the fourth floor of the library on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

Nepalese Student Association hosts Yogathon to raise money for earthquake victims

Jessa Schroeder June 21, 2015

The Nepalese Student Association at Kent State University (Kent-NSA) partnered with the Overseas Volunteer for a Better India (OVBI) to host a Yogathon Sunday in honor of International Day of Yoga.Participants...

Guest column: No threat more threatening than climate change

Philadelphia Daily News October 8, 2014

In a recent speech to the United Nations, President Barack Obama said that climate change is a more serious threat than terrorism.So, why aren’t more Americans terrified?Parades of panicked politicians...

People line up to get water from a common well in Bartella, Afghanistan. Northern Iraq Christians have reason to worry about the self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate and many are seeking a safer place to live. 

UN backs inquiry of Islamic State group’s alleged crimes

John Heilprin, Associated Press September 1, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nation’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the...

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