History has been made in Taiwan, as the people elected their first female president. Tsai Ing-wen won with 56% of the vote and has promised the people “a government that can lead this country into the next generation.” [TIME] After a deadly earthquake shook the country of Nepal nearly nine months ago, the government revealed plans of […]


The speculation regarding where President Obama’s library would be constructed has officially come to an end. The Barack Obama Foundation announced yesterday morning that the presidential library will be built in the South Side of Chicago. “All the strands of my life came together, and I really became a man when I moved to Chicago,” said […]

Government officials in Nepal state that the death toll is expected to rise much higher, as there are other villages that have been affected, but not reached, by authorities at this point. The earthquake, with a magnitude of 7.8, has already claimed the lives of 7,056 people. [CNN] A small magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck the […]


Cast members of HBO’s The Wire, which has a storyline based in the streets of Baltimore, took to social media to ask that those in the area hold peaceful protests instead of destroying their city. “To my Beloved city Baltimore..I feel your pain,” tweeted actor Andre Royo. “Stand up..rise UP without breaking down! Discipline not Destruction. #VictorynotVictims.” […]

UPDATE 11:30 A.M. EST: More than 2,400 people have been killed and nearly 6,000 people have been injured after the earthquake hit, according to the NY Times. Nepal’s government has set up several relief stations across the nation’s capital and the country while distributing aid to the victims. We will continue to keep you updated. — An earthquake, […]