Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Sees Korean Athletes Uniting

North and South Korea have announced that not only will they both be sending athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but that they will march together in the opening ceremonies as a united “Korea.” A special flag has been created for this historic event. Along with its walk comes a combined women’s ice hockey team. This decision marks an incredible jump … Continue reading Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Sees Korean Athletes Uniting

Mark Halperin Leaves MSNBC in Wake of Sexual Assault Accusations

Mark Halperin, a longtime MSNBC political contributor, has been put on official leave by the news corporation in light of recent accusations surrounding inappropriate conduct towards some female colleagues. Continue reading Mark Halperin Leaves MSNBC in Wake of Sexual Assault Accusations

Anthony Weiner Sexts Underage Girl, Gets 21 Months

Summary Article Anthony Weiner’s career has finally reached the straw that broke the camel’s back. On 25 September, 2017, it was announced that former Congressman Weiner will face 21 months in federal prison for sending inappropriate photos to a 15-year-old girl, knowing full well that she was under the age of 18. Weiner has faced a number of sex-related scandals before. In 2011 he resigned … Continue reading Anthony Weiner Sexts Underage Girl, Gets 21 Months

US Women’s Hockey Team Wins Equal Pay

Summary Article The US Women’s National Hockey Team has finally won the long-lasting lawsuit against USA Hockey for equal pay to their male counterparts. The dispute has been going on for over 15 months – since the women began reconsidering their contracts – and seemed to be hopeless when the team decided to boycott the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship; USA Hockey searched for replacement players, … Continue reading US Women’s Hockey Team Wins Equal Pay