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Church goers lament loss in wake of shooting
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Church goers lament loss in wake of shooting

A church is a holy sanctuary, a place of healing and redemption. When a gunman entered a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas this past November, the sanctuary veil of safety was torn. First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs came under fire on Nov. 5 when a gunman entered the sanctuary […]

President Trump Uses Expletives in Reference to Haiti and African Countries
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President Trump Uses Expletives in Reference to Haiti and African Countries

President Donald Trump is being held accountable by citizens of the United States for recent racist comments spoken about Haiti and several African countries during an immigration meeting. On Jan. 12, during a bipartisan White House meeting regarding United States immigration policies, President Trump reportedly referred to Haiti and some […]

Gene editing tech raises ethical concerns
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Gene editing tech raises ethical concerns

More than 50,000 known human genetic maladies exist, most of which have few treatments or cures. A new gene editing technique called Adenine Base Editing (ABE), developed by Broad Institute of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, could be the next step toward change. ABE not only excises unwanted […]

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Politician pushes line of faith and politics

Controversy over the connection between faith and politics surfaces once more following Jim Zeigler’s use of biblical analogy to defend Roy Moore against allegations of sexual misconduct. Early in November, The Washington Post reported on the accusations of several women who said that Moore sexually approached them when they were […]

Digital pills may deprive patients of privacy
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Digital pills may deprive patients of privacy

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first digital pill, which will allow patients to track medicinal intake through new consumable technology to assist those who inaccurately medicate. The pill is known as “Abilify MyCite,” and it works through digital transmissions documenting intake information for its users and medical […]

DACA nursing students denied license
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DACA nursing students denied license

Arkansas nursing students protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, received the news that their four years work in their respective programs may not conclude as expected. The National Council for Licensure Exam, the exam all nursing students must pass before becoming registered nurses, requires students to […]

Artificial intelligence raises moral questions
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Artificial intelligence raises moral questions

Artificial intelligence company DeepMind announced the latest version of their Go engine, AlphaGo Zero., and the artificial intelligence program quickly became the most powerful Go player in the world. The first Go computer to beat a human professional was AlphaGo Lee, an earlier version of the same project. It won […]