Before the Capitol Riot, a Sea of Thousands of Trump Supporters Gathered

Nine hours before their political movement would begin to self-immolate amid broken windows and gunfire, supporters of President Donald J. Trump — including those who stormed and breached the U.S. Capitol building — gathered on the grass to the south of the White House. It was 5:00 in the morning. Uneventful but full of promise: Trump himself would speak before lunch, and the “Stop The Steal” movement sensed momentum in Congress to press “pause” on the process of certifying...

War Zone in D.C.: Angry Pro-Trump Protesters Storm U.S. Capitol and Disrupt Electoral Vote Counting

The U.S. Capitol was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon following a breach by hundreds of protesters who battled with police on blood-streaked pavement while waving flags that announced their support for President Donald J. Trump. U.S. Capitol Police officers stood in the House chamber with guns drawn. Members of the House of Representatives were ordered to put on escape hoods and take shelter. Protesters swarmed police outside, breaking through their ranks and running riot. One woman was shot in...

Covid in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count

At least 918 new coronavirus deaths and 43,470 new cases were reported in the United States on Sept. 29. Over the past week, there have been an average of 43,144 cases per day, an increase of 13 percent from the average two weeks earlier. As of Wednesday afternoon, more than 7,250,300 people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus and at least 206,500 have died, according to a New York Times...

Gulfs, Strait of Hormuz boil amidst oil tanker troubles

The tension between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States continues to grow as the Middle Eastern nation continues to position itself as a thorn in the side of the U.S. Last week’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has prompted the White House, chiefly President Donald Trump, to label Iran as the main – and perhaps only suspect in the international incident which damaged two commercial vessels. The United States military has released a video that it claims shows an Ira

"A Bridge Apart" addresses migrant knowledge gap at SU

The alarming reality of the Central American migrant crisis made its way to Salisbury University last Thursday evening. The SU Organization of Latin American students, also known as OLAS, held a screening of “A Bridge Apart” on Thursday in Fulton Hall. “A Bridge Apart” is a 2014 documentary which offers a harrowing view into the individual and economic pressures that push Central American and Mexican migrants to...
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