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A new video sheds light on he individual reactions about the ship that sank in South Korea. Courtesy of CNN
A new video sheds light on he individual reactions about the ship that sank in South Korea.

International News Roundup for May 1 to May 8

Updates from Ukraine, Nigeria, South Korea and Syria for the week of May 1 to May 8.

International News Roundup for Apr. 5- Apr. 11

What's new in the world of international news?

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International News Roundup for Mar. 17-Mar.22

International news from the week of Mar. 17- Mar. 22.

NewsChips: Sassing Sochi

People from all corners of the globe have been giving Russia sass.

International News Roundup for Jan. 10-Jan. 21

This is not original reporting. All information has been compiled from The Washington Post, The Guardian and BBC News. Silver Chips Online posts this news summary to provide readers with a forum for discussion.

International News Roundup for Nov. 25-Dec. 2

One of our writers examines some of the biggest global headlines form the past week. Featuring reports about Ukraine, Thailand, Syria and Scotland.

International News Roundup for Nov. 7- Nov. 15

One of our writers examines some of the biggest global headlines form the past week. Featuring reports about Beijing, Toronto, Cairo and the Philippines.
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The pros and cons of school social media monitoring

Washington County public school officials recently stated that they will begin using a new software called Social Sentinel to monitor students' social media posts. The software tracks social media posts for certain keywords, and if posts containing these keywords are threats of violence or bullying or references to drug or alcohol use, the posts will be forwarded to school officials and/or the police.

The brokenness of American democracy, in one poll

For the first time in the history of the survey, the majority of Americans disapprove of their own Representative.  And the scary thing is that this finding doesn't matter one bit.

A need to lead in the Israel-Palestine conflict

The United States must make a change in its Middle East policy by working to rebuild the broken Palestinian economy and putting pressure on the Israeli regime to work for a lasting two-state solution.