Pardon Me: A Look at Trump’s Presidential Pardons

Pardon Me: A Look at Trump’s Presidential Pardons

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examine’s President Trump’s recent pardon announcements. Last week, President Donald Trump announced that he would use his executive power to pardon Dinesh D’Souza, a conservative commentator and filmmaker who plead guilty to campaign finance fraud in 2014. This decision has raised questions among his critics […]

U.S. Pulls Out of Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Pulls Out of Iran Nuclear Deal

Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the consequences of President Trump’s announcement that the United States is withdrawing from the nuclear treaty with Iran. The Iran nuclear accord–otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA–includes seven nations and was passed in 2015 under President Barack Obama: his […]

Stuff YOU Should Know

Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Another Sexual Harassment Charge New York attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman has become the latest politician to resign in the wake of the powerful #MeToo movement. Schneiderman–a Democrat, vocal defender of women’s rights, and anti-Trumper–has been accused of physically abusing four women. Aside from their anger over the incident itself, Democrats have also been angry […]

Fighting Fake News

Fighting Fake News

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Top Stories | No Comments

During the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump claimed he could stand on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and shoot someone, and his supporters would still vote for him. Except . . . he never actually DID said that. It was a very famous example of what we now commonly call fake news. Since the 2016 presidential election, […]

Trump’s V.A. Nominee Withdraws

Trump’s V.A. Nominee Withdraws

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site examines the recent controversy surrounding President Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. Have you heard of Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson? You might remember him as the doctor who gave Trump a physical earlier this year and raved about the 71-year-old president’s excellent […]

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Posted by on May 3, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

SuperShe Have you ever dreamed about being rich enough to buy an island all your own? Entrepreneur Kristin Roth has done exactly that. Plus, she has taken the idea a step further: her SuperShe Island is a place where no men are allowed. That’s right: no men at all. Up to ten women at a […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Facebook vs. Congress Last week, Election Central brought you the story of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, which resulted in private information of up to 87 million Facebook customers being harvested by Cambridge Analytica and used by Trump’s presidential campaign. In the wake of this privacy breach, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, was called to […]

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Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Another Side of ISIS American reporters have managed to retrieve over 15,000 pages of documents left behind by the Islamic State (ISIS). These documents–most of which show day-to-day governmental transactions, such as land purchases and marriage certificates–help to explain how ISIS managed to stay in power for as long as it did. The bottom line […]

Thoughts and Prayers . . . and New Gun Laws?

Thoughts and Prayers . . . and New Gun Laws?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site gives some information about last week’s discussion between the White House and Congress regarding tightened gun control proposals. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting last month that killed 17 people and injured 14 more, many people are calling for the federal government to […]

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Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Five Types of Diabetes? Do you or someone you know suffer from diabetes? If so, you’re not alone: it’s the fastest-growing disease worldwide. Until recently, the disease has been classified into two types. Type 1, or early-onset diabetes, is the kind that people are born with. Type 2, or late-onset, develops over time. But scientists […]