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Gianna Toboni, left, with Kai Shappley, right. Shappley is a transgender 5-year-old who spoke to Toboni for the VICE episode Trans Youth that airs tomorrow at 11pm. PHOTO COURTESY OF HBO

HBO’s ‘VICE’ returns with its fifth season

Thomas James March 2, 2017
"VICE," the Emmy Award-winning news program, has returned to HBO with its fifth season.
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Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel, above, has been the one main voice pushing for more assitance to refugess  fleeing the Syrian Crisis. Few other nations have been fighting for humanity efforts to the same extent as Merkel. PHOTO CREDIT: ALEXANDER KURZ

German Chancellor Merkel is the leader the world must learn from

Maurice Abernathy September 20, 2015
As millions of innocent families head to Europe in the hopes of escaping violence, most European leaders have remained silent and cold towards the refugees.
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Effect of government shutdown on Stony Brook University

Nujbat Meraji October 17, 2013
Since the start of this month, the whole nation was engulfed in two topics: the government shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis. Stony Brook University is keeping a close watch on both topics since no matter what the outcomes of the crises are, it will have a huge impact on the university.
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Chaos in Syria continues with no U.S. support

Anusha Mookherjee September 24, 2012

More than a year later, Syria is still in chaos. For the past year, rebels have been fighting for a new progressive government and the overthrow of current President Bashar al-Assad. In the spring, The...

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