Trump Claims He Was Not Briefed Regarding Russian Bounty to Afghan Militants Targeting American Soldiers

Courtesy of Daily Mail By Eva Lynch What began as seemingly implausible intelligence brought to the attention of the White House in February has, in the last week, become yet another highly contentious political issue in Washington.  It was recently reported that Rahmatullah Azizi, a businessman in Afghanistan, acted as the middleman in a deep Read More …

Vanessa Bryant Lobbies Congress to Pass a Helicopter Safety Bill

Courtesy of Inside Edition By Garrett Farrell In the aftermath of the tragic death of her husband and daughter, Kobe and Gianna Bryant, Vanessa Bryant is asking Congress to pass a bill mandating stricter security standards for helicopters. This bill, called the “Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act,” was introduced by Democratic lawmakers Read More …

Trump Fires New York U.S. Attorney

Photo Courtesy of Bloomberg By: Jeremy Perillo In the recent weeks following President Donald Trump’s termination of various departmental Inspector Generals, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Geoffrey Berman, was dismissed by Attorney General William Barr, and subsequently fired by the president. Berman, a top New York attorney, has investigated Read More …

Major League Baseball Announces Plan to Begin “Post”-Coronavirus Season

Image Courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer By Garrett Farrell Last week, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the league’s plan to begin games in the form of a 60-game season, and the MLB Players Association approved the measure, clearing the way for a return to play.  The plan covers everything from testing procedures to Read More …

Catholic University Releases Operational and Financial Update, Plan for Faculty Salary Cuts “Off the Table” for Now

Photo Courtesy of The Catholic University of America By Jessica Fetrow The Catholic University of America released a more in-depth breakdown of its operational and budgetary plans for the 2020-2021 academic year Tuesday morning, clarifying concerns on measures for combating the COVID-19 financial crisis. In an email addressed to the members of the Catholic University Read More …

“No Credible Evidence” Found Against Monsignor Walter Rossi

Photo Courtesy of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Immaculate Conception By Renee Rasmussen A statement released on June 12 by the Diocese of Scranton announced that the investigation into Monsignor Walter Rossi, Rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, found “no credible evidence” regarding allegations of personal misconduct. Read More …

Members of Catholic University Community Show Their Support for Black Lives Matter Movement

Photo Courtesy of Franciscan Action Network By Jessica Fetrow Several members of the Catholic University community have stepped forward to express their support of the Black Lives Matter movement efforts on campus amid ongoing nationwide racial tension following the death of George Floyd, a Black man killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25.  Read More …