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Alexandra Howard

Alexandra Howard
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Alexandra Howard is a senior pursuing a dual degree in digital journalism and political science. She intends to later graduate from law school and become an immigration lawyer and political journalist.

Lawmakers pass a temporary bill to avoid a government shutdown (includes video story)

Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate finally passed a temporary spending bill, which is known as a continuing resolution or CR, close to midnight on...

With debate on tap, Republicans look both back and forward (includes video story)

As Republican presidential candidates prepare to debate tomorrow night at the Arsht Center and Donald Trump readies his own event in Hialeah, it is...

U.S. Latinos are earning advanced degrees in record numbers (includes video story)

In 2021 around 2.5 million Latinos earned advanced degrees, more than double the 2000 total. According to the Pew Research Center, Hispanic Americans are...

Ron DeSantis is under criticism for comments made about Palestinian people (includes video story)

Civil rights groups deemed Gov. Ron DeSantis’ comments about Palestinians in Gaza discriminatory in his campaign event in Iowa on Oct. 14. “If you look...

Congress still without a speaker as government shutdown looms (includes video story)

The United States enters its thirteenth day without a speaker of the House, extending Congress' paralysis to make decisions about the nation’s most pressing...

Supreme Court to take Florida case about moderating social media (includes video story)

Legal cases from Florida and Texas are making their way to the Supreme Court. Net Choice, LLC, which is an organization representing big-name social...

NAACP and FEMA partner to advance equity in disaster relief for Black communities nationwide...

On Sept. 22, the NAACP partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to sign an agreement advancing equity disaster relief for Black communities...

United States tops 500 mass shootings in 2023 (includes video story)

The mass shooting count in the United States reached 500 in 2023 after four people were wounded in Denver on Sept. 16. Bela Urbina, a 2020...

Federal court: DACA is illegal but existing Dreamers are okay (includes video...

This past Wednesday, Federal District Court Judge Andrew Hanen of Texas declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unlawful.   He continued a prohibition...

Cuba says it dismantled human trafficking ring recruiting for Russian in Ukraine (includes video...

Earlier this month, Cuban authorities say they discovered a human trafficking ring that delivered soldiers from the island nation to fight for Russia on...