Current Events

Problematic Police Pat Down

On Jan. 7, 16-year-old African-American student Darrin Manning of Philadelphia claimed he was sexually assaulted during a pat down by a female police officer that supposedly caused one of his testicles to rupture.

China and Japan Squabble Over Senkaku Islands

A territorial dispute over the uninhabited Japanese Senkaku Islands, or Diaoyu Islands as they are called in China, between China, Japan and other Asian powers such as South Korea, arose when China claimed an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the Senkaku Islands on Nov. 23, 2013.