Hundreds of families continue to pour out of the city of Mosul on Nov. 11, 2016 as the fighting continues with little progress being made by the Iraqi Forces against ISIS militants. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Escaping Islamic State group: How a Ball State professor and his family survived

Islamic State (IS), the terror group that has taken swaths of land in Iraq and Syria, has dominated the headlines within the last couple of years. The American public witnessed the discussion around the terror group take off in the presidential election. Most people know about the group, but it’s not common to look at them right in the eyes like a Ball State professor and his family had to do.


Ball State aims to double minority STEM students

Ball State has taken a farther step toward being inclusive by pushing to increase the number of racial and ethnic minority students who are science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors. 

Following Election Day on Nov. 9, the fear of having to pay out of pocket for contraceptives set in and resulted in higher Google searches for 'birth control,' 'planned parenthood' and 'IUD.' If President-elect Donald Trump decides repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, many will women will have to pay out of pocket. DN Photo Illustration File

Future of Affordable Care Act

Change is inevitable when Trump takes office in 2017. One major change that will have a large impact on students is the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.

2014 Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to Korea

Closing Mass for Asian Youth Day

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Pope allows all priests to absolve "grave sin" of abortion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Saying nothing is beyond the reach of God's mercy, Pope Francis told Catholics worldwide he is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of abortion — women and health workers alike — even while stressing that it is a grave sin in the eyes of the church to "end an innocent life."

Members of Phi Beta Sigma stood at the Scramble Light for 24 hours from Monday at 8am through the night to Tuesday morning, collecting donations and raising awareness for the homeless. Alaina Jaye Halsey // DN File 

Sigma Sleep Out raises donations for Muncie Mission

Not everyone will have the privilege of a warm meal this Thanksgiving. In an annual effort to raise awareness and donations for the homeless, members of Phi Beta Sigma stood at the Scramble Light for 24 hours — from Monday at 8 a.m. through the night to Tuesday morning — collecting donations.

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