Top News Stories of the Week 3/7 – 3/13

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Here are all the most important and interesting stories that you have to check out from the past week!

North Korea Threatens War

It is unclear whether recent threats by Pyongyang will materialize into an actual assault.

New Pope Elected

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina will be Pope Francis, the first Latin American pope and the first Jesuit pope.

Colorado to Approve Gay Marriage

Lawmakers to approve a bill that will make Colorado the 9th U.S. state to allow same-sex civil unions.

Sandusky Scandal Cost Penn State $41 Million

University disclosed total cost of fines related to football sex scandal of 2011.

Baby Shot in Chicago

Six-month-Old Jonylah Watkins dies after surgery due to assault by gunman in the street.

Steubenville Rape Case Goes to Trial

Controversial case of girl raped by high school football players from Ohio town finally taken to court.

Iran Suing Hollywood Over Oscar-winning Film

Country claims ‘Argo’ portrayal of Iran is “unrealistic” and “violent” and plans to file lawsuit.

Gang Trafficking of Endangered Apes Prompts Global Action

Organized criminal gangs’ practice of selling great apes has triggered international action to protect the animals.

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