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.