President of France Will Not Run for Re-Election

President of France Fran├žois Hollande has announced he will not seek re-election in the upcoming French elections, surprising many. “I’ve decided not to be a candidate to renew my mandate,” Hollande stated. “In the months to come, my only duty will be to continue to lead my country.” Hollande has become […]


Sopan Deb to Join the New York Times

CBS News’s Sopan Deb will join the New York Times on January 9, marking the end of his two year career with the Tiffany Network. Deb gained notoriety when he worked as an embed, producers who follow presidential candidates throughout the race, covering Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Deb was known […]

South Korean President Offers to Resign

South Korean President Park Geun-hye says she is offering to resign her position, but only if the Parliament approves. Park is involved in an extortion and corruption scandal that involves her close friend, Choi Soon-sil. Choi, who is at the center of the controversy, also serves as Park’s spiritual advisor, […]



CNN Acquires Beme in New Digital Push

CNN announced on Monday that it was acquiring Beme, a social video platform. The platform will shut down on January 31, 2017, as the employees shift their attention to a new venture. In the vein of Great Big Story, CNN is launching and funding a separate business within CNN Digital. […]

North American Leaders React to Fidel Castro’s Death

Cuban dictator Fidel Castro died on Friday at the age of 90. Reactions poured in from around the world, especially in North America where Castro played a significant role in the geopolitics of the past fifty years. President Obama offered a largely neutral statement on Castro’s passing. Under President Obama, […]