With rioting in Ferguson, Mo., U.S. troops going to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State group and nuclear negotiations in Iran not going as well as he hoped for, how did the president justify taking time to “pardon” a turkey Wednesday?
With rioting in Ferguson, Mo., U.S. troops going to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State group and nuclear negotiations in Iran not going as well as he hoped for, how did the president justify taking time to “pardon” a turkey Wednesday?
Thousands of people joined a second night of protests Tuesday in response to the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting death of Mike Brown.
Angry about the decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, college students and activists stormed District streets and converged in front of the White House on Monday night to protest.
 
 
 

Hispanic Link internship

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Fall 2013 Hispanic Link intern Juniper Rose joins the Semester in Washington interns on a visit to the Supreme Court.Click on photo to enlarge or download: Fall 2013 Hispanic Link intern Juniper Rose joins the Semester in Washington interns on a visit to the Supreme Court.Hispanic Link internship

The Scripps Howard Foundation sponsors an internship at the Hispanic Link News Service, which has been published in Washington since 1980. Interns report for work each day at the Hispanic Link News Service’s Washington office. They cover a wide variety of news of interest to Hispanic Link’s readers, who are leaders in the U.S. Hispanic community. The Hispanic Link intern lives with the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Semester in Washington interns in furnished apartments and participates in some activities with the Semester in Washington interns.

Applicants should be college juniors or seniors studying print, online or broadcast journalism. One Hispanic Link intern is chosen for each of three terms.

2015 Program dates and application deadlines

Spring 2015 (Jan. 7 to April 14). Stipend: $2,660 and free housing.

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014

Summer 2015 (June 8 to Aug. 14) Stipend $1,900 and free housing. 

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014

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