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A New Day, A New War (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

December 8, 2020

It has been over a year since President Trump announced his controversial decision to withdraw U.S. troops stationed to protect Kurdish-held territory in Iraq and Syria. This decision, made after a phone...

You’re Fired (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

The 2020 election, one of the most divisive in history, is still far from over (Nicholas West / The Talon News).
A look into the final election results
November 16, 2020

After a long and grueling campaign season, which pitted the American people violently against each other for months on end, the much needed peace and relief to come with the end of the election season...

The Limp to 270 (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

As election day approaches, several key elections remain unpredictable. (Billy Mykel/The Talon News)
A look at the current election standings
September 29, 2020

As the day of the first Presidential debate arrives in the wake of political wildfires and the nation begins preparing for a bare knuckle night on November 3rd, the outcome of the election seems increasingly...

The Race For Second (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Experts raise questions as the presidential race heats up. (Nicholas West / The Talon News)
A look into Kamala Harris and the potential second gentleman
September 14, 2020

The upcoming presidential election is set to be one of the most divisive in America’s history, made even more so with accusations of executive overreach, insider trading, and sexual misconduct against...

Tik Tok Flop (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

President Donald Trump signed an executive order giving Tik Tok a deadline before being banned (Nicholas West/The Talon News)
August 31, 2020

In terms of controversial headlines, rarely does executive action through economic emergency powers against software developed by hostile foreign powers make the cut. Then again, rarely is the targeted...

Peace on Earth (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Peace in Afghanistan is a hot button issue that seems to be coming to an end. (Billy Mykel/ The Talon News)
A Look At The Peace Negotiations In Afghanistan.
February 23, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pentagon Chief Mike Esper have reached a breakthrough in peace negotiations with the Afghani-Taliban forces, officially announcing an upcoming partial-ceasefire and decrease...

Abolish the Caucus (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

February 7, 2020

Following much anticipation and build up for the start of the primary elections, the Iowa Caucus turned into a disappointment of momentous status. With both Democrats and Republicans following what is...

It’s Time For A Female President…Just Not Who You Think (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Nikki Haley speaks at City Year in support of schools in need. (
January 24, 2020

Following many hardships and scandals, including the beginning of the impeachment trial on Jan. 16, the Republican party has been faced with the real possibility of a 2020 loss for the Trump-Pence campaign....

Iranian General Killed in Airstrike (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Tensions remain high after military action from both Iran and the United States. (Photo courtesy of CIA World Factbook)
January 9, 2020

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani was killed on Jan. 3, in a targeted airstrike ordered by President Trump. Soleimani, a man revered and respected as a living martyr of the Islamic Revolution, has now fulfilled...

California Addresses Cause of Wildfires (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

Catastrophic California wildfires spread across the state. (Sarah Crowder / The Talon News)
November 11, 2019

California governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on Oct. 28 as massive wildfires threatened counties across the state. California is currently facing over 11 fires that are quickly gaining...

Where There’s Smoke (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

As vaping leads to more detrimental injuries, specifically in America's youths, it is vital to look toward medical solutions and ban the use of e-cigarettes. (Sam Mykel / The Talon News)
New findings about the dangers of vaping
October 21, 2019

In the midst of a growing epidemic of e-cigarette use, which is beginning to deal serious damage among U.S. teens, several states have banned, to varying degrees, vaping.  Texas, and the rest of the...

An Inquiry into the President (At the Moment with Billy Mykel)

President Trump speaks at his rally at the American Airlines center on Oct. 17, 2019. (Andrew Fritz/ The Talon News)
October 4, 2019

Democrat majority party leader, Nancy Pelosi, announced on Sept. 24 the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. This occurred following a growing controversy involving a phone call...

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