Seth Johnson

Seth is a correspondent for WORLD. He is a World Journalism Institute graduate and a journalism student at Bob Jones University. Seth resides in Indianapolis, Ind.

National Park Service/Photo by M. Freels

Annual bear-binging webcast underway 

by Seth Johnson
Posted 8/14/20, 04:27 pm

Fans missing the usual packed lineup of live sports in the fall can tune into webcams from Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve for some serious brown bear fishing action. Bear activity is picking up in the Brooks River as the animals start bulking up for their winter hibernation.

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Associated Press/Photo by Mark Humphrey (file)

All-male draft upheld

by Seth Johnson
Posted 8/13/20, 04:09 pm

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled it lacks the authority to reverse a 1981 Supreme Court decision declaring the all-male military draft constitutional. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the plaintiff, the National Coalition for Men, that “the factual underpinning of the controlling Supreme Court decision has changed,” but noted that only the high court can overturn its own precedent. The coalition won its case in Texas last year, leading to an appeal that ended in Thursday’s ruling.

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Associated Press/Photo by Carolyn Kaster

Biden, Harris hold first joint event

by Seth Johnson
Posted 8/12/20, 06:42 pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was proud to have Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., at his side in “a battle for the soul of the nation.” The presumptive Democratic nominee and his newly named running mate shared the stage on Wednesday in Wilmington, Del. Biden and Harris will accept their party’s nominations virtually at next week’s Democratic National Convention.

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