Articles by Bruce Wright

Bruce Wright wrote and worked for The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Boston Globe before coming to the International Business Times. He is a news junkie who loves hip-hop and hoops. Contact Bruce at and/or follow him on Twitter @bctw.


Muslim Launches Arizona Bid For Senate

If Deedra Abboud can secure the Democratic nomination, she would face off against an incumbent who has taken a very active stance against discriminatory rhetoric that targets Muslims.

Rhetoric Ramps Up From Top Diplomats

Foreign relations leaders from a handful of countries, including the U.S., have made some bold threats in the days following American airstrikes against a Syrian air base.

Iowa State Navy Photo Scandal Erupts

The Facebook page where the pictures were posted to was called Glorious Order of the Sextant and described as being "dedicated to the preservation of those nautical, professional, and social traditions of the Iowa State Naval ROTC that are worth preserving."


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Weekly US Economic Calendar

International Business Times poll on major U.S. economic indicators scheduled for release during the week of Oct. 15, 2018.
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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Appeals Trump Defamation Lawsuit Dismissal

Michael Avenatti announced that an appeal was filed hours after a federal judge dismissed the defamation lawsuit against Trump. Daniels sued Trump after he tweeted that her story of a man threatening her at a Las Vegas parking lot to not come forward with the story of her alleged affair with him was "a total con job."
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Small Plane Crashes Into Crowd

The incident happened around 3.45 p.m. local time (9.45 a.m. EDT) at the Wasserkuppe plateau in the Rhön mountain region near the town of Fulda.