Kentucky Derby a magnet for human trafficking, officials warn

(Reuters) – Human traffickers are likely to prey on vulnerable young women and children at this year’s Kentucky Derby, state and local officials warned on Monday, and urged spectators... Read more »

Philippines earthquake: 6.1-magnitude earthquake leaves 8 dead

Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda said at least eight people in the province were killed in the quake, CNN Philippines reported. The earthquake could be felt in the capital of... Read more »

Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training: FBI

LAS CRUCES, N.M./TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former... Read more »

Greenland is melting even faster than experts thought, study finds

Forty percent to 50% of the planet’s population is in cities that are vulnerable to sea rise, and the study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy... Read more »

Boys now allowed to dance on Minnesota high school teams

(Reuters) – An organization that oversees high school sports in Minnesota has rescinded its rule preventing boys from joining their high schools’ competitive dance teams. The change announced on... Read more »

Donald Trump, sons sue to block House Democrats from obtaining his financial records

The lawsuit is the first case where Trump has sued to try to stymie House Democrats’ investigations into the President. But the court filing is only the first skirmish... Read more »

Philadelphia can exclude foster agency that won’t work with same-sex couples: court

(Reuters) – Philadelphia can exclude a Catholic foster care agency from a program for placing children with foster families because it refuses to work with same-sex couples, a federal... Read more »

What we know so far about the Sri Lanka attack victims

Suicide bombers struck three Christian churches and four luxury hotels in eight blasts in the cities of Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa on Sunday morning. While the overwhelming majority of... Read more »

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in... Read more »

Rudy Giuliani is 100% wrong (Opinion)

We saw another example of this on Sunday when Giuliani, appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” in his capacity as Trump’s personal lawyer, gave a master class in... Read more »