Mexico-Guatemala border: Mexico offers to send more troops, U.S. says tariffs “still moving forward”

Washington — Facing the prospect of new tariffs imposed on all goods sent to the U.S., the Mexican government is proposing to overhaul its asylum rules and deploy thousands of troops to the country’s border with Guatemala to curb the unprecedented surge of migrant families journeying to the U.S.-Mexico border. In talks with the Trump […]

Pillsbury flour recall: Another major flour brand added to recall list in multistate E. coli outbreak

Thousands of cases of Pillsbury flour that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria that has sickened more than a dozen people in eight states is being recalled by Pillsbury owner Homestown Food Co. The recall announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday marks the third major flour brand involving wheat from […]

Mount Everest trash: 24,000 pounds of garbage were just removed from Mount Everest, leading to the discovery of four dead bodies

The Nepalese government has removed just over 24,000 pounds of trash from Mount Everest, according to The Associated Press. During their cleanup of the world’s highest mountain, cleaners also uncovered four dead bodies.  Among the 11 tons of recovered trash from the 45-day project are food wrappers, cans, bottles and empty oxygen cylinders, Tourism Department […]

USS John McCain: During President Trump’s Japan visit, officers were told to keep warship from Trump’s view

Officers were told to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Trump’s view during his Memorial Day weekend visit to Japan, CBS News has confirmed. CBS News senior national security correspondent David Martin reports that a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command official wrote an email to Navy and Air Force officials […]

London Metropolitan Police to “consider” Live Facial Recognition ethics report as rights groups decry technology as illegal

A photo used in by the London Metropolitan Police to publicize its trial of Live Facial Recognition technology in the British capital. HANDOUT London — London’s Metropolitan Police force has said it will “carefully consider the contents” of an ethics panel’s report before deciding on any continued use of Live Facial Recognition (LFR) technology in […]

Catholic Church scandal: Church spent $10.6 million on lobbyists to fight legislation that would benefit victims of child sex abuse

A new report released Tuesday reveals that, over the past eight years, the Catholic Church has spent $10.6 million in the northeastern United States to fight legislation that would help victims of clergy sexual abuse seek justice. “At the most basic level, we were inspired by frustration,” says attorney Gerald Williams, a partner at Williams […]

Texas teacher fired: Fort Worth school board votes to fire teacher Georgia Clark after Twitter rant to President Trump about “illegal” immigrant students

A Texas school district has fired a teacher who went on a Twitter rant about illegal immigrants. The Fort Worth Independent School District announced Wednesday they voted 8-0 to terminate the contract of Georgia Clark. Clark posted a string of tweets to President Trump from a now-deleted Twitter account. Clark tried to expose the school […]

Military to spend a month painting border barriers to “improve aesthetic appearance”

Washington — Active-duty members of the military deployed near the U.S.-Mexico border have been assigned to spend a month painting a mile-long stretch of barriers to improve their “aesthetic appearance.” Lawmakers were notified of the action on Wednesday in an email message from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which has asked the Pentagon multiple […]