Abortion, Porn & Slavery: Morality Issues Cloud Jury Selection for Sex-Cult Trial

Eight men and four women were chosen as jurors Monday for the upcoming trial of cult founder Keith Raniere, a leader of the purported self-help group NXIVM who is accused of running a sex-slavery ring within the secretive organization.

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Interior Department Opens Ethics Inquiry Into New Leader

The Inspector General for the Department of the Interior announced Monday that it will investigate newly confirmed Secretary David Bernhardt’s potential conflicts of interests and whether he acted inappropriately by blocking an internal scientific report, which found that a commonly used pesticide harmed a wide range of endangered species.

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