Voting maps in South Carolina get Supreme Court review for discrimination
The Supreme Court agreed to decide a redistricting fight ahead of the 2024 elections, taking up a case Monday to decide if South Carolina’s congressional districts are due a redraw for discriminating against Black voters.
Soccer star tied to al-Qaida begins terror trial in US
A former professional European soccer player convicted in Belgium 20 years ago of planning a suicide bombing attack on Americans in Europe appeared in U.S. federal court on Monday to begin his jury trial.
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Staffers injured after attack with bat in Virginia field office of US congressman
Police arrested an individual at the district office of Congressman Gerry Connolly on Monday morning for causing injuries to two members of Connelly's staff.
10th Circuit shields Wichita State president from #MeToo-era harassment case
Reversing a lower court, the 10th Circuit on Monday granted qualified immunity to the president of Wichita State University in a former professor’s sexual harassment complaint.
Turkey’s Erdoğan scores election win but faces runoff
In spite of an economic crisis and deep discontent with his authoritarian rule, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was on the path to reelection Monday after he decisively beat his opponents in a first round of national elections.
Far-right French politician found liable for racist comments on Facebook page
Fining social media users who do not remove racist comments on their profiles is not a violation of their freedom of expression, Europe’s top rights court held on Monday.
EU predicts flattening inflation but slow relief for consumers
The European Union’s spring economic forecast published Monday anticipates steady growth as inflation and energy costs decrease, though relief may be slow to reach the average consumer as core inflation continues to strain household spending.
Newly created ‘tree of life’ shows butterflies came from America
Scientists believe butterflies are roughly 100 million years old, having evolved from moths when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. And until recently, this evolutionary step, made possible by new nectar-rich flowers that also led to the development of bees, was thought to have first taken place in Southeast Asia. But a new paper, published Monday in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, points to a different birthplace: North or Central America.
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