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Diabetes after 50 could be early sign of pancreatic cancer

CNN - 4 hours 29 min ago
The onset of diabetes after the age of 50 could be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests.

DHS secretary: We will not apologize

CNN - 4 hours 37 min ago
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration's highly scrutinized immigration policy Monday while at the same time called on Congress to change the law.

Analysis: White House should've seen crisis coming

CNN - 4 hours 43 min ago
The forced separation of children from their parents upon trying to enter the US illegally has become, over the course of the past 96 hours, a massive national issue. A handful of congressional Democrats -- including Sens. Jeff Merkley (Oregon) and Chris Van Hollen (Maryland) -- visited a detention center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday, drawing even more attention to the issue. And President Donald Trump launched a tweetstorm Monday morning regarding forced separation; "It is the Democrats fault for being weak and ineffective with Boarder Security and Crime," he tweeted. "Tell them to start thinking about the people devastated by Crime coming from illegal immigration. Change the laws!"

Christo’s Latest Work Weighs 650 Tons. And It Floats.

NY Times - 4 hours 43 min ago
For his first major outdoor work in Britain, the artist has assembled 7,506 barrels on a lake in Hyde Park, London. He wants the sequel, in Abu Dhabi, to be eight times as tall.

Last week's IG report about the FBI made a big splash. Here's what you need to know about inspectors general.

Washington Post - 4 hours 47 min ago
A former IG once described his role as “straddling a barbed wire fence.”

N.D. Republican's Senate campaign 'fact-checking' website promotes false claim on CBO estimates

Washington Post - 4 hours 47 min ago
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) created a "fact" website. But some of its claims don't stand up to scrutiny.

Posters, Banners, Boarding Passes: Museums Try to Get a Head Start on History

NY Times - 4 hours 48 min ago
Curators across Europe are increasingly trying “rapid response collecting” to obtain items used in major events just after they happen.

<div>Supreme Court Sidesteps Decision on Partisan Gerrymandering</div>

NY Times - 4 hours 49 min ago
The decisions were a setback for critics of partisan gerrymandering, who had hoped that the Supreme Court would decide the cases on their merits and rule in their favor.

DHS thought policy would deter immigrants. It didn't.

CNN - 4 hours 52 min ago
The Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy that has resulted in thousands of family separations at the border hasn't deterred immigrants from trying to enter the country illegally, despite the administration's predictions that it would, internal Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by CNN show.

Analysis: Bannon says Trump has never lied

CNN - 4 hours 54 min ago
It is an established fact -- fact: "a piece of information presented as having objective reality" -- that President Donald Trump says lots and lots of things that aren't true. (More than 3,000 in his first 500 days in office, according to The Washington Post's Fact Checker.)

Deputy accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old, then threatening to deport her mom

CNN - 4 hours 57 min ago
A Texas sheriff's deputy is accused of a crime so heinous that his boss said it's "disgusting and infuriating."

Mo Salah Gives Egyptians What We Need

NY Times - 5 hours 10 min ago
It’s hard not to think of the Egyptian player’s promise against the disappointments of the 2011 revolution. We have a reason to cheer again.

Millions of US homes at risk of chronic flooding this century

CNN - 5 hours 14 min ago
As many as 311,000 homes in US coastal areas could be underwater within the next 30 years, according to a recent report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

‘Zero-tolerance policy means zero humanity:’ Democrats decry Trump immigration policy after tour of detention center

Washington Post - 5 hours 17 min ago
Migrant children forcibly separated from their parents are placed about 20 or more to a single cage. One lawmaker estimated there were 100 children under the age of 6.
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