US Closes Busiest Mexico Border Crossing for Several Hours to Install New

(TIJUANA, Mexico) — The United States closed off northbound traffic for several hours at the busiest border crossing with Mexico to install new security barriers on Monday, a day after hundreds of Tijuana residents protested against the presence of thousands of Central American migrants. The U.S. also closed one of two pedestrian crossings at the …

New Rhodes Scholar Class Includes a Record Number of Women

(BOSTON) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year’s recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday. Among the 32 winners is Harvard University senior Jin Park, the …

Communities Near Guatemala's Erupting Volcano Are Being Urged to Evacuate

(GUATEMALA CITY) — Disaster coordination authorities have asked 10 communities in Guatemala to evacuate and go to safe areas after an increased eruption of the Volcano of Fire. The 10 communities have at least 2,000 residents, but each community will decide if they evacuate or not. Antigua al Rescate, an organization that helped communities after …

Finland's President Doesn't Recall Talking to President Trump About 'Raking

(HELSINKI) — Finland’s president isn’t sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country’s routine for managing its substantial forests. Trump told reporters Saturday while visiting the ruins of the Northern California town where a fire killed at least 76 people that wildfires weren’t a problem in Finland …

Justice Sotomayor on Kavanaugh Coming to the Supreme Court: 'The Nine of Us

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says that newly appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh is already like “family.” Sotomayor recently sat down with David Axelrod, for an episode of CNN’s “Axe Files” that will air Saturday, and spoke about welcoming in the new justice. Kavanaugh was confirmed after a highly publicized Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in September. …

Breaking Down That Shocking Reveal at the End of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes

Warning: This post contains major spoilers for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Set just a few months after the events of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Crimes of Grindelwald picks up nearly right where the first installment in J.K. Rowling’s five-film series left off. But the movie ends with a revelation …

This Anti-Brexit Protestor Has Spent 17 Months Outside Parliament Draped in an

If you’ve seen a British politician interviewed outside the U.K. Parliament in the last two years, chances are you will have seen Stephen Bray in the background, waving two anti-Brexit placards above his head and urging the government, with the help of a loudspeaker, to reconsider Britain’s decision to leave the E.U. Bray, a rare …

President Trump Claims Democrat Voters Change Clothes to Cast Multiple Votes

President Trump is once again making baseless allegations about voter fraud, this time saying people are casting additional ballots by changing their clothes and returning to polling places. Trump made the claims in an interview with Daily Caller on Wednesday, where he also called for Florida’s Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes to be fired. …