The breaking story…
Judge Blocks Trump’s Asylum Ban for Illegal Immigrants
The first waves of the migrant caravan are arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, including an LGBTQ group who were the first to arrive. A federal judge has banned the Trump administration’s plan to deny asylum to anyone in the caravan who enters the U.S. illegally. As the rest of the group makes its way to the border, many are being met with anti-immigration protests in Tijuana. The country is waiting to see what will become of the thousands of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. and how long it will take, especially since the 5,800 troops sent to the border will be home by Christmas.
In gun violence…
4 Fatal Shootings, 1 Day
- A shooting Monday afternoon left a police officer, a doctor, a pharmaceutical assistant, and the gunmen dead in Chicago’s Mercy Hospital.
- Four people were found dead after being shot in a house basement in southwest Philadelphia. No arrests have been made and no weapons have been recovered.
- One person is dead and four others are injured in a shooting that took place in downtown Denver yesterday. No arrests have been made.
- A woman was sexually assaulted and then fatally shot in a Catholic Supply store outside St. Louis, MO. The suspect is still at large.
Check back later on CMN for more coverage of these developing stories.
In the White House…
Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email for Government Business
News has just broken that first daughter Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails regarding government business from her personal email account. Sound familiar? Hillary Clinton probably thinks so too.
In the newsroom…
CNN Requests Emergency Hearing After Threats to Revoke Acosta’s Press Pass
CNN’s Jim Acosta has his press pass back (again). Read more about it in Britney Hoobraj’s report for CMN.
In equal rights…
The Equal Rights Amendment May Finally Become Law
It is a little-known (or long-forgotten) fact that the Equal Rights Amendment was passed by Congress in 1972 but has yet to be ratified by three-fourths (38) of the states. Some people think that Virginia may be the last piece of the puzzle.
Ohio Considers the Death Penalty for Abortion
Ohio legislature is considering a total ban on abortion by punishment of a life sentence or even the death penalty.
In women’s rights…
First Woman to Qualify for Special Forces Training
The first woman to qualify for special forces training, since special forces jobs were opened up to women in 2016, is on her way to possibly becoming the first female green beret.
Rams Beat the Chiefs in Highest-Scoring Monday Night Game
The Rams beat the Chiefs 54-51 last night in the highest-scoring “Monday Night Football” game ever.
Famously Stolen Picasso Painting Found — Or Was It?
Peas & Carrots
The two turkeys competing for the presidential pardon are getting the star treatment, while they wait for the moment of truth. Who would you pick — peas or carrots?
But here's the problem: He can only pardon one. Which should he choose? 🤔
Favorite band: Brad Paisley
Sport: Ice Fishing
Goal: Learn to fly
Favorite band: Elvis
Sport: Telemark Snow Skiing
Goal: Meet the Virginia HokieBird
— POLITICO (@politico) November 19, 2018
Last but not least…
Luke’s English Podcast: Music and Culture-Punk
Check out this very English take on one of societies’ most chaotic cultural movements in Cody Ayers’ report for CMN.
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Washington Becomes First State to Have a Public Insurance Option
The Evergreen State is going to compete in the healthcare insurance market.
Serious Controversies Ensew Turning Point USA at University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Controversies ranging from racism to assault plague UNLV.
West Virginia Makes their Public Community Colleges Tuition Free for In-State Residents
The Mountain State is helping out its youth and their futures.