Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said she "loves" the idea of appointing Barack Obama to the Supreme Court if she's elected president. read more
Henry Rosario Martinez, a 31-year-old avid gambler, died earlier this month from booze and an overdose of prescription pills in his hometown of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. read more
In 2012, Wal-Mart got permission to build three new stores in middle-class areas of Washington D.C. after it promised to build two additional stores in poor neighborhoods. After building the first three stores, the company announced last week that it was cancelling plans to build the other two in Ward 7, a 95% African-American area with a median income of $35,000. "We have absolutely been shafted," former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, who negotiated the 2012 deal, told local broadcasters. "They think they can do this to us and we will roll over. I bet you Wal-Mart doesn't do that everywhere." read more
Five people were killed and two critically injured in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan on Friday and a male suspect was in custody, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and police said. Mass shootings are relatively rare in Canada, which has stricter gun laws than the United States. With five dead, La Loche would be the country's worst school shooting since 14 college students were killed at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique in 1989.
White loan borrowers are collecting settlement proceeds distributed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) intended for black, Hispanic and Asian people, according to the House Committee of Financial Services' Wednesday report. read more