Democrats put mostly white faces forward in next debate

WASHINGTON—For a while, it seemed the Democratic presidential primary debate scheduled to air Thursday night might not happen. A contract dispute involving food service workers at the debate venue meant candidates might have had to cross a picket line to appear. All seven candidates scheduled to participate had said they wouldn’t. It was an instance […]

Manafort hospitalized while serving seven-year prison sentence

Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager for Donald Trump, has been hospitalized, his lawyer said Tuesday. “His family and friends are extremely concerned about his health and still do not have a full understanding of his medical condition or well-being,” said Manafort’s lawyer, Todd Blanche. Manafort, 70, has been imprisoned at Federal Correctional Institution Loretto […]

13-year-old suspect due in court today

A 13-year-old middle school student arrested on felony murder charges in the death of a Barnard College freshman faces a probable cause hearing Tuesday in New York’s family court. A lawyer for the teen says he was “merely present” when Tessa Majors, 18, was fatally stabbed Wednesday evening in a Manhattan Park. At a hearing […]

Love Island host Caroline Flack to stand down

Image copyright Getty Images Love Island host Caroline Flack has stood down from the show after being charged with assault by beating. “I feel the best thing I can do is stand down for series six,” she said, describing Love Island as the “the best show on telly”. Police were called to the 40-year-old’s home […]