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Stateside Puerto Ricans, who responded to island protests, are still vigilant

When protesters in Puerto Rico started the #RickyRenuncia movement, the diaspora was quick to answer the call to action. “For us, it’s something historic,” said Edil Sepúlveda, 34, an attorney and co-founder of Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora, a group that seeks to harness the clout of the Puerto Ricans who live in the mainland […]

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Huge U.K. power outage disrupts rail, road traffic in rush hour

A power cut disrupted rail travel and snarled rush-hour traffic across large chunks of Britain, including London, on Friday, leaving passengers stuck on trains or unable to get home for the weekend. Power supplier National Grid said two generators failed at the same time around 5 p.m., leading to a drop in the amount of […]

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Wisconsin mother still searching on 10th anniversary of daughter Kayla Berg’s disappearance

Hope told Dateline that, “Apparently, Kayla was picked up by her brother’s friend to go for a drive. Then, around 9:00 pm, Kayla’s other friend was working and they went to stop by and say hi.” Captain Duley told Dateline that Kayla’s brother’s friend supposedly picked Kayla up and took her to her ex-boyfriend’s house, […]

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South Carolina death marks 14th black transgender woman killed in U.S. this year

A black transgender woman, Pebbles LaDime Doe, was killed this week in South Carolina, making her the 14th black transgender woman killed in the U.S. this year, authorities said. Doe, 24, who was mis-gendered in initial reports, was found dead Sunday in a car parked in a driveway in Allendale County, according to the Post […]

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FBI arrests Las Vegas man who allegedly wanted to shoot Jews, LGBTQ bar patrons

A 23-year-old Las Vegas man who allegedly wanted to attack Jews and patrons of an LGBTQ bar was arrested on suspicion of possessing parts to make a bomb, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada said Friday. Conor Climo, who was arrested Thursday, was connected to white supremacists though encrypted online conversations, federal […]