The U.S. and several South American countries sharpened their stance toward Venezuela’s government, with Washington imposing sanctions on the country’s first lady and others as the country’s neighbors ready a push for an international investigation into its alleged crimes against humanity.
The Trump administration has canceled a contract to obtain fetal tissue for research and says it will review all federal studies using fetal tissue, a move long desired by antiabortion groups, who nonetheless said Tuesday it didn’t go far enough.
KU coach Bill Self said the Jayhawk players performed well at basketball Boot Camp, which concluded on Tuesday morning. Self headed to Texas on a recruiting trip to visit R.J. Hampton after a “hard but good last day.”
Under White House pressure, the Senate Republican leadership is moving to expedite the final stages of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court after Thursday’s planned hearing featuring the woman who has accused him of sexual assault when they were teenagers.
Severe weather hit northern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, leaving downed trees and power lines in its wake and triggering severe thunderstorm warnings for much of the Chicago area, which remained under a severe thunderstorm watch until late Tuesday night.
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Pope Francis has acknowledged that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and says the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations.