Anti-Muslim attacks occurred both in the U.K. — when worshipers standing outside two mosques in North London were struck by a van, leaving at least one dead and eight injured — and here in Virginia, when a 17-year-old girl was fatally attacked with a baseball bat after leaving evening prayers. Both leave us pondering why attacks committed by non-Muslims receive far less media coverage. In fact, our own president has yet to acknowledge either incident.
Trump’s temperament and ongoing legal troubles are scaring off potential job candidates, and notorious Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke just bailed on a senior Homeland Security job offer. Among those still in talks for top administration positions: President George W. Bush’s former EPA official, and current fossil fuel industry lobbyist Jeff Holmstead, who is Trump’s top pick for Deputy EPA Administrator.
On Saturday, the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby ended in a mistrial. What’s next?
Carlos Humberto Cardona, an immigrant from Colombia living in New York, helped clear hazardous rubble after 9/11 — the Trump administration is preparing to deport him.
— John Springford, research director for the London-based Center for European Reform, said following the recent election.