Travel Ban Partly Reinstated, Yemen Cholera Outbreak, and More
The Supreme Court handed the Trump administration a slight victory today over the travel ban, allowing a limited version of the order to go through.
The court said that Trump’s ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen can be enforced if those visitors lack a “credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.” Read the story from The AP.
Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. A quarter of those who have died are children. Read the story from NPR.
Takata Files For Bankruptcy
Takata, the Japanese auto parts company, has been crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over faulty airbags. Now the company is filing for bankruptcy. Read the story from NPR.
Oprah Book Club Pick
Imbolo Mbue’s debut novel “Behold the Dreamers” is Oprah’s Book Club pick. The book tells of an immigrant from Cameroon who becomes the chauffeur for a Lehman Brothers executive not long before the 2008 financial crisis. Read the story from The AP.