Category: Politics

Fact Check: Manchester Bombing Rumors and Hoaxes

Mr. Abedi’s parents immigrated from Libya to Britain a year before his birth in 1994. It is unclear what visa status they held, though some news media outlets have reported that they entered as refugees. Mr. Trump’s travel bans also temporarily suspended refugee admissions and reduced the number the United States would accept in a…

New Orleans Mayor’s Message on Race

Photo Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans in 2015, the year he called for the removal of four monuments related to the Confederacy and its aftermath.Credit Gerald Herbert/Associated Press For nearly two years, New Orleans has been deeply divided over Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s proposal to take down four monuments to Confederate leaders and to a…