Survivors of sexual assault on college campuses have pressed members of a U.S. Senate committee to update federal regulations that deal with their issue. One speaker was recent University of Virginia graduate Emily Renda, who told the lawmakers she was raped during her first-year on Grounds. Renda says many people don’t report assaults because they don’t think their friends will believe them.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.