Trump Administration Provides Additional Foreign Worker Visas on ‘Made in America’ Week, Australian Woman Killed by Police in Minneapolis, and More

As the White House is showcasing products made in America this week, the Department of Homeland Security announced it will provide up to 15,000 additional visas for temporary foreign workers for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year. Read the story from The Atlantic. 


Australian Woman Killed by Police in Minneapolis

Justine Damond was shot and killed by police in Minnesota on Saturday night after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault happening near her Minneapolis home. The officers’ body cameras were not turned on in line with department rules. Authorities have launched an investigation. Read the story from The Atlantic.


Iranian Newspapers Break Hijab Taboo in Tributes to Prize-Winning Mathematician

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, math’s Nobel prize, died of breast cancer at age 40. Newspapers in Tehran published photos of her without a head covering in a rare tribute that showed that the mathematician’s prominence overrode rules requiring all Iranian women to be covered in public. Read the story from The Guardian.