Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul bombing

A statement released to the media by the Taliban says they carried out the suicide car bombing. The early morning attack targeted a bus carrying employees of the mines and petroleum ministry.

A vacant White House job: first pet

The job of first pet — an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges, after-hours access to the president and guaranteed positive press coverage — is not currently available.

Advocates fear Trump budget will erode progress in housing

Sharron Liggins, executive director of the Continuum of Care Network of Northwest Indiana, said that if the proposed cuts come to fruition, it will “erode the progress” that’s been made in reducing homelessness.

South Sudan sexual violence on ‘massive scale,’ report says

Four years into South Sudan’s devastating civil war, the world’s youngest nation is reeling from sexual violence on a “massive scale,” a new Amnesty International report says. Thousands of women, children and some men are suffering in silence, grappling with mental distress. Some now have HIV. Others were rendered impotent.

Tatis Reaches Base Four Times in TinCaps Loss

TinCaps shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. picked up two hits and two walks, but Fort Wayne lost to the Kane County Cougars (Arizona Diamondbacks), 9-2, on Sunday afternoon at Parkview Field.