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Batman is turning 80. Fighting crime must pay.

Holy milestones, Batman! Detective Comics, where the caped crusader debuted on March 30, 1939, will reach issue No. 1,000 on Wednesday, just days before the hero’s 80th birthday. Read More

Will the Mueller report be made public? Answers to 6 key questions

The long-awaited special counsel report is complete, 675 days after Robert Mueller was named to oversee the investigation into Russia’s election interference, whether any Trump associates coordinated with that plot and whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice. Attorney General William Barr has the document and notified lawmakers. But it has yet to be made public, and the path to its potential release — or the release of the facts it contains — is complicated. Read More

Puerto Rico mayor, Trump critic announces run for governor

The mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital announced today that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. Read More

European Union leaders postpone decision on 2050 climate goal

European Union leaders today pushed back a decision on the bloc’s long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. Read More

Brazilian ex-president remains silent under questioning

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer remained silent when questioned by investigators today, a day after he was arrested as part of the country’s sprawling Car Wash corruption probe. Read More

Ebola increasing in Congo due to ‘security challenges,’ U.N. says

The World Health Organization says Ebola has spiked in Congo in recent days because of “increased security challenges,” a week after its director-general predicted the outbreak might be contained within six months. Read More

Great Lakes feeling effects of rapid climate warming, scientists say

The Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., a trend likely to bring more extreme storms while also degrading water quality, worsening erosion and posing tougher challenges for farming, scientists reported today. Read More

K-pop star Jung Joon-young arrested in sex video scandal

South Korean police today arrested K-pop singer Jung Joon-young over allegations that he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent. Read More

Shaq returns to Miami next week — to play music

He’s serious about music and will be one of the headliners during the upcoming Miami Music Week — bringing his “Shaq’s Fun House” and DJ skills back on March 29. Read More

2020 Democratic candidates want to abolish the Electoral College

The 2020 candidates are tapping into Democratic anger after Donald Trump became the second Republican in five presidential elections to win the presidency through the Electoral College while losing the popular vote. Read More

Trump orders American colleges to back free speech or lose funding

The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech and the exchange of ideas, and to follow federal rules guiding free expression. Read More

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