{FD} Florida teen allegedly raped neighbor, offered ‘yard work’ to make up for it

A Florida teen allegedly raped his neighbor at knifepoint while wearing a mask, then offered to make it up to his victim by “doing some yard work or by fixing something” around her house, according to an arrest report.

{FD} Puerto Rican CEO sends engineers to help FEMA efforts, calls local pols ‘inept’

The head of an international engineering firm in Puerto Rico said in an editorial Saturday that when the time came to send 50 of his engineers to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, he bypassed local officials and went straight to FEMA.

{FD} Colleges struggle over defending or curbing free speech

Both the University of Missouri and Evergreen State College have been rocked by left-wing demonstrations, some of which administrators in both schools allowed. Now both have had to deal with falling enrollment and a decline in funds - and there are fears the situation could spread to other schools.

Houston mayor promises illegal immigrants fleeing Harvey will not be turned over to ICE

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is promising the city’s nearly 600,000 illegal immigrants that they won’t be turned over to immigration authorities if they go to a shelter or ask for help during Harvey.

Right and left facing off as Berkeley protests turn tense

Protesters from the poles of the U.S. political spectrum converged on another American city Sunday as skirmishes erupted when several dozen left-wing protesters surrounded and shouted at a handful of right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley.

5 assaulted at Berkeley protests as black-clad anarchists storm rightwing rally

Protesters from the poles of the U.S. political spectrum converged on another American city Sunday as skirmishes erupted when several dozen left-wing protesters surrounded and shouted at a handful of right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley.