ABC News’ Tara Palmeri says separate stories from The New York Times and Washington Post that contain accusations about the president’s involvement with Russia and Vladimir Putin may actually be the bigger talking point for Democrats as the week begins. (The New York Times won a 2018 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of Trump and Russia.)
The Saudi teen granted asylum after fleeing a family she claimed abused her has arrived in Canada.
A week ago, Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, tried to fly to Australia, where she planned to apply for asylum, but was stopped at an airport in Thailand, where authorities took her passport. She barricaded herself in a Bangkok hotel room, publicly pleaded for help on social media and demanded U.N. intervention.
ABC News’ Julia Macfarlane walks us through the teen’s saga: “Twitter changed everything.”
3. Indiana case highlights ‘rape by deception’ controversy
In most places where sex is discussed, you’re going to hear the word “consent.”
However, some advocates for sexual abuse victims say the word means different things to different people.
‘I’m asking myself a lot of questions and none of them make sense’: The man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents appears in court today.
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How Julian Castro could win the 2020 Democratic primary: Just 44 years old, Castro first held public office at the age of 26 when he won a seat on the city council in San Antonio. He then went on to run for mayor in 2005, but narrowly lost that race before handily winning in 2009.
Woman who found Jayme Closs tells the story of the girl’s remarkable rescue: A social worker was walking her dog when she said 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who had been missing for three months after her parents were found murdered, walked up to her and asked for help.