El Paso Walmart shooting: what we know

An El Paso law enforcement officer. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Police have a large area on lockdown. Multiple people were shot inside a Walmart in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, according to local reports. At 11:03 am local time (1:03 pm EST) the El Paso Police Department tweeted that it was responding to an active shooter situation near the Cielo Vista Mall on the city’s east side. Video from local news station KTSM shows shoppers…

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Saudi Arabia changed its guardianship laws, but activists who fought them remain imprisoned

A woman walks past a portrait of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. | Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images Saudi women can now travel without the permission of a male guardian and now have employment discrimination protections. Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers approved a royal decree this week put forth by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that would loosen some of the restrictions placed on women through the kingdom’s network of so-called “guardianship laws,” a…

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