Virginia Republicans sue governor: On April 22, Governor Terry McAuliffe said he’d sign orders allowing more than 200,000 people with felony convictions to cast a ballot. On Monday:
Virginia Republicans to sue Democratic governor over executive order allowing felons to vote - AP https://t.co/NcZswOZwp3— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) May 2, 2016
Most Detroit public schools are closed: Teachers in Michigan’s largest school district announced a sickout over concerns about the finances of Detroit Public Schools.
Somali asylum-seeker sets herself on fire: The BBC reports that the 21-year-old woman, who is on the Australian detention center on Nauru, suffered critical injuries. Our coverage of Australia’s migration policy is here.
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