Justify wins 2018 Preakness, aims to become just second undefeated Triple Crown winner

Kentucky Derby winner Justify, sent off as the 1-2 favorite, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, running his unbeaten streak to five races and setting up a historic shot at horse racing’s Triple Crown when he competes in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks. Justify will seek to become only the second undefeated Triple Crown … Read more

This Class of 2018 graduate is 66 and one of many older Americans pursuing a degree

Lerry Felton/Twitter Larry Johnson at his graduation last week. For many newly minted college graduates, donning their caps and gowns this month will mark the beginning of their lives in “the real world.” But Larry Johnson, who graduated from Georgia State University last week, probably doesn’t need the life advice that commencement speakers are doling … Read more

In One Chart: Fortune 500 CEOs are paid from double to 5,000 times more than their employees

Transparency on executive pay shows how the other half lives. Chief executive pay in the U.S. is among the highest in the world, according to a new report by the staff of Keith Ellison, a Democratic congressman for Minnesota. U.S. publicly-listed companies have begun releasing how much their CEOs make compared to the rest of … Read more

The Wall Street Journal: China balks at specific targets for reducing trade surplus with U.S.

A last-ditch effort by the Trump administration failed to get China to accept its demand for a $200 billion cut in the U.S. bilateral trade deficit, as Chinese officials resisted committing to any specific targets after two days of contentious negotiations. The two days of deliberations in Washington ended with both sides arguing all night … Read more

Texas school shooting suspect said to have spared certain students because he wanted his story told

SANTA FE, Texas — The 17-year-old suspected of killing 10 people and wounding 10 others after opening fire on a high-school art class told police he spared students he liked during the rampage, according to court documents released late Friday. The suspect, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a former high-school football player who is in custody, admitted to … Read more

The New York Post: Meghan Markle’s convalescing dad on royal wedding: Wish I were there

N.Y. Post/MEGA/Getty Thomas Markle, was continuing to recover after treatment for a heart ailment as his daughter, Meghan Markle, wed Prince Harry on Saturday. After backing out of daughter Meghan Markle‘s royal nuptials to Prince Harry, Thomas Markle spoke out Saturday as he watched the wedding from afar. “My baby looks beautiful and she looks … Read more

The New York Post: First lady Melania Trump returns to White House after five nights in hospital

First lady Melania Trump returned to the White House on Saturday morning, following nearly a week in the hospital to treat a benign kidney condition. “The First Lady returned home to the White House this morning,” read a statement from the White House. “She is resting comfortably and remains in high spirits. Our office has … Read more