Daily news and links – May 18, 2023

Local news:

“We recently reported on a case involving an IU student who had to drive from Bloomington to IU Methodist Hospital, because there was no one available to do the rape kit.” – Fox 59

https://fox59.com/morning-news/angela-answers/angela-answers-lack-of-sexual-assault-nurse-examiners/

Ask The Mayor: Bloomington’s Hamilton on Cook cuts, deer feeding, College-Walnut study

https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/ask-the-mayor-bloomingtons-hamilton-on-cook-cuts-deer-feeding-college-and-walnut-study.php

Miami Tribe, Indiana University to co-host National NAGPRA Review Committee Meeting

https://news.iu.edu/live/news/28240-miami-tribe-indiana-university-to-co-host-national

Why Indiana Limestone Is One of America’s Most Prized Building Materials

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/indiana-limestone-americas-most-prized-building-materials-180982119/

Business:

“Uber’s teen accounts are now live in select cities across the U.S., including Atlanta; Bloomington, Indiana; Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, Texas; Kansas City, Missouri; Minneapolis; Nashville, Tennessee; the New York City metro area, including its suburbs; and Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona.” UK Investing.com

https://uk.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/uber-to-let-teens-ride-alone-under-parental-supervision-3024186

Sports:

Indiana women’s basketball 2024 recruit Faith Wiseman talks about her Hoosier roots and how she ended up on Indiana’s radar – Sports Illustrated

https://www.si.com/college/indiana/basketball/indiana-womens-basketball-2024-recruit-faith-wiseman-interview

Things to do:

National:

Trust in Supreme Court fell to lowest point in 50 years after abortion decision, poll

https://apnews.com/article/supreme-court-poll-abortion-confidence-declining-0ff738589bd7815bf0eab804baa5f3d1

Dancers at Los Angeles bar become only unionized strippers in United States after 15-month battle

https://apnews.com/article/strippers-union-los-angeles-star-garden-4069df93b149076dc2e23a0bff16438b

Montana bans Tik Tok

https://apnews.com/article/tiktok-ban-montana-325a33578a2bbfbe53e9c251d528c5fb

DeSantis signs bills targeting drag shows, transgender kids and the use of bathrooms and pronouns

https://apnews.com/article/desantis-florida-lgbtq-education-health-c68a7e5fe5cf22ab8cca324b00644119

DeSantis to enter US presidential election race next week

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/florida-governor-desantis-officially-enter-us-presidential-race-next-week-wsj-2023-05-18/

International:

Hong Kong security law: Pro democracy books pulled from libraries

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-53296810

Central Asia leaders converge in China as Xi touts ‘enduring’ friendship

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/central-asia-leaders-converge-china-xi-touts-enduring-friendship-2023-05-18/

With China looming, Biden plans new Pacific Islands summit after PNG no-show

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/bidens-papua-new-guinea-no-show-deals-blow-us-credibility-pacific-analysts-2023-05-17/

Investigations:

How El Chapo’s sons built a fentanyl empire poisoning America

https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/mexico-drugs-chapitos/?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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