What’s Current: Big banks ask federal court to throw out lawsuits accusing them of ignoring Epstein sex trafficking evidence

  • Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase ask a federal court to throw out lawsuits that accuse the major banks of overlooking evidence of sex trafficking by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
  • The first trans-identified male on death row in the United States is set to be executed for raping and murdering his ex-girlfriend in 2003. The 49-year-old transitioned in prison years after killing Beverly Guenther, who had a restraining order and told police she was afraid for her life.
  • A Welsh female-only publisher invites writers who “identify as women” to submit their work, now considering “non-binary and transgender” for state-funded publication.
  • All women in France can receive emergency contraception for free as part of a new government initiative offering free contraception methods to young people.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.