Things you should know today: 6/4/18


Guatemala volcano kills 25 with lava, ash, smoking mud flows

Santiago Billy
Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, blows outs a thick cloud of ash, as seen from Alotenango, Guatemala, Sunday, June 3, 2018. One of Central America’s most active volcanos erupted in fiery explosions of ash and molten rock Sunday, killing people and injuring many others while a towering cloud of smoke blanketed nearby villages in heavy ash. (AP Photo/Santiago Billy)

The volcano west of Guatemala City exploded Sunday, killing 25 people and injuring many others. The official death toll stood at 25 as of Monday morning, but rescuers are continuing to dig out ash-covered bodies. Many locals said they did not know of the danger of the eruption until it was upon them.

Justices side with Colorado baker on same-sex wedding cake

Brennan Linsley
FILE – In this March 10, 2014, file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court is setting aside a Colorado court ruling against a baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But the court is not deciding the big issue in the case, whether a business can refuse to serve gay and lesbian people. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple. Colorado law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, however, when Justice Anthony Kennedy heard the arguments from a commission member, Kennedy said he seemed “neither tolerant nor respectful of Mr. Phillips’ religious beliefs.” The justices voted 7-2 that the commission violated baker Phillips’ rights under the First Amendment. The court has yet to decide whether businesses can use religious beliefs to refuse service to gay and lesbian people.

The Latest: Police: Suspect in 4 homicides killed himself

Julio Jimenez
FILE – In this Friday, June 29, 2007, file photo, Dr. Steven Pitt poses in Scottsdale, Ariz. Authorities say the fatal shootings of two paralegals in a Phoenix suburb are related to the killing of Pitt, a well-known forensic psychiatrist in Phoenix, and police are investigating if a fourth homicide is related. (Julio Jimenez/East Valley Tribune via AP, File)

A suspect in four Phoenix area homicides that happened over a course of three days killed himself in his hotel room as SWAT members entered his room. Shots were fired as the team went into the room, but Phoenix police Sgt. Vince Lewis said no officers fired any shots. The suspect was identified only as an adult male.

The Golden State Warriors win game two of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a score of 122-103. Steph Curry also set an NBA record finals three-point record. People on Twitter are sharing their thoughts.

Bill Clinton is trending on Twitter after journalist Craig Melvin asked if Clinton thinks he owes Monica Lewinsky an apology, to which Clinton replied, “No. I have never talked to her, but I did say publicly on more than one occasion that I was sorry.”

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