The Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote that states can clean up their voting rolls by targeting people who haven’t voted in the past two years. Under Ohio rules, registered voters who fail to vote in a two-year period are targeted for eventual removal from registration rolls, even if they haven’t moved and remain eligible. Voters are notified to confirm their eligibility, but if they do nothing, they will be removed as registered voters.
Pope Francis accepted the resignations of three bishops involved in the Chile clerical sex abuse scandal. The bishop at the center of the scandal, Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, denied charges of witnessing and ignoring victims of sexual abuse, but offered his resignation along with 30 others of Chile’s active bishop at an extraordinary Vatican summit last month.
A Polish man was sentenced to 16 years and nine months in prison for kidnapping a 20-year-old British model and holding her for ransom. Prosecutor Paolo Storari said the model was drugged with ketamine, which knocked her out, then put inside a canvas bag and transported to a farmhouse, where she was handcuffed to the furniture for at least the first night. The perpetrator, Lukasz Herba, denied the charges and said that he and British model Chloe Ayling concocted the kidnapping scheme together in order to boost Ayling’s career.
Dwane Casey, former Raptors coach, has agreed to a 5-year-deal to become the Detroit Piston’s new head coach.
The popular restaurant IHOP–or known now, temporarily, as IHOB–is trending on Twitter for announcing what the B stands for. The change in its name is due to the restaurant’s new burger selection.