‘Dreamers’ disappointed that Congress deferred DACA deal

(Reuters) – Young “Dreamers” brought to the United States illegally as children were angry and disappointed on Monday after the U.S. Congress approved a temporary spending bill to end a three-day government shutdown without a deal to shore up their shaky legal status.

Skydiver dies after crashing into roof of California home

(Reuters) – A skydiver died after slamming into the roof of a home in southern California on Monday, authorities said, without releasing details as to what may have caused his fatal fall.

Top USA Gymnastics board members bow to resignation demands

(Reuters) – Three USA Gymnastics board members resigned on Monday, bowing to demands for a shake-up at the sport’s governing body after revelations that the long-time national team doctor sexually abused dozens of female athletes, some as young as 10 years old.

Tennessee man takes plea deal in murder of student Holly Bobo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – Dylan Adams, one of three men charged in the 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, accepted a plea deal on Monday that will send him to prison without parole for 35 years.

U.S. government shutdown fizzles out as Senate deal struck

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. senators struck a deal on Monday to lift a three-day government shutdown as Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump’s Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.

Pennsylvania court orders new congressional map due to gerrymandering

(Reuters) – Pennsylvania’s top court on Monday threw out the state’s congressional map, ruling that Republican legislators unlawfully sought partisan advantage, and gave them three weeks to rework it in a decision that could boost Democratic chances of retaking the U.S. House of Representatives.

Five missing after Oklahoma oil and gas drilling site explosion

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Five workers were missing on Monday after a gas explosion at an oil and gas drilling site in eastern Oklahoma, authorities said.

Kentucky accuses McKesson of helping fuel opioid epidemic

(Reuters) – Kentucky’s attorney general on Monday accused the drug distributor McKesson Corp of helping fuel the opioid epidemic by failing to halt shipments of suspiciously large or frequent orders by pharmacies of prescription painkillers.