Stories by Marisa Fernandez

Fox News to host town hall with Pete Buttigieg in May

Pete Buttigieg speaking
South Bend, Ind. Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and 2020 presidential candidate, will attend a town hall hosted by Fox News on May 19, the third Democratic contender to appear on the network that has a majority of conservative viewers, The Daily Beast reports.

Backdrop: The DNC has banned Fox News from hosting any upcoming presidential debates. The organization told Axios last week it still believes the network is ill-equipped to be objective toward Democratic candidates when up against President Trump.

Go deeper: Fox News still trying for Democratic debate in 2020 presidential election primaries

Jared Kushner says Russian collusion accusations are "nonsense"

White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner called the idea that the 2016 Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government "nonsense" during an interview at TIME's 100 summit on Tuesday.

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka attacks

Church roped off from Sri Lanka bombing
Photo: Lakrwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images

ISIS claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed at least 321 people and injured more than 500, but did not immediately offer proof for its claim, the AP reports.

The big picture: Sri Lankan officials said earlier that they believed the attacks were a retaliation against the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand in March, which killed 50 and injured 42.

Go deeper: Sri Lankan attacks underscore continued threat of jihadist groups