Sorority hazing led to Northwestern student’s suicide, lawsuit claims

(CNN)A Northwestern University sophomore killed herself because of severe hazing she endured while pledging to the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority in the fall of 2016, according to a federal lawsuit filed by her mother this week. Hankins “was subjected to physical abuse including paddling, verbal abuse, mental abuse, financial exploitation,…

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5 things to know for January 10: Shutdown, Manafort, Saudi teen, Congo election

(CNN) 1. Government shutdown President Trump heads to Texas today to visit the border with Mexico. This comes as the partial government shutdown rolls into its 20th day, as negotiations with Democrats over funding for his proposed border wall remain at a standstill. And they might stay that way for…

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