Blinken: US will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Tuesday to “rally international support” to aid Gaza following a devastating war there while keeping any assistance out of the hands of its militant Hamas rulers, as he began a regional tour to shore up last week’s cease-fire.

Kansas woman alleging dorm rape convenes own grand jury

A Kansas woman who alleges consensual sex with a friend in his college dorm room turned into a terrifying assault took matters into her own hands when prosecutors declined to bring rape charges. She called a citizen grand jury, relying on 134-year-old state law. Madison Smith, 22, collected the hundreds of signatures necessary to empanel …