Pope Francis has visited 20 former prostitutes at a safe house in Rome where they had managed to find refuge from their pimps. The 79-year-old pontiff spent over an hour talking to the women, most of whom had been trafficked from Africa and eastern Europe. Read more.
Ahead of the official introduction of his sweeping education platform in South Carolina this coming weekend, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday became the first 2020 presidential candidate to call for a national ban on for-profit charter schools. Read more.