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Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Santa Anita After 30th Horse Dies

Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack on Saturday after the death of another horse under his care. One of Hollendorfer’s horses, a 4-year-old gelding named American Currency, was running on a training track when it sustained a life-ending leg injury. It is the 30th horse to be euthanized after sustaining an injury at Santa Anita since Dec. 26, and the fourth from Hollendorfer’s stable. ...Read more

Angelina Jolie Becomes Time Magazine’s Newest Contributing Editor

Actress Angelina Jolie is joining Time magazine as a contributing editor. The magazine’s editor in chief and CEO, Edward Felsenthal, announced Jolie’s new position. The magazine said in a statement that Jolie’s pieces will appear each month and focus on topics including displacement and human rights. The magazine also said that Jolie has carried out more than 60 field missions to countries including Colombia, Peru and Bangladesh. ...Read more

Supreme Court Allows ‘Peace Cross’ War Memorial Display On State Land

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that a gigantic Latin cross on government land in Maryland does not have to be moved or altered in the name of church-state separation. The justices reasoned that the 40-foot cross was erected nearly a century ago as a World War I memorial, not an endorsement of Christianity. While their verdict could extend to other existing monuments, it does not offer a blank check to new ones. ...Read more