Good week for
Close encounters, after a new book cataloging UFO sightings found that the greatest number occur in California, with 16,000 between 2001 and 2015.
Skipping a turn, after President Trump turned down an invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals’ home opener. The White House cited “a scheduling conflict,” but there was widespread speculation that Trump feared being booed in the heavily Democratic city.
Local law enforcement, after a judge in Spain dismissed a lawsuit brought by a 15-year-old boy who had accused his mother of “mistreatment” for taking away his mobile phone. The judge ruled that the parent was “well within her rights.”