Obama Named the Nominee; H&R Block Sued For Racial Discrimination

By The News Jun 04, 2008

Obama Clinches Democratic Nomination "With Senator Barack Obama crossing the threshold of delegates he needed to claim the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday evening, party leaders began to move on Wednesday to bring their lengthy primary battle to a close and unite the party, even as questions swirled about Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s next move." New York Times. Immigrants Fear Hurricane Evacuations Residents along the US/Mexico border, who are accustomed to hurricane evacuations, are rethinking their safety with increasing raids on immigrant neighborhoods. Because of the U.S. Border Patrol’s involvement in hurricane evacuation, many would rather risk the storm than risk deportation by evacuating. USA Today. Mass. Sues H&R Block Over Its Mortgage Unit’s Lending Practices Massachusetts authorities sued H&R Block Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that its mortgage unit discriminated against black and Latino borrowers and escalated a foreclosure crisis in the state. Los Angeles Times.