Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 1, 2015.
Patriot Act provisions expire; Senate considers changes
Some provisions of the Patriot Act – including the bulk data collection program that allows the federal government to collect large sums of emails – expired at midnight Monday. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, is partly responsible, blocking an extension of the measure Sunday. The Senate will reconvene Monday to consider changes.
[Read more from the New York Times]
Lindsey Graham for president
Lindsey Graham is running for president in 2016. The Republican U.S. Senator from South Carolina announced his bid Monday, saying: “I intend to be president not of a single party but of a nation. I want to do more than make big government smaller. I want to help make a great nation greater.”
[Read more from The State]
Caitlyn Jenner appears on Vanity Fair cover
Caitlyn Jenner appeared in public for the first time Monday with the reveal of the upcoming Vanity Fair issue. Jenner did an interview still going by Bruce and using masculine pronouns in April.
[Read more from Time]