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U.S. Military Considers Lowering Recruitment Age

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Would lowering the age of recruitment fix the military’s recruitment concerns? The U.S. Army and Navy are considering lowering the enlistment age from 17 to 16. This is a move that has already been made by countries like the U.K. Critics of the move say it presents societal problems, while supporters argue the Pentagon needs to think outside the box.

Multiple Reports Of Coyotes Spotted In Midtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – It’s not unusual to find them in the suburbs, but now, coyotes are being found in urban areas as some are being spotted in midtown Sacramento. Early this morning, Patricia Henderson, who lives in East Sacramento, was preparing for her daily walk with her dog Murphy, when she spotted a mangled cat her lawn. “There was a gaping hole in its neck and there were things like the organs had been taken out,” said Henderson. She called to report the incident and quickly learned she wasn’t the first caller as police had received an unrelated call prior in regards to another coyote sighting. Recently, this coyote was spotted meandering through midtown on 27th street. Animal experts say it’s not uncommon to find coyotes in the area, and it does not appear such sightings are on the rise. Attacks on domestic animals do happen occasionally, but, according to Gina Knapp of Animal Services, it’s not something people should fear if they encounter one. “Leave them alone,” said Knapp. “They’ll go back where they came from. I mean sometimes they just want to visit.…

USWNT Star Megan Rapinoe Calls Trump’s Racist Tweets ‘Disgusting’

(CNN) — US Women’s National Soccer Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe has once again criticized President Donald Trump, calling his racist tweets about four Democratic congresswomen of color “disgusting.” “It’s disgusting, to be honest,” Rapinoe said Saturday on CNN’s “The Van Jones Show.” “To say it’s disappointing is … it doesn’t even come close.” Trump, in a recent series of tweets, said the four progressive US representatives known as “The Squad” — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib — should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” RELATED: NorCal Native Megan Rapinoe: Megan Rapinoe: ‘I’m Not Going To The (Expletive) White House’ Rapinoe said she’s energized by public disapproval of Trump’s remarks — the US House voted to condemn the language — and by the warm welcome Omar got when she returned home this week to Minnesota. “The more that we just are upset about it and don’t accept that kind of behavior from all sides, then the better place we’re going to be,” she said. Rapinoe, a self-described “walking protest,” shot to world fame as she lead the US soccer team last…

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