Nicole Rodriguez

Staff Writer
Nicole Rodriguez

Nicole Rodriguez is a political reporter covering the Trump Administration and immigration for Newsweek. The South Florida native, who specializes in government, breaking news and investigative reporting, studied journalism at St. John's University in New York City and is a graduate of Florida International University in Miami. Nicole has covered the Pulse nightclub shooting, first American suicide bomber in the Syrian civil war, toxic water on Florida's Treasure Coast and hurricanes Matthew and Irma. Past bylines include The Washington Post, USA Today, Treasure Coast Newspapers and New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Female Genital Mutilation Rampant in the U.S.

It's estimated more than 500,000 women and girls in the U.S. are either victims of female genital mutilation or are at risk of being subjected to it—up threefold since 1990, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Did Cubans Pay to Kill JFK? New Files Reveal Concerns

At least one top U.S. official was convinced former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro orchestrated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, according to the latest trove of declassified documents released Friday by the National Archives and Records Administration related to Kennedy's death.