(NEW YORK) -- As families gather across the country to celebrate Thanksgiving and give thanks, many are struggling to fill their kitchens with fresh food and groceries. The U.S. has made virtually no progress toward solving this issue of food insecurity in the last two... Read More.
EVERETT - The City of Everett has been awarded $20.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and is asking for public input on how these funds should be used for COVID-19 relief and economic recovery, according to a press release. The announcement shared... Read More.
Another day, another chart record for Sir Elton John. Earlier this week, he officially registered 50 years of top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, and now he's set a similar record for longevity back home in the U.K. Specifically, he's now the
(LOS ANGELES) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the "Momnibus Act" into law on Monday to address racial disparities in maternal and infant health, a victory especially for families of color. The law will create a fund to grow and diversify the midwifery workforce, extend... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Texas' recent effective ban on almost all abortions was not only controversial but unusual as well, containing a provision incentivizing people to report violators, even if they are not directly connected to the procedure. Some are already trying to test the law,... Read More.
Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02), a senior member of the Armed Services Committee (HASC), supported the House passage of the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Larsen helped shape the final bill to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday delivered his first speech as president to the United Nations General Assembly, telling diplomats that they were meeting at a moment "intermingled with great pain and extraordinary possibility." "We've lost so much to this devastating pandemic that continues to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday introduced their latest version of a sweeping election reform bill to counter the record-number of voting restrictions that have passed in GOP-led states, which they say make it harder for minorities and low-income Americans to cast a ballot. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House progressives on Friday urgently called on Democratic congressional leaders to pass legislation to extend the federal eviction moratorium after the Supreme Court ended an extension late Thursday night. “As your fellow colleagues, we implore you to act with the highest levels of urgency... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Tuesday passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act legislation that aims to strengthen a key component of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 after it was weakened by two Supreme Court decisions. The legislation, named after the late... Read More.
After their End of the Road farewell tour was put on hold last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, KISS is set to relaunch the trek on Thursday in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth was the tour's original support act, but... Read More.
Jamie Foxx is hitting the road for a book tour in support of his first memoir, Act Like You Got Some Sense. The multi-city trek kicks off October 15 in Philadelphia and makes stops in New York, Los Angeles, and Irving, TX, before... Read More.