(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it will ease blood donation restrictions on gay and bisexual men, allowing those in monogamous relationships to donate.The policy change comes after years of urging by public health experts, blood banks and LGBTQ advocacy... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- For the first time in nearly seven years, the House on Thursday brought legislation to the floor under a "modified-open rule" -- a change that leads to more open debate on the floor, its supporters say, though others say it removes restrictions... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- After multiple mass shootings across the country this week, Uvalde families gathered Tuesday as Texas legislators introduced four new bills that would tighten gun laws in the wake of the Robb Elementary School shooting last May.State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Noncitizen workers who witness labor violations can now report them without fear of their immigration status being held against them, the Department of Homeland Security announced Friday."Individuals should feel free to come forward to complain about labor conditions, because they have certain... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas' "trigger" law, which raises the penalty for performing abortions, is set to go into effect on Aug. 25, after the U.S. Supreme Court formally issued its judgement overturning Roe v. Wade on Tuesday."Trigger" laws only take effect when certain events... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Teachers in Ohio are frustrated after lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would allow them and other school staff to carry guns in school safety zones, with little training.The bill overrules an Ohio Supreme Court decision from last year that required... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a series of deaths and suicides among the crew of the USS George Washington, an aircraft carrier dry-docked in Virginia for maintenance since 2017, the Navy will begin allowing hundreds of sailors to live off ship this week.Within the last... Read More.