(WASHINGTON) -- Top music industry leaders, including the Recording Academy, are backing legislation introduced in Congress on Wednesday that would limit the use of rap lyrics as evidence by federal prosecutors in court proceedings. The Restoring Artistic Protection Act -- the RAP Act -- which... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The labor group behind the first-ever U.S. union at Amazon has thrown its support behind organizing campaigns at two additional warehouses. Amazon Labor Union, the worker-led union behind the victory at an Amazon warehouse in New York City in April, reached agreements... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday blasted the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and said he would support carving out an exception to the Senate filibuster rule to codify abortion rights and other privacy rights as well. "One thing that has... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden welcomed Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö to the White House on Thursday to discuss their historic bids to join NATO. All three leaders called for swift acceptance of the applications amid resistance from Turkey's President... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In advance of the rollout of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline's new three-digit number, legislators have announced a bill to help fund its implementation. The bill includes federal funding and guidance for states and localities preparing for the July launch, including mental health... Read More.
They may have broken up in 2018, but Hayden Panettiere is backing her ex-fiance, champion boxer Wladimir Klitschko, amid the crisis in his native Ukraine. Klitschko's brother Vitali Klitschko, also a former champion boxer, has served as the mayor of Kyiv since 2014, and both are standing strong against... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Tuesday backed down on a controversial proposal to direct the IRS to collect additional data on every bank account that sees more than $600 in annual transactions, after widespread criticism from Republican lawmakers and banking industry representatives, who... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The National Basketball Social Justice Coalition is fighting to end racial and social inequality. The group, which is composed of players, owners and staffers, has advocated for policy changes regarding criminal justice, policing and justice reform, by reaching out to lawmakers in Congress... Read More.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Wednesday he would hold a key test vote on a bipartisan infrastructure deal -- even though the Republicans involved in the talks say they won't give Democrats the votes they need to meet the Senate's 60-vote threshold to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Monday released a statement in solidarity with the thousands of Cubans who protested over the weekend about shortages and rising prices for food and medicine amid the coronavirus pandemic in what's being called an unprecedented rejection of the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden has announced his support for the recommendation that prosecution of sexual assaults and sexual harassment cases be removed from the military chain of command in favor of independent prosecutors to handle those cases. Recommended by an independent civilian panel that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas, the militant group that governs Gaza, enters a second week, President Joe Biden is now backing a cease-fire as critics urge him to take a more active role in addressing the decades-old conflict between... Read More.