(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A suspended fraternity at Virginia Commonwealth University could be banned for life if an investigation by the school determines the Greek organization was responsible for misconduct related to the death this year of a 19-year-old freshman, whose family alleges was the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former President Donald Trump will remain banned on Facebook for now, the Facebook Oversight Board announced Wednesday, adding that Facebook must review the matter in the next six months to determine a defined penalty. Facebook announced on Jan. 7 that Trump was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban menthol in cigarettes and all flavors in cigars, a step the agency says will reduce tobacco use and curb preventable illnesses and deaths. The FDA says flavored products, including menthol, are more appealing to kids... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of Congressional lawmakers proposed a new bill Wednesday that would ban federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies from buying user data collected from smartphones, social media and other digital sources from third-party data brokers. The “The Fourth Amendment Is Not... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The hit show Tiger King has triggered not only a huge fan following but now a proposed law to ban private ownership of so-called "big cats." A group of bipartisan Senate lawmakers on Monday announced they will introduce legislation to ban unlicensed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican lawmakers have reintroduced legislation to ban the video-sharing app TikTok from government devices. The GOP senators, led by Josh Hawley, R-Mo., echoed sentiments of the Trump administration and alleged that TikTok poses a threat to data security due to its ties to... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.
By ALISA WIERSEMA, ABC News(PIERRE, S.D.) -- A series of culture wars that are likely to resurface on future campaign trails appear to be emerging in several Republican-led states over the issue of transgender rights, despite the next two cycles... Read More.
By JACQULINE LAUREAN YATES, GMA(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Virginia has now become the fourth state to put an end to cosmetic animal testing and sales of animal-tested cosmetics.Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Humane Cosmetics Act, which prohibits cosmetics manufacturers... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas' latest move to restrict abortion access for its residents will likely head to court as proponents and opponents of a new law debate over the future of reproductive rights in the state.
By CONOR FINNEGAN and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. visa applicants whose requests were denied under former President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travelers from 13 mostly Muslim-majority and African nations can now seek new decisions or submit new applications, the... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (LONDON) -- Voters in Switzerland have narrowly approved a controversial proposal to outlaw full-face coverings in public.A national referendum on the proposed measure was held Sunday and 51.21% of voters supported it, according to provisional results... Read More.