(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed two bills into law Tuesday that will expand hate crime education and training in the state, saying there is a "rising tide of hate" across the country and violence prevention is the state's "highest priority." The... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The Texas legislature has recently introduced anti-transgender bills during Transgender Awareness Week as lawmakers prepare for the 2023 legislative session. Texas has long been a battleground for transgender rights. The state has been under fire from LGBTQ residents, allies and activists for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some Americans may have lower tax bills when they file for 2023 after the IRS adjusted tax brackets and increased deductions to counter the soaring price tags on groceries and other daily staples. Tax brackets will increase by about 7% in an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Americans are expected to see higher energy bills when it comes to heating their homes this winter, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Agency released this week. The independent agency within the Department of Energy found that homes... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sexual violence survivors may often face overwhelming medical bills when seeking emergency care, a factor that could discourage many people from seeking treatment, experts say. Survivors of sexual violence are charged nearly $4,000 in medical bills, on average, after seeking emergency care... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Heating costs for the upcoming winter season are expected to increase by 17%, mainly impacting lower-income families, according to a new report from National Energy Assistance Directors Association. Costs are expected to reach above $1,200 in 2022-2023, up from $1,025 in 2021-2022,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lawmakers are seeking to limit the sale of diet pills and weight loss supplements to children with the introduction of new bills in California and New York. The bills in California and New York would prohibit retailers from selling dietary supplements for... Read More.
(SAN DIEGO) -- The woman who has accused ex-NFL punter Matt Araiza and two of his college teammates of raping her during a party last year talked about the alleged incident in an interview with "Nightline." The alleged victim, who was 17 at the time... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- The Buffalo Bills released rookie punter Matt Araiza Saturday after he was named in a lawsuit that accused him and two others of gang rape. "We have released Punter Matt Araiza," the NFL team said in a statement Saturday. An additional post attributed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican leaders who worry that Donald Trump could hurt their midterm chances by announcing a presidential run too soon are hoping he'll be dissuaded from doing so by the prospect of losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal payments, according to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives on Friday passed two measures to restore abortion rights after the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. The action comes as Democrats ramp up their political messaging on abortion ahead of the November midterm elections, hoping the issue... Read More.