(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday rolled out what it is calling a comprehensive guide to combatting illicit opioids from coming into the country.The report, titled "Strategy for Combatting Illicit Opioids," outlines four goals the Department hopes will stop opioids from coming... Read More.
As we've covered many times on these pages, Snohomish County has a huge drug problem, the worst in the state. Snohomish County Executive is really close to this issue, openly discussing how he lost his brother. He is throwing every penny he can find... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced steps to help communities keep cool and stay safe as deadly heat continues to blanket much of the U.S.Biden met virtually with the mayors of Phoenix and San Antonio, whose cities have endured record-breaking triple-digit temperatures,... Read More.
On This Day, July 7, 2007...The Live Earth concerts to battle climate change took place at various venues across the world, including New Jersey, Tokyo, Rome, London, Washington, D.C. and more.The concerts featured more than 150 acts, with The Police closing the show at Giants Stadium in New Jersey.... Read More.
(PARIS) -- France is now the first country in Europe to regulate influencer marketing on social media, cracking down on what people can monetize and promote online with a new law passed on Thursday."The law was passed in record time and unanimously, which shows how... Read More.
(TAIPEI, Taiwan) -- China says it has started three days of combat readiness patrol exercises around Taiwan starting on April 8, just a day after Taiwan President Tsai returned home following her meeting with U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.Chinese state media released a video... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Newer generation fighter jets are giving Russia "increasing dominance" in the skies over the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, according to a senior Ukrainian official.It is a potentially worrying shift for the United States and its allies because Russia’s inability to... Read More.
(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation Thursday banning the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in retail pet stores throughout the state.Animal activists have been calling for such a ban for years contending that pet stores are often stocked with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Meta, formerly named Facebook, said it's opening up a piece of its technology to combat terrorism and human trafficking across the internet. It said it will allow other companies to share data and prevent the spread of violent images on the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is poised to sign a memorandum boosting the U.S. government's opposition to conflict-related sexual violence in an effort to further combat rape as a weapon of war.Biden is expected to sign the memo, which will clarify that an act... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As happens with any new soldier, Kayla Williams went through the standard processing when she joined the U.S. Army in 2000. She was briefed before basic training and issued a uniform.But something important was missing -- a bra.Male soldiers got underwear,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Eleven civil rights and democracy groups have sent a new letter calling for social media CEOs to combat and curb the rampant problem of election disinformation ahead of the upcoming midterm elections as advocates warn that they expect disinformation to increase... Read More.