(WASHINGTON) -- The most restrictive abortion law in the country will remain in effect, after a federal appeals court sided with Texas on Thursday in an ongoing legal battle with the Department of Justice. The law, known as SB8, bans physicians from providing abortions once... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It has been a particularly perilous week for federal law enforcement. On Monday, DEA Special Agent Michael Garbo, a 16-year veteran of the agency, was shot and killed during an operation in Tucson, Arizona. What started as a routine investigation with DEA agents... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the vaccination rate for staffers in New York state's long-term care facilities jumping from 70% to 92% following a state mandate last week, nursing home advocates are urging the Biden administration to launch a similar mandate for long-term care facilities... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the wake of a Florida judge calling the state's anti-riot law unconstitutional, advocates are saying it should serve as a warning to other states looking to implement similar legislation. Chief Judge Mark Walker sided Thursday with civil rights groups suing Florida... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Biden administration in recent weeks has announced a series of mandates that require long-term care facilities to fully vaccinate staff against COVID-19, drawing mixed responses from providers, industry leaders and advocates, including those who said the federal policies will put... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that federal government employees and contractors will now be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will create a rule for private businesses with 100 or more employees to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to speak to the nation Thursday at 5 p.m. to lay out what the White House said is a new six-part strategy to combat the delta variant, but it was unclear whether he would call for more... Read More.
(WATERBURY, Vt.) -- Three Vermont state troopers are under federal investigation for their alleged involvement in a fake COVID-19 vaccination card scheme, the Vermont State Police said in a statement Tuesday. The men, who have been identified as Shawn Sommers, Raymond Witkowski and David Pfindel,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Education Department on Monday launched civil rights investigations into five states that have barred indoor masking mandates, alleging that the governors are creating an unsafe learning environment for students with disabilities at heightened risk of severe illness from COVID-19. It's an aggressive new... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- Three former Minneapolis police officers facing federal charges of violating George Floyd's civil rights have filed motions asking that their cases be severed from Derek Chauvin's, arguing they won't get a fair trial if they have to go to court with... Read More.
(CHEYENNE, Wyo.) -- An Illinois woman is facing federal charges for allegedly disturbing wildlife in Yellowstone National Park after a video surfaced of her attempting to get an up-close cellphone photo of a momma grizzly bear and her three cubs. Bob Murray, the U.S. attorney... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden is stepping up efforts to get shots in people's arms, including calling on states, territories and local governments to do more to incentivize vaccination by offering $100 to those who get vaccinated and reimbursing small- and medium-sized businesses for... Read More.