(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden and Democrats are using the outcry over the new Texas abortion law to distract from other issues including Afghanistan, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said Sunday. "(The Supreme Court's decision) had nothing to do with the constitutionality of Roe v. Wade,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a new warning about the dangers of high-powered magnetic balls and cubes. The agency announced a mandatory recall on Tuesday of 10 million products from Zen Magnets LLC -- Zen and Neoballs -- due... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats on Monday unveiled details of their $3.5 trillion budget resolution, setting up Congress to begin work on the second portion of President Joe Biden's major economic objectives. The legislative language comes just as the Senate is preparing to complete its work... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Wednesday released guidance intended to caution states embarking on so-called post-election 'audits' of vote counts for the 2020 presidential election that they must not run afoul of federal voting laws. The guidance, previously previewed last month by Attorney General... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a turbulent year that exacerbated and highlighted long-standing structural issues across the United States, the National Urban League, a civil rights advocacy organization, said in its annual "State of Black America" report released Thursday that COVID-19 has worsened racial issues... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned of an increased risk of Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological disorder, following the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after 100 preliminary cases of the syndrome were reported among the 12.5M doses administered. The agency noted that... Read More.
After playing a handful of shows in Florida last month, Heart singer Ann Wilson has now lined up a brief U.S. trek dubbed The Howl Tour, which currently features eight East Coast concerts taking place in August. The outing kicks off with an August 14... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of American Airlines flights have been canceled this weekend and Monday because of significant staffing and maintenance issues. As of Sunday afternoon, 123 flights were canceled Saturday, 178 on Sunday and 97 were canceled for Monday – largely the result of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A tropical threat churning in the Gulf of Mexico is taking aim at the Gulf Coast -- and is forecast to strengthen into tropical storm Claudette. Tropical storm warnings have been issued in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida panhandle as the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After issues with one of its weather data providers, Southwest Airlines was forced to ground all of its flights overnight and is now working to restore connectivity. In a statement Monday night, the carrier shared: "We are beginning to resume flight operations... Read More.