Massive Hollywood labor union moves closer to nationwide strike

Today the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the showbiz union representing tens of thousands of behind-the-scenes workers, has voted to authorize a nationwide strike -- the first time in IATSE’s 128-year history that members have done so. The vote was nearly unanimous: with 90%... Read More.

Jennifer Lawrence, Raven Symoné and others join nationwide Women’s March rallying for reproductive rights

Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer, Raven Symoné, Alyssa Milano, Rachel Lindsay, Debbie Allen and others participated in the fifth annual Women’s March over the weekend, which took place from Washington D.C. to Los Angeles to support women's reproductive rights. Many say those rights are threatened not only by the Conservative-leaning... Read More.

Census data release sets off nationwide redistricting battles

(WASHINGTON) -- The Census Bureau on Thursday released the first district-level 2020 census results, setting off redistricting battles that could help determine whether Republicans or Democrats win control of the House of Representatives in the 2022 midterm elections. The data will not only trigger a... Read More.

FEMA, FCC to conduct nationwide emergency alert test Wednesday

(WASHINGTON) -- A nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test will be conducted Wednesday and radios, televisions and certain cellphones will be alerted. The test, which is being run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will begin at approximately... Read More.

Father’s Day gifts nationwide being ‘Made in America’

(NEW YORK) -- Across the country, companies are using locally sourced, U.S.-based materials to make the perfect gift for dad this Father's Day. Leatherman Tools in Portland, Oregon, makes multi-tools that can cut, slice and saw. Founded in 1983, co-founder Tim Leatherman still works on... Read More.