(NEW YORK) -- Tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin may now be more than twice as likely to strengthen from a weak hurricane or tropical storm into a major hurricane in just 24 hours due to climate change and warming waters, a new study suggests.Hurricanes... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A top Department of Commerce official's visit to South Korea is intended to "find ways to deepen and strengthen" the connection between the two countries, and to build off the President of South Korea's state visit to the United States earlier this... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the one-year anniversary of Roe v. Wade being overturned by the Supreme Court approaches this weekend, several states are taking efforts to further strengthen abortion rights and access.Since the decision handed down last summer, at least 15 states have ceased... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Bret, which is churning in the Atlantic, is forecast to strengthen and move into the Caribbean by early Friday morning near the island of St. Lucia.But the threat for Bret becoming a hurricane is diminishing. On the current path,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Making semiconductors in the U.S. is critical for national security, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo told reporters on Wednesday, ahead of a speech she'll give on supporting domestic manufacturing.Raimondo's remarks at Georgetown University on Thursday will focus on the importance of semiconductors... Read More.
(DENVER) -- Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Sunday that he is considering reforms to his state's "red flag" law after this month's mass shooting in Colorado Springs at Club Q, an LGBTQ venue.The alleged shooter's access to an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle has been thrust... Read More.
(CAIRO, Egypt) -- The latest murder of a young woman in Egypt who had allegedly rejected the advances of a fellow student has sparked outrage and renewed calls for Egyptian lawmakers to take action.Islam Mohamed, a 22-year-old student at Al-Shorouk Academy in the Greater Cairo... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan coalition of senators introduced legislation on Monday meant to improve transparency in the highly competitive and notoriously murky federal contracting process, taking aim at companies that accept lucrative work from government agencies without having to disclose potential conflicts of interest.The... Read More.
OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today will sign legislation that will allow the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD) to ensure foreign workers under the federal H-2A program have the support they need on the job and growers have the assistance they... Read More.