Portland, Oregon, abandoned plans this week to ban city business with Texas over the Lone Star State’s controversial new abortion law amid worries it would hurt the Texans most affected by it.
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Michigan state Rep. Jewell Jones faced additional felony charges on Wednesday after he was allegedly found with a handcuff key when he was arrested on Tuesday due to his bond being revoked.
The U.S. Department of Justice late Tuesday asked a federal judge in Texas to temporarily halt the controversial new state law that bans abortions after about six weeks.
Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer of California suggested this week that her former colleague, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, should consider retiring, according to a report.
A deputy district attorney in Los Angeles County filed a defamation lawsuit against District Attorney Georg Gascón this week, alleging his character has been attacked and he has been denied promotions and discriminated against racially because of his public criticism of the district attorney, according to reports.
A pregnant woman named Nasria, a 25-year-old California native, flew to Afghanistan in June to visit family and get married. As of early September, she remained one of the estimated 100 to 200 Americans left behind in the chaotic withdrawal of U.S. forces, according to a report.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, lead author of the New York Times’ 1619 Project, is launching a free after-school program in Iowa that combines reading skills with Black history, according to reports.
As Louisiana and the Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Ida, set to make landfall on Sunday potentially as a Category 4 storm, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was expected to play a key role in disaster relief.
A Florida judge on Friday ruled against Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on school mask mandates, claiming the Republican governor had overstepped his authority.
Kamala Harris returned to the U.S. on Thursday, landing in Hawaii after her trip to Singapore and Vietnam. But the vice president ignored reporters’ questions – whether about Afghanistan or other topics – as she got off Air Force Two for a stop at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The same day Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reissued his ban on vaccine mandates and passports a judge ruled against his ban on mask mandates, issuing a temporary injunction, according to reports.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night for his first diplomatic visit overseas since taking office.
Vice President Kamala Harris finally arrived in Vietnam from Singapore early Wednesday after a potential case of the mysterious “Havana Syndrome” was reported, causing her flight a three-hour delay.
Groups against President Biden’s extension of the coronavirus eviction moratorium appealed one day after a federal judge ruled it could stand, according to reports.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy reportedly left this week on a 10-day vacation with his family at a home he owns in Italy as the delta variant of the coronavirus continued to spike in the state, across the country and in Italy.
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan reportedly signed civil arrests warrants for dozens of House Democrats absent from the state Capitol amid an effort to stymie a controversial voting bill put forward by Republicans.
Ashli Babbitt, who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan.6, was “ambushed” by the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot her as she tried to climb through a window into the Speaker’s Lobby outside the House Chamber, a lawyer for the family said this week, according to reports.
If New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn’t resign following the state attorney general’s report this week that found the governor had sexually harassed 11 women, a majority of state assembly members are reportedly prepared to start impeachment proceedings.
Republican candidates hoping to oust California Gov. Gavin Newsom from office in September’s recall election participated in their first debate Wednesday, trading barbs and taking shots against the man first elected in 2018.
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar introduced two guaranteed income bills on Friday aimed at sending $1,200 monthly checks to most Americans before the end of the decade, according to reports.
Vice President Kamala Harris has another big trip ahead – but it won’t be a return visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing lawsuits from two parent groups in over state plans to require students to wear masks in classrooms this fall, according to reports.
Salt Lake City, Utah, Mayor Erin Mendenhall said on Tuesday she and the city council have signed a joint resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.
Minnesota gov, other Dems call for embattled state lawmaker’s resignation after abuse allegations surface
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and other state Democrats called on state Rep. John Thompson to resign Saturday after past allegations of domestic abuse surfaced Friday, according to reports.
Caitlyn Jenner denies reports campaign has been paused amid Australia trip 2 months before recall election
California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner denied reports that she has paused her campaign to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom in the September recall election.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday that progressives will “tank” the bipartisan infrastructure bill if Democrats don’t also pass a spending package that includes provisions on climate change, jobs and other liberal priorities.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick vowed Friday to never let the state turn Democratic, calling himself the “last man standing” electorally against future Democratic presidential candidates.
John Kerry, the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, will travel to Russia next week to discuss global collaboration to fight climate change with officials in the country, the State Department said in a statement.
Biden defends Sha’Carri Richardson suspension as progressives, some in GOP balk: ‘Rules are the rules’
President Biden gave a muted response Saturday to sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension due to a positive marijuana test that will cut her from the Tokyo Olympics later this month.