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What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video

Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attem...

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video

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U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which t...
10:24, 06/14/2019

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn ind...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would...
10:36, 06/29/2019

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as...
21:00, 06/27/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Sh...
02:12, 05/14/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Represe...
15:12, 05/29/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to tra...
19:24, 06/22/2019

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also abo...
12:36, 05/16/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the gr...
20:24, 06/25/2019

Brouhaha Over Virtual Abortion Ban Has ’Bama Senators Pulling Out of a Vote — for Now Republican lawmakers in Alabama Thursday were prepared to OK what would have been the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, outlawing the proce...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several ...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Por...
15:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipe...
16:24, 05/14/2019

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their ...
11:00, 06/10/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been t...
07:12, 06/29/2019

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who w...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most...
18:48, 07/24/2019

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senator...
13:12, 06/29/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pur...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Senators offer bill to limit heavy truck speeds to 65 mph DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would electronically limit tractor-trailer speeds to 65 miles per hour, a move they say w...
13:12, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they...
22:00, 08/12/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with ra...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Fire union calls on tightwad senators to pass 9/11 victims bill New York’s firefighters union demanded that the US Senate pass a bill Tuesday supporting 9/11 first responders, after a pair of penny-pinching Republi...
13:12, 07/22/2019

GOP senators set to return to Oregon Capitol after prolonged walkout over cap-and-trade bill Oregon's 11 Republican senators are ending a walkout protest over climate legislation that lasted more than a week and garnered national attentio...
19:36, 06/28/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on c...
15:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. senators plan bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline: source A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a gas ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.     ...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — The first female governor of Guam says she’s concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rig...
11:24, 06/28/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a...
21:24, 06/26/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income r...
18:36, 07/18/2019

Female Democrats rally around Planned Parenthood amid abortion rule dispute 2020 candidates decried restrictions as organization’s acting president and CEO predicted many will ‘delay or go without care’The Democratic party’s t...
09:00, 08/20/2019

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency...
12:12, 06/14/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come ...
12:12, 05/15/2019

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hun...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Shocking video shows Russian policeman punching female protester “What kind of a scumbag do you need to be to hit a member of the fairer sex,” wrote singer Egor Krid on Instagram Sunday. “I don’t care what she did. ...
21:36, 08/12/2019

Video Of Russian Policeman Punching Female Protester Stirs Anger Russia's interior ministry opened an investigation Monday after a video showing a riot policeman punching a woman in the stomach during a protest for ...
15:12, 08/12/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.  ...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative st...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extr...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Heartbeat abortion bill won’t keep Netflix out of Georgia – for now Netflix will continue to film in Georgia despite backlash surrounding the state's "heartbeat" bill that bans abortions after six weeks – but the strea...
11:12, 05/28/2019

'IAAF rules necessary to preserve integrity of female athletics,' says Cas on Caster Semenya – video Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, which means she will have to take medication to reduce her testoste...
11:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Re...
18:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proce...
04:24, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
12:12, 05/23/2019

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.     &#...
12:24, 05/30/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' w...
20:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
18:36, 05/14/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacte...
14:36, 05/17/2019

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of ...
08:36, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers o...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in oth...
10:36, 05/16/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
11:24, 05/15/2019

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a v...
05:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Re...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effec...
14:36, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Opponents Of Alabama Anti-Abortion Bill Protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill t...
17:12, 05/14/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approv...
14:12, 05/16/2019

'Time for change': New Zealand unveils bill to legalise abortion New law would reclassify termination as health matter not a crime permissible only in limited circumstancesNew Zealand has announced a bill to legalis...
07:36, 08/05/2019

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Missouri ...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. ...
08:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to veto an atte...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested HOUSTON (AP) — A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested ...
11:12, 06/16/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on t...
19:24, 06/12/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bil...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to...
19:00, 05/24/2019

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the licens...
00:36, 05/29/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some ...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
09:12, 05/15/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” o...
02:00, 05/08/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideT...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
13:00, 05/17/2019

New Zealand to decriminalize abortion laws, critics say bill falls short New Zealand plans to decriminalize abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion law...
21:00, 08/04/2019

Moroccan women press to legalize abortion amid pending bill PARIS (AP) — It was a small demonstration on a big topic for some Moroccan women trying to make some abortions legal. Two dozen activists gathered in ...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
11:36, 05/09/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti...
16:12, 06/01/2019

Disney CEO says filming in Georgia would be ‘difficult’ if abortion bill takes effect Disney CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday said that filming in Georgia would be “very difficult” if the state’s controversial abortion bill goes into effect ne...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican Senate that would ban a common abortion procedure....
16:36, 05/14/2019

The Latest: T-shirt protest at Indy over state abortion law INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Some of the drivers’ significant others wore T-shirts...
15:24, 05/18/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that ...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Netflix Opposes Georgia Abortion Law But Will Keep Filming in State Netflix, which shoots “Stranger Things” and “Ozark” in the state, said it would work to oppose a new law restricting abortions but would continue to f...
00:24, 05/29/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that put...
16:48, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others proteste...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
04:48, 06/11/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no e...
20:12, 05/29/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state ...
12:36, 05/28/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
08:24, 06/02/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to...
18:36, 05/10/2019

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile wom...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become ...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Missouri the latest state to pass tough anti-abortion law Missouri became the latest state to pass a restrictive anti-abortion law Friday as the GOP-led Legislature approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks ...
14:36, 05/17/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it ...
11:24, 05/28/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when...
19:12, 06/06/2019

More than 180 CEOs sign letter opposing state restrictions on abortion From Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg, the executives wrote that restrictions on abortion access th...
07:36, 06/10/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abort...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on publ...
03:36, 05/30/2019

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in...
03:36, 07/08/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confrontin...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to...
01:48, 05/30/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s el...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes...
18:12, 05/28/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has becom...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting tha...
21:36, 05/21/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states...
10:12, 05/21/2019

University of Chicago pro-life student says he received death threats for abortion funding bill A University of Chicago student representative told Fox News he received significant pushback when he proposed a student government bill that would li...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau plans to confront Pence on state abortion restrictions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he will confront Vice President Mike Pence Thursday about the recent raft of state anti-abortion legis...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Missouri denies medical license for state's lone abortion clinic Missouri's health department won't renew the medical license of the last abortion clinic remaining in the state, raising the possibility that the stat...
09:24, 06/21/2019

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion c...
12:48, 05/29/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state l...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood o...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a sta...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to...
12:24, 05/27/2019

Biden in 2006 video: 'I do not view abortion as a choice and a right' CNN unearths clip highlighting Democratic presidential candidate’s inconsistent record on the issueA 2006 video of Joe Biden unearthed by CNN on Thurs...
21:24, 06/13/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia c...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wad...
22:48, 05/13/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abor...
13:36, 05/10/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 y...
06:36, 05/15/2019

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now,...
21:00, 06/21/2019

After revealing her own abortion experience at age 15, Busy Philipps tells Congress: 'It's my body, not the state's' Alex Wong/Getty Images Busy Philipps testified before Congress on Tuesday afternoon, sharing details of her abortion at age 15 in her home state of A...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criti...
16:36, 05/02/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Cou...
20:12, 05/17/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to ...
14:24, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversi...
07:24, 05/17/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
19:12, 05/19/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic allowed to stay open, for now, is rife with 'troubling' violations, state says The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri, which is set to close in the coming days, was rife with violations -- and officials say it may shut do...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortion...
16:12, 06/28/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's ...
20:36, 05/25/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to p...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Planned Parenthood plans to defy Missouri law, endangering state's last abortion clinic, report says Planned Parenthood of St. Louis reportedly plans to openly defy a Missouri law requiring that women undergo two pelvic exams prior to obtaining an abo...
19:24, 06/19/2019

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood': Classic video game franchise gets influx of female empowerment New 'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' video game brings twin sisters, daughters of hero B.J. Blazcowicz, to the fore in alternative history war agai...
21:36, 07/25/2019

How a conference call sparked America's abortion obsession – video explainer White evangelical Christians are on the frontline of the US's anti-abortion movement. But not so long ago this group was not interested in the politic...
10:36, 08/01/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. &...
13:36, 06/10/2019

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for le...
17:36, 06/04/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmaker...
08:24, 06/21/2019

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its su...
12:12, 06/25/2019

State lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a ...
13:12, 06/04/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to...
09:00, 05/02/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get its hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednes...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Cuomo Signs a Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns State tax officials will be required to release the returns for any ‘specified and legitimate legislative purpose’ to three congressional committees....
09:12, 07/08/2019

The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimu The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023. More than 30% of th...
09:12, 05/17/2019

Bill Snyder, retired for good from Kansas State, has no plans to slow down "Rarely does it [coaching] end for any of us coaches the way we'd prefer it to," Bill Snyder told ESPN. And he remains loyal to Kansas State even in r...
22:36, 06/05/2019

Going Dutch on clean energy? Polluters push for state to split the bill In a meeting at the economic affairs ministry in The Hague late last year, Tata Steel's Dutch chief Theo Henrar pledged he would spend hundreds of mil...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Ho...
07:12, 05/25/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation...
15:36, 07/08/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overridi...
13:36, 07/02/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records t...
06:48, 05/08/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be deter...
11:24, 05/14/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
23:48, 05/22/2019

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers v...
08:24, 06/21/2019

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests ...
13:00, 07/02/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the presid...
15:00, 05/08/2019

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.  ...
09:36, 06/07/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his s...
22:48, 05/01/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President...
22:36, 07/08/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors,...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Ohio may pass bill to save state's nuclear power plants over the weekend A committee in the Ohio Senate could vote on a nuclear bailout bill this weekend that would enable the full state legislature to pass legislation over...
15:36, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Runaway Oregon Republican says lawmakers won't return to state until 'expensive' carbon tax bill scrapped One of the runaway Oregon Republican senators said they won’t return to the state until the “inefficient, complicated, and expensive” carbon tax is sc...
09:24, 06/25/2019

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain Presiden...
07:48, 07/09/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn awa...
06:24, 04/28/2019

NY state bill could bring bigger tax bite to golf clubs, including Trump's Briarcliff course Two Democratic lawmakers in New York state proposed legislation that could take a financial bite out of private golf clubs, including Trump National G...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Video: What is F1's state after Vettel's Canadian GP penalty? The dust has begun to settle from the controversial 2019 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix and the penalty dealt to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, but where ...
15:12, 06/11/2019

Watch this freaky deepfake video turn Bill Hader into Tom Cruise Deepfake imagery is becoming more and more common — and that should frighten us all. Sure, it’s all fun and games when engineers design artifici...
09:48, 08/14/2019

U.S. Senator Says His Anti-Loot Box Bill Has The Video Game Industry Worried Is Republican senator Josh Hawley an advocate for video game players or an ambitious politician with a savvy staff who know a win-win argument when th...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Scary deepfake video shows Bill Hader morphing into Tom Cruise A terrifying new deepfake viral video shows Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader doing an impression of Tom Cruise, with the video showing Hader's face...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Coleman Hughes as well as Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing o...
01:12, 06/20/2019

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it...
14:12, 06/04/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in ...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Video: Lewis Hamilton is right to point fingers over state of F1 Last weekend's French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard inspired much angst from fans and pundits alike, with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes' dominance highlight...
11:24, 06/26/2019

Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video Now that Hollywood has officially endorsed the aesthetics of deepfakes with the mangled celebrity faces of the upcoming Cats remake, it seems like the...
11:24, 08/13/2019

People Share Their 'Rahul Bose Moments' After His Viral Hotel Bill Video On Monday, actor Rahul Bose shared a video complaining about the amount he was charged for bananas at a luxury hotel. Now, inspired by his video, peop...
02:24, 07/25/2019

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are preg...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
11:48, 06/21/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are n...
08:24, 05/20/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Missouri won't renew license of St. Louis Planned Parenthood, state's last abortion clinic Missouri's health department will not renew the license of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, a clinic spokesman told Reuters and CBS News on Frida...
11:36, 06/21/2019

Islamic State airs video purporting to be leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State's media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Islamic State airs rare video from leader al-Baghdadi Islamic State's media network published on Monday a video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first a...
11:12, 04/29/2019

Cal State Fullerton stabbing: Cops release video of suspect The suspect who allegedly stabbed a Cal State Fullerton staffer to death during a targeted on-campus attack was caught on surveillance video as he bol...
14:36, 08/21/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the g...
08:48, 07/09/2019

Federal judge blocks Ohio's 'heartbeat bill' abortion ban A federal judge temporarily blocked Ohio's ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.        ...
15:48, 07/03/2019

Thousands of people protest against Donald Trump's state visit – video Trafalgar Square in central London became the focal point for tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters on Tuesday. The US president dismissed the de...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Police release sketch, video of suspect in Cal State Fullerton death Police on Tuesday released a sketch and surveillance video of the suspect who fatally stabbed a retired California State University Fullerton administ...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Jermaine Dupri feels female rappers rap "about the same thing," so female rappers set him straight So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri has been instrumental in the progression of hip-hop into the mainstream consciousness, developing and producing for i...
08:48, 07/12/2019

'The game's in a really poor state': Burnley boss Sean Dyche rails against diving – video Burnley manager Sean Dyche was critical of simulation in football after his side's 2-1 loss to Arsenal on Saturday. Dyche added that he was concerned ...
11:48, 08/17/2019

Washington state trooper video shows small plane making emergency landing on roadway A pilot in Washington state had to make an emergency landing on a roadway last Thursday — and a state trooper caught the stunning sight on dashcam vid...
06:00, 08/05/2019

Iraq says Islamic State remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area' Islamic State remains a potent threat around the world despite reduced capabilities, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, adding its...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump state visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan, 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his s...
23:24, 06/02/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
13:24, 05/29/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
17:24, 05/15/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
11:36, 05/21/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
13:48, 06/25/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to ...
17:36, 05/15/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception se...
07:12, 06/28/2019

‘Welcome home, Ilhan!’: supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Don...
09:12, 07/19/2019

Many Senators Would Like to Know if Aliens Are Real, as Would I Senators are meeting with Pentagon officials to be debriefed on UFO sightings, scores of which have been reported by members of the U.S. Navy over the...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighter...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.   ...
16:24, 08/12/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school. ...
11:12, 05/17/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmish...
10:24, 06/03/2019

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other ...
12:48, 06/27/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.      ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each use...
05:24, 06/26/2019

Senators propose Glioblastoma Awareness Day Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema teamed up to raise awareness about the deadly disease that claimed the life of longtime lawmaker Sen. John...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longs...
12:36, 07/31/2019

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator....
08:12, 06/06/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week....
06:48, 06/17/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on thei...
05:24, 08/02/2019

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t typically make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democra...
11:24, 07/30/2019

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its repo...
11:36, 07/16/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, ...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Al Franken: senators say they regret calling for his resignation Seven current and former members say case was mishandledFranken, 68, ‘absolutely’ regrets resigning over groping claimsSeven current and former US sen...
10:48, 07/22/2019

Senators react to subpoena issued to Trump Jr. Senators remain split on news reports that the Intelligence Committee has subpoened Donald Trump Junior. (May 9)       ...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep t...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17...
02:24, 05/03/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal in...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust la...
10:36, 08/02/2019

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) releas...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, re...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its repo...
11:48, 07/16/2019

Fed's Powell Faces Senators After Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before the Senate Banking Committee after signaling to a House panel that the central bank is read...
07:24, 07/11/2019

Joe Biden apologises for remarks about segregationist senators 2020 hopeful says ‘I regret it’ at campaign event after criticism over comments about working with lawmakers known for racist viewsAs he headed toward...
13:48, 07/06/2019

Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends junk Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. U...
22:24, 08/12/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied...
13:12, 05/07/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federa...
06:24, 05/01/2019

Report: Senators Are Suddenly Really Interested in UFOs Three U.S. senators received a classified briefing on reported Navy encounters with unidentified flying objects, Politico reported on Wednesday, inclu...
07:24, 06/20/2019

Senators react to border aid and SCOTUS findings Senators react to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her chamber's Democrats added provisions to the Senate measure that would strengthen standards o...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia int...
11:12, 07/08/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain...
11:48, 07/29/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syste...
04:12, 07/19/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artific...
11:36, 06/25/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Cong...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Dem senators slam Ratcliffe's nomination for intel chief Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday dismissed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next director of national intellig...
07:24, 07/29/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Ameri...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisl...
09:24, 07/16/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel shu...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Trump jabs Biden for working with segregationist senators ​President Trump knocked Democratic front-runner Joe Biden after the former vice president apologized for working with senators with segregationist vi...
08:12, 07/07/2019

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue Florida's U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a national security matter....
16:00, 05/03/2019

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: GOP senators oppose Trump’s Mexico tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Republican senators are declaring deep oppos...
21:12, 06/04/2019

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Re...
09:48, 07/17/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the ...
17:12, 07/15/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at i...
14:24, 07/16/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said ...
16:24, 05/14/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues...
09:12, 07/17/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat t...
20:24, 06/04/2019

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauth...
21:36, 08/06/2019

Kushner skirts GOP senators’ key questions on his immigration plan In a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser tried to pitch his plan to overhaul legal immigration but failed to wi...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's el...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ra...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G netwo...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US ...
23:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its repo...
11:36, 07/16/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natur...
15:12, 04/30/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would ...
15:24, 04/30/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs...
06:48, 05/12/2019

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are most...
20:00, 08/06/2019

Trump pushes immigration plan in meeting with GOP senators President Trump met with Republican senators on Tuesday to discuss the details of a new immigration policy that focuses on modernizing border security...
17:36, 05/07/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for ...
14:36, 05/14/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is righ...
16:12, 06/18/2019

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the w...
16:12, 07/16/2019

These are the worst U.S. cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state....
13:00, 07/28/2019

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.   &#...
07:24, 05/22/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state....
08:24, 05/14/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
07:36, 05/21/2019

'Fistfights nearly broke out' among senators before Kavanaugh vote, new book claims Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings deeply divided the U.S. Senate and created an extremely tense atmosphere at the end of 2...
11:24, 07/09/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Ba...
15:12, 08/07/2019

Joe Biden remains publicly mum about upset over his remarks about segregationist senators Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Biden privately on Thursday. On Friday, in a brief appearance in South Carolina, the former vice pr...
22:36, 06/21/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy...
07:12, 05/10/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to...
17:00, 06/09/2019

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, and the panel's leading Democrat, Senator Ron Wyden, announced on Tuesday a bipar...
08:12, 07/23/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devic...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologist...
14:12, 05/15/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. L...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators Seeking to put to rest a weeks-old controversy that has dogged his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden apologized on S...
14:36, 07/06/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartis...
03:00, 07/30/2019

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationist...
00:36, 06/20/2019

Maple Leafs, Senators kick off free agency day with trade NHL free agency day began with two rivals helping each other out of a jam by way of a trade. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Cody Ceci, a ...
08:00, 07/01/2019

Biden clashes with 2020 rivals over his work with segregationist senators Former vice-president defies calls for apology after highlighting his relationships with lawmakers known for racist viewsThe Democratic presidential c...
01:12, 06/20/2019

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save...
12:24, 07/24/2019

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Federal list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators WASHINGTON (AP) — For years the federal government has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made wit...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the amount of $...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introd...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was s...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and ple...
23:00, 07/16/2019

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the presiden...
14:12, 06/04/2019

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the polit...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skille...
17:24, 05/07/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Ara...
11:24, 06/05/2019

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee ...
08:36, 05/21/2019

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to explain how Amazon recommends products In a letter to Jeff Bezos, Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal asked how the "Amazon's Choice" badge works, after reports indicated it recommends infer...
14:00, 08/12/2019

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legis...
08:36, 07/18/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are cha...
12:12, 06/21/2019

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would requ...
02:24, 06/14/2019

Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and di...
16:12, 04/29/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee as...
10:36, 05/21/2019

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud comp...
17:36, 08/05/2019

Senators launch bipartisan bid to block Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are banding together to try and stop the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Dem...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL's Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team have been sued over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last...
20:24, 05/17/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felon...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency...
16:12, 07/16/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.   &...
22:24, 06/30/2019

U.S. senators say Facebook executives including Zuckerberg must be personally accountable in FTC settlement (Reuters) — Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consumer...
02:12, 05/07/2019

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators: sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency's expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country's biofuel la...
13:24, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devic...
09:24, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sough...
12:48, 06/03/2019

Sen. Cotton reveals details of President Trump’s meeting with GOP senators about immigration Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said on Wednesday that “the president wanted to lay out two broad approaches to immigration reform” during a meeti...
14:12, 05/08/2019

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators - sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency’s expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the nation’s biofuel law...
07:00, 07/30/2019

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined c...
11:00, 06/10/2019

GOP senators head to the White House Tuesday to hear immigration plan A group of Republican senators will hear details about the Trump administration's soon-to-be-released immigration plan at a White House meeting Tuesda...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identificati...
14:24, 04/29/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government ...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws ...
19:48, 06/06/2019

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Ji...
04:12, 08/17/2019

Trump pick Stephen Moore's Fed nomination could be doomed as GOP senators criticize him Sen. Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican, said she likely will not vote for Moore and also said she does not believe he currently has the votes to win app...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two se...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to s...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of conse...
16:36, 07/16/2019

GOP's farm belt Senators back Trump as China takes aim at U.S. agriculture Republican lawmakers in the farm belt are standing with President Donald Trump in the wake of an escalating trade war with China, which retaliated on ...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ba...
18:24, 06/27/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jon...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris bashes Joe Biden over busing, segregationist senators: ‘it was hurtful’ "It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two U.S. senators who built their reputations and careers on the segregation of race in this...
03:36, 06/28/2019

Biden says he waited until right 'opportunity' to apologize for remarks on working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden admitted Sunday why he waited weeks to apologize for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early...
06:24, 07/08/2019

Norwegian pop singer Sigrid's new video stars the video's director because her flight got delayed One must adapt when something goes wrong. For director Max Siedentopf, that meant starring in his own music video. Siedentopf was hired to direct the ...
16:12, 06/25/2019

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President ...
08:36, 06/05/2019

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs ...
06:24, 06/05/2019

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tu...
23:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in trade t...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Senators apologize after Elizabeth Warren harangues Mark Esper over ethics waiver Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was criticized by fellow senators on the Armed Services Committee for her aggressive questioning of Defense Se...
21:36, 07/16/2019

Ottawa Senators owner, sport minister have beef after strange incident at concert A beef is brewing in Canada between Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Ontario Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod about an incident between the two at a...
17:12, 07/08/2019

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied w...
18:24, 06/09/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congres...
18:24, 05/24/2019

White House invites senators to Trump meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The m...
11:36, 07/19/2019

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Senators call on DHS to crack down on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to cr...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday: senators The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years ...
02:12, 08/01/2019

Senators demand Google make contractors full-time employees after 6 months Ten U.S. senators are demanding that Google convert contractors to full-time employees after they've worked for the company for more than six mon...
07:12, 08/05/2019

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Blocking Ivory Coast cocoa as well as the chocolate produced from it would have broad effects on the U.S. chocolate and cocoa industry. The West Afric...
22:36, 07/16/2019

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Don...
16:24, 06/29/2019

Democratic Senators Blame Trump for Abysmal Border Facility Conditions After Tour A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies to...
20:00, 07/20/2019

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration ...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund never runs out of ...
00:24, 07/19/2019

Senators demand answers over early release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Senators have told the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to explain why 'American Taliban' fighter John Walker Lindh is to be released this week t...
16:00, 05/21/2019

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s vi...
20:36, 07/06/2019

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at block...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers....
09:48, 06/06/2019

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant’s 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley he...
16:00, 08/08/2019

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless ca...
11:48, 08/18/2019

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of wil...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more lik...
16:00, 06/07/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the ...
04:00, 06/16/2019

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different ...
01:24, 06/14/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look...
09:12, 04/28/2019

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their erotic yearning...
03:12, 07/09/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow tea...
07:12, 07/05/2019

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to pa...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker gove...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the yo...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the offi...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under sc...
19:00, 05/08/2019

First female referee to officiate European Super Cup Stéphanie Frappart will be the first woman to officiate a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she referees the European Super Cup betwee...
07:00, 08/02/2019

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commission...
02:36, 06/05/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts ...
02:00, 05/28/2019

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to ef...
11:12, 07/19/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire fem...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Riverside Church’s First Female Pastor, Until She Was Dismissed New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypo...
18:24, 07/11/2019

Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Magic: The Gathering’s pro League just got its first female player. Jessica Estephan, who is from Australia, was also Magic: The Gathering’s first Gra...
11:24, 05/13/2019

PMQs: May and Swinson on female party leaders The new Lib Dem leader asks Theresa May what advice she would give to women dealing with men "who think they can do a better job, but are not prepared...
05:36, 07/24/2019

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, C...
10:36, 06/05/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing J...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Dr...
12:24, 07/02/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary co...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Promoted: Inspiring the next generation of female engineers Increasingly, automotive and motorsport organisations are enjoying greater gender diversity within their workforces, and initiatives such as Internati...
11:24, 06/26/2019

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new hea...
05:48, 07/03/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security background...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the...
23:00, 07/31/2019

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from...
09:00, 08/20/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 In...
09:48, 05/14/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for femal...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “9...
19:36, 08/09/2019

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commiss...
05:36, 07/16/2019

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel C...
08:36, 07/15/2019

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight tit...
15:36, 07/05/2019

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's g...
13:36, 05/30/2019

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stor...
10:36, 08/01/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Fri...
06:24, 05/04/2019

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Fel...
22:36, 08/03/2019

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks fo...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether he...
11:12, 07/05/2019

Women in space: How having more female astronauts benefits us all Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understa...
22:12, 07/26/2019

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred w...
10:36, 07/05/2019

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female mo...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final between...
14:12, 08/02/2019

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office a...
07:24, 06/06/2019