GOP Senators Propose Scrapping Columbus Day, Adding Juneteenth Federal Holiday

Republican senators Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) and James Lankford (R., Okla.) introduced an amendment Wednesday that would replace Columbus Day

Judge Blocks Trump Admin. Rule on Third-Country Asylum Seekers

U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly said that the administration violated the Administrative Procedure Act when adopting the policy.

NFL Quarterback Invites Off-Duty Officer to Dinner to Discuss Policing

Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott—who last week signed a “franchise tag” contract with the team worth $31.4 million—made good on

A Modest Win for the Constitution

By making the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accountable to the president, the Supreme Court has done right — but it

Broadway Actor Dreams Up Racist Past for New Home, Earning National Press Coverage and Social Media Plaudits

There is no evidence the house was built by slaves, as slavery in Massachusetts was abolished nearly four decades earlier

House Dems Lay Out Roadmap for Cutting US Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Reading Time: 2 minutes UN’s Michelle Bachelet Says Israel’s Annexation Plans ‘Illegal’ (Chris C.) The author writes, “Just days before

With FEC again defanged, Trump’s latest nominee likely to face opposition

(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The Federal Election Commission is once again lacking the four commissioners it needs to enforce campaign

Multiple Reports Challenge White House Claim That Trump Was Never Briefed on Russian Bounty Intel

The Trump administration maintains that the intelligence was never verified and therefore never made it to the president’s desk.

LA Task Force Chasing Suspects Who Tried to Kill Officers During Riots

During a Monday press conference, the Safe L.A. Task Force reported that it is seeking information on suspects accused of

2 Tulsa Officers Critically Wounded at Traffic Stop, Suspect in Custody

An hours-long manhunt ended in Tulsa after two officers were shot by a man during a traffic stop early Monday

Woman Faces Charges After Reportedly Striking Police Officer with Car

An Idaho woman now faces charges of felony assault and battery on a police officer. According to East Idaho News,

Police Investigating Protesters after Confrontation with Armed St. Louis Homeowners

Law enforcement is determining whether the protesters committed trespassing and fourth-degree assault by intimidation.

TikTok and 53 Other iOS Apps Still Snoop on Your Sensitive Data

Reading Time: 2 minutes VIDEO: Why the Police Receive Over $100 Billion Annually (Chris C.) From CNBC: “Despite a sharp

These incumbents’ campaigns are paying big wages to family members

(Joshua Lott/Getty Images) While winning a congressional race can mean big things for a candidate, sometimes a family member comes

Activists Worry New Georgia Voting Machines Open to Cyberattack

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thirty thousand brand new voting machines have been rolled out across 159 counties in Georgia. The

In Politics, K-Pop Fans Turn Up the Volume

Reading Time: 5 minutes On June 12, 16-year-old Claire Hanley posted a video on TikTok that has spurred teams of

Summertime and the Living’s Uneasy

Reading Time: 5 minutes At the halfway point, 2020 is shaping up as potentially the worst year for Planet Earth