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

The Reopening: How to Doll Up Dining During Social Distancing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Coronavirus meets fashion in the Lithuanian capital city, Vilnius, as the country begins easing lockdown restrictions. 

California Cadet Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency in Training

A cadet training to become a deputy with the Santa Clara (CA) Sheriff’s Office collapsed during training on Tuesday and

Off-Duty Massachusetts Officer Killed in Vehicle Collision

An officer with the Salem (MA) Police Department was killed Thursday night in a vehicle collision with another car travelling

Minneapolis Takes First Steps Toward Disbanding Police Department

The head of the new department would be somebody with “non-law-enforcement experience in community safety services, including but not limited

Federal Judge Rules Cuomo, De Blasio Exceeded Authority by Restricting Religious Services While Condoning Protests

U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe granted a preliminary injunction blocking New York from enforcing its coronavirus restrictions on religious services.

Absentee Voting in New York Seen as a ‘Challenging’ and ‘Scary’ Experience

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pamela Block requested an absentee ballot for New York’s June 23 primary election. The Long Island

Stop Seizing Paychecks During Pandemic, Senators Demand in Letters to Debt Collectors

Reading Time: 2 minutes White House Ordered NIH to Cancel Coronavirus Research Funding, Fauci Says (Gerry) The author writes, “The

Trump Admin. Asks Supreme Court to Repeal Obamacare

A brief was filed on Thursday night to request the repeal of the Affordable Care Act of 2017.

Senate Passes Hong Kong Sanctions Bill following White House Delay

The bill places sanctions on individuals, entities, and banks that help facilitate greater Chinese control over Hong Kong.