Strong majorities of Americans from across the political spectrum support laws that allow family members or law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily remove guns from a person who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others, according to a new APM Research Lab/Guns & America/Call To Mind survey. Continue Reading Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws
The cluster was first detected by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where eight previously healthy teenagers were hospitalized with severe lung damage. The rapid onset of symptoms included coughing, weight loss and significant breathing difficulties. Continue Reading What’s Behind A Cluster Of Vaping-Related Hospitalizations?
Demonstrations in downtown Portland remained largely non-violent Saturday as the two opposing groups stayed mostly separated. The groups wandered across central Portland for hours, with counter-protesters crossing the Burnside Bridge, spilling onto Southeast Grand Avenue and impacting traffic. Continue Reading Police Arrest At Least 13 After Portland Demonstrations Bring Out Groups With Opposing Ideologies
A whopping 23 Democrats are running to defeat President Donald Trump, but only one can win, leaving many to ask whether low-polling candidates should bow out and instead help flip the U.S. Senate to their party. Continue Reading Will Low-Polling Democrats Jump From Presidential Runs To Senate Races?
A memo instructed workers at a Pennsylvania plant to show up at 7 a.m., scan their ID cards and stand for hours through lunch in order to watch a speech by the president. Continue Reading Workers Forced To Choose Between Watching President’s Speech, No Pay Or Using Paid Leave
The president was reportedly considering purchasing the island, which a Greenlandic politician says has strategic value. But “it sounds a little bit like a joke,” Aaja Chemnitz Larsen told NPR. Continue Reading Greenland Says It’s ‘Not For Sale’ After Reports That President Trump Wants To Buy It
A ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week reversed an opinion from a federal judge in Idaho. In the overturned opinion, Judge Lynn Winmill said federal courts didn’t have jurisdiction to enforce a ruling from the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Court against non-tribal members. Continue Reading 9th Circuit Says Federal Courts Can Consider Enforcing Tribal Court Rulings
The Food and Drug Administration has rolled out a proposed rule to require tobacco companies to include graphic warnings, depicting some of the lesser known health risks of smoking tobacco products. Continue Reading New Look For Cigarettes? FDA Proposes Graphic Warnings On Packages And Ads
Long-term flooding along major waterways stranded barges up and down the Mississippi River this summer and caused havoc with river transportation and the economy that depends on it. Continue Reading Months Of Flooding On Mississippi River Marooned Midwest Trade
Following a speech by South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowing to reunify the Koreas, Pyongyang said it would no longer pursue peace with Seoul. Continue Reading North Korea Calls Off Further Talks With South, Launches More Projectiles
Newly leaked emails show that conservative state Rep. Matt Shea has had close ties with a group that trained children and young men for religious combat in Washington state. The Spokesman-Review newspaper reported that the emails were first revealed in The Guardian on Wednesday, while Shea’s ties with Team Rugged also showed up in a video on Shea’s public Facebook page. Continue Reading Emails Show Washington GOP Lawmaker Linked To Group Giving Biblical Training On War For Teens
Israeli officials reversed a decision to allow Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to visit the country. Continue Reading Reps. Omar And Tlaib Barred From Visiting Israel After Trump Insists On Ban