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By Megan Thompson
When Alabama’s state constitution was written in 1901 by 155 white men, their goal was to “establish white supremacy in this state.” The document has been hotly debated ever since. Earlier this month, the state legislature took an important step:…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The complete U.S. military withdrawals from Afghanistan and Somalia last year have made it more difficult for the United States to counter terror groups that aspire to attack America and its allies, senior commanders told Congress on Tuesday.
By News Desk
The U.S. faces a growing shortage of mental health professionals trained to work with young people — at a time when depression and anxiety are on the rise.
By James Anderson, Sam Metz, Associated Press
Utah Sen. Mike Lee is facing backlash from Japanese Americans and conservation groups after blocking a proposal to create a national historic site at a former internment camp in rural Colorado.
By Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a proposal to reauthorize the 1990s-era law that extends protections for victims of domestic and sexual violence after it lapsed in 2019 because of Republican opposition. Actor Angelina Jolie praised the proposal…
By Associated Press
The Senate has passed legislation barring contracts that force people to settle sexual assault or harassment cases through arbitration rather than in court, a process that often benefits employers and keeps misconduct allegations from becoming public.
The Senate Agriculture committee held a hearing Wednesday on risks, innovation and regulations in digital assets.
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy testifies Tuesday on youth mental health before the Senate Finance committee.
The Senate Commerce committee held a hearing Tuesday on COVID-19 fraud and price gouging.
Senate Republican leaders will give a news briefing on Thursday following the defeat of the Democrat's voting rights bills by filibuster and will comment on the first year of the Biden administration.
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