Siwatu-Salama Ra, a black mother and environmental activist from Detroit, is in prison for showing her licensed, unloaded and concealed firearm while defending ...her family during a frightening attack. She now faces a two-year mandatory sentence and may be forced to give birth behind bars—in shackles.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013 took action designed to protect minority car buyers from discriminatory loan terms. Congress is using a new tactic to change those rules — and could do the same with thousands of other regulations it dislikes.
In the seats behind her, passengers sent goodbye text messages, tightened oxygen masks around their faces and braced for impact. But Capt. Tammie Jo Shults was in control.
The GOP tax bill is now even less popular; only 27% think it's a good idea. Most people foresee higher deficits and most benefits going to the wealthy and corporations.
The United States and United Kingdom issued a joint alert Monday blaming Russia for mounting global cyberattacks on devices and networks that control internet traffic, potentially affecting millions of machines.
Last week the state of Michigan approved a controversial permit to allow Nestlé, the largest water bottling company in the world, to expand its operations in th...e state. In 2016, we went to Michigan and spoke with a group of women who have been engaging in a legal battle against the company for years:
This POS governor deliberately underfunds Kentucky public school students and districts by tens of millions of dollars and then has the gall to castigate educators striking to demand better for their students?
His departure followed reports on Friday afternoon that in 2017, President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen had negotiated a $1.6 million payment on Broidy’s behalf to a Playboy Playmate who said that Broidy had impregnated her.
"Do you believe that Brown v. Board of Education was correctly decided?" Sen. Richard Blumenthal asked Wendy Vitter.
"I don’t mean to be coy, but I think I get ...into a difficult area when I start commenting on Supreme Court decisions which are correctly decided and which I may disagree with," Vitter said.
At his cabinet meeting today, President Trump said a wall on the US-Mexico border "will stop your drug flow." As we have written, most illegal drugs pass undetected through legal ports of entry.
Scientists say the federal government's stance on medical marijuana prevents them from conducting research required for FDA approval.