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House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote

The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total ...

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote

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LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Dav...
20:40, 2019-05-17

U.S. House approves LGBTQ rights bill despite opposition from most Republicans U.S. President Donald Trump is widely expected to veto the legislation if it reaches his desk....
22:20, 2019-05-17

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House h...
18:32, 2019-05-17

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions moveme...
03:16, 2019-07-24

AOC one of few to vote ‘no’ as House passes bill opposing Israel boycott WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions moveme...
07:08, 2019-07-24

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1...
06:40, 2019-08-24

The House Passes Equality Act to Prevent LGBTQ Discrimination On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, which expands protections for members of the LGBTQ community....
23:08, 2019-05-17

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a...
21:32, 2019-05-13

Civil War cannonball discovered lodged in a tree at historic Missouri house A Civil War cannonball has been discovered lodged in a walnut tree at a historic house in Independence, Missouri....
19:04, 2019-09-13

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
23:52, 2019-05-29

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would ...
10:36, 2019-09-11

Net Neutrality Vote Passes House, Fulfilling Promise by Democrats The legislation, called the Save the Internet Act, faces long odds in the Republican-led Senate....
20:56, 2019-04-11

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ...
22:36, 2019-06-12

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
18:40, 2019-05-23

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and fl...
18:44, 2019-05-10

House Passes Intelligence Bill That Would Expand Secrecy Around Operatives The measure also calls for intelligence agencies to conduct new reviews of influence operations by foreign adversaries, including Russia....
02:32, 2019-07-18

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allowed oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wi...
18:56, 2019-09-12

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight wi...
22:24, 2019-06-19

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight ...
22:36, 2019-06-26

U.S. house passes bill to limit Trump’s use of force in Iran The version of the bill passed by the Democratic-controlled House has several provisions that angered Trump....
21:00, 2019-07-12

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any suppor...
20:56, 2019-07-18

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON – The House passed the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and othe...
20:24, 2019-07-12

House passes bill blocking oil and gas drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
23:28, 2019-09-11

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pus...
02:12, 2019-07-19

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergenc...
06:20, 2019-06-26

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White...
03:24, 2019-06-05

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON – The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on ...
18:20, 2019-06-12

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retireme...
19:08, 2019-05-24

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday,...
17:44, 2019-05-31

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
07:00, 2019-05-17

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to ...
23:16, 2019-09-05

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move ...
18:44, 2019-06-19

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
04:04, 2019-05-16

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
20:40, 2019-06-27

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously r...
12:50, 2019-05-01

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Busines...
23:36, 2019-06-17

Taylor Swift reveals why she took a stand for LGBTQ rights Singer says facing her previous lack of advocacy had been ‘kind of devastating’Taylor Swift says she felt compelled to publicly champion LGBTQ causes...
08:04, 2019-08-09

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in Ame...
21:16, 2019-06-14

Justices tuning in to cable television civil rights lawsuit The Supreme Court is about to weigh in on a racial discrimination lawsuit involving Comcast and a Los Angeles-based media company owned by comedian a...
14:48, 2019-09-08

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights ...
13:52, 2019-07-26

DeVos touts uptick in resolution of civil rights claims Education advisory committees dormant under Trump — Senate to vote on Trump’s pick for top higher education post...
16:48, 2019-07-11

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah ...
17:12, 2019-05-24

Famed New Orleans chef who fed civil rights leaders dies Legendary chef Leah Chase, who fed generations of New Orleanians and tourists alike at Dooky Chase’s restaurant, died Saturday at age 96...
12:20, 2019-06-02

CNN to make documentary on civil rights icon John Lewis NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday...
19:04, 2019-05-08

The Supreme Court Could Deliver a Devastating Blow to LGBTQ Rights Next Year The Supreme Court will finally have the chance to resolve whether Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation....
22:20, 2019-04-22

Cuomo’s legal counsel to head major LGBTQ-rights group NEW YORK (AP) — Alphonso David, a civil rights lawyer who has been serving as chief counsel to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was named Tuesday as the n...
20:04, 2019-06-25

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama adm...
20:08, 2019-07-10

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former Ea...
16:08, 2019-06-06

Iranian civil rights activist gets prison for taking off hijab in public Iranian civil rights activist Saba Kord Afshari has been sentenced to 24 years behind bars, including a 15-year term for taking off her hijab in publ...
20:24, 2019-08-29

Funeral service set for civil rights icon Judge Damon Keith DETROIT (AP) — Flags are being lowered and federal court offices are closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith ...
15:08, 2019-05-13

Rammstein band members kiss onstage in Moscow in support of LGBTQ rights In support of Russia's LGBTQ community, two male members of the German heavy metal group kissed in front of a massive crowd in Moscow. Under a so-cal...
12:24, 2019-08-01

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered Tuesday night to...
07:56, 2019-06-19

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her fa...
19:24, 2019-06-02

City Of Milwaukee Offers Sterling Brown $400,000 To Make Civil Rights Lawsuit Go Away The city of Milwaukee is looking to settle the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by Bucks guard Sterling Brown, who was tased and arrested by city...
05:08, 2019-09-05

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate t...
00:20, 2019-06-07

Death of Civil Rights Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph Ruled a Homicide Authorities have revealed the cause of death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, a beloved activist and pillar of her Baton Rouge, La., community....
18:44, 2019-07-16

Civil-rights groups show support for Paul Haggis’ rape accuser Eleven civil rights organizations — including the ACLU, Her Justice and the Anti-Violence Project — have filed an amicus brief in support of Haleigh ...
14:28, 2019-05-09

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and ...
23:08, 2019-05-23

Taylor Swift pens letter to Republican senator urging him to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride ...
21:04, 2019-06-01

Nicki Minaj drops out of Saudi Arabia concert in support of women and LGBTQ rights Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expr...
22:04, 2019-07-09

Memphis Police Charge 3 Mississippi Men With Civil Rights Intimidation in Parking Garage Attack Three Mississippi men have been charged with civil rights intimidation and attempted robbery after allegedly attacking two black men in a downtown Me...
19:24, 2019-09-12

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in...
04:12, 2019-05-17

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice ...
17:44, 2019-06-30

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
19:12, 2019-07-01

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do n...
07:12, 2019-06-28

Dems mobilize against threat to LGBTQ bill Some senior House Democrats are privately anxious that GOP floor antics on Friday could jeopardize the fate of a sweeping bill to shield LGBTQ people...
01:40, 2019-05-17

Taylor Swift publicly rejects Trump’s stance on LGBTQ rights in letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander The pop star posted a message to the Tennessee senator on Instagram (and encouraged fans to write their senators) in recognition of Pride Month....
23:48, 2019-06-02

Leah Lange Chase, Famed Creole Chef Who Fed Civil Rights Leaders and Presidents, Is Dead at 96 In her New Orleans restaurant, she had a knack for remembering the favorite dishes of customers, whether it was a jazz great or an elderly neighbor....
19:12, 2019-06-02

Leah Lange Chase, Famed Creole Cook Who Fed Civil Rights Leaders and Presidents, Is Dead at 96 In her New Orleans restaurant, she fed fried chicken, jambalaya and red beans to Freedom Riders, jazz superstars and two presidents....
17:16, 2019-06-02

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor ...
06:00, 2019-05-16

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert, cites support for women's, LGBTQ rights U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of...
21:36, 2019-07-09

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shif...
16:48, 2019-06-14

France’s Le Pen predicts historic vote for populist parties MILAN (AP) — The leader of France’s far-right National Rally is predicting that a group of like-minded right-wing populists will achieve “...
11:40, 2019-05-18

Trump’s Justice Department Tells the US Supreme Court Civil Rights Laws Don’t Protect Transgender Workers Apparently, as far as the Trump administration is concerned, employers have every right to fire transgender people....
05:28, 2019-08-17

On Women’s Equality Day, Mattel Honors the ‘Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement’ With the Rosa Parks Barbie In 1955, Rosa Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience when her refusal to relinquish her seat sparked the Montgomery, Ala., bus boycott, a major ...
16:12, 2019-08-26

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia festival to show support for women's rights and LGBTQ community Nicki Minaj has pulled out of headlining a music festival in Saudi Arabia over her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
00:32, 2019-07-10

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major...
03:00, 2019-06-19

Ole Miss students posed with guns in front of a shot-up Emmett Till memorial — now they face a possible civil-rights investigation Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting/ProPublica Three students at the University of Mississippi have been suspended from their fraternity ...
06:08, 2019-07-26

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
01:52, 2019-06-28

Alabama passes bill banning abortion If approved, the law - which has sparked protests - would outlaw abortion almost entirely....
11:08, 2019-05-15

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical...
15:52, 2019-05-16

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unw...
20:44, 2019-05-23

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first respond...
23:24, 2019-07-23

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and n...
06:48, 2019-09-11

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an a...
05:00, 2019-05-15

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told repor...
14:04, 2019-05-18

U.S. Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill, sends to Trump Final passage came as the House of Representatives voted 354-58 for the measure, which lawmakers and Trump had haggled over for months....
11:20, 2019-06-04

Canadian Senate passes B.C. tanker ban bill, prepping for it to come into law Bill C-48 formalizes a moratorium on oil tanker traffic from the northern tip of Vancouver Island to B.C.'s border with Alaska....
00:56, 2019-06-21

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill in...
04:56, 2019-06-05

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Senate committee passes majority of amendments for Bill C-69 A Senate energy committee has adopted a vast majority of amendments to Bill C-69, but Alberta's premier says it's still too early to celebrate....
00:28, 2019-05-17

Muslim practice of instant divorce made illegal in India after historic vote The practice, which can only be implemented by men, has already been made illegal in more than 20 Muslim countries. India has followed suit after law...
22:20, 2019-07-30

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after ...
05:32, 2019-06-25

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legisla...
19:28, 2019-09-10

Germany's cabinet passes draft bill on aid to coal regions The financial aid is intended to promote structural change in regions impacted by plans to exit coal by 2038....
21:24, 2019-08-28

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
22:32, 2019-06-13

Alabama passes bill to chemically castrate child sex offenders A bill to chemically castrate paedophiles has been passed by lawmakers in the US State of Alabama....
17:36, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s R...
11:28, 2019-05-16

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
11:28, 2019-05-16

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster ai...
23:00, 2019-05-23

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the...
20:12, 2019-05-21

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a ...
05:08, 2019-05-15

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. T...
22:28, 2019-07-23

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
00:00, 2019-05-23

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to R...
04:40, 2019-05-04

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. ...
03:24, 2019-06-25

House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling (This September 11 story corrects name to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, not Reserve in first paragraph)...
18:28, 2019-09-12

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure ...
12:52, 2019-06-04

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Flo...
00:36, 2019-09-12

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environme...
05:40, 2019-06-21

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests...
21:56, 2019-07-02

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a drive...
02:08, 2019-06-13

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite l...
06:32, 2019-05-30

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in Californ...
02:56, 2019-05-30

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Repres...
00:24, 2019-05-30

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnanc...
20:32, 2019-05-17

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the env...
18:40, 2019-05-17

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overrid...
14:04, 2019-07-02

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than indepen...
10:20, 2019-09-11

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a n...
21:16, 2019-05-22

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan me...
22:16, 2019-06-26

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects lik...
19:12, 2019-05-17

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their in...
05:08, 2019-08-07

California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns...
22:28, 2019-07-30

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian ant...
18:12, 2019-06-01

Cancer town: civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and mo...
19:08, 2019-07-27

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benef...
17:56, 2019-05-23

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. ...
04:40, 2019-05-09

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 mil...
01:00, 2019-06-05

‘Zero’ chance it passes: Game analysts break down senator’s anti-loot box bill Three analysts speak out about what the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act would mean if Congress passed it into law.Read More...
21:08, 2019-05-13

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early ...
01:56, 2019-09-05

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no ...
02:12, 2019-05-30

Alabama Senate passes nation's strictest abortion bill: Washington Post Alabama's state senate has passed the nation's strictest abortion bill, making performing the procedure a felony with few exceptions, the Washington ...
18:12, 2019-05-09

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 US...
05:20, 2019-06-11

Cancer town: watch live as civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and mo...
02:36, 2019-07-27

Donald Trump lashes out at civil rights leader Al Sharpton and labels him a 'troublemaker' in unprovoked attack on Twitter Donald Trump has lashed out at black civil rights leader Al Sharpton, accusing him of being a "troublemaker" and "hating" white people....
16:16, 2019-07-29

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage an...
19:32, 2019-07-09

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was ...
04:12, 2019-07-25

House of Lords passes amendment to help prevent no-deal Brexit Bill could make it illegal for a Boris Johnson administration to prorogue parliamentA no-deal showdown is expected in the House of Commons on Thursda...
20:32, 2019-07-17

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classi...
23:08, 2019-09-11

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, triggering election debate — live updates British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition Labour abstained. The prime minister called for a vo...
22:44, 2019-09-04

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed b...
13:32, 2019-09-12

Cuomo signs historic bill outlawing revenge porn in New York New York state has finally outlawed revenge porn — following a year-long campaign by The Post. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill that outlaw...
18:04, 2019-07-23

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and cen...
12:52, 2019-05-16

House passes revamped disaster relief package despite Trump eruptions House Democrats pushed through another multibillion-dollar disaster aid offer Friday — a vote that will be in vain if they can’t strike a deal that d...
19:00, 2019-05-10

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
00:12, 2019-09-12

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" aborti...
15:12, 2019-05-22

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abo...
22:52, 2019-05-10

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign i...
00:20, 2019-06-05

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation ...
18:32, 2019-07-18

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives ...
02:40, 2019-07-17

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, ...
02:44, 2019-05-17

Ro Khanna Interview: The Internet Bill of Rights California Democratic congressman Ro Khanna talks social media, election interference, and his Internet Bill of Rights proposal....
19:28, 2019-08-23

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect. ...
18:36, 2019-07-29

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific, Atlantic and Florida Gulf coasts The House on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and the Florida Gulf Coast....
02:36, 2019-09-12

Country House’s Owners Soaking In Historic Kentucky Derby 145 Victory LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Sunday the world is still buzzing after the historical running of Kentucky Derby 145. For the first time ever, the...
01:56, 2019-05-06

Putin insists ‘genius musician’ Elton John is ‘mistaken’ on Russian LGBTQ rights Elton John is blasting Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent comments on LGBTQ rights.        ...
19:12, 2019-06-29

Gillibrand’s Family Bill of Rights would cut parents’ costs WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) has released a Family Bill of Rights t...
13:04, 2019-05-22

Leah Chase, civil rights activist and 'Queen of Creole Cuisine' at Dooky Chase, dies at 96 New Orleans legend and civil rights activist Leah Chase of Dooky Chase's Restaurant cooked with a secret ingredient: "Love."    ...
22:00, 2019-06-02

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's...
00:44, 2019-06-06

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request....
23:00, 2019-05-23

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamenta...
23:04, 2019-08-30

Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill Ramps Up the Conservative War on Abortion Rights A heartbeat bill restriction abortion is almost sure to be challenged in court in any state. But that's what Republican lawmakers want....
23:08, 2019-05-07

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov....
16:16, 2019-06-11

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are s...
08:00, 2019-08-30

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
20:12, 2019-05-27

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s R...
03:08, 2019-05-16

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund ...
00:00, 2019-06-26

Major Mishap: Colorado Just Tried Restoring Voting Rights To 30,000 Felons But Accidentally Gave Jared Fogle The Right To Vote 30,000 Times Instead What could have been a major victory for progressive criminal justice reform in Colorado went horribly awry yesterday due to a devastating bureaucrat...
22:28, 2019-09-04

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by...
23:48, 2019-06-29

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor...
13:08, 2019-06-05

Brexit: new bill to include MPs' vote on second referendum, May says – live news Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ How May summed up her “New Brexit ...
18:04, 2019-05-21

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a t...
00:24, 2019-05-28

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans ...
13:28, 2019-05-23

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democrati...
19:12, 2019-05-21

NC Senate vote means showdown nears on immigration bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly is heading for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as legislators near final p...
03:24, 2019-06-25

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
03:52, 2019-05-15

Homes of the week: an Essex countryside mansion, a Thameside penthouse and a historic one-bedroom terrace house Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside penthouse overlooking Tower Bridge, a countryside mansion and a historic one-bedroom te...
09:56, 2019-08-21

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of righ...
21:56, 2019-06-12

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based ...
03:00, 2019-05-29

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislato...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Alabama senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state senate on Thursday delayed a vote on the nation's strictest abortion bill until Tuesday, a spokeswoman for a senator said....
18:52, 2019-05-09

Single vote prevents Kansas Medicaid expansion bill from advancing Legislation to advance the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Kansas failed by a single vote Wednesday, likely killing the bill until the next legislati...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has r...
11:12, 2019-05-22

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers ...
02:52, 2019-06-21

McConnell bill to raise legal smoking age to 21 to get vote in Senate panel A bill to increase the minimum age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 is set for a vote in a key Senate committee Wednesday....
18:28, 2019-06-24

Brexit: MPs vote on second reading of bill that could block no deal – live news Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on TuesdayExplained: who are the 21 Tory rebels and will an election...
18:12, 2019-09-04

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
12:16, 2019-06-11

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting right...
05:32, 2019-05-03

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote later Wednesday on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of e...
16:20, 2019-07-17

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional ...
02:32, 2019-06-11

House could vote today on impeaching Trump The Democrat-controlled House will “likely” vote on Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment against President Trump later Wednesday...
17:04, 2019-07-17

Germany's upper house set to vote on e-scooters The German Bundesrat is to vote on whether to approve electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. Most major European countries, except ...
10:20, 2019-05-17

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Ub...
02:56, 2019-08-28

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archi...
00:24, 2019-07-09

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa...
16:56, 2019-05-16

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation...
15:24, 2019-08-06

Theresa May says revised Withdrawal Agreement Bill will give MPs chance to vote on second referendum Prime Minister Theresa May has said her revised Brexit bill will give MPs the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum....
18:00, 2019-05-21

Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill....
18:04, 2019-06-04

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current...
00:56, 2019-07-17

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republ...
16:52, 2019-05-21

House to vote again to block Trump's border emergency The House plans to vote again to block Donald Trump’s plan to divert billions of Pentagon dollars to his border wall, forcing Republicans to pick sid...
18:36, 2019-09-12

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the ...
14:24, 2019-05-22

House committee to vote on impeachment procedures – live House judiciary panel to consider procedures for future hearings in first step towards possible impeachment of TrumpSign up for the US briefing and g...
14:36, 2019-09-12

Hoyer: House could vote next week on a budget deal House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said today that the lower chamber could vote on a sweeping two-year budget agreement as soon as next week if congre...
18:44, 2019-07-16

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President ...
17:40, 2019-07-17

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying con...
11:24, 2019-06-04

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP leaders — with some help from President Donald Trump — are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as...
18:24, 2019-07-25

Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that...
03:56, 2019-08-10

NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — NY lawmakers vote to allow release of Trump’s state tax returns to Democrats in Congress; bill on way to governor....
19:28, 2019-05-22

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr ...
17:24, 2019-05-06

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr ...
07:20, 2019-05-07

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democra...
07:08, 2019-07-17

The Latest: House Panel OKs Contempt Vote In Census Dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census (all times local): 4:39 p.m. A House committee has vote...
23:12, 2019-06-12

Tennessee House speaker scandals spur ‘no confidence’ vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans have cast a vote of no confidence in House Speaker Glen Casada, who remains ensnared by a spate o...
01:04, 2019-05-21

What the Hell Happened During the House Vote on Trump's Racist Tweets? The House voted to denounce Trump's racist tweets, but no one's allowed to call them "racist."...
17:08, 2019-07-17

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a...
13:08, 2019-05-08

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of ...
03:08, 2019-06-12

House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon House Democrats will not hold floor votes on contempt resolutions against Attorney General William Barr or any other Trump administration officials u...
18:16, 2019-05-15

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing...
20:00, 2019-07-11

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserv...
23:12, 2019-05-29

Brexit: MPs debate bill that could block no deal as government reels from vote defeat – live news Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on TuesdayExplained: who are the 21 Tory rebels and will an election...
17:48, 2019-09-04

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of th...
08:28, 2019-05-23

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow...
19:16, 2019-06-05

House notches rare bipartisan vote to repeal part of Obamacare Republicans and Democrats came together Wednesday to perform an act rarely seen on Capitol Hill: voting to repeal part of Obamacare....
01:24, 2019-07-18

Daily on Healthcare: House tees up vote to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:32, 2019-07-16

House committee to vote on subpoenas for Jared Kushner, Jeff Sessions Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., will make the final decision about issuing the subpoenas....
04:08, 2019-07-10

Two severely-disabled candidates win seats in Japan upper house vote Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan's upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disab...
19:04, 2019-07-21

Brexit: MPs start debating bill that could block no deal as government reels from vote defeat – live news Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on TuesdayExplained: who are the 21 Tory rebels and will an election...
17:24, 2019-09-04

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Le...
17:12, 2019-06-11

House Democrats vote to block Trump's Obamacare 'relief' ideas for states House Democrats voted Thursday to block the Trump administration from letting states make changes to their healthcare programs, the first of several ...
00:56, 2019-05-10

House Judiciary panel preparing vote to define Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to take its first formal vote to define what Chairman Jerry Nadler calls an ongoing “impeachment investiga...
04:04, 2019-09-07

House to vote on bills blocking Trump's push to expand oil and gas drilling off US coasts The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
22:16, 2019-09-11

Daily on Healthcare: House Democrats tee up vote to neutralize Trump Obamacare actions Smart content. Deeper culture. Better access. Become a subscriber to the Washington Examiner magazine....
18:16, 2019-05-06

House heads toward vote on amended border package, as Trump signals opposition The House will vote Thursday on an amended emergency border aid package, but it’s unclear if the Senate will consider the new version, teeing up a ga...
16:00, 2019-06-27

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics n...
02:16, 2019-05-09

House backs repeal of Obamacare's unpopular 'Cadillac tax' in rare bipartisan vote The "'Cadillac tax," set to go into effect in 2022, is unpopular with both Republicans and Democrats, who say it punishes the middle class....
14:04, 2019-07-22

The House is about to back repealing Obamacare's unpopular 'Cadillac tax' in rare bipartisan vote The "'Cadillac tax," set to go into effect in 2022, is unpopular with both Republicans and Democrats, who say it punishes the middle class....
17:56, 2019-07-17

May defeated in Lords as peers vote to beef up anti-prorogation measure in Northern Ireland bill – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including PMQs and May’s speech on the state of politicsBoris Johnson ‘ignored expert advice’ o...
18:40, 2019-07-17

House may vote to hold Barr in contempt for failure to release unredacted report – live Vote expected on holding attorney general in contempt of Congress after failure to comply with subpoena request for full version of Mueller’s reportS...
15:16, 2019-05-08

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest....
11:32, 2019-06-11

Brexit news LIVE: MPs to vote on bill to block no-deal and Boris to trigger snap election after crushing Commons defeat MPs will attempt to block a no-deal Brexit today after they voted to seize control the Commons....
08:52, 2019-09-04

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the Hou...
00:36, 2019-05-31

House gearing up for PFAS in defense bill Progressives to introduce climate emergency resolution — Steyer expected to announce White House bid...
16:08, 2019-07-09

House of Representatives passes resolution officially condemning Trump's 'go back' tweets The House of Representatives has voted to officially condemn Donald Trump's tweets telling four Congresswomen to "go back" to their home countries....
07:20, 2019-07-17

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
16:52, 2019-05-21

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wi...
22:48, 2019-07-11

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a heari...
23:04, 2019-06-23

US House Committee To Hear Bill Proposing DC Statehood WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be re...
14:00, 2019-05-31

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
01:16, 2019-07-10

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threa...
04:52, 2019-06-26

The Latest: House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on funding to aid migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 8 p.m. Democrats ha...
04:20, 2019-06-26

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
23:32, 2019-07-02

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1...
22:16, 2019-05-15

NY bill to let US House see Trump’s state returns narrowed ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal that would grant Congress access to New York state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump has been revised to add...
19:28, 2019-05-20

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in...
23:24, 2019-05-18

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but ultimately doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a pat...
02:36, 2019-06-05

House Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Thwart Robocalls The measure would require phone carriers to offer screening technology to customers at no additional cost....
02:08, 2019-06-21

House spending bill lets Congress hire 'Dreamers' A must-pass House spending bill would, if enacted, legalize the employment of “Dreamers” in the legislative branch, Democrats announced Tuesday....
13:16, 2019-05-02

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that woul...
02:08, 2019-05-17

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking ...
15:48, 2019-05-11

Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
23:24, 2019-05-23

U.S. House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require the Trump administration to...
19:32, 2019-05-02

Brexit: House of Lords approves bill to block no deal The UK House of Lords has approved a bill that aims to block the possibility of a no deal Brexit happening in October. The bill is expected to pass i...
18:08, 2019-09-06

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House’s speaker says the governor still lacks the votes in the Republican-led House to pass his pension-relief p...
17:20, 2019-05-15

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas...
04:16, 2019-05-26

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
22:16, 2019-07-12

Dems push bill on Obamacare, drug prices toward House OK WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pushing legislation buttressing the 2010 health care law and curbing prescription drug prices toward House passage. T...
23:16, 2019-05-16

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration k...
21:16, 2019-05-02

House Sends Long-Delayed $19.1B Disaster Aid Bill To Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill has sailed through the House and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected s...
12:36, 2019-06-04

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the ...
07:20, 2019-06-25

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies...
09:52, 2019-05-22

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
18:36, 2019-05-24

House approves bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill Thursday in a vote of 284 to 149. The legislation will...
00:32, 2019-07-26

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has...
23:28, 2019-05-21

U.S. Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
22:56, 2019-05-23

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recogni...
14:12, 2019-05-31

House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
18:08, 2019-05-24

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victi...
21:08, 2019-07-24

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of ...
23:28, 2019-05-15

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the ...
00:48, 2019-06-20

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants wh...
07:48, 2019-06-06

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cau...
18:36, 2019-07-02

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing dis...
21:44, 2019-05-28

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bi...
23:52, 2019-05-06

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
21:36, 2019-06-10

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the stateR...
07:24, 2019-05-17

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump a...
21:48, 2019-07-07

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this ...
13:32, 2019-07-09

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administrati...
02:16, 2019-05-17

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republi...
18:20, 2019-09-12

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become...
04:56, 2019-05-18

Brexit news latest: Bill designed to stop no-deal set to become law after clearing House of Lords A bill designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit is set to become law after completing its passage through the House of Lords....
17:20, 2019-09-06

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their f...
21:28, 2019-05-02

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detain...
23:52, 2019-06-27

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill a...
04:16, 2019-06-26

U.K. bill to block no-deal Brexit approved by House of Commons, heads to upper chamber In a second straight day of parliamentary turmoil, the House of Commons voted by 327-299 in favor of the bill, sending it to Parliament’s upper chamb...
22:20, 2019-09-04

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that ...
22:00, 2019-05-14

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children....
04:20, 2019-06-26

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from go...
19:52, 2019-07-25

White House responds to Taylor Swift's Equality Act petition, says the bill in its 'current form is filled with poison pills' The White House responded to Taylor Swift after the singer championed the Equality Act at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards....
22:00, 2019-08-27

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Are House Democrats prepared to make Hyde an issue in the spending bill? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:04, 2019-06-10

Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear....
21:48, 2019-06-26

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still goi...
13:48, 2019-06-13

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
21:32, 2019-07-04

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborat...
12:00, 2019-09-10

Brexit: House of Lords approves a bill which would block no deal Brexit The UK House of Lords has approved a bill which aims to block the possibility of a no deal Brexit happening in October. The bill is expected to pass ...
16:56, 2019-09-06

Brexit news: Bill designed to prevent no-deal 'will clear House of Lords by Friday' The Government failed to secure the support of two-thirds of MPs, with the Commons voting 298 to 55 - 136 short of the number needed....
09:16, 2019-09-05

Brexit news LIVE: No-deal Brexit chances scuppered after bill to stop UK crashing out of EU clears House of Lords Boris Johnson has suffered a fresh setback as the bill designed to stop the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal is set to become law....
18:24, 2019-09-06

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:28, 2019-04-12

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the e...
20:16, 2019-07-31

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson suffers Commons defeat as MPs vote to take control of parliamentary business in bid to block no-deal Boris Johnson has suffered a Brexit defeat in the Commons as MPs voted to take control of the Commons agenda in a bid to block no-deal....
23:20, 2019-09-03

Guatemala ready for ‘vote-by-vote election recount MEXICO CITY (AP) — Guatemalan officials say they will begin on Wednesday a “vote-by-vote” recount of the country’s June 16 general ...
22:44, 2019-06-25

Brexit vote results: Which way did your MP vote last night? MPs have voted to take control of parliamentary business from the Government in a dramatic bid to prevent a no deal Brexit....
13:00, 2019-09-04

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to st...
01:44, 2019-09-04

No deal Brexit bill: Amendment designed to prevent leaving EU without deal 'will clear House of Lords by Friday' The Government failed to secure the support of two-thirds of MPs, with the Commons voting 298 to 55 - 136 short of the number needed....
13:44, 2019-09-05

Brexit vote result LIVE: MPs vote to seize control of Commons in bid to block no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson has been defeated as MPs voted to seize control the Commons in a bid to block no-deal Brexit....
23:20, 2019-09-03

How to register to vote in the UK for a general election: How to arrange a postal vote and can I register online? There has been a huge spike in the number of people registering to vote as the public prepares itself for an imminent election....
13:44, 2019-09-05

Senate votes to reject B.C. tanker ban bill report — now, the bill will proceed The vote means that the bill will now proceed to third reading at the Senate's next sitting....
00:32, 2019-06-07

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crim...
19:20, 2019-07-10

Law and Order: SVU Needs a New ADA, So Why Not Make Them An LGBTQ Character? It's been nearly a decade since Law & Order: SVU had an out member of the LGBTQ community as part of its series regular cast. Time for that to change...
16:32, 2019-05-30

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none includ...
16:16, 2019-05-23

10 great sites in LGBTQ history Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.       ...
06:32, 2019-06-28

The most LGBTQ-friendly cities in the US, according to travelers Cities across the U.S. are celebrating Pride Month — but which cities are the most LGBTQ-friendly?       ...
18:00, 2019-06-24

How safe is Germany for LGBTQ travelers? Berlin travel guide "Spartacus" reports that Germany has lost a lot of its attractiveness as a destination for gays and lesbians. The reason is incre...
10:08, 2019-07-26

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appe...
14:32, 2019-06-20

Brexit civil servants given over £1m in bonuses Staff at the Brexit Department received more than £1 million in bonuses in a year, official figures reveal today....
13:28, 2019-06-21

A book about the Civil War that speaks to our times, too. Roxana Robinson’s ‘Dawson’s Fall’ melds autobiography and history into a rewarding work of fiction...
15:16, 2019-05-15

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White Hou...
02:40, 2019-05-19

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read...
17:12, 2019-07-02

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the...
11:28, 2019-06-04

Ruby Rose’s ‘Batwoman’ is TV’s 1st out LGBTQ superhero Ruby Rose suffered the slings and arrows from schoolmates about being different before the rise of social media...
06:56, 2019-08-05

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others...
00:00, 2019-06-05

10 great places where LGBTQ history was made June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.   &#...
14:12, 2019-06-28

A longtimer's tour of LGBTQ life in the Village As New York marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising this pride weekend, welcoming WorldPride to the city, the neighborhood where LGBTQ p...
20:36, 2019-06-27

Happy Pride: Most LGBTQ-friendly cities in US Cities across the U.S. are celebrating Pride Month — but which cities are the most LGBTQ-friendly?       ...
18:28, 2019-06-24

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan ...
11:20, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (...
21:40, 2019-06-07

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing...
00:20, 2019-05-21

House Dems authorize subpoenas for top White House officials' private communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email ...
18:24, 2019-07-25

White House tells former Trump aides not to testify at House hearing Corey Lewandowski told to limit his remarks as sole witness at what committee calls first impeachment hearingThe White House has instructed two forme...
04:40, 2019-09-17

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Commi...
04:48, 2019-09-17

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel R...
20:04, 2019-08-26

‘Big Brother Canada’: 12th evicted house guest is ‘proud of what I’ve done in that house’ Watch the two-hour finale special on Thursday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET to see who wins 'Big Brother Canada.'...
16:04, 2019-05-09

House Judiciary Committee to subpoena ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s o...
11:12, 2019-08-26

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email ...
19:12, 2019-07-25

White House Directs Ex-Officials Hicks, Donaldson To Withhold Documents From House Panel (CNN) — The White House has directed former officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to turn over any documents to the House Judiciary Comm...
17:08, 2019-06-04

Taylor vs. Scooter: The Pop Music Civil War of 2019 The superstar complained that the powerful manager acquired her master recordings, setting off a debate that divided the industry....
21:20, 2019-07-03

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary ...
16:44, 2019-07-16

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure...
10:24, 2019-07-16

Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflictA story is often told to illustrate how central poetry is to Yemeni cult...
14:04, 2019-05-19

A view of Syria’s civil war, from Assad’s inner circle A high-level defector helps Sam Dagher explain the brutal conflict and the president’s role in it....
18:16, 2019-08-30

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collec...
05:32, 2019-09-06

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70...
15:16, 2019-07-16

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist...
05:52, 2019-08-30

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn...
18:40, 2019-05-07

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway will not appear before a House committee looking into allegations that...
03:24, 2019-06-25

How IT Chapter Two Handles the LGBTQ Themes of Stephen King’s Novel Warning: This post contains spoilers for IT Chapter Two. Like its hugely popular 2017 predecessor, IT Chapter Two opens with an early scene from Step...
06:08, 2019-09-07

Valkyrie is now the first LGBTQ Marvel movie superhero, but she's been bi forever Asgardian warrior Valkyrie is now officially the first LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel cinematic universe. And who better to blast this barrier with a ...
00:40, 2019-07-23

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ lib...
04:16, 2019-06-29

Paris names squares and streets for LGBTQ icons Paris has renamed three squares and one street for four iconic LGBTQ people and events: Ovida Delect, Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel and the 1969 Stonewall...
18:28, 2019-06-25

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital and set off a panic that s...
21:56, 2019-06-09

Starz’s new spy-fi show The Rook is already contributing to the LGBTQ+ canon Superhero characters with multiple personalities are often tactless treatments of mental illness masquerading as misguided acting showcases. Looking ...
16:36, 2019-07-23

Stories of Stonewall: How the LGBTQ rebellion left a legacy NEW YORK (AP) — It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. And on June 28, 1969, the St...
12:08, 2019-06-24

LGBTQ news coverage still evolving 50 years after Stonewall NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising that galvanized the LGBTQ rights movement, media treatment of the groups have changed — and ...
12:52, 2019-06-21

Tinder launches a new safety feature for LGBTQ travelers Dating app Tinder has launched a safety feature for LGBTQ travelers. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.      ...
17:12, 2019-07-26

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see d...
02:00, 2019-06-21

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife...
08:16, 2019-06-20

Pride or protest? Disillusioned plan their own LGBTQ march NEW YORK (AP) — Activists who believe New York City’s annual LGBTQ Pride march has become too commercialized are staging an alternative march t...
12:56, 2019-06-26

It's “Absolutely Fine” By Prince William If His Children Are LGBTQ+ The Duke of Cambridge was speaking during a visit to an LGBTQ+ youth charity ahead of Pride in London...
20:16, 2019-06-26

Surviving 'conversion therapy' for LGBTQ+ people in Germany An estimated 1,000 queer-identified people in Germany undergo "conversion therapy" every year. But the practice could soon be banned. During LGBTQ Pr...
15:40, 2019-07-28

Stonewall: A bar’s path from illicit dive to LGBTQ landmark NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Inn was an underground gay bar where a police raid sparked a rebellion that fueled the modern LGBTQ ri...
19:04, 2019-06-27

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing...
21:28, 2019-06-06

West Virginia GOP chairwoman endorses anti-LGBTQ op-ed CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The leader of West Virginia’s Republican party is applauding a state senator’s call for intolerance against memb...
22:08, 2019-06-24

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's off...
23:16, 2019-05-21

UK's best new homes revealed: a recyclable cork home, concrete Ghost House and subterranean London den up for House of the Year 2019 Twenty recently completed homes or home extensions, all designed by architects in the UK, are in the running for a top RIBA award....
01:36, 2019-06-27

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into Pres...
19:40, 2019-05-15

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that ...
17:52, 2019-05-21

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces...
04:24, 2019-06-10

Kevin Spacey Accuser Files Civil Lawsuit The suit seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries.”...
18:32, 2019-06-27

Pelosi, Ocasio-Cortez meet to end Democratic civil war Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a tête-à-tête Friday morning after weeks of acrimony between the veteran House speaker and the fre...
17:28, 2019-07-26

Speaker calls for removal of Civil War plaque in Statehouse ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The speaker of Maryland’s House of Delegates has called for the removal of a Statehouse plaque that honors the Civil War&...
17:52, 2019-05-24

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people...
05:24, 2019-07-01

Nashville Civil War fort gets ‘slave route’ designation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fort built by freed slaves during the Civil War in Nashville has received an international designation for its significance...
15:40, 2019-05-22

Civil War exhibit opens at National Constitution Center PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is unveiling the nation’s first permanent exhibit exploring the constituti...
17:12, 2019-05-08

Be My Matelotage! The Civil Union of 17th Century Pirates Love strikes hard like the broadsiding from a warship, leaving both splinters and buckshot in one’s heart. When it hits, there's nothing anyone can d...
20:24, 2019-08-29

A Bawdy Novel Considers the Tragic Absurdities of Lebanon’s Civil War “Beirut Hellfire Society,” by Rawi Hage, features a 20-year-old undertaker and a secret association of hedonists. There are also talking dogs....
20:48, 2019-08-07

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying...
14:20, 2019-05-03

Khloe Kardashian Gets Real About Being Civil With Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian is keeping the peace for the sake of her daughter. It's no secret the reality star and her longtime basketball beau Tristan Thomps...
17:24, 2019-05-16

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from it...
21:16, 2019-08-16

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to ci...
11:40, 2019-05-30

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe t...
00:52, 2019-05-09

Kevin Spacey 'groping' civil case dropped His accuser had been seeking unspecified damages over the actor's alleged "explicit sexual behaviour"....
17:48, 2019-07-05

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors ...
12:24, 2019-08-01

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting’ website An LGBTQ-rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting...
03:16, 2019-07-24

Lady Gaga Says She Would 'Take a Bullet' for the LGBTQ+ Community at Stonewall Rally Lady Gaga was one of the celebrities who performed at the rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in New York City on June...
15:24, 2019-06-30

LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study It’s disappointing news for the LGBTQ community as Pride month is celebrated across the US. An alarming new statistic from the annual Accelerat...
21:48, 2019-06-25

Palantir's work with ICE prompts LGBTQ tech conference to disinvite it Software company Palantir has been disinvited from a major LGBTQ tech conference because of public objection to its work with Immigration and Customs...
23:12, 2019-08-27

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.   ...
18:24, 2019-06-11

Christian artists who refuse LGBTQ customers win discrimination suit PHOENIX — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix t...
16:28, 2019-09-17