nktwentythree/iStock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Utah officially banned the controversial practice of conversion therapy on minors this week, ending a long battle between local LGBTQ activists and religious groups. The ruling, which went into effect Tuesday, outlaws the discredited practice... Read More.
ablokhin/iStock(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Virginia is slated to begin its five-day ban on weapons from Capitol grounds Friday night in anticipation of Monday's Lobby Day against pending gun control legislation.Efforts by gun rights groups Virginia Citizens Defense League and Gun... Read More.
ABC News(BEIRUT, Lebanon) -- Prosecutors in Lebanon have issued a travel ban for Carlos Ghosn, the latest move in an international saga involving the fugitive former auto industry executive who jumped bail in Japan.A Lebanese judge granted Ghosn, the... Read More.
Nicolette Cain/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After Republican Sen. Sylvia Allen of Arizona proposed a bill that would bar teaching sex education in schools prior to seventh grade, "The View" co-hosts discussed what the appropriate age is to have those... Read More.
Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook doubled down on its political ads policy Thursday, saying it "considered" changing it due to backlash, but ultimately decided to keep it mostly the same. In particular, critics were concerned about two points: The policy... Read More.
alexsl/iStock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Facebook announced it will remove deepfakes on its platform, a move experts call a "baby step" in the right direction as the social media giant grapples with the spread of disinformation ahead of the 2020... Read More.
iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration on Thursday said it will effectively ban all flavors of vaping cartridges except menthol and tobacco flavors, a step back from previous plans to ban all flavors in an attempt to stem rising rates... Read More.
Alysta/iStock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Utah is primed to ban the controversial practice of conversion therapy on minors this week, ending a long battle between local LGBTQ activists and religious groups on opposing sides.Utah Gov. Gary Herbert made the announcement... Read More.
iStock(NEW YORK) -- Alexis Chavez, a physician and advocate for LGBTQ youth, said she's heard many horror stories from fellow transgender people who have been so traumatized by conversion therapy that they've tried to take their own lives."People who... Read More.
anchooalex/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The New York City Council is expected to approve a ban on flavored e-cigarettes when it votes on the issue next Tuesday.The impending ban, which 30 of the council's 51 members have signed onto as co-sponsors,... Read More.
RomanOkopny/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Twitter unveiled its new wide-reaching policy regarding political ads ahead of 2020, after co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced the platform would ban political advertising as social media giants grapple with the veracity and... Read More.
PavelKant/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has indicated that he may be open to stepping back from a full ban on flavored vaping products, saying on Twitter that he will meet with pro-vaping advocates and others to discuss plans after... Read More.