(NEW YORK) -- When Grace Featherston, a senior theatre education major at the University of Texas at Austin, received an email Tuesday notifying her that TikTok was being restricted at the university, she went on TikTok to share her reaction to the news.She captioned... Read More.
(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he wants to permanently ban all mandates related to COVID-19.In a press release, DeSantis, a Republican, said he is proposing legislation that will prevent employment decisions based on COVID-19 vaccination status and prevent schools or... Read More.
Geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and China may be high, but one sign of a thaw will be coming to a theater near you, if you live in the Middle Kingdom.The country has reportedly decided to end its four-year ban on Marvel Studios movies,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday passed a bill to ban sales from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve to China.The legislation passed with bipartisan support in a 331-97 vote, with 113 Democrats joining Republicans in backing the measure.Entitled the “Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve... Read More.
(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) -- Illinois on Tuesday became the latest U.S. state to ban the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons.Just hours after the legislation's passage in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the "Protect Illinois Communities Act" into law... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Millions of Americans have had to struggle to find a new jobs due to a measure in their contracts that prevents them from working for a direct competitor following a set period of time.These non-compete agreements have been controversial for years,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new bill would make it a felony for anyone under the age of 26 to access gender-confirming care in the state of Oklahoma.Senate Bill 129, sponsored by Republican state Sen. David Bullard, is the most recent anti-transgender care bill to... Read More.
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina's Supreme Court struck down the state's six-week abortion ban Thursday, claiming it violates the state's constitution.The 2021 so-called "heartbeat act" bans abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected, which is typically around six weeks, before most women know they... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Iranian women were banned from the national soccer stadium and all live soccer games for more than 40 years, but that didn't stop some women from defying the mandate.A new ESPN 30 for 30 podcast called "Pink Card" follows three generations... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- At least 55 people have died nationwide from the wintry weather wreaking havoc across the U.S. over Christmas weekend.The most deaths are in western New York, where 32 people have died in the wake of a massive lake-effect snowstorm, according to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban returned to power over Afghanistan issuing public promises to preserve its people's basic freedoms. But just as swiftly as the group grasped control, it reneged on those guarantees -- completely blocking female students' access to education through a series... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- For Ember Zelch, an 18-year-old softball player and senior in high school, the anti-trans sports bill that failed to get enough support in the Ohio legislature hits too close to home.The bill would have banned transgender athletes like Ember from sports... Read More.