Biden administration officials have sought to portray immigration not as one of America’s most intractable problems, but as an issue for the entire Western hemisphere to address, a shift in focus that plays to Biden’s faith in the power of global diplomacy.
Stay or go? San Diego State's June 30 deadline to leave Mountain West is rapidly approaching, and there's no Pac-12 resolution in sight.
SAN DIEGO — Remember when a new Pac-12 media rights deal and expansion plans were supposed to be completed by Labor Day? Then it was by late fall, then by the end of the calendar year, then within the first couple months of the new year. "When I first took the job," new Mountain West Commissioner Gloria Nevarez said, "I expected it to happen any day, any week, after Jan. 1." Then it was no ...
For transgender people in deeply religious El Salvador, life is a constant struggle against violence, discrimination, and worse.
An alleged campaign by Chinese state-sponsored hackers on targets in the U.S. and Guam has raised fears that Beijing is preparing to disrupt communications in the Pacific in the event of a conflict.
Two clashing climatic behemoths, one natural and one with human fingerprints, will square off this summer to determine how quiet or chaotic the Atlantic hurricane season will be.
Lawmakers in several states are looking to loosen child labor laws, even as the federal government cracks down on surging violations.
The drivers of the youth mental health crisis for Black children begin early and persist through a lifetime. Black children’s first encounters with racism can start before they are even in school, and Black teenagers report experiencing an average of five instances of racial discrimination per day. Young Black students are often perceived as less innocent and older than their age, leading to disproportionately harsher discipline in schools. Black kids are far less likely than their white peers to seek and find mental health care. In part, that’s because Black families often distrust the medical system after generations of mistreatment.
While shaky and skewered by critics, Twitter’s forum for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to announce his presidential run nevertheless underscored the platform’s unmistakable shift to the right under new owner Elon Musk.
President Joe Biden should prevent the construction of new carbon dioxide pipelines until changes to federal rules are adopted to increase their safety, opponents of the projects said.
A large field of qualified candidates is setting up the Republican primaries for a repeat of 2016.
Those afraid that the 2024 GOP presidential contest will become a repeat of 2016 need not worry. The race is radically different this year. It will not play out the same.
Bills signed by Reynolds on Friday limit LGBTQ instruction and change regulations at Iowa schools.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II faced a potential assassination threat 40 years ago, ahead of a trip to the United States, according to newly released documents from the FBI.
The 17-year leader of the athletics department at the University of Iowa -- the fifth-longest tenured athletics director in a power-five conference -- will step down.
For many travelers, trips to large cities had little appeal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Activities like riding public transportation, touring a museum or attending a professional sporting event often took a back seat to less crowded — and less urban — experiences.In the nation’s 25 largest markets, occupied hotel room nights (a measurement of demand)...
The Department of Health and Human Services is tasked with monitoring denials both by Obamacare health plans and those offered through employers and insurers. As insurers’ denials become more common, they sometimes defy not just medical standards of care but sheer logic. Why hasn’t the agency fulfilled its assignment?
Family planning clinics are getting caught between state abortion bans and a federal requirement to refer patients for abortion care on request.
President Joe Biden has announced a new government strategy to fight hate, bias and violence directed at Jews. The document released Thursday outlines more than 100 steps the administration and its partners can take to combat an alarming rise in antisemitism. The strategy is centered around four goals: increasing awareness and understanding of antisemitism, improving safety and security for Jewish communities, reversing the normalization of antisemitism and building solidarity across communities to help counter hate. Biden says the recommendations send the message that “evil will not win” and “hate will not prevail” in America.
Texas lawmakers have issued 20 articles of impeachment against state Attorney General Ken Paxton, ranging from bribery to abuse of public trust as state Republicans surged toward a swift and sudden vote that could remove him from office.
Former President Donald Trump's workers at Mar-a-Lago reportedly moved boxes of classified documents just a day before federal prosecutors came to collect papers pursuant to a subpoena.
Maryland’s highest court has issued an order to prevent Adnan Syed’s murder conviction from being reinstated by a lower court as the court decides whether to hear an appeal of the lower court’s decision about the case made famous by the hit podcast “Serial.”
THURSDAY, May 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Americans with COVID-19 have been taking Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets, copackaged for oral use) since it was approved under emergency use in late 2021. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to the drug. This approval will allow drugmaker Pfizer to sell the medication at market rate once government supplies are used up.
Durham report reveals an agency so steeped in politics that it violated its own standards
New Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is not taking part in organized team activities as he continues to recover from a broken left foot. Coach Josh McDaniels said Thursday that Garoppolo could be held out until July when training camp begins. McDaniels said Garoppolo is one of a number of players being held out of OTAs.
Ron DeSantis apparently wants to be president. His pitch rests on the "Florida blueprint," the stuff he's done as the state's governor. But the assumption that the American majority wants much of the DeSantis program is shaky. It's not even clear that Floridians do.