McConnell Says Immigration Bill Could Come As Early as January

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week that he’d bring an immigration bill to the floor if lawmakers and the Oval Office can find common ground. The Kentucky politician claims a bipartisan group of legislators has been engaged with the White House over the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Three Cities Suing the Pentagon After Sutherland Springs Shooting

Three cities are suing the Pentagon, claiming its “clearly broken” system of background checks enabled a Texas shooting spree last month. In a recently-launched federal lawsuit, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco seek to have the Department of Defense “fulfill their long-standing legal obligation to report all service members disqualified from purchasing and possessing firearms

US to Resume Research on Lethal Viruses and Contagious Pathogens

Just a week before Congress left for its wintertime recess, the government lifted a long-standing ban on the creation of lethal viruses. Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes for Health, made the announcement with an important explanation. According to the physician, continued research into deadly viruses is necessary to “develop strategies and effective