Some political analysts have begun wondering whether the U.S. Supreme Court will wiggle its way out of rendering any sort of decision on President Trump’s controversial travel ban. An article recently published in The Associated Press – and reprinted in The New York Times – speculated that the nation’s most prestigious court may not want
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Federal Court Will Again Hear Arguments Over Cross-Border Shooting of Sergio Adrian Hernandez GuerecaSeptember 21, 2017
A federal appeals court is again hearing arguments over the death of Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2010. The contentious case could have far-reaching consequences over how liable the United States government is for deaths which take place on foreign soil. Hernandez, who was
The Food and Drug Administration plans to launch a study with the intent of finding new warning labels for cigarette packs. According to The Hill, the FDA announced its upcoming venture with a public notice in the Federal Register. Entitled the “Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarettes Graphic Health Warnings,” the endeavor is seeking
Attorneys generals from 37 state sent a letter to the health insurance industry on Monday asking its members to reconsider controversial coverage policies which could be inadvertently fueling the American opioid crisis. Covered by ProPublica and The New York Times on Sunday, the request is part of an ongoing investigation by state prosecutors and officials
President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, retired Lt. Col. Daniel Gade, is garnering controversy after some of his past remarks on women in the military became public. Gade – who was wounded twice in combat and lost his right leg in the course of war – allegedly said that allowing
Last week, eight elderly patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Florida died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The storm’s ferocious winds and dangerous weather conditions caused mass power outages and flooding across Florida. Residents of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills – located in Hollywood, FL – were assured before Irma
With the sting of Brexit still lingering in chambers of British politics, former Prime Minister Tony Blair suggested immigration reform over leaving the European Union. Calling on officials to “put country above party,” Blair said that the issue of immigration “cannot be ignored.” The former prime minister said he was backing a report that, according
The American Civil Liberties Union is investigating whether civil rights were violated after several protesters were arrested during ‘Entrada’ festivities in New Mexico. ‘Entrada’ is somewhat controversial due to its purpose and roots. The festival celebrates the return of Spanish conquistadors to New Mexico in the 17th century after a Native American revolt in the
A young DACA recipient named Luis Quintana Alvarez faces deportation to Mexico after having been caught with a miniscule amount of marijuana. The 19-year old has been living in the United States since long before he can remember. Alvarez, like every recipient of DACA, was allowed to stay stateside due to an Obama-era order which
Republican Senators are beginning to push back against former White House Chief of Staff Steve Bannon, who’s begun waging a campaign against some of the conservatives’ incumbent candidates. Politico reports that several interviewed senators said they were concerned Bannon’s efforts to spearhead a Republican uprising could cost the GOP its slim majority in the Senate.