UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia on Monday blocked a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to discuss the human rights situation in Syria.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant (Miss.) signed the strictest abortion restrictions into law on Monday, immediately banning women from getting abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) on Sunday wrote an op-ed in an attempt to dismiss concerns about his previous praise for Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, who has repeatedly used disparaging language to condemn white people and Jewish people.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Sunday distanced himself from Our Revolution, the progressive advocacy group that spun off from his failed 2016 presidential campaign, after one of the organization’s chapters planned an anti-Hillary Clinton rally.
“Sex in the City” actress Cynthia Nixon has announced plans to challenge Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the 2018 election.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) has no plans to step down from her position atop the House Democratic caucus, despite a growing chorus calling for new leadership.
A Democratic congressman suggested at a town hall last week that the Second Amendment might be a viable tool in resisting President Donald Trump.
A French consular employee has been arrested and accused of smuggling weapons from Gaza and into the West Bank.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Four bombs that have gone off this month around Austin, Texas, with the latest injuring two men on Sunday, have similarities that lead investigators to believe they are the work of a serial bomber, police said on Monday.
HuffPost deputy opinion editor Chloe Angyal documented on Twitter last week the success she has had in using racial quotas to publish more minority writers.