Biden offshore drilling proposal would allow up to 11 lease sales

NEW ORLEANS — The Biden administration on Friday proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease…

New York eyes social media ‘character and conduct’ checks for gun permits

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York would require people applying for a handgun license to turn over…

Smuggling suspect in mass migrant deaths was already on ICE’s radar

The man accused of orchestrating the smuggling journey that cost 53 migrants their lives was already…

Biden urges voters to back pro-abortion candidates in midterms

President Biden is urging voters to back candidates who will protect abortion access in the November…

Maryland law expanding who can perform abortion takes effect

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland law taking effect Friday will enable nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and…

White House calls for lawsuits against Florida’s new law barring gender-identity schooling for kids

The White House is prodding Florida students and parents to file federal antidiscrimination lawsuits over the…

Laffer gets off sidelines to fight antitrust bill aimed at reining in Big Tech

Conservative economist Arthur Laffer is fighting an antitrust bill aimed at reining in Big Tech on…

Missouri attorney general aims to bring resistance against Biden in Senate run

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt vows to lead the Biden resistance if he is elected to…

Dobbs win not end of ‘hard topics’ discussion, says Mississippi attorney general

The anti-abortion movement needs to have conversations about “hard topics” such as affordable child care, parental…

Musk silent on Twitter for nine days

Elon Musk, whose tweets regularly make news, has not posted a tweet in nine days. MuskRead…

Democratic Party embraces Chinese-owned TikTok

Two top Democratic Party organizations have embraced Chinese-owed TikTok despite new revelations about China’s influence over…

A tale of two July Fourths: No fireworks for Dems this year

What a difference a year makes. Read more…

House Jan. 6 committee emulates Trump’s showman style of politics in its bid to undo him

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot is using former President Donald Trump’s showmanship…

Biden to award gun control activist Gabby Giffords, Trump critic Khizr Khan with Medal of Freedom

President Biden announced Friday he will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week to 17…

Republicans say Google spam filter cost them $2 billion from donors

Google’s practice of filtering Republican campaign emails into spam filters cost the party $2 billion in…

Montana Planned Parenthood to deny abortion pills to out-of-state patients

Women seeking medication abortion from Planned Parenthood of Montana will now be required to show proof…

French airport workers strike for higher pay amid inflation

Flights from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris and other French airports faced disruptions Friday as…

NY legislators rewriting gun laws after Supreme Court ruling

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers began a special legislative session Thursday with the intent of…

Crewless robotic boat retraces Mayflower 1620 voyage

An unmanned robotic boat retracing the Mayflower’s 1620 sea voyage has arrived near Plymouth Rock in…

White House sparks backlash after saying high gas prices guard ‘liberal world order’

The White House’s messaging on elevated gas prices continues to provoke frustration from consumers. National Economic…