Law and Legislation

Federal Court Rules California's Ban on High-Capacity Magazines Violates 2nd Amendment

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Supporters of tougher gun laws called the ruling a dangerous infringement on the ability of states to protect their residents from mass shootings.
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Trump to NYC cops: 'No one will be safe in Biden's America'

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - Seeking to amplify his law-and-order message, President Donald Trump on Friday told hundreds of New York Police Department officers that “no one will be safe...
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Trump to NYC cops: 'No one will be safe in Biden's America'

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Seeking to amplify his law-and-order message, President Donald Trump on Friday told hundreds of New York Police Department officers that "no one will be safe in Biden's...
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Residents dispute property manager's claim they're ready to leave city as local, federal law enforcement team up to prosecute looters

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Two residents of a Sudler high rise on North Sheridan Road are among those livid the property management company presumes to speak for them.
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NC Supreme Court fractures over repealed racial bias law

NC Supreme Court fractures over repealed racial bias law

5 hours ago   |   WRAL

A deeply divided state Supreme Court ruled Friday that an inmate who used a racial bias law to get his death sentence overturned cannot be sent back to death row simply because...
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Why the U.S. Is Threatening Yale Over Race and Admissions

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

America's long struggle with affirmative action, part of an agonizing national reckoning with racism, took another twist when the U.S. Justice Department threatened to sue Yale...
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Federal judge sides with wedding photographer, blocks part of Metro Fairness ordinance

Federal judge sides with wedding photographer, blocks part of Metro Fairness ordinance

5 hours ago   |   WLKY

A federal judge is siding with a local wedding photographer after she said a law was forcing her to promote same-sex weddings.
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Epstein accuser alleging abuse by Victoria's Secret honcho knew his ‘sexual hang ups': docs

Epstein accuser alleging abuse by Victoria's Secret honcho knew his ‘sexual hang ups': docs

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Jeffrey Epstein accuser used details about former Victoria Secret head Les Wexner's tastes in lingerie to accuse him of sexual abuse, according to newly unsealed court...
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City Council may extend deadline for construction safety training

6 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

With just 17 days before the deadline, the City Council is considering giving construction workers more time to meet new safety training requirements. The Committee on Housing...
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How Apple's 30% App Store Cut Became a Boon and a Headache

6 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

App makers like the game company Epic and the music service Spotify are challenging Apple's right to a large cut of their sales. Regulators have taken notice.
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

The state's operator was directed to turn off power to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages due to the strain on the power grid during... Read more ...

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box Thursday in Claremont, according to the Sullivan County Humane Society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

Ex-FBI Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Case Linked To Alleged Abuse Of Surveillance...

Ex-FBI Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Case Linked To Alleged Abuse Of Surveillance Power

A former bureau attorney is alleged to have doctored evidence to enable the surveillance of an ex-junior foreign policy aide to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Read more ...

Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York

Donald Trump's brother Robert hospitalized in New York

President Trump's brother Robert has been hospitalized in New York, according to multiple reports Friday. The president's younger sibling, 72, is reportedly “gravely ill” but... Read more ...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned the United Nations Security Council for rejecting a U.S. resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran. The council voted to... Read more ...

Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series lead

Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series lead

EDMONTON, Alberta - Bo Horvat scored on a breakaway at 5:55 of overtime Friday night to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the defending champion St. Louis Blues and... Read more ...

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 16-year-old girl out of Orange County, Florida. Read more ...

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz's crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous... Read more ...