US President Biden signs gun control bill into law

US President Joe Biden has signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings. Key points: Mr Biden signed the bill just before leaving Washington for the G7 and NATO summits in Europe Legislation tightens background checks on potential young gun buyers … Read more

These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

New York CNN Business — After the Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from various sectors have pledged to provide support and financial assistance to employees – and, in some cases, to their dependents – seeking abortions in states that prohibit the procedure. The court’s decision to overturn the nearly … Read more

US Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court loosens handgun limits

A bipartisan package of modest gun safety measures passed the US Senate on Thursday night, even as the nation’s Supreme Court vastly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have the constitutional right to carry handguns in public for self-defense. Key points: The modest bill is the first major federal gun control legislation to pass … Read more

Elon Musk’s child Vivian Jenna Wilson granted name and gender change

A petition by one of Elon Musk’s children for a name and gender change has been approved by a Los Angeles County Superior Court. Elon Musk’s 18-year-old child has been granted a name and gender change, officially making her Vivian Jenna Wilson. According to court documents obtained by TMZ on Thursday, a Los Angeles County … Read more

Kyrie Irving next contract, Brooklyn Nets, $356 million, will he leave, Kevin Durant, NBA free agency

Although the Nets and Kyrie Irving are at an impasse in their talks, the two sides are still working to find a middle ground in Brooklyn rather than an exit strategy. Or as a source told the Post “which is good for both [sides].” The impasse in contract talks between the Nets and their enigmatic … Read more

5-year-old Texas boy dies in hot car as temperatures reached 100 degrees

A 5-year-old boy died in a sweltering car in Texas on Monday as his family prepared for his older brother’s birthday celebration later in the day. The child was mistakenly left in the vehicle outside the Harris County family home for several hours, the local sheriff said, as temperatures outside soared to 100 degrees. The … Read more

Live updates: Texas top cop talks Uvalde police response

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police had enough officers and firepower at the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to arrest the shooter three minutes after he entered the building, and they reportedly found the door to the classroom where he was locked unlocked had they bothered to check it, the Texas state police chief testified … Read more

Texas Republicans declare Biden election illegitimate, despite evidence

Texas Republicans officially rejected President Joe Biden’s 2020 election as illegitimate and voted at a statewide convention that ended this weekend on a party platform which calls homosexuality an “abnormal lifestyle choice”. The party’s embrace of unsubstantiated voter fraud allegations in a grassroots Republican state came as a bipartisan congressional committee seeks to definitively and … Read more

Texas GOP goes full MAGA at 2022 convention

Texas Republicans ended a three-day convention Saturday with votes on a series of proposed changes to their platform that would pull the party further to the right. Why is this important: The revised platform is likely to preview some of the GOP messaging ahead of the November and 2024 midterm elections. It includes resolutions denying … Read more

Mass shooting at San Antonio BBQ leaves 2 dead, 5 injured

At least two people were killed and five others injured in a mass drive-by shooting Saturday night in San Antonio, a local police chief said. The seven people were shot around 10 p.m. as a family was having a barbecue outside a house, while several children were inside, San Antonio Police Department Chief William McManus … Read more