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Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate

A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lowe...

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate

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Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:39, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an ...
03:39, 06/06/2019

U.S. Senate fails to override Trump veto of bill stopping Saudi weapons sales The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump's veto of legislation passed by Congress that would have blocked the sale of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia....
01:39, 07/30/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more......
05:26, 05/02/2019

Bill Cosby’s lawyers seek to overturn sex assault conviction, claiming trial was unfair In court papers, prosecutors have countered that the testimony proved Andrea Constand’s assault was the “culmination of a decades-long pattern of behaviour.”...
20:18, 08/12/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his co...
19:26, 07/25/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:13, 07/23/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on Yemen The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Seven Republicans broke with the White House and joined all Senate Democrats to override the veto, whic...
04:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The me...
21:52, 06/13/2019

Senate Fails to Override Trump’s Veto on Saudi Arms Sales The failure underscored that legislators’ simmering anger over both Saudi Arabia’s murder of a dissident columnist and its bloody war in Yemen has its limits....
05:39, 07/30/2019

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sales The Senate failed Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The 45-40 vote highlights the Senate’s ongoing struggle to hold the kingdom accountable for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Kh...
02:52, 07/30/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-backed rebels. Congress has grown uneasy with Trump&#...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen war The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen....
22:26, 05/02/2019

Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional approval before ordering a military intervention in Iran....
23:26, 06/28/2019

Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of bills stopping Saudi weapons sales The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation passed by Congress that would have blocked the sales of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia....
10:00, 07/30/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Vetoes, Allowing Saudi Arms Sales (WASHINGTON) — The Senate failed Monday in a bid to override a trio of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Em...
04:52, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of bills stopping Saudi weapons sales The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation passed by Congress that would have blocked the sales of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia....
01:39, 07/30/2019

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first charter schools. The bill drew heavy protests from teachers. Justice had expressed support for the m...
02:39, 06/29/2019

US Senate fails to override Donald Trump over plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia The US Senate has failed to override a series of vetoes issued by Donald Trump, paving the way for the administration to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
00:52, 07/30/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
07:26, 05/26/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
15:26, 06/17/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
02:39, 05/17/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
01:13, 08/02/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
18:13, 05/24/2019

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-pos...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Brazil pension reform bill would save 913 billion reais, government 'victory' An overhaul of Brazil's social security system will generate savings of 913.4 billion reais ($237 billion) over the next decade with changes to a draft bill proposed in a long-awaited congressional report presented on Thursday....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong — Extradition bill withdrawal fails to pacify protesters Mass protests in Hong Kong have forced Chief Executive Carrie Lam to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, but pro-democracy activists say they'll continue their demonstrations. William Yang reports from Hong Kong....
15:39, 09/06/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts to funding public education....
21:13, 07/22/2019

'Bill Clinton talks loudly, fails to act': envoys’ barbed missives to John Major Foreign leaders Boris Yeltsin and François Mitterrand also subjects of gossipy anecdotes, papers showConfidential and sometimes unflattering appraisals of foreign leaders have been a staple of the diplomatic cable long before the leaking of the forme...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto of Saudi arms deal in new setback for kingdom's critics The Senate on Monday failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of a ban on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies.        ...
06:52, 07/30/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico....
02:00, 06/27/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
02:00, 05/24/2019

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sourc...
04:39, 06/17/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the Unit...
00:39, 06/06/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate Presi...
18:52, 06/29/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both nations....
05:13, 08/01/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
00:52, 05/17/2019

The Latest: McConnell rejects changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting changes that House Democrats want in a multi-billion dollar border bill. Instead, the Kentucky Rep...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
02:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
05:26, 05/28/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
22:13, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose changes to a $4.6 billion Senate-approved border bill to add new requirements for care of migrants. The...
03:52, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency ...
03:13, 06/27/2019

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: Jame...
23:39, 07/23/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perform one unless the mother’s health is at risk....
05:13, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says a universal background check bill must be brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Sen. Charles Schum...
19:26, 06/02/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
00:13, 07/24/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
01:39, 05/15/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was......
12:52, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
14:52, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private school tuition vouchers. Rep. Mark Finchem of Oro...
08:13, 07/22/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
19:13, 08/13/2019

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe economic harm....
01:13, 08/02/2019

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
20:39, 09/11/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
11:52, 05/24/2019

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
17:39, 09/11/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to pass the Assembly and receive Gov. Cuomo’s signature, would boost fines for first-time offenders fr...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wall was pulled to get Democratic approval....
23:52, 06/19/2019

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature....
21:39, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approve...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight with the House, which approved a version that puts sharp restrictions on the Trump administration. Pr...
00:39, 06/27/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
23:00, 07/12/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
03:39, 06/28/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:00, 05/23/2019

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would p...
03:00, 06/28/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get its hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to release any state tax returns of a New York citizen requested by C...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Drug makers met with Trump to argue against Senate pricing bill The main pharmaceutical industry lobbying group said on Thursday it and some drugmakers met with President Donald Trump to voice opposition to a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill that aims to lower prescription drug prices....
22:13, 07/25/2019

Senate bill would make companies put a price on personal data Many will tell you that internet giants see your data as their most valuable resource, but politicians now want to put a number on that value. Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley are introducing the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden O...
06:13, 06/25/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for th...
02:13, 07/24/2019

Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:13, 05/23/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico, while setting new standards for the care of migr...
02:00, 06/27/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
01:13, 07/12/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump......
05:26, 06/27/2019

Senate bill would require used-car dealers to repair recalled vehicles The Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act, introduced Wednesday, would require used-car dealers to repair any outstanding safety recalls before selling, leasing or loaning the vehicles to customers....
22:52, 06/26/2019

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
14:26, 09/11/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Senate Bill Could Save Many Federal Lab Animals’ Lives and Give Them a New Home Many dogs, cats, primates and other research animals are killed in federal laboratories each year because agencies don’t have a policy that allows animals to find new homes after their testing has finished. That could change under a new bill. A...
03:39, 07/31/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
18:13, 06/01/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that liberals had demanded....
02:00, 06/28/2019

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding to opposition from the White House, powerful Republicans, and moderates in her own party. Pelosi sai...
22:39, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary defense and non-defense programs and to suspend the limit on government borrowing through July 2021....
02:52, 07/26/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Following disputes, drug pricing bill moves out of Senate Finance Committee Legislation that would lower what patients in Medicare pay for drugs advanced out of a key panel on Thursday despite close-call votes on controversial provisions....
02:26, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
12:26, 09/11/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from including paid loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics and othe...
21:00, 05/08/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed suit....
05:13, 05/03/2019

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on d...
16:39, 07/23/2019

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
19:39, 06/18/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
18:39, 07/16/2019

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on...
19:39, 07/31/2019

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
22:26, 08/01/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo...
08:26, 06/28/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
05:52, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:13, 07/19/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
18:26, 08/01/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is...
09:26, 07/24/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide additional funding for food, water, medical services and stronger protections for unaccompanied chil...
06:52, 06/26/2019

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
07:52, 06/21/2019

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
04:52, 08/02/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern coast if it goes ahead....
14:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:52, 07/10/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Bill targeting wind energy line stalls in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation that could thwart a large wind-energy power line has hit a roadblock in the Missouri Senate. Senators were unable to come to a vote late Wednesday on a bill prohibiting the use of eminent domain to acquire easem...
18:00, 05/09/2019

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
08:39, 08/31/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
20:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
20:39, 09/11/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey so long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
22:39, 05/23/2019

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New...
15:26, 08/06/2019

McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21 Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what regulators are calling an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
20:52, 05/20/2019

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
07:13, 07/10/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed to start a business? One senator thinks so, and he’...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smart phones or other electron...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
17:52, 07/17/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for...
19:52, 07/09/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
04:39, 07/18/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator....
03:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
21:52, 05/17/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way...
23:39, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
03:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and P...
03:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
19:13, 07/10/2019

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly deplet...
03:26, 07/24/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
05:26, 05/28/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. The bill passed on a bipartisan 305 to 102 vote that capped a Washington s...
23:52, 06/27/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
20:39, 07/23/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan border bill after rejecting 'poison pill' House version, as clock ticks The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan $4.5 billion bill to combat the escalating humanitarian crisis on the southern border, moments after rejecting a House version over its restrictions on enforcement efforts -- setting up a r...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters clears Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
18:52, 05/28/2019

Oregon's Senate Democrats lack votes to pass controversial climate bill, chamber's leader says An Oregon climate change bill that prompted 12 Republican lawmakers to flee the Statehouse in Salem last week has hit yet another snag: Senate President Peter Courtney, a Democrat, announced Tuesday that the chamber did not have enough votes to pass ...
06:52, 06/26/2019

Senate wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to include an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medications and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid...
17:39, 07/23/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fightin...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
12:52, 07/09/2019

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
15:13, 09/11/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill....
18:52, 06/29/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
10:00, 05/27/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
15:00, 07/27/2019

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
23:26, 09/11/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
19:13, 06/21/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a historic carbon emissions cap-and-trade bill by staging a walkout, making it impossible for the leg...
03:13, 06/27/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
04:13, 05/16/2019

Overturn farm truck causes delays on I-40 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Crews with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are working on getting some “feedback” after a farm truck hauling alfalfa overturned on eastbound Interstate 40 at Butler Avenue. According to officials, the inci...
10:00, 09/11/2019

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights, freedom of speech and protections for criminal defendants. The current court under Chief Justice Jo...
20:39, 05/21/2019

Botswana seeks to overturn ruling that legalized gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison....
16:15, 07/06/2019

Strong winds overturn big rigs on I-10 in Arizona; 1 killed TONOPAH, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say strong winds during a rainstorm blew over six big rigs on Interstate 10 in southwestern Arizona, killing one driver and injuring another. Officials said the wrecks involving tractors puling box trailers occurred ...
00:13, 09/06/2019

Huawei Seeks Quick Overturn of Law Restricting Its U.S. Business Huawei asked a judge to quickly rule in its favor in its legal challenge to overturn a law that restricts its business in the U.S., saying American officials haven’t provided evidence that it poses a security threat....
08:52, 05/29/2019

'No do-over': White House says Congress is trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to conduct a “do-over” of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia interference in the 201...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. The pa...
00:13, 06/07/2019

UEFA reject PSG's appeal to overturn Neymar's Champions League ban "Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar\u0027s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side\u0027s elimination from the competition last season has been rejected, UEFA said on Wednesday."...
16:52, 06/19/2019

Schumer vows to overturn Trump rollback of methane regulations Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer vowed Thursday to try and overturn a move by the Trump administration rolling back regulations of methane, a potent greenhouse gas contributing to climate change....
03:26, 08/30/2019

Trump tries to overturn ruling stopping him from blocking Twitter users President Trump is determined to challenge an appeals court ruling preventing him from blocking critics on Twitter. The Justice Department has filed papers for Trump that demanded a rehearing by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, ar...
15:39, 08/25/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
04:26, 08/17/2019

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling Senate Democrats introduced a constitutional amendment Tuesday to undo the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United and restrict corporate political donations....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
01:39, 05/03/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” R...
03:00, 05/06/2019

California judges overturn death penalty for avowed white supremacist The California Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the death penalty conviction of an avowed white supremacist, saying the prosecutor cited inflammatory evidence to sway the jury, such as the defendant's neo-Nazi tattoos, court records showed....
09:00, 07/26/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies. ...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Ferrari present fresh evidence in bid to overturn Canadian Grand Prix result Max Verstappen has backed Sebastian Vettel in the ongoing row over the Canadian Grand Prix, with Ferrari pushing to have the result overturned 48 hours ahead of the next race....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
14:39, 06/12/2019

Cosby's lawyers, claiming unfair trial, seek to overturn his sex assault conviction Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Monday will ask a Pennsylvania appeals court to throw out his sexual assault conviction, arguing the trial judge committed errors that deprived him of a fair trial....
13:03, 08/12/2019

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
02:52, 05/30/2019

The move to overturn Roe v. Wade: La. latest to pass an abortion ban. Here's where other key states stand. Louisiana's Democratic governor backs a heartbeat abortion bill in the latest bid by states to stake out a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade.        ...
18:39, 05/30/2019

West Point cadet returns after judges overturn conviction for raping classmate in sleeping bag Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of raping another cadet. A panel overturned his conviction Monday.        ...
18:26, 06/07/2019

Ferrari fail to overturn Sebastian Vettel penalty as Canadian Grand Prix result upheld The FIA have upheld the result of the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Ferrari lost their review into Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty in Montreal....
22:39, 06/21/2019

Liverpool beats Barcelona 4-0 to overturn three-goal deficit and reach Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool beats Barcelona 4-0 to overturn three-goal deficit and reach Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate....
23:26, 05/07/2019

The Trump administration is cosigning states' efforts to overturn Obamacare, and it could leave millions without health care Reuters Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama's signature health care law — a de...
02:52, 05/02/2019

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
22:26, 06/12/2019

Could a court overturn Maximum Security's DQ in Kentucky Derby? Don't bet on it, lawyers say Maximum Security was disqualified at the 2019 Kentucky Derby. The horse's owner made an appeal but it was swiftly denied. Could a court overrule it?        ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
21:26, 07/10/2019

The Education of Elizabeth Warren The former law professor’s path to presidential contender began in Texas bankruptcy courts, where she witnessed desperate families, similar to her own....
13:13, 08/25/2019

The education of Zion Williamson His dunks inspire awe, his all-around game will make him millions. But to understand his legend, you have to go back to the place where it all started....
14:39, 05/08/2019

There’s a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education A new mobile app for collecting Box Tops for Education promises to streamline the fund-raising process. By Kerry Breen, TODAY Box Tops are getting a high-tech upgrade. For almost a quarter of a century, parents have been asked to clip the small tabs ...
16:52, 07/25/2019

Mom must get education, job after daughter’s shooting death GARY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter’s shooting death has been ordered to take parenting classes, get an education, stay off drugs and find a job. ...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
13:39, 05/13/2019

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Improving cybersecurity in education systems Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. We already know that businesses, organisations, and government entities must follow certain guidelines in order to protect sensitive information. However, the education sector equal...
21:39, 08/14/2019

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the situation or "pay the price."...
12:39, 08/30/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday, marking the first-ever International Day of Educ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

California set to change sex education guidance for teachers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California State Board of Education is set to vote on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools that some opponents are calling unnecessary and even obscene. The guidance gives teachers advice about talki...
10:13, 05/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
17:39, 06/24/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Labor Militancy In Higher Education Is On the Rise Last year saw the highest number of strikes in America in more than 30 years. The strikes by public teachers got the most attention. But a new study shows that workers in higher education are getting scrappy as well....
19:00, 09/03/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this traini...
18:52, 05/28/2019

Army Education Aid Now For Fort Campbell, Others In Kentucky FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers throughout Kentucky. The Army Credentialing Assistance Program provides funding for t...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
14:39, 06/13/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
09:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Officials recommend against sex education books SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California State Board of Education’s vote to revise sex education guidance for public school teachers (all times local): 1:02 p.m. California education officials have recommended against suggesting t...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Politics is hindering the effectiveness of financial education Financial education is not a conservative or liberal issue. While bipartisanship in today's political environment seems to be in short supply, financial literacy should strive to be one of the few areas of agreement within the political spectrum...
23:26, 08/28/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
02:26, 06/29/2019

California set to overhaul sex education guidance for teachers California is close to overhauling its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergartners about gender identity, discussing masturbation with middle schoolers and recommending books that...
22:13, 05/08/2019

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can come at a steep price....
19:26, 08/30/2019

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal government that’s willing to respond to this problem, there...
00:52, 09/04/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
00:52, 09/14/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
21:52, 05/31/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
01:00, 06/14/2019

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app tha...
18:52, 07/15/2019

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
20:52, 09/13/2019

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language......
19:26, 06/05/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
19:39, 06/04/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education. During the hourlong televised debate — their seco...
03:52, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its students....
15:39, 07/24/2019

State law requires more concussion education for student athletes ALBANY — Football season is upon us, and a new law aims to lessen the frequency of concussions and other head injuries in youth football programs across New York. A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo mandates that the state Health Department...
20:26, 09/04/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popularity....
03:26, 05/16/2019

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in larger space at the historical Cunard Building at 25 Broadway. The nonprofit, previously located at 4...
09:39, 06/26/2019

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participants were biased against Israel. The conference titl...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the imag...
20:26, 07/02/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
14:39, 07/13/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
01:13, 07/14/2019

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
23:26, 09/09/2019

The future of immersive education will be live, social, and personalized Spatial computing triggers our physicality and appeals to our imagination; a unique combination that allows learning in an instinctively charged way.Read More...
04:13, 07/27/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
18:13, 04/28/2019

China governor defends controversial re-education centers The governor of China’s far-northwestern region of Xinjiang is defending controversial re-education centers opened across the region as an effective deterrent against terrorism and religious extremism...
08:00, 07/30/2019

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal that governments are failing to give all children ...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital transformation] is disrupting the whole economy and impacting all sectors alike. All the sectors need ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it away....
22:26, 06/07/2019

Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of thousands of other educators nationwide....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Twilio turns developer education into a game with TwilioQuest 3 TwilioQuest 3 is launching today as game that trains developers how to create cloud communications solutions, beginning with lessons on how to code.Read More...
21:26, 08/05/2019

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher hung their exploits: colored alphabet letters, wa...
04:13, 08/07/2019

Sanskrit Most Usable, Scientific Language: Education Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the "first language of the world."...
19:26, 08/27/2019

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment. The city shelled out a whopping $25,199 per pupi...
14:26, 05/22/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys laun...
12:52, 05/31/2019

TUSD moves closer to approving sex education curriculum TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after yesterday’s board meeting. The new curriculum through the Tucson Unified School District would teach students topics about self-em...
08:26, 07/25/2019

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
02:39, 08/10/2019

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
22:52, 07/10/2019

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning....
15:13, 06/13/2019

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
20:39, 07/09/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
07:52, 08/22/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
12:39, 07/04/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
08:26, 06/26/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membership, Tom Watson has argued, as he said it seemed inevitable that a confirmatory referendum would be n...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politicians and academics both Left and Right, have ident...
02:13, 09/13/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
13:52, 06/29/2019

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
20:52, 05/09/2019

A Risotto Recipe That Never Fails Swap in farro for the usual rice, and you can stop worrying about overcooking. The sturdy whole grain has a delightful texture and a delicious nutty flavor that plays well with gouda, browned butter and sunflower seeds....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation....
04:52, 07/23/2019

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Sunday spoke against enforcement of Hindi......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Amid Protests, Centre Tweaks Draft Education Plan Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
17:52, 06/04/2019

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with messages protesting a draft education policy submitted......
20:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of testsAmanda Spielman may be warning the wrong peopl...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Muslim women reportedly ‘sterilized’ in Chinese ‘re-education’ camps China is forcibly sterilizing women held in its vast network of “re-education” camps that house political and religious prisoners, survivors have claimed. One woman, who was held for more than a year, has told French television she was repeatedly inj...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation....
20:52, 04/28/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in print....
00:00, 08/02/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, ...
18:53, 08/14/2019

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
20:39, 06/04/2019

Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4 percent of GDP by 2027 means that ...
20:39, 09/16/2019

Gorsuch replaces Biden as chair of civic education group WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is the new honorary chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, replacing former Vice President Joe Biden. The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia says Gor...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The former Obama Cabinet member’s proposals unveiled ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richar...
08:52, 08/17/2019

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further deta...
05:13, 07/16/2019

More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive policies to prevent them from “languishing” in camps for years and losing hope. ...
17:26, 08/30/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate they are enduring a similar episode....
23:39, 05/02/2019

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern by parents has been a more pronounced trend in th...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
04:39, 05/19/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
00:39, 06/15/2019

Pelosi calls for investments in child care, early education MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the country should be making more investments in child care and early education. The California Democrat said better access to affordable, quality early education and child care not only helps chi...
20:13, 05/03/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
00:26, 06/10/2019

2 Crore Additional Seats In Higher Education By 2024: President The government is striving to increase the number of seats in higher educational institutions by one-and-a-half times by 2024, President Ram Nath Kovind said Thursday....
11:39, 06/20/2019

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record....
22:52, 07/10/2019

Arizona Board of Education backs off changes to sex ed curriculum amid uproar A move to change Arizona’s sex education guidelines crashed and burned earlier this week after an irate group of parents, advocates and lawmakers descended en masse on an Arizona Board of Education meeting to argue against what they say is the “sexua...
21:13, 06/25/2019

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergency” and committing to tackle it...
01:13, 07/11/2019

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact on Education" to better prepare the young for economic, environmental and social challenges....
15:39, 09/12/2019

State news reports Iran’s education minister has resigned TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that Iran’s minister of education has resigned to run for a seat in parliament in February 2020. IRNA said Thursday that President Hassan Rouhani approved Mohammad Bathaei’s ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Higher education doesn't protect equally against secondhand smoke Higher levels of education promote health by helping people avoid many environmental health risks, but this benefit may not extend equally to all races and ethnicities when it comes to secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests...
17:52, 08/30/2019

Trump tweets support for WV governor amid education debate CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education policy. Trump on Monday tweeted a message of support to the Republican governor, writing “One size ...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds to unqualified but connected contractors, federal officials said Wednesday. ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
20:39, 05/10/2019

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
11:13, 07/14/2019

Art Education, Sports, Yoga: CBSE Writes Letter To Parents On New Changes The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made key changes for the new academic session of 2019-20, and has written a letter to all the parents of students enrolled under it saying that it......
16:26, 05/01/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said he supported gay conversion “therapy” and had eve...
14:39, 07/15/2019

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a s...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
18:26, 05/09/2019

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF said on Tuesday....
07:00, 05/28/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by th...
09:39, 05/28/2019

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s administration better than his approach to the regul...
09:26, 06/14/2019

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
05:00, 08/13/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 10%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
22:39, 09/06/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser re...
00:52, 08/14/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
18:26, 08/15/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:26, 06/10/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
15:26, 08/10/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
21:52, 09/03/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:26, 07/17/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency’s chief t...
18:13, 05/20/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
09:52, 08/29/2019

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
09:39, 07/12/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:39, 07/21/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was a...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
05:13, 06/18/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:26, 07/11/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
00:52, 07/24/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...
02:00, 09/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
21:13, 07/29/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their superiors....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
00:00, 09/14/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
14:26, 05/06/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
01:13, 05/07/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
10:13, 09/05/2019

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors,...
19:00, 08/30/2019

How to pass a smog test, and what to do if your car fails Staying up to date on car maintenance and taking care of check engine lights could help you pass the all important smog test.       ...
00:26, 06/13/2019

NYC’s ‘best restroom’ fails smell test It’s supposed to be the Big Apple’s best bathroom, and then some — but I’d only give it a No. 2. The New Museum of Contemporary Art’s water closet has been named a finalist in this year’s America’s Best Restroom Contest — so I got my buns down to the...
04:39, 08/09/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
21:26, 05/13/2019

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters “robbed of an education”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICE...
18:52, 08/23/2019

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
02:52, 07/15/2019

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them, the Trump administration says....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and imbeciles."...
03:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
08:39, 05/01/2019

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
22:52, 07/31/2019

Education Minister Credits NASA For Sanskrit-Powered "Talking Computer" Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Saturday claimed that US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has acknowledged that in future if speaking computers become a reality, it......
12:26, 08/11/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Trump's new immigration plan emphasizes skills and education over family connections The proposal includes two parts – a physical infrastructure component that would include border wall construction and be financed by new fees on trade collected at the border, and a revamped points system for those applying for U.S. citizenship....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
06:26, 06/19/2019

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:13, 05/28/2019

Never mind ‘tax raids’, Labour – just abolish private education | Owen Jones As drivers of inequality, private schools are at the heart of Britain’s problems. Labour must be bold and radical on thisThe British class system is an organised racket. It concentrates wealth and power in the hands of the few, while 14 million Brito...
22:39, 09/13/2019

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a bl...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
03:39, 05/19/2019

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant children living in government shelters across the co...
11:13, 06/09/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public sc...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Dr Madhava Menon, Father Of Modern Legal Education In India, Passes Away Considered as the tallest figure in modern legal education NR Madhava Menon passed away early on Wednesday, here at a private hospital, said family sources. He was 84....
09:52, 05/08/2019

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to co...
03:52, 07/16/2019

Education Department Had Hand in College Chain’s Collapse, Documents Show A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward collapse....
11:13, 07/23/2019

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
09:26, 07/10/2019

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service...
19:26, 05/24/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
20:26, 07/05/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its......
13:52, 06/14/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-ri...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Assistant U.S. Education Secretary visits Tucson’s University High School TUCSON- Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education Scott Stump visited University High School in Tucson Monday morning as part as the department’s 2019 national Back to School Tour. University High School was ranked in the top 40 high schools nation...
05:13, 09/17/2019

| Mugabe's decision to invest in education helped his people - UDM's Bantu Holomisa Robert Mugabe's decision to invest in his country's education while he was the president of Zimbabwe helped the nation even after the collapse of its economy, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has said....
21:00, 09/06/2019

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of ...
17:13, 09/04/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
02:26, 07/11/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
16:13, 05/21/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
02:00, 06/26/2019

BDC leverage reform grows divide between large and small players NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - A legislative change that has doubled the leverage cap for Business Development Companies (BDC) is set to fuel further bifurcation between larger and smaller platforms, as many start to get approval to increase debt on the ba...
17:52, 05/20/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
22:52, 06/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
03:52, 07/25/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
10:26, 08/01/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
10:52, 09/13/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:26, 08/08/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
09:39, 06/28/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
06:26, 06/11/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
22:00, 05/25/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's character....
16:13, 07/26/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
20:26, 05/02/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
21:00, 07/13/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
04:39, 08/22/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
21:26, 08/21/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
22:00, 08/23/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
09:52, 06/28/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
18:53, 08/14/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violations resigns, says he has lost trust in the process...
20:26, 05/14/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GOP-controlled Senate to take up gun safety measures by inviting ​an array of speakers — includin...
01:39, 09/16/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
21:13, 07/03/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:26, 07/29/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform initiative will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
06:13, 07/12/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for crimin...
22:26, 06/02/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Berlin: Same-sex penguin couple's egg fails to hatch Hopes had been high for Skipper and Ping, two male emperor penguins who had long been trying to start a family. "Surely they will get the chance to become parents again in the future," the Berlin Zoo said....
07:00, 09/06/2019

EU fails to agree on top jobs, more talks on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal at the second attempt in talks dragging into the small hours on Frida...
02:39, 06/21/2019

Ninja fails to qualify for Fortnite World Cup The most recognizable gamer in the world, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, failed to qualify for the Fortnite World Cup. That's the latest surprise after 10 unpredictable weeks of qualifying for a tournament that will offer $30 million in prize money this summ...
22:13, 06/22/2019