Culture & Society

Marjorie Taylor Greene in new attack on Fauci demands his salary be stripped

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Tuesday led a group of House Republicans calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci,...

Mayors of U.S. cities plead for federal funds to alleviate housing crisis

WASHINGTON—The mayors of U.S. cities stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure package during a Tuesday hearing before...

COVID-19 vaccine rates are lowest among pregnant women from minority groups, CDC says

Black and Latina women who are pregnant have been getting vaccines against COVID-19 at a lower rate compared with other ethnic and racial groups...

What do face masks have to do with abortion rights? FL’s First District Court...

Abortion rights give women power to make decisions about their very lives and health. Mask mandates are public-health measures designed to curtail transmission of...

Voting-rights advocacy groups are the latest to file a legal challenge to FL’s new...

A new Florida law imposing limits on voting by mail has attracted another lawsuit, this one by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the...

Race for Charlie Crist’s U.S. seat intensifies with State Rep. Michele Rayner confirming candidacy

Michele Rayner, a civil rights attorney and Democratic state lawmaker who could become one of the first openly queer Black women to serve in...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race theory’

WASHINGTON—Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa to Florida are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach...
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49 innocent lives: Pulse Remembrance Day in Florida

Flags are at half-staff Saturday, from sunrise to sunset, commemorating the 49 lives lost and 53 wounded from the mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse...

Gov. Ron DeSantis approves property insurance reform but some FL homeowners could see a...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a property insurance law aimed to reduce lawsuits and prohibit contractors from encouraging residents to file claims for...

Biden pick: Robin Carnahan vows to modernize government IT systems as U.S. agency chief

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the General Services Administration, former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, told senators Thursday that she was...

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