An anti-abortion activist’s plan to reject a plea deal offering probation for charges related to making undercover Planned Parenthood videos likely means his goal is to use a trial as a public platform to criticize the nonprofit.
A Houston grand jury has indicted anti-abortion activists who released a phony undercover video making it appear as if Planned Parenthood sold fetal tissue to researchers for a profit — a violation of federal law. The video stirred Republican outrage and led to investigations and defunding of the group in many states, including Wisconsin.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to review President Barack Obama's December 2014 executive order granting up to 5 million undocumented residents the right to work legally in the United States, including 34,000 in Wisconsin.
Crushing news came shortly after Cindy Schaffner heard sirens just a few blocks from her Post Falls home.
The sirens, Schaffner learned, were for her 19-year-old daughter, Cathryn Mason.
The four armed activists still occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon have shown no signs they are ready to leave more than a week after the main figures in the standoff were arrested.
Lead pipes like the ones that led to contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, carry water into millions of older homes across the United States every day, a legacy of an era before scientists realized the severe long-term health consequences of exposure to the heavy metal.
Bernie Sanders was halfway through his opening statement — a stern, 45-minute lecture on domestic policy leavened with a dash of political pep talk — when he realized the crowd had missed one of his rare attempts at humor.
A Texas state trooper was charged with perjury yesterday in connection with the contentious traffic stop last summer of Sandra Bland, a black woman who wound up arrested for assault and then died three days later in jail.