Law and Legislation

Legislator from Iran's Qom alleges virus coverup

5 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

The member of parliament claims there have been 50 deaths from the virus, while the government says there have been 12.
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Property Tax Standoff: ‘The Political Will to Do This Does Not Exist'

37 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A coalition of developers and civil rights activists is pushing hard for property tax changes in New York, but the obstacles are formidable.
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'An issue that affects everybody': Pa. lawmaker seeks change in Amber Alert law with ‘Nalani Johnson Rule'

'An issue that affects everybody': Pa. lawmaker seeks change in Amber Alert law with ‘Nalani Johnson Rule'

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette


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Assange appears in British court to fight U.S. extradition bid

1 hour ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking...
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China postpones annual meeting of parliament - state TV

3 hours ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - China's top legislative body formally decided to postpone the annual meeting of parliament originally scheduled to start on March 5, state television reported on...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. WeWork paid over $2 million in cash to a woman who threatened to expose claims of sex, illegal drugs, and...
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What's dead, what's likely to become law in Wisconsin

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Wisconsin Legislature is hurtling toward the end of its two-year session with multiple high-profile bills still in limbo, including a $250 million income tax cut, a plan to...
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Developer of NYC's DNA database 20 years ago troubled by what it has become

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

The architect of New York City's DNA database now says he is dismayed by what it has become. Dr. Howard Baum was an assistant director at the city Medical Examiner's Office in...
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Sanders, not a real Democrat, should drop out

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Bernie Sanders is the candidate now sitting atop the list of the dwindling pack of men and women seeking the Democratic nomination for president. He should drop out. He is not...
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Talking Points: Law Professor David Schultz Weighs In On Presidential Swing States Ahead Of Super Tuesday

7 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - With a big win in Nevada, Senator Bernie Sanders is the front runner for the Democratic nomination. Sanders won in New Hampshire and he appears to have crushed...
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7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston

7 people were injured when a gun discharged at a dance in Houston

One man was shot and six other people were injured when a gun discharged during a dance at a flea market in Houston. Read more ...

Video shows avalanche in Colorado partially buried a snowmobiler

Video shows avalanche in Colorado partially buried a snowmobiler

Two snowmobilers in Colorado narrowly escaped disaster when they accidentally triggered an avalanche. Read more ...

Boys, 13, Charged With Murder for Fire at California Library That Killed 2...

Boys, 13, Charged With Murder for Fire at California Library That Killed 2 Firefighters

Murder charges have been filed against two 13-year-old boys suspected of starting a blaze that killed two firefighters at a central California library. Police said the boys... Read more ...

Girls basketball team speaks out after announcer calls their names 'disgusting'

Girls basketball team speaks out after announcer calls their names 'disgusting'

A student remarked how their district championship win is "kind of getting taken away from us" for "something as simple as having different names." Read more ...

'Fortunate': Newman says he avoided broken bones, suffered head injury in...

'Fortunate': Newman says he avoided broken bones, suffered head injury in Daytona 500 crash

“The doctors have been pleased with my progression over the last few days,” Ryan Newman said following the horrific crash. Read more ...

‘Namaste Trump:' India's Modi welcomes U.S. president with pomp and...

‘Namaste Trump:' India's Modi welcomes U.S. president with pomp and pageantry as trade tensions simmer

Donald Trump got a red-carpet welcome after Air Force One touched down Monday in Ahmedabad, India, kicking off a two-day visit to the country that's as much about spectacle as... Read more ...

Weymouth police searching for missing dementia patient

Weymouth police searching for missing dementia patient

Police in Weymouth are searching for a missing dementia patient. Read more ...

Fantasy Baseball OF Rankings: Top players, sleepers at outfield for 2020

Fantasy Baseball OF Rankings: Top players, sleepers at outfield for 2020

Many of fantasy baseball's biggest stars patrol the outfield, and our 2020 OF rankings can help you find the right players throughout your draft. From the top tier to the... Read more ...

B. Smith, restaurateur, model and cookbook author, has died

B. Smith, restaurateur, model and cookbook author, has died

"Heaven is shining even brighter now that it is graced with B.'s dazzling and unforgettable smile," her husband said in a statement. Read more ...

Trump receives warm welcome upon arrival in India for two-day trip

Trump receives warm welcome upon arrival in India for two-day trip

President Trump arrived in India Monday morning for his highly-anticipated two-day trip where he hopes to forge a new trade deal with the country. The president landed at... Read more ...