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weapons janu24 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have introduced a pair of bills to protect communities from assault weapons. "The Assault Weapons Ban of 2023" would ban the sale, transfer, manufacture and import of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and other high-capacity ammunition feeding devices that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

usoilreserves janu24 Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said President Joe Biden will veto a bill by House Republicans limiting the administration's authority to tap the nation's oil reserves, if it is passed by the Congress. The Strategic Production Response Act limits the drawdown of petroleum in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) until the Department of Energy develops a plan to increase the percentage of fede

covidhospitalizations feb02 23jan23 All Covid-related metrics in the Unite States have shown a downward trend in the past fortnight, signaling an easing of the recent surge at the national level after the holidays. Covid positive cases have decreased by 28 percent in the last two weeks, while deaths from the pandemic fell by 4 percent. There has also been a 17 percent drop in test positivity in the last fortnight.

abortion 012323 On what would have been the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, President Joe Biden issued an order to further protect access to medication abortion. The Presidential Memorandum on Further Efforts to Protect Access to Reproductive Healthcare Services direct the Members of his Cabinet and the administration to identify barriers to access to prescription medication and

gunshooting may25 23jan23 The gunman suspected of killing 10 people in a ballroom dance studio near Los Angeles at the weekend has been found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a stand off with police. California police said they have identified the killer as Huu Can Tran, 72. Tran apparently took his life as police swarmed a white van in Torrance, about 30 miles from the scene of the crime, according to Los

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