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Supreme Court upholds the scope of federal sex offender registration law

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the scope of a federal sex offender registration law. The 2006 Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act requires sex offenders to register with the National Sex offender registry and update their registration when they travel or move. A Maryland man argued that Congress had unlawfully left it up to…MORE

Senators receive classified briefing on UFO sightings

A group of US senators, including the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence committee, received a classified briefing Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the US Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to a congressional aide. “If pilots at Oceana or elsewhere are reporting flight hazards that interfere with training or put them at…MORE

Marianne Williamson apologizes, says she misspoke in calling vaccines ‘draconian’

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is apologizing and claiming that she “misspoke” after reportedly referring to vaccination mandates as “draconian” and “Orwellian.” “To me, it’s no different than the abortion debate. The US government doesn’t tell any citizen, in my book, what they have to do with their body or their child,” Williamson said at…MORE

Trump administration reverses decision to end Forest Service Job Corps program

The Trump administration is reversing its decision to end the US Forest Service program that trains low-income, rural students how to respond to national emergencies, after bipartisan backlash from Congress. In a letter to Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta back in May, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced his agency’s intent to “terminate its role in the…MORE

Who’s No. 2 in 2020?

There’s no question who the frontrunner is, right now, in the 2020 race. It’s Joe Biden. But who’s in second? The answer to that question has been, for a very long time, easy: Bernie Sanders. It’s not so easy anymore, thanks to the steady rise of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — particularly among the most…MORE

Roy Moore to announce whether he’ll run again for Senate

Former Judge Roy Moore will announce on Thursday whether he’ll run for the US Senate seat in Alabama he failed to win in 2017 after three women alleged he sexually abused them when they were teenagers decades ago. Moore denied the allegations and claimed that there was a “political conspiracy” against him. The Senate Republicans’…MORE