First Line News Articles for Friday, April 16 2021
The Florida House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 77-40 to pass legislation prohibiting transgender athletes from playing girls’ sports.
Fifteen Democratic and Republican U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would bar any U.S. president from withdrawing from the NATO military alliance without Senate approval.
Parts of a Virginia airport are under an evacuation notice after authorities responded to a bomb threat.
The Biden administration on Thursday announced it is releasing $39 billion in funding for the child care industry from the American Rescue Plan.
The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to decline to hear a lawsuit alleging that the U.S.’s all-male military draft amounts to unconstitutional discrimination on the basis of sex.
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee backed on Thursday by unanimous voice vote President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development, Samantha Power, clearing the way for her consideration by the full Senate.
Republican Rep. Chip Roy is set to introduce legislation that would designate drug cartels as terrorist organizations.
Senate Republicans will introduce legislation Thursday to create a new bipartisan national commission to reduce the deficit and balance the federal budget within 10 years.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic has ended, President Biden is gearing up to tackle another public health crisis — this time for good. In his request for discretionary funding from Congress, Biden requested $670 million with the goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
A U.S.congressional panel Wednesday began a much-anticipated debate on federal slavery reparation payments to African Americans, ahead of a historic first vote on an issue gaining momentum during the nation’s intensifying discussions over race.