Showdown Over LGBTQ Employment Rights Hits Supreme Court

Aimee Stephens is at the center of the debate over whether employers can fire workers for being LGBTQ. The Supreme Court will hear her case Tuesday. Updated at 12:59 p.m. ET The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a long-awaited set of cases testing whether the federal law that bars sex discrimination in employment …

Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives

BALTIMORE — House Republicans sparred behind closed doors with Trump-aligned political operatives at a GOP retreat over the new online fundraising platform backed by party leaders and the White House. The fight Thursday over WinRed’s data and competitiveness highlights long simmering tensions between GOP lawmakers and operatives allied with the president, and underscores the growing …

Attack On Saudi Oil Facilities Makes Oil Prices Spike

This image provided on Sunday by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows a prestrike overview at Saudi Aramco’s Khurais oil field in Buqayq, Saudi Arabia. Updated at 5:22 p.m. ET The price of oil saw a massive price spike Monday following what are believed to be drone strikes on Saudi …

Poll: Most Americans Want To See Congress Pass Gun Restrictions

Antonio Basco, husband of El Paso Walmart shooting victim Margie Reckard, hugs an attendee during his wife’s visitation service in El Paso, Texas, in August. Updated at 2:53 p.m. ET There is widespread support among Americans — Democrats, Republicans and gun owners alike — for a number of initiatives to curb gun violence they would …

Ground Zero for Trump 2020 campaign: Florida

Florida isn’t just a state to President Trump’s reelection campaign. It’s an entire region. In a sign of Florida’s crucial importance to his winning a second White House term, Trump’s campaign announced that the largest swing state in the nation would be considered its own geographical region when it comes to chain of command and …

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants America To Talk About Poverty

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in her Capitol Hill office. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Wednesday unveiled a package of anti-poverty proposals to give more people — including undocumented immigrants — access to federal benefits such as Medicaid. The bills — packaged as a bundle called “A Just Society” — would expand access to benefits by updating …

Elizabeth Warren beefs up anti-corruption plan ahead of NYC speech

On the presidential campaign trail, Sen. Elizabeth Warren frequently boasts that she has the “biggest anti-corruption plan since Watergate.” On Monday morning, she announced she wanted to make it a little bigger. Ahead of speech on corruption in New York City’s Washington Square Park on Monday evening that’s expected to draw thousands, Warren unveiled additions …

Fred: I will play better after difficult first season with Man Utd

The Brazil international midfielder is yet to justify the money and faith shown in him at Old Trafford, but he believes that progress is being made Manchester United midfielder Fred admits that he endured a “difficult” debut campaign at Old Trafford but has vowed to “play better” as he starts to feel more settled in …

'Maybe Pepe should go to the gym & build a massive body' – Evra's advice to misfiring Arsenal forward

The ex-Juventus and Manchester United star has told the 24-year-old that he needs to bulk up and says the coming weeks will be a test of his mentality Patrice Evra has told Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe that if he is going to make the grade in the Premier League, he will have to work on …

'Ibrahimovic back to Inter?' – Moratti may have done something 'so crazy' amid Zlatan return links

The LA Galaxy ace could be on his way back to Serie A this winter and it’s something the former Nerazzurri boss would like to see Former Inter owner Massimo Moratti has indicated that, if he were still in that position, he would have considered making a move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Out of contract with …