From a systematic pursuit of the “pyramid of crime” to a ban on unruly armed men, new initiatives have brought a rare thing to Kabul: a whiff of optimism.
The Federal Aviation Administration said it was bringing back some furloughed workers in order to ensure the safety of the air travel system.
A judge issued a nationwide order preventing rules from taking effect that would allow employers to deny insurance coverage of contraceptives on religious or moral grounds.
Canadian air traffic controllers have sent their American counterparts pizza amid a shutdown which has left thousands without pay.
The preliminary injunction prevents the Trump administration from putting into effect new rules in 13 states and the District of Columbia.
Regulators had accused Mutual of Omaha of denying policies to applicants, mostly gay men, who took medication to protect against the infection.
The labor movement is pressing the government to get federal employees back to work, and is highlighting ways in which basic services could be compromised.
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said Kim Jong-un’s visit to China this week indicated that the North Korean leader would soon have a second meeting with President Trump.
The bill, which would expand checks to almost all firearms sales, is almost certain to pass the House but faces long odds in the Republican-controlled Senate.
France and the United Kingdom are trying to stem the number of illegal crossings made by migrants across the Channel, with a new cooperation plan to be announced in the coming weeks. EURACTIV France reports.
Shuttered museums and historic sites, employees working without pay, no panda cam to watch. Also: Our mayor speaks of his love for “The Simpsons.”
Lawyers processing the estate of Stephen Paddock are facing a difficult question over what to do with his hoard of guns and accessories.
The first scientist to become defense secretary, Mr. Brown brought technical knowledge and a background in weapons research.
The partial shutdown has emptied laboratories across the country, forced scientists from the field and upended several scientific conferences.
Conservative judges worry that the Second Amendment has become “a second-class right.”
Here’s a look at what’s running and what’s not while Congress and President Trump negotiate over government funding.
The ban comes as dozens of gun control measures have been passed across the country, spurred on by public pressure after deadly mass killings. The N.R.A. has filed suit.