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Discrimination complaints hit group fighting Trump’s health policies

Since 2016, 14 people have left NHeLP, including eight people of color, according to figures the organization provided to POLITICO. | Molly Riley/AP Photo Exclusive Some of its employees have described an environment allowing mistreatment [...]

Conservative group sues to halt New Mexico’s new gun laws

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A conservative coalition is suing to overturn New Mexico’s new gun laws requiring background checks. The Albuquerque Journal reports the New Mexico Patriots Advocacy Coalition filed a lawsuit this week challenging [...]

Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered a freeze on the financial assets of the group, which has been blamed for two terrorist attacks in the country. The move coincided with [...]

Group tries again on petition for gun sale background checks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A gun safety group hoping to change Ohio law to require background checks on virtually all guns sales is trying again to clear an initial hurdle and get its petition summary approved. The proposal from Ohioans for [...]

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) – A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment [...]

NY’s largest business group backs licenses for immigrants

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The Business Council of New York State, the state’s largest business advocacy organization, is backing legislation that would authorize drivers licenses for residents who entered the country illegally. Business Council [...]

Gun rights group to host free firearms training for women

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) – A Detroit-area gun rights advocacy group is offering free firearm and personal protection lessons to women. Legally Armed In Detroit says registration starts Sunday and the May 19 lesson will be available to 900 women. [...]

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants attacked the compound of an American-run contractor in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least five people and sending a stinging message to the United States as it engages in peace [...]

Navy strike group deployed to send ‘message’ to Iran

The action comes “in response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings,” White House national security adviser John Bolton said in a statement. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Defense John Bolton said the [...]

Authorities keep distance, yet work with armed border group

SUNLAND PARK, New Mexico (AP) – Authorities have distanced themselves from an armed civilian group that detains asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border, but the United Constitutional Patriots have never been shy about saying [...]