Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Headlines & Global News


Solitary confinement

Obama Outlaws Solitary Confinement For Minors In Federal Prisons

Jan 26, 2016 11:08 AM EST

President Obama said the practice is overused and psychologically devastating.

Supreme Court

Supreme Court To Rule On Obama's Executive Immigration Actions

Jan 19, 2016 02:46 PM EST

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that it will hear arguments in April and likely decide by June.

President Barack Obama

Obama's Gun Control Executive Action Allows Doctors To Report Some Mentally Ill To FBI

Jan 05, 2016 01:35 PM EST

A new set of rules to curb gun violence now includes the option for doctors to report some mentally ill patients to the FBI.


FBI Processed Record Number Of Background Checks For Guns In 2015

Jan 05, 2016 04:28 AM EST

The FBI conducted 23,141,970 gun background checks in 2015, some 2,000,000 more than the previous year.

President Barack Obama

Gun Control: Obama To Discuss Executive Action At Town Hall

Jan 03, 2016 02:02 PM EST

Obama plans to target "our epidemic of gun violence" during a town hall meeting scheduled for Thursday.

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina: Obama's Gun Control Executive Action Is 'Lawless' (VIDEO)

Jan 03, 2016 01:28 PM EST

Carly Fiorina says that the president's plan on gun control is unconstitutional.


Obama To Discuss Executive Gun Actions With Attorney General

Jan 01, 2016 12:10 PM EST

Since Congress can't act on gun control, President Obama said he will meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday to discuss options for enacting measures via executive authority.


Obama To Expand Background Checks On Guns With Executive Action

Dec 31, 2015 09:40 PM EST

The president is expected to require more small-scale gun sellers to get their Federal Firearms License.


Gun Control: California Law Allows Police To Seize Guns Without Warning Starting Jan. 1

Dec 29, 2015 03:37 PM EST

A new California gun law will temporarily take guns away when a judge determines the owner is a potential risk to themselves or others.

Matt Bevin On Marriage

Matt Bevin: Clerks' Names Will Be Removed From Kentucky Marriage Licenses

Nov 08, 2015 05:52 PM EST

Kentucky governor elect Matt Bevin said Friday that county clerks will no longer sign marriage licenses when he takes office in December.

Barack Obama

Obama Preparing To Issue Executive Orders On Gun Control, White House Says [BREAKING]

Oct 05, 2015 07:03 PM EDT

Rumors coming from White House insiders are swirling that President Barack Obama is secretly planning to issue executive actions on gun control following the shootings at Umpqua Community College.


Immigration: More Than 650,000 DACA Immigrants Granted Amnesty, More Than 4,000 Linked To Fraud, Gangs Or Terrorism

Jul 30, 2015 11:01 AM EDT

Of those approved for amnesty, 3,959 were suspected of fraud, at least 49 had ties to gangs and six had potential links to terrorism.


Illegal Immigrant Amnesty Case Could Make It To Supreme Court, White House Official Says

May 28, 2015 03:16 PM EDT

"This is about making sure we are fighting vigorously, winning this case on the merits so that when the time comes that we're implementing this program, people can be sure that it's not [going to] get further entangled in litigation," Cecilia Muñoz, director of the Domestic Policy Council, said on MSNBC's "The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart."


Obama Takes Executive Action To Create New Cybersecurity Agency

Feb 10, 2015 12:04 PM EST

President Barack Obama will use executive action to create a new federal agency that will counter cybersecurity threats by sharing intelligence information with other government agencies once a crisis occurs, a White House official said on Tuesday, reported The Washington Post.

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch

Illegal Aliens Have ‘The Right’ To Work In U.S. As Much As American Citizens, Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Claims

Jan 29, 2015 09:33 PM EST

Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace Eric Holder as Attorney General of the United States, believes that illegal aliens have “the right” to work in the United States.

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