U.S. Signs Asylum Agreement With El Salvador

The U.S. will reportedly help develop an asylum system in El Salvador, a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world.

DHS Releases Plan To Combat Targeted Extremism

The acting DHS secretary said "targeted violence within our borders that is more diverse than at any time since the 9/11 attacks."

Facebook Suspends 'Tens Of Thousands' Of Apps…

Facebook says the suspensions stem from an investigation into how developers use its members' data.

KFC Adds Gluttony To Sandwich Wars, And…

KFC is test marketing a sandwich that wedges a breaded chicken breast between two donuts, triggering quips over the national well-being.

FAA Chief Tests Boeing 737 Max Software Updates…

The FAA did not disclose anything about the performance of the updated flight controls.

Dream Jobs: STEM Teacher

Jonte Lee explains chemistry to his students while relating it to their everyday lives.

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Which Neighborhood You Grow Up In Can Predict…

"Opportunity bargains" are neighborhoods where you can live affordably while achieving upward mobility.

Off Balance: The Scooter Craze Is Too Fast For…

A Newsy investigation finds an unusual lack of national safety rules and industry standards for the popular standing electric scooters.

Colt Suspending Production Of AR-15 Rifles For…

The gun maker's CEO said the current gun market and a slew of military and law enforcement contracts are behind the decision.

Japanese Court Finds Former Execs Not Guilty In…

The former executives were accused of criminal negligence.

Tropical Depression Imelda Causes Flash Flooding…

​Galveston, Houston and Beaumont have been hit especially hard.

The Origins Of The LGBTQIA+ Acronym

It may seem textbook, but textbooks are constantly being revised.

Trade Coalition Pushes Congress To Hold President…

Major trade groups join forces to urge Congress to restrict the president's use of tariffs in his trade wars.

Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For…

The 560 acres being transferred to the U.S. Army include parts of New Mexico, California and Arizona.

Sanders Releases Plan To End Homelessness And…

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to create 7.4 million "quality" affordable housing units over 10 years, among other measures.

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New Mexico's Governor Announces Free Public…

The plan would make tuition at public colleges and universities free for in-state students.

Report: Border Barrier Could Damage…

​According to National Park Service report, up to 22 archaeological sites ​in Arizona are at risk of being destroyed by border wall construction.

India Issues Total Ban Of E-Cigarettes

India's government said e-cigarette use has "increased exponentially and has acquired epidemic proportions in developed countries."

How Did The U.S.'s Most Influential Judicial Body…

A 1789 law established the Supreme Court, and while it's been amended, the basic outline of the federal court system has largely survived.

New York Becomes First State To Officially Ban…

The state Public Health and Health Planning Council voted to put the ban into effect immediately.

Corey Lewandowski Testifies Before House…

Lewandowski said he was instructed not to disclose "discussions with the president or his advisers to protect executive branch confidentiality."

U.S. Army Hits Enlistment Goal After Updating…

​Army leaders told The Associated Press they expect to exceed their recruitment goal of 68,000 new recruits by the end of September.

Federal Spending On Children Drops, According To…

The Urban Institute's Kids' Share report says federal spending on children dropped in 2018.

California Governor Announces Executive Action…

Gov. Gavin Newsom can't outright ban flavored e-cigs via executive action, but he can still do a lot to try and curb their use.

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Pentagon Pulls Back On 3 Border Projects Due To…

The government says its canceling plans for 20 additional miles of border barrier in Arizona and California because of "insufficient" funds.