Protesters rally at Supreme Court as justices ponder ‘remain in Mexico’ policy

The Court will decide whether the Biden administration has the authority to reverse former President Donald Trump’s 2019 decision preventing asylum seekers at the Southern border from entering the U.S. The policy has been criticized by immigrant advocacy groups.

Already OK on passports, “X” gender option is expanding to other documents

Sarah Warbelow, legal director for the Human Rights Campaign, told Capital News Service that the “X” gender marker on passports is “a measure that’s overdue.” The federal government is now working to expand use of the marker on other identity documents.

Frontier-Spirit merger, Southwest to be main competitors at BWI

The recently announced merger between Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines will create the second-largest airline carrier at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, but some critics say the proposed combination carrier would affect fares and service adversely.

Ahead of Veterans Day, Biden administration focuses on veteran suicides

Veterans make up about 7.9% of the U.S. population, but account for about 13.5% percent of suicides in the country, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Van Hollen, Sasse revive bill to protect U.S. intellectual property from foreign theft

Sens. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, and Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, have introduced a bill that would impose harsh penalties on companies and individuals found guilty of stealing American intellectual property. Their bipartisan Protecting American Intellectual Property Act requires sanctions for people…

Biden administration takes aim at improving Black maternal health care

Marking Black Maternal Health Week, the Biden administration is moving to put more federal resources behind improving Black maternal health care. “Make no mistake. Black women in our country are facing a maternal health crisis,” Vice President Kamala Harris said…