Human Rights Watch released its annual World Report on Tuesday, in which, Executive Director Kenneth Roth warned about China’s existential threat to human rights worldwide. “While other governments commit serious human rights violations, no other government flexes its political muscles with such vigor and determination to undermine the international human rights standards and institutions that [...]

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The North Carolina Legislature enacted a new congressional map Friday in response to a ruling that declared that the 2017 map was in violation of the North Carolina Constitution. The newly enacted map for the 2020 election passed the legislature via a party-line vote of 65-24. The new map could give the North Carolina Republicans [...]

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Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone was found guilty by a jury on seven counts in a DC federal court Friday. Stone was charged with lying to the House Intelligence Committee, witness tampering and concealing evidence from investigators. He was found guilty on all counts. The jury deliberated over the course of two days before [...]

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Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced a resolution on Wednesday calling for the US to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty with Russia, which allows Russia and the United States to fly observation flights over each others’ territory. The resolution called for withdrawal on the grounds that the treaty allows Russia to [...]

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