Capitol rioter who waved Confederate flag pleads guilty
A Maryland man who waved a Confederate flag attached to a lacrosse stick during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in the insurrection.
Texas faces uphill Supreme Court battle in veteran’s wrongful termination case
The Supreme Court justices were skeptical that states could avoid lawsuits from veterans during oral arguments on Tuesday, questioning Texas’ claims of sovereign immunity to dodge an injured soldier’s wrongful termination case.
Activision wins approval of $18 million EEOC settlement over California’s objections
Activision Blizzard — maker of the “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft” video games — won a federal judge’s approval Tuesday of a $18 million settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination in its workplace.
DeSantis rejects GOP-drawn Florida redistricting map
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday he vetoed the congressional redistricting map sent to him by his Republican colleagues in the GOP-dominated Legislature.
Special election scheduled to fill Devin Nunes’ vacant congressional seat
On April 5, voters in California’s 22nd Congressional District, located in California’s Central Valley, will head to the polls for a special primary election to determine who replaces longtime congressman Devin Nunes.
California watchdog warns of rampant fraud at sham LA hospice agencies
The California state auditor reported Tuesday that bogus hospice agencies in Los Angeles are likely defrauding Medicare and Medi-Cal on a massive scale, noting a 1,600% increase of such agencies in LA County since 2010.
Ukraine-Russia ceasefire talks yield glimmers of hope
Ukraine and Russia made tentative progress on reaching a ceasefire and the outlines of a peace agreement on Tuesday with the Russian military saying it was “drastically reducing” its attacks on Kyiv and the areas surrounding the capital to build “mutual trust.”
EU high court: Judges appointed by undemocratic bodies aren’t inherently illegitimate
The European Union’s top court found on Tuesday that Polish judges selected by an illegal judicial body aren’t per se unlawfully partial.