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California Adds Iowa To ‘Travel Ban’ Due To Its Refusal To Cover Gender Transitions In Medicaid

California Adds Iowa To ‘Travel Ban’ Due To Its Refusal To Cover Gender Transitions In Medicaid

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   California’s attorney general announced the state added Iowa to a “travel ban” on account of the Midwestern state’s refusal to cover gender transitioning procedures within Medicaid. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra made the announcement on Sept. 13 prohibiting taxpayer-funded travel to Iowa for public employees and state university students as of Oct. 4, […]

Thousands Of Migrants Accept Free Rides Home Under UN-Run Program, Official Says

Thousands Of Migrants Accept Free Rides Home Under UN-Run Program, Official Says

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR More than 2,000 Central American migrants have returned to their homelands using a program that offers free transportation for the trip, according to a United Nations official. The “Assisted Voluntary Return” program has transported 2,170 migrants who were either detained at or never got to the U.S. border, according to Christopher Gascon, […]

Border Patrol Finds Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden In A Shipment Of Jalapenos

Border Patrol Finds Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden In A Shipment Of Jalapenos

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   Border Patrol agents in California reportedly seized four tons of marijuana hidden in a shipment of jalapeno peppers Thursday. A 37-year-old male Mexican national driving a tractor-trailer reportedly drove through the port of entry at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California with a shipment of jalapeno peppers, according to U.S. Customs […]

Texas Governor Announces Domestic Terrorism Task Force After El Paso Shooting

Texas Governor Announces Domestic Terrorism Task Force After El Paso Shooting

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday he is forming a counter-domestic terrorism task force in the aftermath of the shooting at a Walmart in El Paso. He also instructed the Texas Department of Public Safety to assist in preventing domestic terrorism by having agents cooperate with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism […]

A Supermassive Black Hole At Our Galaxy’s Center Flared Out, Astronomer Says

A Supermassive Black Hole At Our Galaxy’s Center Flared Out, Astronomer Says

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy emitted a bizarre flash of light, an astronomer studying the phenomenon said. The flash likely occurred around May 13, and was uncharacteristic of the normal celestial behavior of the black hole, Sagittarius A, at the center of the […]

American Man Arrested After Reportedly Speeding Toward Tijuana Border Crossing, Hitting 17 Cars And Killing 5 People

American Man Arrested After Reportedly Speeding Toward Tijuana Border Crossing, Hitting 17 Cars And Killing 5 People

Matt M. Miller | Contributor   An American man was arrested Monday for speeding his vehicle toward the American-Mexican border in Tijuana, crashing into 17 other vehicles and killing five bystanders, police said. The Tijuana secretary of public security said that the man, who was confirmed to be of American origin, reportedly threatened a Mexican man with […]