The White House support for the inclusion of women in the Selective Service comes as many female service members are bracing for the possibility that President-elect Trump could close off inroads for women in the military.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a smoking ban in public housing on Wednesday, igniting a variety of responses.
A report suggesting Ivanka Trump is mulling taking up climate change as a signature issue during her father's presidency is gathering steam among liberals who have called on her to help temper some of President-elect Trump's more rigid policy stances.
The tweet highlighted government opposition to climate efforts and raised concerns about the rise of the the conservative, white nationalist 'alt-right' movement.
Privacy critics say the procedural change will enable 'mass hacking' by federal law enforcement, by allowing judges to issue warrants for federal agents to access computers in any jurisdiction.
Justin Normand stood outside a mosque Thanksgiving weekend, one of numerous displays of compassion Americans have shown the Muslim community recently.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, President Obama said he believes marijuana should be treated, as a public heath issue, like cigarettes and alcohol.