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US opens probe after 51 migrants die in sweltering trailer

By Gerard MartinezAgence France-Presse (AFP) — The death toll of undocumented migrants who were abandoned in a scorching-hot trailer in Texas rose to 51 Tuesday, as President Joe Biden blamed “criminal” professional smugglers for the tragedy. Rebeca Clay-Flores, a Bexar…

US lawmakers agree bipartisan bill on gun safety

By Frankie TaggartAgence France-Presse (AFP) — US senators unveiled a bill Tuesday addressing the epidemic of gun violence plaguing the country as they locked down a narrow set of reforms that were nevertheless hailed as the first significant firearms controls in a generation. The…

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas tax

(Eagle News) — In a televised address Wednesday afternoon, U.S. President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax for three months. The announcement came as American drivers are revving up for the busy summer travel season while…