Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, Dianne Feinstein, and Patty Murray speak on behalf of the Violence Against Women Act.
The Senate bill would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which includes funding for victims’ services and the testing of rape kits, for five years. But the reauthorization still needs to clear the House, where a competing version could strip out the expanded protections for LGBT couples and other groups.
- Justice Antonin Scalia, who served almost 30 years on the Supreme Court as one of its most prominent and influential conservative voices, died Saturday. He was 79.
- U.S. Republican presidential candidates debated for the first time since Donald Trump's win in New Hampshire, and it got intense.
- Bitterly cold temperatures and arctic winds began freezing large swathes of the U.S. Northeast ❄️