Zahra Gokal

Zahra Gokal

Zahra Gokal is a recent graduate of the University of Houston, having received a B.A. in journalism and minors in English, creative writing and psychology. In her undergraduate years, she wrote for CoogLife, the campus lifestyle magazine. Her hobbies include photography, video editing and watching a good movie. Currently, she interns at The Well News and enjoys writing feature, local and political stories. You can reach her on LinkedIn or her website.

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June 14, 2024
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on ‘Bump Stock’ Firearm Attachments

WASHINGTON — Dealing a blow to gun safety advocates, a sharply divided Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era... Read More

WASHINGTON — Dealing a blow to gun safety advocates, a sharply divided Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on “bump stocks,” an accessory used to turn a semiautomatic weapon into something comparable to a rapid-fire machine gun.... Read More

June 14, 2024
by Dan McCue
Nation’s Top Business Leaders Host Trump, Rate Economy ‘Stable’

WASHINGTON — The Business Roundtable, the exclusive group of businesses that is also one of the most powerful lobbying organizations... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Business Roundtable, the exclusive group of businesses that is also one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in the nation, played host to former President Donald Trump on Thursday, and also released its quarterly assessment of the... Read More

June 14, 2024
by Tom Ramstack
Congressional Bill Would Prevent Student Athletes Being Employees

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent student athletes from being categorized as employees... Read More

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent student athletes from being categorized as employees of their universities. A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled in February that student athletes were university employees, thereby allowing... Read More

June 14, 2024
by Dan McCue
GOP Wins Fourth Straight Congressional Baseball Game

WASHINGTON — The Republicans soundly defeated their Democratic colleagues in the annual Congressional Baseball Game Wednesday night, the final score... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Republicans soundly defeated their Democratic colleagues in the annual Congressional Baseball Game Wednesday night, the final score being 31-11. The number that really mattered, however, was the record $2.2 million the game raised for local charities. Next... Read More

June 14, 2024
by Anna Claire Miller
Senate GOP Blocks Nationwide Access to IVF Treatment

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked legislation that would have established a national right to in vitro fertilization, as... Read More

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked legislation that would have established a national right to in vitro fertilization, as the chamber’s Democrats continued an effort to put their GOP colleagues on the defensive ahead of the November elections. The... Read More

Senate Confirms Energy Regulators, Extending Biden's Grip on Panel That Backs Renewable Energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's grip on a key federal energy commission will last beyond his first term, giving a boost... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's grip on a key federal energy commission will last beyond his first term, giving a boost to the Democrat's push for renewable energy regardless of the election results in November. The Senate ensured that political reality as lawmakers... Read More

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