U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to ban on gun ‘bump stocks’

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court, which expanded gun rights in a landmark ruling in June, declined on Monday to hear a challenge to a federal ban on devices called “stockpiles.” reserves” that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire. like a machine gun – a gun control measure prompted by a mass shooting … Read more

U.S. Western states deadlocked on cutting Colorado River use

An aerial view of Lake Powell is seen, where water levels have dropped dramatically to levels not seen since it was filled in the 1960s, as rising water demand and climate change shrink the Colorado River and create challenges for business owners and recreation in Page, Arizona, U.S., April 20, 2022. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs/Files Join now … Read more

U.S. Interior must weigh climate impacts of oil, gas leasing -settlement

WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – The Biden administration must thoroughly analyze the climate impacts of leasing oil and gas on nearly 4 million acres (1.6 million hectares) of federal lands in five states before drilling could take place, according to legal agreements reached late Wednesday. The demand comes after Judge Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. … Read more

U.S. confirms 9 monkeypox cases in 7 states

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday it had identified nine cases of monkeypox in seven states, including some in people who had no recent international travel history. The nine cases were confirmed in Massachusetts, Florida, Utah, Washington, California, Virginia and New York on Wednesday, the US Centers for Diseases Control … Read more

U.S. confirms nine monkeypox cases in seven states

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it had identified nine cases of monkeypox in seven U.S. … Read more