LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal judges on Wednesday temporarily blocked an Arkansas law banning gender confirming treatments for transgender youth and a West Virginia ban on trans athletes in women's sports, two major victories for LGBTQ advocates against a wave of restrictions approved by Republican legislators.
TOKYO (AP) — Fans will be banned from Tokyo-area stadiums and arenas when the Olympics begin in two weeks, the city’s governor said Thursday after meeting with organizers of the pandemic-postponed games.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday urged anglers to avoid fishing along a stretch of the Colorado River because low flows during a historic drought in the U.S. West, critically warm water temperatures and sediment runoff from wildfire burn scars are all starving trout of oxygen.
Banned sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American champion's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her spot in the 100-meter individual race.
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Sha’Carri Richardson has been suspended from the Olympic team after testing positive for marijuana.
Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in America now are in people who weren’t vaccinated, an indication that daily deaths could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the shots.
The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for 30 days to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little issued an executive order repealing a mask mandate prohibition put in place by the lieutenant governor, describing her actions as a tyrannical abuse of power and an “irresponsible, self-serving political stunt.”
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide a major abortion case that could eventually lead to dramatic restrictions on abortion access. Here are some questions and answers about the case.
The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will consider a ban on new mining on large expanses of public lands in Western states to protect a struggling bird species, the greater sage grouse.
An appeals court on Monday will consider the constitutionality of the first law in the nation banning transgender women and girls from playing on women's sports teams.
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The House on Wednesday approved legislation prohibiting mask mandates by government entities in Idaho.
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Idaho's concept — which opponents say is unconstitutional, sexist and bigoted — has since spread across the country, with more than 20 states currently considering similar laws.
Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls' sports teams in public high schools. Yet in almost every case, sponsors cannot cite a single instance in their own state or region where such participation has caused problems.
A proposal to block transgender athletes from competing in Montana is similar to a 2020 Idaho law that's been blocked by a federal judge as a lawsuit plays out.