Florida is the latest GOP-controlled state to place more restrictions on mail-in ballots in the aftermath of the 2020 election.
by ALEX PICKETT
Colorado faces a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections driven by highly infectious variants and loosening restrictions.
by AMANDA PAMPURO
Flooding in Himalayan communities caused by overflowing glacial lakes could triple in the coming decades because of global warming.
by DUSTIN MANDUFFIE
by NICHOLAS IOVINO
A delay in redistricting data from the U.S. Census Bureau has thrown the constitutionality of Virginia’s House of Delegates races into question.
by BRAD KUTNER
Accusing a New York jurist of “bias” and “pre-ordained favoritism” in favor of comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, famed conservative attorney Larry Klayman did not show up on Thursday for a remote appearance before that judge.
by JOSH RUSSELL
Science & Research
Research shows sharks navigate extraordinarily long trips using the Earth’s magnetic fields.
by SABRINA CANFIELD
New technology has allowed paleontologists to identify five more fossils of the rare Besanosaurus hidden right in their own museums.
by MADELINE REYES
The lawsuit follows a federal judge’s order Wednesday striking down a nationwide moratorium on evictions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
by NINA PULLANO
Vote-by-mail ballots were sent to all California registered voters during the pandemic ahead of the 2020 general election.
by NATHAN SOLIS
With an advocate general condemning Poland’s judicial overhaul, the European Union’s top court got a step closer to stopping Poland from punishing judges who are critical of what they see as a judicial takeover orchestrated by the country’s ruling far-right government.
by CAIN BURDEAU
Dominic Ongwen is the first International Criminal Court defendant to have admitted to participating in some of the crimes with which he was charged.
by MOLLY QUELL
Crime & Punishment
Experts asked lawmakers to build an international coalition of support for the Uyghurs, increase tariffs on China and work to prevent U.S. companies from profiting off of forced labor.
by SAMANTHA HAWKINS
Across the Nation
Massachusetts continues a trend of targeting not just drugmakers but the companies that helped them to promote their sales.
by THOMAS F. HARRISON
A class of Google Assistant users claim the product listened in on their conversations in order to sell their data to targeted-advertising firms.
by MATTHEW RENDA
Democratic aides say the GOP leadership jockeying is evidence of the Republican Party’s unwavering allegiance to Trump.
by JACK RODGERS
More than 10,000 California employers have registered for CalSavers since it launched in July 2019, and 340,000 workers are enrolled and putting away money for their retirements.
by NATHAN SOLIS
The two protesters and a journalist say a Louisiana law that designates the thousands of miles of pipeline in the state as critical infrastructure has chilled their free speech rights.
by DANIEL JACKSON
by MARTIN MACIAS JR.
by NINA PULLANO
by KELSEY JUKAM
In a ruling explaining its reasoning for ordering the New Mexico Secretary of State to mail absentee ballot applications to eligible voters ahead of the June 2020 primary election, the New Mexico Supreme Court said the action promoted public health while not infringing on the Legislature’s plenary power to establish election procedures.
A federal court in California approved a class action settlement with Facebook relating to a coding error that allowed hackers to infiltrate the accounts of millions of users. Facebook agreed to make certain security commitments and consented to independent monitoring of its security measures.
Lacking the votes necessary to do anything else, a reluctant Federal Election Commission dropped its case into hush money paid to adult film star Stormy Daniels despite “well-grounded charges that the former president of the United States knowingly and willfully accepted contributions nearly 5,000% over the legal limit to suppress a negative story mere days before Election Day.”