10th Circuit urged to revive challenge to hiking trails at nuclear bomb factory
A group of concerned Coloradans asked the 10th Circuit on Wednesday to revive a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed trail in the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, built around the site of a former nuclear weapon production facility.
More shots, more funding: Biden back to basics as Covid-19 cases rise
The White House held its first Covid-19 task force briefing in six weeks on Wednesday, as the country grapples with the possibility that surging case counts and hospitalizations across the country will flow through the summer.
Habeas rights for elephants at heart of Bronx Zoo case
The New York Court of Appeals is wrestling with whether to break ground with a judgment that says Asian elephants are as autonomous as human beings and thus capable of being freed from zoo captivity via lawsuit.
Teen expelled over antisemitic Snapchat post urges 10th Circuit to revive case against school
A Denver teenager expelled from school after mimicking a Nazi meme on Snapchat asked the 10th Circuit on Wednesday to revive his lawsuit against the school because the post was created off campus.
Sweden and Finland formally apply for NATO membership
Sweden and Finland have formally submitted their official applications to join NATO.
Mariupol falls to Russia as Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal
Russia said on Wednesday that more than 900 Ukrainian soldiers inside the Azovstal steelworks plant in Mariupol have surrendered, giving Moscow a symbolic victory after nearly three months of a war that has seen Russian forces repeatedly pushed back.
Four countries sign deal to bring green energy to half of EU citizens by 2050
Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium signed a declaration pledging to build wind farms in the North Sea in an effort to make the EU independent from Russian energy.
Special Kosovo court issues first verdict, finding 2 guilty of witness tampering
Two leaders of a war veterans’ association became the first Wednesday to be convicted by a special court created to prosecute crimes during Kosovo’s fight for independence in the late 1990s.
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