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Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., already have such legislation, also known as extreme risk protection order laws, in place.
Between May and July, the average number of days detainees spent in custody went from 28 to 46.
The restoration is a victory for many conservationists and environmentalists, although not everyone sees it that way.
At least 911 immigrant children have been separated from their parents at the border since June of 2018.
Both the men's and women's national teams have disputed the USSF's claims.
The announcement comes amid criticism of farm subsidies, which exceed revenue Trump has taken in from tariffs on Chinese imports.
California homeowners with mortgages are required by law to have home insurance, leaving many to scramble to find a new plan before a potentially devastating blaze hits.
And research shows that both Democrats and Republicans likely only heard what they wanted to hear.
The new measure is intended to reduce costs and accelerate proceedings, but even immigration judges are questioning it.
Mark Rubinstein comes from a university known for its tobacco-control research and archive of tobacco industry documents.
Critics of the move say it's a way to weaken the agency and eliminate senior officials and scientists who don't want to relocate.
The Union of Concerned Scientists warns that extreme heat days will become more frequent and severe if carbon emissions continue at current levels.
In a new resolution, the organization urges governments to listen to those who are affected the most by natural disasters.
A Nevada utility company is joining utilities in other western states in implementing a new measure to reduce the risk of wildfire.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the bill into law Friday, changing how the state will pay for wildfire damage.
A new Republican caucus will tackle conservation and climate change. Is the GOP changing its tune or merely paying lip service to environmental issues?
The expansion of the social media company's hateful content policy doesn't go as far as initially promised.
President Donald Trump pledged to lower drug costs by forcing companies to disclose their list prices in ads. But would the plan have even worked in the first place?
This week, public records revealed how ICE has scanned facial data from millions of driver's license photos. But the agency's collaboration with state DMVs might go deeper.
The science community is still debating these ingredients' effects on the environment.
The Department of Homeland Security is bypassing dozens of laws to speed up the construction of several miles of fencing in Texas.
The 2020 candidate's plan focuses on executive actions that could happen with or without Congress getting on board.
The program is the first in the country to introduce drug testing as an eligibility requirement.
The legislation, which disproportionately affects black voters, will prevent hundreds of thousands of citizens from voting.