Half of U.S. West Out of Drought, but not Fully Recovered
All that rain and snow means California can provide 100% of the water requested by cities and farms for the first time in years.
Jury Finds Trump Liable for Sexual Abuse, Awards Accuser $5M
Jurors rejected E. Jean Carroll’s claims that she was raped, but found Trump liable for sexually assaulting her.
North Dakota Governor Signs Law Protecting Tribal Adoptions
Several other states — including Montana, Wyoming and Utah — have considered codifying the act this year.
BNSF Engineers Frustrated With Rails Even as Others Get Sick Time
Several railroads have made deals this year to give some of their workers sick time.
Far-Right Activist Ammon Bundy’s Latest Standoff is in Court
St. Luke’s Regional Health sued Ammon Bundy for defamation more than a year ago.
Casper Mayor: Sorry for Fiery Abortion Clinic Facebook Post
An arsonist burned the facility with gasoline as it prepared to open last May.
No Cancer Risk Found at Nuclear Bases so Far, Air Force Says
The Air Force says it will continue to investigate the issue and concerns raised by airmen about the environmental toxins they may be exposed to.
Abortion Bans Fail in Conservative South Carolina, Nebraska
Cheers erupted outside the legislative chamber in Nebraska on Thursday as the last vote was counted.
Swiss Billionaire’s Fund Helped Push Against ‘Dark Money’
Wyss was born in Switzerland and retains his citizenship even though he lives in Wyoming.
Why is Biden Announcing 2024 Bid Now, and What Will Change?
A formal reelection announcement means the president is now allowed to raise money directly for his campaign.
Supreme Court Preserves Access to Abortion Pill for Now
The justices on Friday granted emergency requests from the Biden administration and New York-based Danco Laboratories, maker of the drug mifepristone.
Wyoming Abortion Clinic Opens Despite Arson, Legal Obstacles
A first-in-the-nation abortion pill ban and a ban on abortion at all states of pregnancy remain pending while a lawsuit challenging them proceeds.