Blinken’s trip aimed to assess Ukraine’s 3-month-old counteroffensive and signal continued U.S. support for Kyiv’s efforts to drive out the Kremlin’s forces as some Western allies are expressing worries about progress.
The Environmental Protection Agency is delaying plans to tighten air quality standards for ground-level ozone — better known as smog — despite a recommendation by a scientific advisory panel to lower air pollution limits to protect public health.
A partnership between Maryland’s Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation train inmates to care for horses, earning inmates a certificate that will help them qualify for a job, while saving thoroughbreds from neglect, abuse, and slaughter.
The bill — the first of its kind in the U.S. — now heads to Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, who must decide whether to sign it into law. Newsom’s office said in an email that “the Governor will evaluate the bill in its merits when it reaches his desk.”
By The Associated Press and JOSH FUNK Associated Press
Authorities released data to the newspaper showing police spent 1 hour and 20 minutes fruitlessly searching one computer for signs it was used to look up the driving record of a local restaurant owner and the status of her driver's license.
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of participating in an illegal scheme to try to overturn the results of the 2020 election in Georgia and will not appear in court in Atlanta this week.