Fourteen US states, including New York and California, and the District of Columbia said the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to replace an Obama-era water regulation would end federal protection for half of wetlands and 15 percent of streams across the country.
Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the Constitution.
Two states in the US West have work to do on a plan to combat the shrinking supply of Colorado River water that 40 million people depend on but that’s threatened by a prolonged drought, a federal official said.
US health officials are worried about an increase in a mysterious and rare condition that mostly affects children and can paralyze arms and legs, with more than 120 confirmed or suspected cases reported.
The Indian Union Health Ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under.
Maryland, Delaware and Louisiana on Monday joined a growing number of US states that have refused to hand over voter data to a commission established by President Donald Trump to investigate possible voting fraud.
The Kuwaiti emir has engaged in shuttle diplomacy to help mediate a solution to the dispute between Qatar on the one side and Saudi Arabia and its allies on the other, the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the Persian Gulf region in years.
Palestine Intifada Conference Secretary General Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran’s consideration of Egypt's role in the restoration of the rights of the Palestinian people reminds the need for Islamic countries to confront the expansionist aims of Zionist regime.