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U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Published 14/01/2019

(Reuters) - A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health [more…]

Joshua Tree National Park closes, at least for now, amid government…

Joshua Tree National Park closes, at least for now, amid government…

Published 09/01/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joshua Tree National Park in California will be closed at least temporarily so that staffers can grapple with sanitation and maintenance [more…]

New California governor tackles drug prices in first act

New California governor tackles drug prices in first act

Published 08/01/2019

(Reuters) - Hours into his new job, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Monday that could dramatically reshape the way prescription drugs [more…]

Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California

Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California

Published 08/01/2019

(Reuters) - A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) talc-based products, including the [more…]

College fanatics living it up on San Jose billboard

College fanatics living it up on San Jose billboard

Published 05/01/2019

(Reuters) - Diehard sports fans often go to great lengths to show their allegiance but some college football supporters took their loyalty to new heights [more…]

California lets self-driving startup Zoox offer autonomous rides

California lets self-driving startup Zoox offer autonomous rides

Published 21/12/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Self-driving car startup Zoox Inc has become the first company to receive approval from California regulators to operate an autonomous ride [more…]

Bees, brothels and monkey selfies: oh my- 2018 abuzz with odd U.S….

Bees, brothels and monkey selfies: oh my- 2018 abuzz with odd U.S….

Published 17/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A hive of honeybees in the heart of New York City, a monkey with a photographer’s eye, a brothel full featuring [more…]

SpaceX launches biggest U.S. ‘rideshare’ mission with 64 satellites

SpaceX launches biggest U.S. ‘rideshare’ mission with 64 satellites

Published 04/12/2018

(This story corrects to delete incorrect information that rocket carried a University of Illinois satellite) By Joey Roulette (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a [more…]

U.S. top court snubs environmental challenge to Trump’s border wall

U.S. top court snubs environmental challenge to Trump’s border wall

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rebuffed a challenge by three conservation groups to the authority of President Donald Trump’s administration to [more…]

California wildfire victims sue utility PG&E alleging negligence

California wildfire victims sue utility PG&E alleging negligence

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Victims of California’s deadliest wildfire have filed a lawsuit against PG&E Corp (PCG.N) alleging negligence and health and safety code violations by the [more…]