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Hong Kong Moves West

Hong Kong Moves West

Advocates urge U.S. government to create visa system for Hongkongers seeking to escape China’s tightening grip.

In Air and Unmasked

In Air and Unmasked

CDC orders masks on domestic flights after airlines’ self-enforced mask mandates do not yield compliance.

The Fight Over California’s Abortion Coverage Mandate

The Fight Over California’s Abortion Coverage Mandate

HHS may carry out a Trump Administration enforcement action against California for its abortion coverage mandate.

Google’s Break

Google’s Break

In one of the biggest antitrust cases in a generation, the Justice Department opted for a narrow claim.

Battling Refrigerators in the War on Climate Change

Battling Refrigerators in the War on Climate Change

A new U.S. government funding bill ushers in two initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate Change Stress Testing

Climate Change Stress Testing

The Fed is beginning to consider policy responses to climate change.

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.

Clergy and COVID-19

Clergy and COVID-19

A federal agency resolves religious discrimination complaints about restrictions on clergy hospital visits.

NASA’s Artemis Accords Boost Commercial Space Activity

NASA’s Artemis Accords Boost Commercial Space Activity

Bilateral agreements renew debate over private exploitation of outer space resources.

Requiring Courts to Believe Noncitizens

Requiring Courts to Believe Noncitizens

The Supreme Court will decide whether federal courts are required to presume the credibility of noncitizens.

Are Vegan “Butter” and “Meat” Labels Protected as Free Speech?

Are Vegan “Butter” and “Meat” Labels Protected as Free Speech?

U.S. courts seem to recognize plant-based companies’ constitutional right to use meat and dairy advertising terms.

Regulatory Solutions to Climate Risk

Regulatory Solutions to Climate Risk

Experts argue that the United States can do more to reduce the risk of climate change on financial markets.