New York law requires toy guns made in realistic colors to have a bright, 1-inch-wide orange stripe “down both sides of the barrel and the front end of the barrel,” according to a press release.
Cal Fire says almost 3,000 firefighters — using four airtanker planes, 19 helicopters and 285 fire engines — have been “working aggressively to build control lines.”
Most U.S. dairy cows are born with horns, but most farms remove them. Animal welfare groups say dehorning is cruel. Instead, they want ranchers to breed more hornless cattle into their herds.
Oil prices are falling, down sharply since mid-June to just over $45 a barrel. That has affected gasoline prices, now down to an average of $2.65 a gallon, about 85 cents less than a year ago.
The Koch brothers’ political network of wealthy donors this weekend auditioned five GOP presidential candidates, another sign of billionaires’ increasing political clout.
The official recognition by the International Olympic Committee means that disc sports are now eligible for future Olympic Games.
Puerto Rico’s default on Monday raises pressure on Washington to step in with help and opens a new chapter in Puerto Rico’s relationship with its lenders — one now expected to move to the courts.
Host Melissa Block speaks to West Virginia University law professor James Van Nostrand about the impact of EPA power plant rules in his state.
If the president’s Clean Power Plan survives legal and political challenges, the nation’s electricity industry will have 15 years to remake itself and reduce CO2 emissions by a hefty margin.
Even before he officially unveiled it, President Obama’s plan to cut the carbon pollution produced by power plants faced significant opposition.
Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo., officer who shot and killed black 18-year-old Michael Brown, spoke with the New Yorker’s Jake Halpern. NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Halpern about the interviews.
Correspondent Don Gonyea tells NPR’s Melissa Block that unlike official GOP debates, which will limit the number of participants, all the hopefuls were invited to to appear in Manchester on Monday.
During his team’s game Saturday, Kaiser Carlile was hit in the head by a bat as he ran past the on-deck circle. The tragic accident has left a Kansas community in mourning.
When it opened, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index plummeted from 797.52 down to a new 52-week low of 615 — a drop of nearly 23 percent.
Republican presidential hopefuls are about to get their biggest test yet as they battle to make it onto the debate stage Thursday and woo voters who are just tuning into the contest.