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Zinke signs mining ban near Yellowstone park

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has approved a 20-year ban on new mining claims in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park after two proposed gold mines raised concerns the …


Report: Swim coach who allegedly sexually abused Ariana Kukors Smith banned from the sport for life

Sean Hutchison, the swim coach who stands accused of sexual abuse by Federal Way native and Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith, has been banned from the sport for life by …


Seattle embraced dockless bike shares, but bans scooter ones. How come?

Mayor Jenny Durkan banned scooters, citing safety concerns, noting a Washington Post report that scooter-related emergency room visits have spiked in cities after scooter shares come to town.


Walt Disney banned alcohol, but now theme parks say ‘drink up’

For the first time, Disneyland will break its prohibition on alcohol and begin selling drinks to the general public, the California theme park recently announced.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 12:37 p.m.

Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny …


Yakima City Council likely to vote on repeal of pit bull ban

Pit bull terrier friends and foes may soon have a final answer on whether the dogs can live within Yakima city limits.


San Francisco to consider outlawing plastic straws, stirrers

San Francisco is expected to join Seattle in outlawing plastic straws.


No, Twitter will not ban Trump, here’s why

Calls to ban Donald Trump from Twitter are at least as old as his presidency. But it’s not going to happen, at least not while he’s in office.


Q&A: Seattle’s plastic straw ban now in effect; here’s what you need to know

After 10 years since it was first introduced, Seattle’s ban on plastic straws and utensils is now in effect.


Legal pimp seeks office in Nevada as some push brothel bans

A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay …


Denmark joins some European nations in banning burqa, niqab

Denmark joined some other European countries in deciding Thursday to ban garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.


UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

A major tobacco company is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to persuade San Francisco voters to reject a ban on selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, certain …


Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its two billion users.


Quick challenge for Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban

The nation’s most restrictive abortion law is headed for a showdown before a federal judge only hours after it was signed by Mississippi’s governor.


UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 9:32 p.m.

Trump bans U.S. use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency

The Trump administration on Monday banned all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt U.S. sanctions.


Washington state initiative aims to ban local soda taxes

A group backed by the soda industry is seeking to bar cities and counties in Washington state from imposing their own taxes on sodas or other sweetened beverages through a …


School dance, anyone? Pakistan lawmakers in Punjab seek ban

Pakistani lawmakers in a provincial assembly voted in favor of a recommendation to ban dance parties at schools and other educational institutions, saying they promote Western culture, officials said Thursday. …


Bison protesters banned from Yellowstone for 5 years

Three people who were arrested while protesting the slaughter of bison near Yellowstone National Park have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges and are banned from the park for 5 years.


Sessions: Justice Dept can ban bump stocks with regulation

Justice Department officials are forging ahead with plans to ban rapid-fire bump stocks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday – a move that would likely set the stage for long …


Montana counties banning indoor vaping

Montana counties are starting to ban indoor vaping under the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act.


Opposition erupts as Iceland eyes banning most circumcisions

Icelandic lawmakers are considering a law that would ban the circumcision of boys for non-medical reasons, making it the first European country to do so.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:41 a.m.

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn’t know if it can

President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre– but officials aren’t sure they can.


South Dakota considers ban on teaching about gender identity

South Dakota lawmakers will consider banning public school teaching on gender identity in elementary and middle schools, a push that critics say targets transgender students in the same way some …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 5:03 p.m.

Twenty-eight Russians have Olympic doping bans lifted

Twenty-eight Russian athletes had their Olympic doping bans overturned Thursday, throwing the International Olympic Committee’s policy on the country into turmoil.


Florida Senate OKs bill banning forced child marriages

A woman who was forced to marry her rapist when she was 11 helped inspire the Florida Senate to unanimously pass a bill Wednesday that would end child marriage in …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

Senate rejects bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks

The Senate has rejected legislation designed to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.


South Carolina capital city bans bump stock rifle attachment

Citing the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, South Carolina’s capital city approved a ban on “bump stock” devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to mimic fully automatic guns.


Police: Policy banning guns for legal pot users under review

The Honolulu Police Department says it’s reviewing the policy requiring medical marijuana users to turnover their firearms following backlash from gun owners.


U.S. putting off planned ban on its use of cluster bombs

The Pentagon has put off indefinitely a planned ban on using certain cluster bombs, which release explosive sub-munitions, or bomblets. The U.S. military considers them a legitimate and important weapon, …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:11 p.m.

Supreme Court won’t review Maryland’s law banning sales of ‘assault weapons’

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Maryland law banning the sale of semiautomatic guns with certain military-style features.