With Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature on Monday, a landmark California bill to raise the standard for when police can legally use deadly force is law.
Activists have welcomed Qatar’s decision to withdraw its signature from a letter signed last month by 37 countries expressing support for China’s policies in Xinjiang province, where about 1mn ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims are held in detention centres,
Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows. “We essentially found that using e-cigarettes is not equivalent to inhaling water vapour; in fact, it can exert acute
President Donald Trump’s proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea “absurd”. Stung by the rejection, Trump scrapped a September 2-3 visit to Denmark
Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest “horse race” opinion polls, highlighting one candidate’s rise or another’s decline.
Germany’s economy, Europe’s largest and its growth engine, could enter a recession in the third quarter, the Bundesbank has warned amid a growing debate on government measures to support the economy.
Julia Sanger, whose tiny ice cream shop flooded twice in two years in Maryland’s historic Ellicott City, joked darkly that the disasters left many local business owners in need of therapy.