Tunisia: Assembly votes to abolish human rights commission
Tunisian MPs voted not to renew the human rights commission's mandate that is set to expire in May, a move being legally challenged because not enough legislators were present in the assembly. Read more.
Calling the Trump administration's attempt to gut the federal Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program "unlawful" and well as "cruel," 15 state attorneys general as well as the city of New York filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Agriculture Department over its new requirements for the program, a month after...read more.
On the heels of new research showing that the world's oceans are rapidly warming, scientists revealed Wednesday that a huge patch of hot water in the northeast Pacific Ocean dubbed "the blob" was to blame for killing about one million seabirds. Read more.