Good news from federal agencies can feel like a rarity these days, but this dispatch from the Environmental Protection Agency is an excellent reminder that staffers deep in the government are hard at work to build a better world. In draft guidance on skin allergy testing for pesticides and industrial chemicals, the EPA is encouraging researchers to move away from the use of animal models. Read more.
Ohio's state Supreme Court has struck down the state's new congressional map as a Republican gerrymander that violates the state constitution. Read more