The attorney general for Texas has said giving transition care to minors is child abuse under the state’s laws. Ken Paxton said that medical care such as puberty blockers, hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgeries “must be halted”. He said the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services “has a responsibility to act accordingly”. Mr Paxton
The asteroid which killed nearly all dinosaurs struck the Earth during the spring, according to new research. To reach their conculsions, researchers searched parts of North Dakota in the US to find fossilised paddlefishes and sturgeons that were killed when the asteroid made impact with Earth. They used powerful X-rays and carbon isotope records of
Tesla announced a new investment to expand production at Gigafactory Shanghai on the road to achieving a production capacity of 1 million electric cars per year at the factory. Last year, CEO Elon Musk disclosed that Gigafactory Shanghai has now surpassed Fremont factory in production capacity, and Tesla has made the Chinese factory its new main
Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash. San Francisco Chronicle/Hearst Newspapers via Getty Images | Hearst Newspapers | Getty Images A bipartisan group of 30 lawmakers is urging President Joe Biden to push European leaders to alter language in their proposed Digital Markets Act so that it does not unfairly target U.S. tech companies. In a letter sent
Home Secretary Priti Patel has received a demand to review the events around the resignation of Metropolitan Police commissioner Dame Cressida Dick. Scotland Yard’s deputy commissioner Sir Stephen House revealed he has written to Ms Patel about the controversial circumstances of his boss’s departure. He claimed that “due process” was not followed over Dame Cressida’s
7:00 AM ET The first hole at Riviera Country Club is arguably the most famous first tee box on the PGA Tour. It’s perched 75 feet above the fairway and it’s about the size of a modest living room. It might also be the tour’s most beautiful, particularly early in the morning, when the Southern
Ukraine has brought in emergency measures and told its citizens in Russia to flee the country as fears of a large-scale invasion by President Vladimir Putin’s troops mount. In further ominous signs, Moscow began evacuating its Kyiv embassy and the leaders of two Russian-backed separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine asked Mr Putin for military help
President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is still open to diplomacy but will put its national security interests first. He said the country would continue to bolster its military amid a “difficult international situation”. In a video statement released to commemorate the annual Defender of the Fatherland Day, Mr Putin appeared to indirectly address the
The governor of the Bank of England has warned that large wage rises and price-setting to reflect surging inflation risk embedding rising costs in the economy, resulting in “slow activity and increased unemployment”. Andrew Bailey told the Treasury committee of MPs that the so-called second round effects of the energy-led rise in living costs were