Justice Department announces new rule to regulate pistol-stabilizing braces

CNN  —  Attorney General Merrick Garland and Steve Dettelbach, the director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), announced new regulations Friday that would subject pistol-stabilizing braces…

EPA proposes new rule to crack down on deadly air pollution

CNN  —  For the first time since 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency is proposing an update to the federal air quality standard for fine soot – a long-awaited step…

China Covid: U.S. Testing Rule Meets a Collective Shrug

Some Chinese were disappointed by the Biden administration’s new testing requirement for travelers coming from their country. Others radiated contempt, calling it the latest Western effort to contain China’s rise.…

Shakhtar Donetsk Claims FIFA Rule Is Hurting Teams From Ukraine

Shakhtar and the other Ukrainian teams are still required to pay money owed to teams outside the country, including for players that have been allowed to suspend their contracts. Palkin…

The Covid-19 emergency may end, but there’s no rule to say when the pandemic is over

Pandemics don’t have hard edges. Knowing where they start or stop is a judgment call, and there isn’t a clear authority that gets to make that decision. Epidemiologists recognize a…

Florida asks Supreme Court to rule on its controversial social media law

Washington CNN Business  —  Florida has asked the Supreme Court to rule on whether states may force social media companies to host content they would rather remove — setting up…

Michigan GOP leaders encourage rule breaking at poll worker training session

“None of the constraints that they’re putting on this are legal,” former state senator Patrick Colbeck told trainees on the August 1 call. As far as cell phones, “I would…

E.U. Rule Requires New Devices to Have USB-C Charging Ports by 2026

The European Union on Tuesday reached an agreement that will require all new smartphones, tablets and laptops to use a common charger by 2026. The policy is an attempt to…

Former Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer says coaching career is over but won’t rule out future in basketball

4:03 PM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been…