Montana is Banning TikTok. But Can the State Enforce the Law and Fend Off a Lawsuit?
The law would have much more far-reaching effects than bans already in place in nearly half the states.
Heartland Clergy Train to Prevent Agriculture Workers’ Suicides
Heartland states like Minnesota and South Dakota are training rural clergy in suicide prevention.
Criminal Cases for Killing Eagles Decline as Wind Turbine Dangers Grow
The falloff in enforcement was revealed in data obtained by the Associated Press.
Wyoming Black Bear Hunter Accused of Killing Protected Grizzly Near Highway Into Yellowstone
The male grizzly weighing about 530 pounds drew a lot of attention from drivers after it was killed May 1 about 100 yards off the eastern highway into Yellowstone.
Biden Plan Would Open Leases to Conservation, not Just Drilling and Grazing
Some Republican lawmakers contend the changes are a backdoor to excluding agricultural and energy development interests.
Youth Climate Lawsuit Will go to Trial Despite Montana Effort to Derail Case
An energy policy that was challenged by the lawsuit was repealed in March by the state Legislature, and Montana's attorney general wanted that part of the case dismissed.
Half of U.S. West Out of Drought, but not Fully Recovered
All that rain and snow means California can provide 100% of the water requested by cities and farms for the first time in years.
Jury Finds Trump Liable for Sexual Abuse, Awards Accuser $5M
Jurors rejected E. Jean Carroll’s claims that she was raped, but found Trump liable for sexually assaulting her.
North Dakota Governor Signs Law Protecting Tribal Adoptions
Several other states — including Montana, Wyoming and Utah — have considered codifying the act this year.
BNSF Engineers Frustrated With Rails Even as Others Get Sick Time
Several railroads have made deals this year to give some of their workers sick time.