Today’s top eight stories, including a proposal to limit the terms of Supreme Court justices, face an uphill battle; Russia has cut off gas flows to Europe and withdrawn from the International Space Station; A federal judge in Indiana has blocked enforcement of a state law that bars transgender girls from playing on girls’ school sports teams, and more.
There’s an idea for Supreme Court reform that people love, if they know about it
Two in three Americans support term limits for Supreme Court justices, but the reform proposal still faces an uphill battle even as a bill is ready for congressional action.
Parents fight to revive Zofran birth defects lawsuits
Hundreds of families whose children suffered from birth defects after their mothers were prescribed Zofran for morning sickness urged the First Circuit on Tuesday to let them sue British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline.
Marijuana decriminalization takes center stage at Senate hearing
Lock up to burn? That was the senators’ question on Tuesday as the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism considered legislation that would decriminalize weed at the federal level.
Montana Rail Authority Leads Campaign for New Passenger Service
More than 40 years have passed since travelers last rode the rails through southern Montana. Arguing that the time is right, the people of Montana try to muster enough money and influence to revive the passenger line.
Alex Jones appears in Texas court for damages phase of Sandy Hook defamation case
A lawsuit to determine how much Infowars host Alex Jones should pay the parents of a child who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting began in Texas state court on Tuesday.
Vanessa Bryant allowed to tell jurors they destroyed evidence
Vanessa Bryant will be allowed to argue that LA County Sheriff’s Deputies destroyed evidence of photos they took and shared of the remains of her late husband and daughter at a helicopter crash site when her trial will be heard next month
Judge Blocks Enforcement of Indiana’s Transgender Sports Ban
A federal judge in Indiana on Tuesday blocked enforcement of a state law barring transgender girls from playing on girls’ school sports teams.
Russia cuts gas to Europe and withdraws from the International Space Station
The chasm between Russia and the West widened further on Tuesday after Moscow announced an unexpected large reduction in natural gas flows to the European Union and said it would withdraw from the International Space Station in two years. .
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