The FDA has effectively thrown up its hands over its most important food-related role.
While that impulse is understandable, it can lead to policies that do more harm than good.
The SAFE SEX Workers Study Act would look at the impact of FOSTA and the seizure of sites like Backpage and Rentboy.
Larry Krasner also questions the effectiveness of "supply-side" measures aimed at reducing criminals' access to firearms.
Almost all of America’s avocados come from a single Mexican state. A threatening message threw it into disarray.
Last Year's 'Staggering Increase in Traffic Fatalities' Reflects Increased Driving After a Pandemic-Related Drop
While the fatality rate rose substantially in 2020, it remained essentially the same in 2021.
That process takes a long time, and the result would face the same legal objection cited by the Supreme Court.
The question for the Supreme Court was not whether the policy was wise but whether it was legal.
In the Case That Blocked OSHA's Vaccine Mandate, the Justices Disagreed About When COVID-19 Counts As a Workplace Hazard
The crux of the argument is the distinction "between occupational risk and risk more generally."
Defending OSHA's Vaccine Mandate, Sonia Sotomayor Says 'I'm Not Sure I Understand the Distinction' Between State and Federal Powers
The justice's reference to a national "police power" raised some eyebrows.
Most of the justices appear to be skeptical of the argument that the agency has the power it is asserting.
The Biden Administration Is Asking an Appeals Court to Lift the Order Blocking OSHA's Vaccine Mandate
The government argues that the 5th Circuit erred in concluding that the rule "grossly exceeds OSHA's statutory authority."
A unanimous three-judge panel concludes that the decree "grossly exceeds OSHA's statutory authority."
Is the COVID-19 virus an "agent"?
"These are the same people who could not approve an at-home COVID-19 test for a year."
The Details of OSHA's Vaccination Rule for Private Employees Suggest Several Ways It Could Be Vulnerable to Legal Challenges
Federal courts will have to decide whether the rule is "necessary" to protect workers from a "grave danger."
D.C. transit officials have known since 2017 about a safety defect in its 7000 series cars that caused a derailment last week.
An Anonymous Jokester Installed a 'Merge Simpson' Sign Near a Portland Interstate. City Killjoys Took It Down.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation said that the sign was a safety hazard and therefore had to go.
Do we really need the state to step in over an unfortunate tragedy?
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A Study Finds That Crash Injuries in 5 States Rose After They Legalized Marijuana Use but Not After They Allowed Marijuana Sales
Adding to the puzzle, another study from the same organization found "no increased crash risk" associated with cannabis consumption.
And it's easier to distribute than the current vaccines, which require ultra-cold storage.
Safety Investigators Confirm the 'Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act' Wouldn't Have Prevented the Fatal Crash That Killed Lakers Legend
The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed that a costly terrain warning system lawmakers wanted to mandate in response to Bryant's death would have been a non-factor in the accident that killed him.
Regulators haven't kept up with the times when it comes to the changing nature of ventures into space.
"Ensure all sledding equipment is in good condition, with no cracks or sharp edges."
While these laws are intended to save children's lives in the event of an accident, Nickerson and Solomon argue that the effect on birthrates is much bigger.
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States should stop treating sober cannabis consumers as public menaces.
A new working paper argues that car seat laws are discouraging moms from having a third child.
"My mask protects you, your mask protects me"
Cheap accurate testing would enable the safe reopening of the U.S. economy.
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From doxxing people with the new coronavirus to making diagnosed and suspected patients wear ankle monitors, some states are taking all the wrong steps to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Restrictions on takeout cocktails, telemedicine, hand sanitizer, and plastic bags are among the rules being chucked aside in a crisis.
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After a State-Authorized Medical Marijuana Patient Had an Epileptic Seizure and Crashed Her Car, Police Arrested Her for Driving With 'Marjuana in Her System'
The case illustrates the injustice and irrationality of Pennsylvania's "zero tolerance" approach to stoned driving.
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Under Chinese authoritarianism, they'll have neither.