But neither Hercules nor Leo, who are at the center of a legal battle over whether chimpanzees should have the same legal rights as people, were physically present in the Manhattan courtroom today.
The regulations are intended to clarify recent court decisions on which bodies of water are protected, but many farmers and congressional Republicans oppose what they call an EPA "land grab."
The court decision means companies are on the hook for helping at least some consumers in California safely dispose of leftover pills and other medicine. Similar measures are in the works elsewhere.
Thirty votes are needed in the state's unicameral Legislature to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto. The vote is expected to be close.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients' behalf.
Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.
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Baseball has plenty of well-known heroes — guys like Ted Williams and Babe Ruth. But what about the game’s obscure and unappreciated stars? You’ll find some of them in Gary Cieradkowski’s new book, “The League of Outsider Baseball.” The author joins Bill Littlefield to share the story of two pitchers — one Japanese, one Chinese — who went head-to-head in the Pacific Coast League during the Sino-Japanese War.