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The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.
The International Olympic Committee recognized that American figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph, who originally finished fourth, won the bronze at the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria.
Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that’s shaken the university. “Nothing like it should ever happen again,” UVA President Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.
Hub airports in the middle of the country are choked with delays, while a tenth of the flights at some Northeast airports aren’t taking off at all. Meanwhile, drivers are navigating slushy roads.
Police arrested 44 people after another round of protests — these quieter than the unrest that erupted after the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
While several big cities saw large protests after the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson on Monday, Tuesday saw protests and blocked highways in at least 14 cities across the country.
After a stray dog met a team of Swedish adventure athletes in Ecuador, he ran for miles through rough terrain and swam to keep up. Now Arthur the dog is famous — and it all started with a meatball.
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, says he has “a clean conscience” about the shooting; he also says he’s sorry for the loss of life.
Saying he understands the frustrations of people who feel they’re not treated fairly under the law, President Obama also said, “I have no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities.”
Some of those who attended planning meetings with local officials blamed police and the county attorney’s office for fueling the unrest by making the finding public at night and with little warning.