After the California governor's call for a voluntary 20 percent cutback actually yielded a 1 percent increase in water use, officials are ramping up efforts to change outdoor residential water use to deal with the drought conditions.
A new California law bans full-contact football practices for middle and high school students due to concerns over possible concussions. In Los Angeles, a high school now has mandatory baseline testing for concussions for all students.
George Harrison memorial tree, planted following his death in 2001, has been destroyed by bark beetles, according to local officials. The George Harrison memorial tree is among a number of trees that have succumbed to beetles this year.
American Jews and others from abroad who join the Israeli Defense Forces are called 'Lone Soldiers.' An estimated 2,000 lone soldiers are from the US. Two Americans died fighting for the IDF in Gaza over the weekend.
From California to Massachusetts, communities are offering facilities to take in child migrants until they connect with relatives, plea asylum cases or enter into foster care. But not every US community is putting out a welcome mat.
The Title IX lawsuit, brought by five current and former UConn students, alleged the mishandling of sexual assault and harassment complaints. UConn has been taking a variety of steps to address the issues.