A major disaster and state of significant emergency has been declared for the island of Tinian in the Northern Marianas because of an out of control fire with toxic fumes.
On June 19, a grass fire started on Tinian and spread quickly and grew in intensity until it reached a location where waste and debris from Super Typhoon Yutu was being sorted and stored for disposal.
Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge blocked officials from enforcing a nearly century-old ban the state’s Republican attorney general said was back in effect after the US Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedure nationwide.
Jonny Bairstow hit the second fastest fifty for England in test cricket as they made light work of a 113-run target to beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the third and final test at Headingley and ensure a 3-0 series victory.
Battles over abortion have shifted to state courts after the US Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedure nationwide, as a judge blocked a statewide ban in Louisiana and clinics in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and Texas sued seeking similar relief.