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EPA, pipeline operator reach deal to clean up Kansas spill

Jan. 09, 2023 18:57 PM EST

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with a pipeline operator to clean up a spill that dumped 14,000 bathtubs’ worth of crude oil into a rural Kansas creek. The agency said in a news release that the Dec. 7...

US House passes equal pay bill in latest women's soccer win

Dec. 22, 2022 17:52 PM EST

The House has passed a bill that ensures equal compensation for U.S. women competing in international events, a piece of legislation that came out of the U.S. women's soccer team's long battle to be paid as much as the men. The Equal Pay for Team USA Act, passed late Wednesday, will...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Dec. 13, 2022 14:27 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Dec. 11 The Washington Post on the bi-partisan tech privacy bill With Republicans poised to take over the House next year, a divided Congress looms. The result could be two years of...