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After months of talks, the United States and China announced they have reached a climate change agreement that would cut both countries’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by almost a third over the next twenty years. Reduced Greenhouse Gas Pollution Under the agreement announced at the end of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in China, the US would reduce...

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community faced one of their first major hurdles Thursday, November 6, when a federal appeals court upheld laws banning same-sex marriage in four states: Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. A Stay on Same-Sex Marriage Bans The US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued a 2-1 ruling reversing district court rulings...