The Interior Department’s recommended oil and gas leasing reforms are poised to cut the climate impact of production on federal lands and waters while carefully staying within the bounds of the law, analysts say.
President Joe Biden imposed travel restrictions on nations in southern Africa, joining an international effort to slow the spread of a potentially potent new Covid-19 variant that roiled global markets.
Mattel Inc. investors who say it made and then hid material misstatements in its 2017 financial results asked a federal judge in California for initial approval of their $98 million deal with the company and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Colleen Sinzdak will mark the 141st anniversary of the first woman to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court by taking the lectern herself Nov. 30 in a disabilities case. She is one of five women who will appear during the sitting that starts on Monday and runs through Dec. 8.