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Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From

Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country became the top destination for plastic waste in 2018 after China stopped accepting imports, according to Reuters, with plastic waste imports…

The U.S. Has Closed a Texas Migrant Facility After a Minor Died There

(HOUSTON) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection…

U.S. Judge Says Mississippi Abortion Law ‘Smacks of Defiance’

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A federal judge indicated Tuesday that he is likely to block a Mississippi law that will ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The new law puts a cutoff point for abortion at about six weeks, when many women…