White House Announces Policy To Ban Most Transgender People From Serving In MilitaryAccording to a Pentagon memo about the policy, exceptions to the ban include people who have been "stable for 36 consecutive months in their biological sex prior to accession," servicemembers who "do not require a change of gender" and troops who started serving under the Obama administration's policy prior to the new memo.
Malibu Bans Plastic Utensils, StrawsMalibu, having already banned plastic bags, plastic sandbags and polystyrene foam, has added plastic utensils and straws to the list.
Transgender Recruits Can Enlist In Military Jan. 1 Despite Trump's Proposed BanTwo federal courts have already ruled against Donald Trump's demand to ban transgender individuals from the military.
Long Beach Considers Banning StyrofoamIt could be the end of an era in Long Beach for Styrofoam.
Mets Pitcher Receives MLB's First Lifetime Ban After Failing Third Drug TestMets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
Long Beach Looking To Ban Hoverboards From Busy SidewalksHoverboards are becoming more popular among some, but Long Beach wants to ban them from busy sidewalks.
Metrolink Bans Hoverboards, Self-Balancing Devices On TrainsStarting on Monday, passengers will not be allowed to take hoverboards or any self-balancing devices onto the trains, according to Metrolink.
Muhammad Ali Criticizes Trump's Call To Ban Muslims From Entering USBoxing legend Muhammad Ali is criticizing Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, and calling on Muslims "to stand up to those who use Islam to advance their own personal agenda."
New York Outlaws Daily Fantasy Sports; Locals Hope California Isn't NextNew York's attorney general on Tuesday ordered the daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in the state, saying their operations amount to illegal gambling.
Local Theaters Implementing Bans On Costumes For New 'Star Wars' FilmThe countdown is on until The Force Awakens, but movie-going fans may have to leave their full Star Wars costumes at home.
Gov. Brown Signs Mascot Legislation Banning Redskins Name At Public SchoolsThe mascot legislation will prevent public schools from using a term that American Indians regard as offensive. It goes into effect in 2017.