Prices of food and basic goods are rising sharply at a time when many government officials have not been paid for months, and the Taliban victory has thrust hundreds of thousands of Afghan soldiers into joblessness.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court said the law could take effect while legal challenges continued in lower courts. The groups that filed Thursday’s request said it was proving unworkable to challenge the law through traditional means.
Twelve Europeans arrive with an aggregate 38 Ryder Cups; the 12 Americans arrive with 12. This weekend at Wisconsin’s Whistling Straits could determine whether it’s better to have 38 or better to have 12.