The governor was in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
- Business Insider
Chief Justice John Roberts says Supreme Court went too far in taking the 'dramatic step' of overturning Roe v. Wade
Roberts wrote that a decision that limited abortion rights without overturning Roe v. Wade would have been "markedly less unsettling."
“There is no place in the Town of Millinocket for such a blatant disregard of human decency," an official of the Maine town wrote.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyHe’s one of the richest men in the world and the largest individual owner of farmland in the country. Now Bill Gates appears to have acquired a slice of their tiny city, and locals near Pembina, North Dakota, aren’t happy about it. The news is making waves across the state, as well.“The public's kind of in an uproar,” said Doug Goehring, North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner. “It's a matter of… he has no tie to the land, he has no tie t
A Washington state jury on Wednesday awarded the Lummi Indian tribe $595,000 over the 2017 collapse of a net pen where Atlantic salmon were being raised.
Meta Platforms, Inc (NASDAQ: META) terminated its sponsorship agreement with the organization planning the federal government’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reports. Meta did not disclose the reasons for the pullout. Internal battle and a discrimination lawsuit filed by ex-female executives plagued the project, WSJ wrote. Meta, which forged the deal in June 2021, was the only corporate on board, to its dismay. Previously Meta looked to review its ti
- The Hill
A federal judge on Friday asked the Justice Department to explain its view on whether former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is immune from a congressional subpoena issued by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack. The inquiry from U.S. District Judge Carl J. Nichols comes a little over three weeks after…
The "Late Show" host insisted that most historians agree on this one.
- The Courier Journal
But for Kentucky’s children, the picture gets far worse. At the same time that SNAP benefits are being cut, kids have also lost free school meals.
- WBAL - Baltimore Videos
California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island all have similar laws. The Biden administration had urged the justices to uphold New York's law. Under Maryland law, anyone between 18 and 21 years old who applies for a wear-and-carry gun permit must require it for their job, and they must complete firearms training to get a weapon and show proper cause for carrying it outside of their home. Maryland legislative leaders said Thursday: "We will be reviewing the opinion, and, if necessary, pass legislation that protects Marylanders and complies with this brand-new precedent."
The Supreme Court expanded rights to carry a gun in public -- a ruling that could have significant impacts here in California. Andria Borba reports. (6-23-22)
- Associated Press
A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, has been returned to his tribe after being housed for decades in a museum at Harvard University. Members of the Ponca tribes in Nebraska and Oklahoma visited the Massachusetts university on June 3 for the ceremonial return of the artifact, the tribes said in a recent announcement. Standing Bear had originally gifted the pipe-tomahawk to one of his lawyers after winning the 1879 court case that made him one of the first Native Americans granted civil rights.
- LA Times
Now that the Supreme Court has tossed out a New York law limiting who can get a permit to carry a gun, California's rules are on shaky legal ground.
- LA Times
Gov. Gavin Newsom and leaders of the California Legislature have agreed to provide more than $9 billion in refunds to taxpayers to offset high gas prices and inflation. The deal comes after months of slow negotiations at the state Capitol and disagreement between Democrats over how much relief to offer.
Biden accidentally flashed a cue card telling him exactly where to go and what to do at a White House event
"YOU take YOUR seat" was among the bullet-pointed instructions given to Joe Biden at a recent White House meeting, that he accidentally revealed.
At least 6 GOP members of Congress asked the Trump White House for a January 6 pardon, including Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene
Trump White House aides told House select committee investigators about Republican lawmakers who asked to be pardoned after the Capitol riot.
- VC Star | Ventura County Star
Letters include why pet shelter should avoid gun debate; why Republicans' arguments for AR-15s are absurd; and why the U.S. doesn't need a truth commission.
- Business Insider
Justice Thomas says the Supreme Court should 'reconsider' rulings that protect access to contraception and same-sex marriage as the court overturns Roe v. Wade
The court should examine all other cases that fall under its due process precedents, Thomas wrote in a concurring opinion.
- Fox News
A town in New York state has denied a permit for a proposed Planned Parenthood abortion clinic that would have opened next year in a local community plaza.
- Miami Herald
Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered a blow to some businesses by vetoing a bill Friday that would have required taxpayers to pay damages if a local government ordinance results in a business losing 15% of its revenues.
- USA TODAY
The Mississippi case was the culmination of a generations-long push on the right to overturn or weaken the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on abortion.