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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to ObamacareHealthcare & Pharmaceuticals · 6:34 PM UTC
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Republican bid backed by former President Donald Trump's administration to invalidate Obamacare, preserving the landmark healthcare law for the third time since its 2010 enactment.
United KingdomBritain, pressed by airlines, may ease rules for vaccinated travellers
WorldAnalysis: Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a corner
United StatesBiden to sign Juneteenth bill, creating holiday marking U.S. slavery's end
United StatesSenate Democrats 'encouraged' on voting rights bill, McConnell opposed
Aerospace & DefenseAfter EU, Britain and U.S. reach truce in aircraft trade dispute
SportsNadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics to prolong career
U.S. · 4:13 PM UTCTexas governor signs bill allowing concealed handguns without permit
The governor of Texas has signed into law a bill allowing people to carry concealed handguns without any permit, joining 20 other states that already have such measures.
Sports · 1:02 PM UTCNadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics to prolong career
Rafa Nadal pulled out of Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, saying he took the decision after consultations with his team in a bid to prolong his career.
AmericasMexican economy grows nearly 25% in May as recovery gathers steam
Mexico's economy grew 24.8% in May compared with the same month last year, as a recovery from a slump induced by the coronavirus pandemic gathered pace, a preliminary estimate published by national statistics agency INEGI showed on Thursday.