- BusinessSupreme Court ruling casts cloud over U.S. leadership in global climate fight, article with video
A Supreme Court ruling on Thursday limiting Washington's authority to reduce carbon output from power plants will hurt global efforts to fight climate change by slowing America's emissions cuts and undermining U.S. leadership efforts on the international stage, according to diplomats.
- LegalFlorida, Kentucky judges block states from enforcing abortion bans
Judges in Florida and Kentucky on Thursday moved to block those states from enforcing bans or restrictions on abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court last week overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that had established a nationwide right to it.
- WorldAs Jan. 6 hearings portray an enraged Trump, DeSantis may be biggest winner, article with image
Trump has proven remarkably resistant to political damage and remains his party's most popular figure. But still, there are signs that DeSantis' star is rising.
- WorldUvalde schools police chief misses second city council meeting since shooting
Uvalde schools police chief Pete Arredondo, who is also a member of the city council, missed a second council meeting on Thursday at which he was to face questions from the many critics of his response to the May 24 mass shooting at an elementary school that killed 19 children and two teachers.
- U.S. probes New York City police unit over 'gender-biased policing', article with galleryUnited States ·
June 30, 2022 · 8:05 PM UTC
The U.S. Justice Department said it has opened a probe into a division of the New York City Police Department looking at whether it engages in gender-biased policing, including how it handles investigations of sexual assault and treatment of survivors.