Trump’s endorsement tease in the Missouri GOP Senate primary set off scramble among Republican allies

Trump’s endorsement tease in the Missouri GOP Senate primary set off scramble among Republican allies

CNN — Former President Donald Trump’s last-minute pledge to deliver an endorsement in the Missouri GOP Senate primary set off a scramble among rival campaigns and allies of the former President, sources told CNN. The intense lobbying effort ultimately ended with Trump issuing a dual endorsement of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and state Attorney … Read more

At least 43 abortion clinics shut in month after Supreme Court overturned Roe, research says, with more likely to close

At least 43 abortion clinics shut in month after Supreme Court overturned Roe, research says, with more likely to close

CNN — At least 43 abortion clinics have shut their doors in the 30 days since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, according to new research. The research was published Thursday by the Guttmacher Institute, a research and policy organization focused on sexual and reproductive health that supports abortion rights. The … Read more

Tesla subpoenaed over Elon Musk’s tweets…again

Tesla subpoenaed over Elon Musk’s tweets…again

New York CNN Business — The Securities and Exchange Commission apparently isn’t done with Elon Musk and his tweets quite yet. Tesla (TSLA) disclosed in a quarterly regulatory filing Monday that it received a new subpoena from the SEC on June 13, related to “our governance processes around compliance with the SEC settlement.” That settlement, … Read more

Pence to offer roadmap for conservatives in DC speech Monday, a day ahead of Trump’s return to the nation’s capital

Pence to offer roadmap for conservatives in DC speech Monday, a day ahead of Trump’s return to the nation’s capital

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence will sound very much like a White House hopeful looking to lead his party beyond former President Donald Trump when he touts his “freedom agenda” for the Republican Party in a speech in Washington on Monday evening. Pence will deliver remarks about a proposed conservative agenda at the … Read more

Mike Pence endorses Karrin Taylor Robson in Arizona governor’s race

Mike Pence endorses Karrin Taylor Robson in Arizona governor’s race

CNN — Mike Pence seems to have decided that the only way past Donald Trump is through Donald Trump. Unlike many of Trump’s would-be 2024 challengers, his former vice president is issuing a direct challenge by endorsing against him in critical races in states that were hotly contested in 2020. Pence’s latest move is an … Read more

New Webb telescope images show Jupiter in a new light | News

New Webb telescope images show Jupiter in a new light |  News

Data collected during the telescope’s commissioning period, before its science operations officially started on July 12, have been released on the Space Telescope Science Institute’s website. The publicly available data is now ready for scientists around the world to study. That data includes new images of Jupiter, which were taken while the space observatory’s instruments … Read more

Montrose, Colorado: A former funeral home operator pleads guilty to stealing human remains and selling them, prosecutors say

Montrose, Colorado: A former funeral home operator pleads guilty to stealing human remains and selling them, prosecutors say

CNN — A former Colorado funeral home operator has pleaded guilty to stealing and then selling hundreds of human bodies or body parts to people who were buying the remains for scientific, medical or educational purposes, according to prosecutors. Megan Hess, 45, admitted Tuesday to one count of mail fraud and aiding and abetting, according … Read more

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

London CNN — Several of the United States’ Western allies responded with anger and dismay after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, condemning the decision as “horrific,” “appalling” and “a big step backwards.” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the move “clearly has a massive impact on people’s thinking around the world,” … Read more

Repeating fast radio bursts from space are mysterious. This one is even weirder | News

Repeating fast radio bursts from space are mysterious.  This one is even weirder |  News

It’s a distinctly human trait to believe the impossible is a puzzle waiting to be solved. We’re driven to determine if “the truth is out there.” If we just had all of the pieces, they might fit together and form the bridge to a greater understanding. The team will gather evidence and analyze data for … Read more

Meet the members of the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection

Meet the members of the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection

CNN — The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill insurrection holds its first prime-time public hearing on Thursday and is expected to give an overview of their findings from the past year. The hearings are expected to shine a spotlight on the nine-member committee, which features seven Democrats and two Republicans. … Read more