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

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

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

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

CNN — US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Thursday that it will “further complicate” efforts to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal if Iran removes cameras that monitor its nuclear program and could lead to “a deepening nuclear crisis and further economic and political isolation for Iran. ” The head of the International Atomic … Read more

OpenSea Employee Charged for Alleged NFT Insider Trading

OpenSea Employee Charged for Alleged NFT Insider Trading

Image: Justin Tallis (Getty Images) Watch out intrepid web3 entrepreneurs, the feds are cracking down on insider trading. Former OpenSea product manager Nate Chastain was arrested by the FBI early Wednesday morning in New York City and charged with wire fraud and money laundering in connection with an elaborate NFT insider trading scheme. In a … Read more

The latest in the investigations and lawsuits involving Donald Trump, his company and the 2020 election

The latest in the investigations and lawsuits involving Donald Trump, his company and the 2020 election

Washington CNN — The volume of investigations involving former President Donald Trump, the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and the finances of the Trump Organization is staggering. Here’s an updated list of notable investigations and lawsuits and latest developments: Public hearings will begin on June 9 … Read more

Rising gas prices bring Biden to a political crossroads over climate policy

Rising gas prices bring Biden to a political crossroads over climate policy

CNN — Federal investments to address climate change, Joe Biden has long said, are about investing in the economy and creating jobs. But now, amid a war that caused fuel prices to soar and American wallets to feel the pinch, his White House has been forced to reexamine how to balance its economic approach with … Read more

The White House finally gets to throw a party

The White House finally gets to throw a party

CNN — On Monday the White House will become something it has yet to become while Joe and Jill Biden have been in residence: A party house. At 6:45 am ET, the first of what will ultimately be an anticipated 30,000 guests, who won tickets via a public lottery, will pour through the south gates … Read more

The conversation that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS nomination sparked

The conversation that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS nomination sparked

CNN — As the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court has ignited a discussion about the historic lack of diversity on the nation’s highest court, her ancestry has also renewed focus on the absence of Black judges on the federal judicial’s lower courts. Of the 3,852 people who have been confirmed as … Read more

‘SNL’ uses its version of ‘Fox and Friends’ to recap the week’s headlines, including Ginni Thomas’ text messages and the Will Smith slap

‘SNL’ uses its version of ‘Fox and Friends’ to recap the week’s headlines, including Ginni Thomas’ text messages and the Will Smith slap

CNN — “Saturday Night Live” tackled some of the week’s biggest headlines on its version of “Fox and Friends,” during Saturday’s cold open, including the Will Smith slap at the Academy Awards and Ginni Thomas’ text messages urging a top White House official to keep up the fight to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The … Read more