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Inside the ACLU’s campaign to build a Roe firewall

The ACLU is launching an unprecedented, multimillion-dollar midterms initiative aimed at influencing the makeup of state Supreme Courts and district attorneys in battleground states where…

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Court won’t block Mississippi’s abortion trigger ban

A judge in Mississippi on Tuesday denied a request from the providers asking to temporarily block the state’s trigger law banning nearly all abortions, which…

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Post-Roe abortion access limits could overwhelm U.S. foster care systems

Underfunded and overstressed foster care systems are bracing for new pressures if the overturning of Roe v. Wade sends more children their way. Why it…

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Georgia grand jury investigating Trump subpoenas Rudy Giuliani, Lindsey Graham

A Fulton County special grand jury issued subpoenas Tuesday for key allies of former President Donald Trump, including lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Sen. Lindsey Graham…

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Boris Johnson’s government in crisis as two Cabinet ministers resign

Two of the U.K.’s top Cabinet ministers resigned in quick succession Tuesday in protest of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s handling of misconduct allegations against a…

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What we know about the Highland Park shooting suspect Robert Crimo III

Robert “Bobby” Eugene Crimo III, 21, is in custody as a “person of interest” in the shooting at a Highland Park, Illinois, Fourth of July…

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Climate change: Extreme weather events slam globe from Italy to Australia

A deadly glacial avalanche in Italy, the fourth major flood in Sydney since March, record Alaskan wildfires and another U.S. heat wave — extreme weather…

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Biden’s Russian oil plan aims to prevent an economic catastrophe

The headlines from a gathering of the Group of 7 world leaders last week focused on diplomacy around the Russia-Ukraine war. But the summit could…

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Tesla is no longer the world’s largest EV producer

Chinese automaker BYD, which is backed by Warren Buffett, has surpassed Tesla as the world’s leading electric vehicle seller. Driving the news: BYD sold 638,157…

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Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin explores 2024 presidential election run

Glenn Youngkin, the former Carlyle Group co-CEO turned Virginia governor, is kicking tires on a 2024 presidential bid, as first reported by the Washington Post….

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Roe overturn sets up massive online privacy battles for tech giants

America’s new abortion reality is turning tech firms’ data practices into an active field of conflict — a fight that privacy advocates have long predicted…

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Remembering the victims of the Highland Park July 4 shooting

A shooter fired into a crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, on Monday, leading horrified spectators and parade members to…

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Air travel hits pandemic record

A pandemic-era record number of people took to the skies over the Fourth of July weekend in the U.S. despite predictions of a hellish few…

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Economists rush to understand the post-Roe world

Economists are racing to study the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision overturning the right to abortion. They’re examining the fallout on women’s lives across…

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The Supreme Court’s next target is the executive branch

Battles over the federal government’s power will likely define a lot of the conservative Supreme Court’s future. The big picture: Abortion has been the single…

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Health experts see rise in maternal mortality post-Roe

Note: Select mortality data unavailable due to reliability and confidentiality restrictions; Data: CDC; Map: Jacque Schrag/Axios The six states with the highest maternal mortality rates…

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Highland Park July 4th parade interrupted by shooting, police say

A Fourth of July parade in Highland Park was interrupted by a shooting, the Lake County sheriff’s department said Monday. Driving the news: Several witnesses…

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Trump says Ukraine war, inflation wouldn’t happen if he were president

Former President Donald Trump said Monday that recent events such as the war in Ukraine and skyrocketing inflation would not have happened if he was…

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Thousands told to evacuate Sydney during “life-threatening” floods

More than 30,000 residents in Sydney were told to evacuate their homes Monday due to “life-threatening” floods. Why it matters: Australia is facing its fourth…

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U.S.: Test of bullet that killed Palestinian American Shireen Abu Akleh was inconclusive

The Biden administration said Monday that the results of the ballistics test of the bullet that killed Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was inconclusive…

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Hyperlocal communities disproportionately hit by the fall of local newspapers

Around two newspapers in the U.S. are closing every week, according to a new report, suggesting the local news crisis spurred by the pandemic will…

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Jayland Walker protests see police using tear gas, stun grenades

Protests calling for justice over the shooting death of Jayland Walker led to slight damage Sunday night. Driving the news: Walker’s family and Akron city…

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