Supreme Court to Hear Major Case on Abortion

NY Times | The New York Times

The case, arising from a Mississippi law, could undermine the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade. Here’s the latest from Washington.

AT&T to combine sprawling media operations with Discovery in $43 billion deal as cord-cutting threats broadcast media

St. Louis Dispatch

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T to combine sprawling media operations with Discovery in $43 billion deal as cord-cutting threats broadcast media.

Train derailment and fire prompts evacuations in northwest Iowa


Authorities evacuated parts of Sibley, Iowa, after a train derailment and fire on Sunday.

Monthly child tax credit payments will start going out July 15. Here's what to expect.

St. Louis Dispatch

The families of more than 65 million children will start receiving enhanced child tax credit monthly payments of up to $300 on July 15, the Biden administration announced Monday.

Here's what we know about the wildfire burning in Los Angeles County and evacuations


The Palisades Fire has prompted ongoing evacuation orders and warnings in a zone about 20 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

Texas man arrested after 4-year-old boy found dead in street, police say

Fox News | Stephen Sorace

A Texas man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 4-year-old boy who was found lying dead in a street early Saturday, investigators said.

South Africa's ex-president says he is ready for graft trial

ABC News

Former South African president Jacob Zuma says he is ready for his trial on charges of corruption, racketeering, and money laundering

CDC director says mask turnaround based solely on science

Boston Herald | Associated Press

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines. “I’m delivering the science as the science is delivered to the medical journals. And it evolved,” CDC […]

South Carolina Law Forces Death Row Inmates To Choose Firing Squad Or Electric Chair

Huffington Post

The state's electric chair is 109 years old.

Fairness issues loom over murder trial of Mexican national accused of killing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts in case seized on by Trump

Chicago Tribune | RYAN J. FOLEY

Legal experts say ensuring a fair trial for Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the farmhand charged with first-degree murder in the 2018 slaying of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts, will be difficult.