These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

New York CNN Business — After the Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from various sectors have pledged to provide support and financial assistance to employees – and, in some cases, to their dependents – seeking abortions in states that prohibit the procedure. The court’s decision to overturn the nearly … Read more

Trump’s allies claim they were assured editorial input before filmmaker was subpoenaed

Strange Chet/Getty Images CNN — Several of Donald Trump’s closest allies sat down for interviews with a British filmmaker during his final weeks as president after being assured they had editorial input on the final product, according to two people familiar with the situation, a claim that the filmmaker’s team has denied. Several people said … Read more

Analysis: America is on edge, and that’s bad news for the White House

CNN — If Americans are “really, really depressed,” as President Joe Biden suggests, it’s hardly surprising. Many key aspects of economic, social and national life that were once seen as certainties of proper functioning are irrelevant. The Covid-19 pandemic, while easing its deadly grip, has left a complicated legacy of challenges that still disrupt daily … Read more

Average US gas price dips below $5 a gallon | News

U.S. drivers got a slight — very slight — price break this weekend as the AAA average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell below the $5 mark. Sunday’s average price was $4.98 a gallon, down from $4.99 on Saturday’s reading. The average gas price had been $5 or more for the previous seven days, … Read more

Biscayne Bay, Florida, boat collision: 2 bodies recovered, 10 people rescued after Biscayne Bay, Florida,

CNN — Two bodies have been found and 10 people rescued after two boats collided in Biscayne Bay, Florida on Friday night, the US Coast Guard said. Crews from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued 10 people and recovered one body from the water, according to a Coast Guard … Read more

Baby formula: United Airlines donates flights to ship formula from UK to US via ‘Operation Fly Formula’ flights

CNN — United Airlines becomes the first major airline to donate flights to ship infant formula from overseas to the United States as the federal government works to address the current shortage, the White House announced Wednesday. The flights will be part of the White House’s “Operation Fly Formula” efforts. “United Airlines has agreed to … Read more

America’s last Howard Johnson’s restaurant has closed

New York CNN Business — Howard Johnson’s last surviving restaurant has closed. Open for most of the past 70 years, the restaurant was located in Lake George, New York, a popular summer vacation spot near the Adirondack Mountains. The restaurant has closed in recent weeks and the property is for rent, according to a local … Read more

Brooklyn subway shooting: Woman who was shot in NYC suing Glock for damages

CNN — A woman who was shot in the Brooklyn subway shooting in April filed a lawsuit against gunsmith Glock Inc. and its Austrian-based parent company on Tuesday, claiming the company helps “create and maintain a nuisance in the State of New York” and endangering the public health and safety of the State. The lawsuit, … Read more

Beto O’Rourke interrupts Texas governor during update on Uvalde elementary school shooting

CNN — Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke clashed with Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott and other officials on Wednesday at a press conference over Tuesday’s fatal shooting at an elementary school in the state. “Governor. Abbott, I have to say something,” O’Rourke — a former congressman who represented El Paso, Texas, and former Senate … Read more

US envoy for Iran Rob Malley: Prospects for return to nuclear deal ‘tenuous at best’

MAZEN MAHDI/AFP/Getty Images Washington CNN — The U.S. special envoy for Iran said Wednesday that the prospects for a return to the Iran nuclear deal are “diminent at best,” but said the Biden administration still believes it is in the national security interest of the United States to try to salvage the 2015 accord. Rob … Read more