Global abortion rights: Scrapping Roe v. Wade makes the US an outlier in the West

London CNN — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case on Friday has reverberated around the world, setting the country apart from its key reproductive health allies. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it “clearly had a huge impact on the thinking of people around the world” and called the … Read more

Roe v Wade: More protests expected this weekend amid fury and anguish over the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

CNN  —  The seismic ruling by the US Supreme Court to eliminate the federal constitutional right to an abortion has roiled the country, fueling protests that began Friday and which are expected to extend throughout the weekend. Loud and angry demonstrations by abortion-rights advocates were held in several cities on Friday, hours after the court … Read more

House passes first major federal gun safety legislation in decades, bill will next go to Biden for signature

CNN — The House on Friday passed a bipartisan gun violence bill that amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades. The final tally was 234 to 193 with 14 Republicans voting with Democrats to approve the measure. Now that the House has passed the bill, it will go to President Joe … Read more

Broad majority of Americans didn’t want Roe v. Wade overturned, polling prior to Supreme Court decision shows

CNN — A large majority of Americans did not want to see Roe v. Wade overturned, according to a poll taken before the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to abortion. Here’s a recap of the latest data on public opinion on abortion and how Americans will … Read more

Opinion: America was lucky Trump didn’t seize control of the DOJ

Editor’s note: Elliot Williams is a CNN legal analyst. He is a former Assistant Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Justice and is currently Director of The Raben Group, a public affairs firm. Follow him on Twitter @elliotcwilliams. He served as a Justice Department prosecutor from 2004 to 2007 and Assistant Deputy Attorney General … Read more

Families of unlawfully detained Americans left with mixed emotions after Blinken tried to reassure them in call

CNN — Secretary of State Antony Blinken did not promise a meeting with President Joe Biden on Wednesday for the families of Americans held hostage and wrongfully detained abroad, but he sought to assure them that the administration is doing everything work to bring their loved ones home, according to a senior State Department official … Read more

US Forest Service admits errors in routine prescribed burn that sparked Hermits Peak Fire

CNN — A chief’s review of Hermits Peak Fire in New Mexico released Tuesday found that U.S. Forest Service errors during a routine prescribed burn contributed to the largest wildfire in New Mexico history. . A years-long backlog of projects due to department furloughs during the 2018-19 government shutdown, work-from-home complications during the Covid-19 pandemic … Read more

What to expect January 6 hearings day 4: Inside the state pressure campaign

CNN — The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol turns its attention on Tuesday to the campaign to pressure state officials to overturn the results 2020 elections. The hearing will focus in particular on then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results in Arizona and Georgia – … Read more

Yellowstone River flooding is a 1 in 500-year event, US Geological Survey says

CNN — The devastating flood that occurred along the Yellowstone River this week constitutes a 1 in 500 year event, according to a press release from the US Geological Survey (USGS). Unprecedented rains and rapid snowmelt in recent days have brought rivers out of parts of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, engulfing bridges and washing away … Read more

What’s in the bipartisan gun deal and what’s not

Washington CNN — On Sunday, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a tentative agreement on gun safety legislation, outlining an upcoming package of reforms to address one of the world’s most pressing and controversial issues. country following the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde. , Texas. One of the main factors that remains … Read more