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

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

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

Paris court convicts eight men over the theft of Banksy artwork from Paris attack site

Paris CNN  —  Eight men were convicted Thursday by the Paris Criminal Court for stealing Banksy artwork from the Bataclan concert hall, one of the sites of the November 2015 Paris attacks. The artwork known as the “sad girl” was on the exit door of the Bataclan and painted in homage of those killed at … 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

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

Louisville, Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer allegedly punched, police searching for suspect

CNN — Police in Louisville, Ky., are looking for a suspect they believe punched the city’s mayor at a popular downtown event complex on Saturday. “Earlier tonight while at Fourth Street Live, Mayor (Greg) Fischer was struck by an individual,” the Louisville Metro Police Department said in a Facebook post. “The mayor is fine. Authorities … Read more

Patrick Lyoya’s death: Christopher Schurr, Grand Rapids police officer, pleads not guilty in shooting death

CNN — A Grand Rapids, Michigan police officer was ‘justified in his use of force’ and not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Patrick Lyoya, the officer’s attorney said at the indictment. accusation from his client on Friday. Lyoya, a black man, was shot on April 4 by Christopher Schurr, a white officer … Read more

A missing child was found alive after more than 40 years. But the search continues for her parents’ killers, police say

CNN — A woman who was handed over to authorities at an Arizona church as a baby more than four decades ago has been identified by DNA as the daughter of a Florida couple whose murdered bodies were found in Texas in 1981, officials said Thursday. Investigators are still working to solve the couple’s murder … Read more