After Abortion Ruling, Critics Hit Senator Collins Again

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins came under fire Friday for overturning Roe v. Wade, as opponents cast their votes to confirm two Supreme Court justices who, in a majority opinion, allowed states to ban abortion. The Maine senator’s critics have not forgotten the key role she played in the confirmation of Justices Neil … Read more

Ledecky and Sjostrom extend their world championship reigns

Katie Ledecky won a record fifth consecutive 800m world title on Friday, just over an hour after Sarah Sjostrom scored her fourth straight victory in the women’s 50m butterfly. Local hero Kristof Milak caused a stir at Budapest’s Duna Arena by claiming gold in the 100m butterfly, his second of the week. His time of … Read more

Germany and US work to counter Russia’s ‘cynical grain war’

Germany and US work to counter Russia’s ‘cynical grain war’ Germany and the US are working together to counter Russia’s “cynical grain war,” German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said at a news conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Berlin on Friday (June 24).

US House Passes Bipartisan Gun Safety Bill in Biden Win

Issued on: 06/24/2022 – 21:26 The US House of Representatives on Friday passed major gun safety legislation for the first time in three decades, sending it to President Joe Biden, who is expected to sign it into law. The House voted 234-193 in favor of the bill, the day after a Supreme Court ruling vastly … Read more

Key Takeaways From Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Roe v Wade | Human rights news

The United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion across the country. The decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization upheld a Mississippi law that prohibits abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, a considerably shorter period than described in Roe and subsequent Supreme Court precedents. The … Read more

Tornado makes brief landing in Kansas

A tornado briefly touched down in central Kansas on Thursday, June 23, and was captured by a group of Virginia Tech University storm chasers. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning through Thursday night after forecasters spotted a tornado on radar. Large hail and severe thunderstorms were also forecast for central Kansas. Meteorology student … Read more

Biden calls US Supreme Court abortion ruling ‘a sad day for the court and for the country’

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Friday (June 24) criticized the US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the landmark Roe v Wade decision on abortion, saying the health and lives of American women are now at risk. “It’s a sad day for the court and for the country,” Biden said in a White House speech … Read more

World leaders criticize ‘horrible’ US abortion ruling

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday (June 24) criticized the US Supreme Court’s decision to strike down abortion rights in the United States. “The news coming out of the United States is horrible,” he said in a Twitter message. “No government, politician or man should be telling a woman what she can and … Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States annuls the right to abortion

Anti-abortion activists celebrate in front of the US Supreme Court after it struck down abortion rights On Friday, the US Supreme Court struck down abortion rights in a seismic ruling that destroys half a century of constitutional protections on one of America’s most divisive issues. The conservative-dominated court reversed the landmark 1973 “Roe v. Wade” … Read more

Elizabeth Warren condemns the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade on June 24. In a video posted on her Facebook page, Elizabeth Warren criticized the “partisan agenda” of the Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court is pushing goals that contradict the constitution and the basic rights of the American people,” Warren said. … Read more