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Your July Fourth celebrations will be more expensive this year
Your July Fourth celebrations will be more expensive this year

Fourth of July celebrations are going to be a lot more expensive this year. The silver lining? Beer is still relatively cheap.

Families sue Ohio school board over critical race theory ban

Families sue Ohio school board over critical race theory ban

Four families are suing an Ohio school board over a ban on race-based education.

Pete Arredondo resigns from Uvalde city council, newspaper reports

Pete Arredondo resigns from Uvalde city council, newspaper reports

Uvalde school district police chief Pedro "Pete" Arredondo has resigned his separate position on the Uvalde city council in the wake of the massacre at Robb Elementary School in May

Chip shortage keeps driving up auto prices, cutting sales

Chip shortage keeps driving up auto prices, cutting sales

U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21% in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry.

Ending Roe vs. Wade opens the door to a nationwide abortion ban. But how likely is it?

Ending Roe vs. Wade opens the door to a nationwide abortion ban. But how likely is it?

Elections for years to come will make the difference.

Can Supreme Court justices be removed? Your questions about SCOTUS, answered

Can Supreme Court justices be removed? Your questions about SCOTUS, answered

What is the Supreme Court and why does it have so much power?

Medication abortion is common; here's how it works

Medication abortion is common; here's how it works

Medication abortions were the preferred method for ending pregnancy in the U.S. even before the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

Texas Supreme Court blocks order that resumed abortions

Texas Supreme Court blocks order that resumed abortions

The Texas Supreme Court has blocked a lower court order that had given some abortion clinics confidence to resume performing abortions

Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine's Odesa region

Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine's Odesa region

Ukrainian emergency services say missile attacks have struck residential buildings in Ukraine’s Odesa region, causing deaths and injuries.

Missing 8-year-old boy found alive after more than a week in sewers

Missing 8-year-old boy found alive after more than a week in sewers

Joe was eventually rescued from the sewer system after a passer-by in the local area heard noises coming from a manhole cover.

Kohl's takes down the 'for sale' sign

Kohl's takes down the 'for sale' sign

Kohl's blamed extreme market volatility and said its finances are healthy enough to go it alone.

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court has limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

Supreme Court: Biden can end Trump-era asylum policy

Supreme Court: Biden can end Trump-era asylum policy

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico.

Ketanji Brown Jackson joins US Supreme Court as first Black woman on the bench

Ketanji Brown Jackson joins US Supreme Court as first Black woman on the bench

By Chandelis Duster and Ariane de Vogue, CNN

Woman is gored by a bison at Yellowstone, the second incident reported this week, park officials say

Woman is gored by a bison at Yellowstone, the second incident reported this week, park officials say

A woman visiting the Yellowstone National Park was gored by a bison, the second incident of an animal injuring a park visitor this week, according to the National Park Service (NPS).

Man exonerated after 33 years in prison is back in jail

Man exonerated after 33 years in prison is back in jail

One month after being exonerated for a wrongful conviction, a Florida man is back in prison for an alleged
shooting.

1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest

A warrant for the arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham — identified as 'Mrs. Roy Bryant' on the document — was discovered last week by searchers inside a file folder that had been placed in a box.

President Biden says he backs changing filibuster rules for abortion

President Biden says he backs changing filibuster rules for abortion

President Joe Biden said Thursday that the Supreme Court’s decision ending a constitutional right to abortion is “destabilizing” and that he supports changing Senate rules to codify nationwide abortion protections.

Murder conviction overturned in Georgia hot car death case

Murder conviction overturned in Georgia hot car death case

Justin Ross Harris, 41, was convicted in November 2016 on eight counts including malice murder in the death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.

14-year-old tiger dies after contracting COVID-19 at zoo

14-year-old tiger dies after contracting COVID-19 at zoo

Jupiter, a 14-year-old Amur tiger, passed away on Sunday after officials at the Columbus Zoo confirmed that he had developed pneumonia which was caused by the COVID-19 virus.

4 people have been charged in the Texas semitruck smuggling operation that left 53 migrants dead

4 people have been charged in the Texas semitruck smuggling operation that left 53 migrants dead

Four people have been arrested and charged after 53 migrants died in what one Homeland Security Investigations agent called the deadliest human smuggling incident in US history.

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly is being sentenced in a sex trafficking case that could put him behind bars for years.

Jackson to be sworn in as Breyer retires from Supreme Court

Jackson to be sworn in as Breyer retires from Supreme Court

The first Black woman confirmed for the Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson, is officially becoming a justice.

US stocks slip, on track for 4th monthly loss this year

US stocks slip, on track for 4th monthly loss this year

Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall Street Wednesday, keeping the market on track for its fourth monthly loss this year.

FCC commissioner calls on Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores

FCC commissioner calls on Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores

A member of the Federal Communications Commission is renewing calls for Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores, citing national security concerns surrounding TikTok's Chinese-based parent company, ByteDance.

Poll: Most say the nation is on the wrong track, including Dems

Poll: Most say the nation is on the wrong track, including Dems

An overwhelming and growing majority of Americans say the U.S. is heading in the wrong direction, including nearly 8 in 10 Democrats, according to a new poll that finds deep pessimism about the economy plaguing President Joe Biden.