Analysis-U.S. Senate Democrats' bill will make mark on climate, healthcare costs

By David Morgan WASHINGTON - The $430 billion climate change, healthcare and tax bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Saturday delivers a major win for Democrats, and will help reduce the carbon...

U.S. Senate begins vote to advance Democrats' $430 billion climate, tax and drug bill

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Saturday began a vote to hold debate on a landmark $430 billion bill that would reduce carbon emissions that cause climate change, allow Medicare to negotiate...

Indiana lawmakers approve first state abortion ban since Roe overturned

By Gabriella Borter and Steve Gorman - The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate gave final legislative approval on Friday to a bill that would ban most abortions, six weeks after a U.S. Supreme...

UN experts report North Korea is testing nuclear triggers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts report that North Korea is testing “nuclear triggering devices” and that its preparations for another nuclear test were at a final stage in June, quoting...

Shiba Inu added to Binance Card: Welly achieves Uber Eats landmark

The Shiba Inu [SHIB] ecosystem appears to have had a productive week. The network turned two recently, and…

Planned Parenthood seeks to block Idaho's near-total abortion ban

By Brendan Pierson - Planned Parenthood on Wednesday urged Idaho's top court to stop a state law criminalizing nearly all abortions from taking effect later this month, arguing that it would...

Biden to sign executive order to protect travel for abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday will sign an executive order aimed in part at making it easier for women seeking abortions to travel between states to obtain access to the...

Cold showers, no lights: Europe saves as Russian gas wanes

PARIS (AP) — Fanning out like urban guerrillas through Paris' darkened streets well after midnight, the anti-waste activists shinny up walls and drain pipes, reaching for switches to turn off the...

Abortion rights face voter test in Kansas after Roe v. Wade reversal

By Gabriella Borter - Voters in Kansas will decide on Tuesday whether the state constitution should go on protecting abortion rights in a closely watched referendum that could lead to abortion...

The Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images The decision overturns the landmark 1973 court case that established the constitutional right to an abortion. The US Supreme Court has...

Factbox-Key races in Arizona, Michigan, Kansas, Missouri and Washington primary elections

- Voters in Arizona, Michigan, Kansas, Missouri and Washington will choose candidates for the U.S. Congress, governor and other offices, as former President Donald Trump's effort to maintain...

Progressive rising star Mondaire Jones fights for his political life

It's a tale as old as congressional reapportionment — an incumbent must court new voters after the decennial shifting of district lines. But this time, there's a twist: the incumbent has never...

Michigan court allows county prosecutors to enforce 1931 abortion ban

By Gabriella Borter - A Michigan court on Monday ruled that county prosecutors can enforce an abortion ban that has been on the books since 1931, exempting them from a different court's ruling...

Indiana Senate approves funding for children, pregnant women

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana senators on Friday approved a measure to direct funding toward programs that help pregnant women, children and people who adopt during a divided special session where...

Biden nominates abortion rights lawyer in U.S. Supreme Court case to federal judgeship

By Nate Raymond - President Joe Biden on Friday nominated a lawyer who represented the Mississippi clinic at the heart of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v....

White House to host attorneys to discuss abortion access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland will headline a White House event Friday that will bring together pro bono lawyers, bar associations and public interest groups to discuss how...

Here we go’: FTC’s Meta case puts Lina Khan’s antitrust vision to the test

Landmark lawsuit to block virtual reality deal will challenge Big Tech and the legal establishment

Daily Crunch: Google Maps unveils improved bike navigation, location sharing and aerial landmark views

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New Los Angeles bridge opens, then quickly closes amid chaos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest bridge in Los Angeles, a $588-million architectural marvel with views of the downtown skyline, opened to great fanfare on July 10. It has already been closed, to...

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

- The fate of Ukraine's second biggest power plant hung in the balance after Russian-backed forces claimed to have captured it intact, but Kyiv did not confirm its seizure, saying only that...

Over a quarter of Asian Pacific ‘emerging giant’ startups tied to blockchain: Report

The Asia Pacific region is seeing a major business shift with increasing numbers of new technology startups appearing, even as venture capital investment is decreasing compared to last year. A...

Senate Virtual Currency Tax Fairness companion bill drops purchase exclusion to $50

The Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2022 was introduced into the United States Senate on Tuesday by the bipartisan team of Senators Patrick Toomey and Kyrsten Sinema. The bill is a companion...

Japan Ministry of Economy launches Web3 policy office

In an important landmark for the buzzword, The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan opens its own Web3 Policy Office in the Minister’s Secretariat. The new entity commits to bringing...

TikTok data policy debacle: Is user’s crypto at risk?

TikTok continues to gather a head of steam, with the popular social media application surpassing one billion users in 2022. While daily users blissfully swipe through the latest videos from their...

New California gun control law mimics Texas abortion measure - The Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he will sign a controversial, first-in-the-nation gun...

New California gun control law mimics Texas abortion measure

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he will sign a controversial, first-in-the-nation...

Coalition criticizes Duke Energy carbon plan in N. Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Environmental and renewable energy groups have challenged the proposal by Duke Energy Corp. subsidiaries on how to reduce greenhouse gases in North Carolina in the next...

Digital bank Starling reports first profit on back of strong loan book

‘Landmark’ for eight-year-old British enterprise as it turns £14m loss into £32m annual profit helped by Covid loansStarling Bank has reported its first annual profit thanks to a surge in lending,...

Air Force official expects Iran to resume attacks on US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The top U.S. Air Force general in the Middle East warned on Thursday that Iran-backed militias could resume attacks in the region against the United States and...

GOP AGs ask Google not to limit anti-abortion clinic results

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A month after some members of Congress urged Google to limit the appearance of anti-abortion pregnancy clinics in certain abortion-related search results, 17 Republican...

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