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Supreme Court: Biden properly ended Trump-era asylum policy

Jun. 30, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico. The justices' 5-4 decision for the administration came in a case about the “Remain in Mexico” policy under...

Supreme Court: Biden administration properly ended Trump-era policy forcing some US asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

Jun. 30, 2022 10:32 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court: Biden administration properly ended Trump-era policy forcing some US asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico.

Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

Jun. 30, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would support an exception to the Senate filibuster to protect access to abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. "If the filibuster gets in the way, it's like voting rights," Biden said during a press...

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Jun. 30, 2022 10:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said...

Republicans square off in raucous Arizona governor debate

Jun. 30, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Development attorney Karrin Taylor Robson called for leaving behind the 2020 election and focusing on the future while former news anchor Kari Lake doubled down on the lie that former President Donald Trump lost because of fraud as the Republican candidates for governor squared off...

Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban

Jun. 30, 2022 10:15 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for abortions to resume in Kentucky, temporarily blocking the state’s near-total ban on the procedure that was triggered by the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade. Abortion-rights groups fought for the ruling...

Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban that was triggered by Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling

Jun. 30, 2022 10:10 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban that was triggered by Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling.

In blow to climate-change fight, Supreme Court limits EPA's regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants

Jun. 30, 2022 10:05 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — In blow to climate-change fight, Supreme Court limits EPA's regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

Ex-Michigan governor takes the 5th at Flint water trial

Jun. 30, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination Thursday and declined to answer questions at a civil trial arising from lead contamination in Flint's water in 2014-15. Snyder was called as a witness in federal court in Ann Arbor, two...

Biden: Court ruling on Roe 'destabilizing,' US still leading

Jun. 30, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the Supreme Court's decision ending a constitutional right to abortion is “destabilizing," but he maintained the ruling does not affect U.S. standing on the world stage as he took credit for modernizing the transatlantic alliance to adapt to...