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How US states have banned, limited or protected abortion

Jun. 24, 2022 21:33 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

States brace for fight over gun laws after high court ruling

Jun. 24, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision overturning a gun-permitting law in New York has states with robust firearms restrictions scrambling to respond on two fronts — to figure out what concealed-carry measures they might be allowed to impose while also preparing to defend a...

States with strict gun-permitting laws consider next steps

Jun. 23, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York state law that had restricted who could obtain a permit to carry a gun in public. Under the law in place since 1913, New York residents needed to show proper cause, or an actual need, to carry a concealed handgun in public for self-defense.....

Live updates | American Medical Association weighs in

Jun. 23, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling on New York's gun law: The American Medical Association has called the ruling a “harmful and deeply disturbing decision.’’ "Firearm violence is a public health crisis, and easier access to weapons and fewer restrictions on...

Teen pleads guilty in Baltimore shooting of Israeli man

Jun. 23, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an Israeli man who was visiting Baltimore for a wedding last year. Rasheed Morris, 17, is the second of three people charged in the May 2021 shooting death of Efraim Gordon,...

Slain deputy remembered as friend, role model, protector

Jun. 23, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot last week as he tried to arrest a fugitive was remembered Tuesday as a protector, a father and a beloved friend with an infectious smile. Friends, family, dignitaries and more than 1,000 officers from...

Hays hits for cycle to help Orioles beat Nationals 7-0

Jun. 23, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Four at-bats, four hits, one unforgettable cycle in just six innings of work. “Beyond unbelievable. An epic night,” Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde said after Austin Hays became the sixth player in Orioles history to hit for the cycle. Hays...

Orioles OF Hays hits for cycle vs Nationals

Jun. 22, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Austin Hays has become the sixth player in Orioles history to hit for the cycle, an accomplishment he completed in the midst of a persistent rain shower. Facing Washington Nationals lefty Patrick Corbin on Wednesday night, Hays got an infield single in the first...

Man pleads not guilty to trying to kill Justice Kavanaugh

Jun. 22, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man who was arrested near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's home in Maryland earlier this month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to trying to kill Kavanaugh. Nicholas John Roske, 26, of Simi Valley, California, remained in custody after his arraignment on...

Protesters turn Supreme Court front into forum on abortion

Jun. 22, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A steady stream of protesters has turned the street in front of the Supreme Court building into an open-air forum encapsulating the fierce national debate over abortion after the leak of a draft opinion suggesting the justices would overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling...