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U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

57% Center coverage: 156 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. The court's 6-3 ruling restricted the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants under the landmark Clean Air Act anti-pollution law. Biden's administration is currently working on new regulations.See the Story
Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights
Abortion · Washington

Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights

58% Center coverage: 132 sources
President Biden said he would support changing the Senate's filibuster rules for Congress to pass a federal law codifying Roe v. Wade. With the current 60-vote threshold, Democrats have few legislative options to fight the end of the nationwide right to an abortion. Biden clarified that he believes the right to privacy should be codified, which would protect more than just abortion access.See the Story
Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy
US & Canada · Washington

Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy

55% Center coverage: 119 sources
Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings. The Trump administration sent an estimated 70,000 people back to Mexico. Since early December 2021, under what immigration advocates call MPP 2.0, the Biden administration has sent back far fewer.See the Story

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US & Canada · Frankfort

Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban

79% Center coverage: 37 sources
Abortion-rights groups fought for the ruling that pauses the 2019 Kentucky law for now. Under the so-called trigger provisions, abortions ended abruptly June 24. The Kentucky case reflects the battles now being waged in courthouses around the country over whether pregnancies may be lawfully ended.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Machine Gun Kelly Reveals Why He Smashed That Champagne Glass on His Face

54% Left coverage: 26 sources
Machine Gun Kelly sold out Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night and had quite the, well, bloody time celebrating at the afterparty. In a video shared to the pink-haired artist’s Instagram, he’s seen giving a speech to a crowded room before suddenly saying, “Bro, I don’t give a sh–” and shattering an empty champagne glass directly on his face. “And this is when things turned…” he captioned the disturbing clip, while in the next Story he performs his hit single “My Ex’s Best Friend” with blood running down his face, singing, “You know my ex, so that makes it all feel complicated, yeah/ I read those texts that you sent to yours/ But I’ll never say it, yeah” as people in the crowd try to hand him towels to stop the bleeding.See the Story
Europe · London

UK royals’ spending up 17%, mostly for palace overhaul costs

47% Center coverage: 17 sources
The British monarchy’s publicly-funded spending rose by 17% to 102.4 million pounds ($124 million) in the past year, with the renovation of Buckingham Palace taking up a large part of the expenses, royal accounts published Thursday showed. The palace’s annual Sovereign Grant report showed that royal spending went up by 14.9 million pounds compared to the previous year.See the Story
Europe · London

Halifax says pronoun badge critics can close accounts

Coverage: 13 sources
The bank tweeted a picture of a name badge with the pronouns she/her/hers and the caption: "Pronouns matter." In response to complaints the social media team said that Halifax wanted to 'open the conversation around gender identity.' The bank told two vociferous critics: 'We strive for inclusion, equality and, quite simply, in doing what's right. If you don't like it, close your account.'See the Story
Europe · Cardiff

Boy, 14, who murdered five-year-old Logan Mwangi named as Craig Mulligan as judge lifts anonymity order

50% Right coverage: 8 sources
Craig Mulligan was found guilty of the murder of five-year-old Logan Mwangi. Mulligan played his part in Logan's death and the cover-up which saw the young boy's body dumped in the River Ogmore in Bridgend. He was sentenced alongside his stepfather John Cole and stepmother Angharad Williamson on Thursday. Cole, Williamson, and Mulligan were locked up for a combined total of 72 years with each handed life sentences.See the Story
US & Canada · Austin

Kaitlin Armstrong manhunt: Texas love triangle murder suspect captured on Costa Rica beach, Marshals announce

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, is accused of killing cyclist Moriah Wilson. She was captured at a Costa Rica hostel over a month after the murder. She will be deported and returned to the U.S. Armstrong used a phony passport on May 18 to board a United Airlines flight.See the Story
Europe · London

Lily Allen speaks out about her abortion, saying women do not need 'exceptional' reasons to 'justify' decision

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
Lily Allen says women should not have to "justify" an abortion. The mother-of-two made the comments in a statement on Instagram. She appeared on stage with teen star Olivia Rodrigo at Glastonbury. Allen is married to Stranger Things star David Harbour and has two daughters.See the Story
Costa Rica · Costa Rica

Woman accused of killing pro cyclist Moriah Wilson arrested

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
Kaitlin Marie Armstrong will be deported and returned to the U.S., authorities say. Armstrong is accused of killing professional cyclist Anna Moriah Mo Wilson. Wilson was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds at a home in east Austin, Texas. The 25-year-old Vermont native had been in town for a race.See the Story

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