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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

55% Center coverage: 217 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: U.S. to announce $800 million more weapons aid to Ukraine
Europe · Ukraine

Biden: U.S. to announce $800 million more weapons aid to Ukraine

48% Center coverage: 125 sources
Biden says $6.5 billion in security assistance that Congress approved last month as part of a $13.6 billion package for Ukraine could soon be exhausted. New military package includes heavy artillery, 144,000 rounds of ammunition and drones for the escalating battle in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine.See the Story
Biden Says U.S. To Strengthen European Posture In Face Of Russian Aggression
Europe · Washington

Biden Says U.S. To Strengthen European Posture In Face Of Russian Aggression

57% Center coverage: 103 sources
The U.S. is changing its force posture in Europe based on threats coming from Russia after its invasion of Ukraine and other directions. Biden says U.S. will send message to NATO that it is a strong and united alliance. The US will create a permanent headquarters for the Fifth Army Corps in Poland. The US will also deploy two additional F-35 squadrons to the UK, as well as deploying two additional Navy destroyers to Spain and "additional" air defense to Germany and Italy. The commitment was made on the second day of the NATO summit in Spain's capital Madrid.See the Story


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Red Sox beat Blue Jays to avoid three-game sweep

70% Center coverage: 10 sources
The Boston Red Sox needed extra-innings, but avoided a three-game sweep in Toronto.See the Story

Parades, celebrations and fireworks: It's Fourth of July weekend in Greater Lansing

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
Greater Lansing has its share of Fourth of July celebratory traditions. There is also Delta Township's fireworks display on July 3 or Mason's Independence Day Parade on July 4. In keeping with celebrating our nation's freedom, the Potter Park Zoo is offering all U.S. military members free admission.See the Story

Rhode Island senator tests positive for COVID-19

Coverage: 2 sources
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday morning. Whitehouse tweeted that he is experiencing mild symptoms. He said he is feeling good and grateful to be fully vaccinated and boosted. Will be working from home over the holiday week and already looking forward to next year's Bristol 4th of July parade.See the Story
Coronavirus · Providence

State-run COVID testing, vaccination sites to close in RI

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
After two years, all state-run COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites are set to close. Starting Friday, anyone who wants to get a COVID shot or test will have to go to their primary care doctor, a pharmacy, or a community partner. Most tests are available at no cost, including at-home kits from the federal government.See the Story
Seekonk · Seekonk

Man charged with breaking into Seekonk gas station

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
An East Providence man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into a gas station in Seekonk. Police say he had several items that were stolen from the store. Gary Barbosa, 34, was charged with felony breaking and entering and several other related charges. The incident occurred around 2 a.m.See the Story
Providence, Rhode Island · Providence

Langevin endorses Magaziner to succeed him in RI's 2nd Congressional District

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin has endorsed General Treasurer Seth Magaziner to succeed him in Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District. The announcement comes as political analysts are warning that Democrats run the risk of losing a congressional seat that they have held for three decades. A recent poll showed former Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, the Republican candidate, beating out each of the Democrats in the race.See the Story
Providence, Rhode Island · Providence

Providence police release body cam footage of Denison Street standoff

Providence police released body worn camera footage of a standoff earlier this year. Police responded to Denison Street for a report of a man who assaulted his adult son and daughter. That's when 60-year-old Scott MacLean barricaded himself in with 15 guns. MacLean shot and killed himself during the standoff.See the Story
Providence, Rhode Island · Providence

Bill for oversight, accountability for Providence schools takeover heads to McKee's desk

Lawmakers approved the legislation last week. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Samuel Zurier and Rep. Rebecca Kislak. The takeover comes following a report by Johns Hopkins that called the Providence school district one of the worst in the country. The states takeover would be limited to no more than five years, ending in October 2024.See the Story

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