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U.S. Justice Dept sues Arizona over restrictive voting requirements
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Justice Dept sues Arizona over restrictive voting requirements

43% Center coverage: 63 sources
The DOJ says the requirement to show proof of citizenship is a "textbook violation of the National Voter Registration Act" Arizona's Legislature's own lawyers say much of the measure is unconstitutional. Still, voting rights advocates worry the bill is an attempt to get back in front of the now more conservative Supreme Court.See the Story
EU parliament backs labelling gas and nuclear investments as 'green'
Europe · Brussels

EU parliament backs labelling gas and nuclear investments as 'green'

46% Left coverage: 44 sources
The European Parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a proposal regarding labeling natural gas and nuclear power plants as climate-friendly investments. A motion to block the proposal received 278 votes in favor and 328 against, while 33 lawmakers abstained. The proposal was initially met with resistance among EU member states, with one camp led by France strongly backing the green label. The EU aims to reach climate neutrality by 2050 and to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030.See the Story
California federal judge throws out Trump-era changes that weakened Endangered Species Act
US & Canada · Sacramento

California federal judge throws out Trump-era changes that weakened Endangered Species Act

51% Left coverage: 39 sources
U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in Northern California eliminated the Trump-era rules even as two wildlife agencies under President Joe Biden are reviewing or rescinding the regulations. The decision restores a range of protections under the Endangered Species Act. Environmental groups hailed the decision, which they said sped up needed protections.See the Story

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Europe · Rome

Deadly glacier avalanche linked to climate change, says Italian PM

38% Left coverage: 21 sources
The collapse of an Italian glacier, causing an avalanche which killed at least seven people, is linked to climate change, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi says. "This is a tragedy that certainly had an element of the unpredictable but is also without doubt linked to the deterioration of the environment and the climate situation," he says.See the Story
US & Canada · Atlanta

Georgia Prosecutor Won’t Rule Out Subpoena for Trump

56% Center coverage: 9 sources
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis told NBC that she has not ruled out the possibility of subpoenaing Trump himself. A special grand jury probing possible interference in Georgia's 2020 election issued subpoenas on Tuesday for key Trump allies, including lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Sen. Lindsey Graham.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Petition calling for Clarence Thomas removal from Supreme Court gets 1M signatures

80% Left coverage: 10 sources
Online petition that calls for the removal of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has attracted over one million signatures. Petition description cited Thomas' vote to overturn Roe v. Wade as reasoning for his removal. Petition follows a similar one created by George Washington University students last week in an effort to remove Thomas from his teaching position.See the Story
US & Canada

‘Those are wartime injuries’: Doctor describes the horrific scene at the Highland Park shooting

75% Left coverage: 4 sources
Dr. David Baum waited a minute after the shooting stopped, then ran toward the victims. Some of those who would survive their injuries were on the ground, screaming. Baum: "The horrific scene of some of the bodies is unspeakable for the average person" His wife, Debra Baum, said the magnitude of the shooting was just settling on her Tuesday.See the Story
Taxes

'Shameful': GOP colluding with autocratic Orban government

100% Left coverage: 3 sources
News that GOP members of Congress are coordinating with the far-right Hungarian government in an attempt to block a proposed global minimum tax on multinational companies is drawing outrage from watchdog groups and Democratic lawmakers, with one U.S. senator accusing Republicans of doing "anything it takes to help their dark money corporate backers dodge taxes.See the Story
EPA

Revealed: US water likely contains more ‘forever chemicals’ than EPA tests show

100% Left coverage: 3 sources
Guardian analysis of water samples taken in nine US locations shows test agency uses is likely missing significant levels of PFAS pollutantsSee the Story
Politics

With Manchin's backing, Senate Dems unveil plan to let Medicare negotiate drug prices

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Senate Democrats, including serial obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia, have reportedly reached a deal on a plan that would allow Medicare to negotiate the prices of a small subset of prescription drugs directly with pharmaceutical companies, a change that is massively popular with voters across party lines."Already this year, drug corporations have raised the price of over 800 prescription medicines by more than 5%.See the Story
El Salvador · El Salvador

Under 'Draconian Abortion Ban,' Woman in El Salvador Sentenced to 50 Years for Pregnancy Loss

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"There is an emboldening of conservative positions after the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States," said an advocacy group in San Salvador.See the Story

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