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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

65% Center coverage: 129 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

57% Center coverage: 111 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
Key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed remains a high 6.3%
Business · Washington

Key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed remains a high 6.3%

68% Center coverage: 41 sources
A measure of inflation that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 6.3% in May from a year earlier, unchanged from its level in April. Consumer spending rose at a sluggish 0.2% rate from April to May. Consumer spending is beginning to weaken in the face of high inflation.See the Story

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Europe · Moscow

ICC seeks arrest of three war crimes suspects in 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict

46% Center coverage: 13 sources
Three men wanted on suspicion of committing war crimes during the 2008 Russo-Georgian War. Russia invaded Georgia after violence broke out between separatist groups and Georgian forces. The three wanted men served in the governments of the Russian-backed self-declared republic of South Ossetia. ICC is a court of last resort that takes on cases when national authorities are unwilling or unable to launch prosecutions.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Researchers find llama's blood could hold key to 'super-immunity' against COVID-19, other viruses

80% Center coverage: 10 sources
Immune particles found in the blood of llamas could provide strong protection against all COVID-19 variants. Researchers said that "super-immunity" molecules called nanobodies could be developed into a fast-acting, inhalable antiviral treatment or spray. llamas, as well as camels and alpacas, have different immune systems from other animals.See the Story

U.K. royals' spending up 17 per cent, mostly for palace overhaul costs

73% Center coverage: 11 sources
Property maintenance accounted for a big chunk of the spending. Costs for official tours also went up as the royals returned to making overseas visits. Critics described the spending as excessive amid Britain's cost-of-living crisis. The annual financial report was published amid heightened scrutiny of Charles' finances.See the Story
Space Agency

China's Mars probe has photographed the entire red planet

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
China's Tianwen-1 probe has taken images covering the entire red planet, the country's space agency announced Wednesday. The images were taken by the probe's orbiter, which circled Mars 1,344 times, capturing images of the planet from every angle. The probe has collected 1,040 gigabytes ofraw scientific data, which has been processed by scientists on Earth and handed to research teams for further study.See the Story
US & Canada

Slightly fewer Americans apply for jobless claims last week

60% Center coverage: 10 sources
The unemployment rate for teenagers ages 16-19 was just over 10% in April. The government reported that U.S. employers added 390,000 jobs in May. The total number of Americans collecting jobless benefits for the week ending June 18 was 1,328,000.See the Story
Joe Biden

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

50% Center coverage: 6 sources
Biden was speaking to reporters at the conclusion of a five-day foreign trip to huddle with NATO allies in Madrid. He took credit for modernizing the transatlantic alliance to adapt to new threats from Russia and China. Biden also highlighted announcements at the G-7 meeting, including more economic and military assistance to Ukraine.See the Story

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

100% Center coverage: 5 sources
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination. He declined to answer questions at a civil trial arising from lead contamination in Flint's water. Flint managers appointed by Snyder, a Republican, switched the city's water to the Flint River in 2014 without properly treating it.See the Story
Soccer · Spain

Barcelona sells part of its TV rights for $215 million

Coverage: 5 sources
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says it has sold some of its television rights for more than 200 million euros to help its finances. The Catalan club says investment firm Sixth Street will invest 207.5 million euros in exchange for 10% of the club’s Spanish league TV rights for the next 25 years.See the Story
European Union · New Zealand

EU, New Zealand strike free trade deal after 4 years' talks

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Brussels hopes the deal will give momentum to its other free-trade talks while taking a greener turn in future agreements. Trade in goods between the EU and New Zealand was worth �7.8 billion last year, making up just 0.2 percent of the bloc's total trade. New Zealand is the EU's 50th-largest trading partner in goods.See the Story

FEMA releases largest update to its mobile app in a decade

100% Center coverage: 3 sources
The update makes the app more like social media and includes options for users to personalize the information they get when disasters hit. FEMA is releasing the app at the beginning of a hurricane season that experts predict will be above average and a wildfire season that's already devastating, for example, In New Mexico. For accessibility, the app now works with technologies like screen readers and voiceovers.See the Story
Wimbledon 2022 · England

Kvitova survives wobble to reach Wimbledon third round

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
LONDON : Twice former champion Petra Kvitova overcame a second-set wobble to reach the Wimbledon third round with a 6-1 7-6(5) defeat of Romanian Ana Bogdan on Thursday.The big-hitting Czech, seeded 25th, was cruising at 6-1 5-1 but Bogdan staged a remarkable comeback.Kvitova had a match point whenSee the Story
David Wright

Liz Cheney to Secret Service: 'We welcome additional testimony under oath'

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Rep. Liz Cheney says she is "absolutely confident" in testimony from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson. Cheney was pressed on Hutchinson's remarks that former President Donald Trump lunged at a Secret Service agent in a vehicle traveling to the White House. The January 6 committee welcomes information from the Secret Service related to the incidents Hutchinson described.See the Story

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