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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
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

56% Center coverage: 157 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
Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights
Abortion · Washington

Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights

55% Center coverage: 152 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

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Politics · Mississippi

1955 Warrant in Emmett Till Case Found; Family Seeks Arrest

53% Center coverage: 107 sources
Warrant for arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham found in Mississippi courthouse. Donham accused Emmett Till of making improper advances at a family store. She was married to one of two white men tried and acquitted just weeks later. Till was abducted from a relative's home, killed and dumped into a river.See the Story
US & Canada · Los Angeles

Cameron Diaz is coming out of retirement, thanks to Jamie Foxx

42% Center coverage: 55 sources
Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx are reuniting for a new movie. The actress announced her retirement from acting in 2018. She and Foxx co-starred in Annie, Diaz's last film before her retirement. The movie, Back in Action, will be directed by Seth Gordon.See the Story
US & Canada · North Carolina

Supreme Court to review state legislatures’ power in federal elections

62% Center coverage: 68 sources
Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal from North Carolina Republicans. Case could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting. Supreme Court has never invoked what is known as the independent state legislature doctrine. Four of the court’s conservative justices have expressed interest in taking on the subject.See the Story
US & Canada · Frankfort

Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban

70% Center coverage: 61 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 · Florida

Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban Blocked In Court

56% Center coverage: 58 sources
Judge John Cooper says he finds HB 5 unconstitutional. The law is scheduled to take effect at 12 a.m. Friday. House Bill 5 was passed by the State Legislature in March and received Gov. Ron DeSantis' signature in April. It would restrict legal abortions from 24 to 15 weeks into gestation.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

WHO: COVID-19 cases rising nearly everywhere in the world

66% Center coverage: 48 sources
The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week. More than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization. The worldwide number of deaths remained relatively similar to the week before, at about 8,500. COVID-related deaths increased in three regions: the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Americas.See the Story
Pete Buttigieg · Washington

Transportation Secretary launches $1 billion pilot program to build racial equity in roads

84% Center coverage: 37 sources
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg launches a $1 billion pilot program. It aims to help reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects. New projects could include rapid bus transit lines to link disadvantaged neighborhoods to jobs. Still, the grants are considerably less than the $20 billion the Democratic president originally envisioned.See the Story
US & Canada · Costa Rica

Woman accused of killing cyclist who authorities say had relationship with her boyfriend captured

92% Center coverage: 13 sources
The woman suspected of fatally shooting elite cyclist Anna Moriah "Mo" Wilson in Texas has been captured in Costa Rica, the U.S. Marshals Office said Thursday.See the Story

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