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Constitutional right to abortion overturned by US Supreme Court after nearly 50 years in Roe v Wade ruling
Abortion · Washington

Constitutional right to abortion overturned by US Supreme Court after nearly 50 years in Roe v Wade ruling

46% Center coverage: 273 sources
The decision by Justice Samuel Alito will set off a seismic shift in reproductive rights across the United States. It will allow states to ban abortion, and experts expect about half the states to do so. The vote to overturn Roe was 5-4, with Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett joining Alito's opinion. Chief Justice John Roberts filed a separate opinion, agreeing with the court's decision to uphold the Mississippi law.See the Story
Moderna asks FDA to authorize Covid vaccine for kids under 6 years old
Business · Cambridge

Moderna asks FDA to authorize Covid vaccine for kids under 6 years old

65% Center coverage: 184 sources
Moderna submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration that it hopes will prove two low-dose shots can protect babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Only children ages 5 or older can be vaccinated in the U.S., using rival Pfizer's vaccine, leaving 18 million younger tots unprotected. Pfizer is soon expected to announce if three of its even smaller- dose shots work for the littlest kids.See the Story
FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes as government pursues broader crackdown on nicotine products
Smoking · Washington

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes as government pursues broader crackdown on nicotine products

67% Center coverage: 192 sources
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will ban the sale of Juul e-cigarettes in the U.S. The decision is part of the agency’s broader review of the vaping industry following years of pressure from politicians and public health groups to regulate the segment as strictly as other tobacco products after vaping became more common among high schoolers.See the Story

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Europe · Kyiv

Russia says it strikes Kyiv missile factory after its flagship sinks in Black Sea

44% Center coverage: 87 sources
Russia vows to ramp up missile attacks on the Ukrainian capital. Russian authorities accuse Ukraine of launching airstrikes on residential buildings in Bryansk, a region that borders Ukraine. Authorities in another border region of Russia also reported Ukrainian shelling Thursday. Ukrainian officials claim their forces struck a key Russian warship with missiles.See the Story
Racism · Delaware

Black women's lacrosse team pulled over in Georgia, searched for drugs

52% Left coverage: 29 sources
Sydney Anderson, who plays for Delaware State University, said she was “disappointed but not surprised.”See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Hunter Biden is prime target if Republicans win Congress

67% Center coverage: 39 sources
Republicans are laying the groundwork to make Hunter Biden and his business dealings a central target of their investigative and oversight efforts. The financial dealings of the president's eldest son will come under new scrutiny if Republicans win control of one or both houses of Congress this fall. Hunter Biden's taxes and foreign business work are already under federal investigation, with a grand jury in Delaware hearing testimony in recent months.See the Story
Toronto Raptors · Toronto

Scottie Barnes out for Raptors-76ers Game 2

52% Center coverage: 23 sources
Philadelphia 76ers beat Toronto Raptors 112-97 to take 2-0 lead in first-round series. Joel Embiid scores 31 points, Tyrese Maxey has 23 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Raptors coach Nick Nurse accused officials of letting the Sixers get away with hard fouls in Game 1.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Jill Biden to Ukrainian mom: Russia war 'hard to understand'

39% Center coverage: 28 sources
Jill Biden hears heartbreaking stories from Ukrainian women and children who fled Russia's war. Biden praises Romanian government and relief organizations for range of humanitarian aid. 900,000 Ukrainians have fled to Romania since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24. Biden is on the second day of a four-day trip to Romania and Slovakia to showcase U.S. support for refugees.See the Story
US & Canada

Clutch James Harden helps 76ers beat Heat, tie playoff series 2-2

46% Center coverage: 13 sources
Harden scored 31 points, Embiid had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Miami 116-108 on Sunday night. Game 5 is Tuesday night in Miami. Harden crushed the Heat on catch-and-shoot 3s and hit one clutch shot after another for 16 points in the fourth. Jimmy Butler scored 40 points on 13 of 20 shooting from the floor.See the Story
US & Canada

Embiid scores 33 points, 76ers finish off Raptors in Game 6

Coverage: 5 sources
Joel Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds, James Harden added 22 points and 15 assists. Philadelphia will face Miami in the second round. Toronto lost in the first round for the first time since being swept by Washington in 2015. Toronto played without all-star guard Fred VanVleet.See the Story
Phillies

Phils: Harper surgery went well, but no timetable for return

Coverage: 6 sources
Phillies slugger Bryce Harper had successful surgery to repair his broken left thumb. Harper was injured on Saturday night by a fastball from San Diego Padres left-hander Blake Snell. The 29-year-old Harper is batting .318 with 15 homers and 48 RBIs.See the Story

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