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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

52% Center coverage: 248 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

57% Center coverage: 172 sources
Two conservative justices join their three liberal colleagues in siding with the White House. The ruling will have little immediate impact because the policy has been seldom applied under Biden. The heart of the legal fight was about whether U.S. immigration authorities had to send people to Mexico.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

51% Center coverage: 186 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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US & Canada · Rosemont

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

63% Center coverage: 48 sources
USC and UCLA fit the Big Ten's academic profile. Both schools are among the 65 members of the Association of American Universities. The Big Ten is building on previous expansion into the nation's largest media markets. The move allows the conference to keep pace with the SEC as one of the most powerful entities in college sports.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Controversy swirls as Ortiz leads LIV Golf's first US event

73% Center coverage: 26 sources
Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series arrives in Oregon for its first tournament on US soil. 9/11 survivors and victims' families criticize golfers for working with Saudi Arabia, who they say was complicit in the 2001 terrorist attacks. Fifteen of the 19 al Qaeda terrorists who hijacked four planes were Saudi nationals, but Saudi government has denied any involvement in the attacks.See the Story
International · Odesa

Russian missile attacks kill at least 18 people in Ukraine's port city of Odesa

68% Center coverage: 25 sources
Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 18 people, including two children. Ukrainian news reports said missiles struck a multi-story apartment building and a resort area. The airstrikes followed the pullout of Russian forces from Snake Island on Thursday, a move that was expected to potentially ease the threat to nearby OdesA.See the Story
US & Canada

You may want to rethink your summer travel plans. Here's why.

88% Center coverage: 17 sources
From canceled flights to pricey rental cars and fully booked hotels-this summer travel season is unlike any other.See the Story
US & Canada · Alaska

Record-breaking wildfires in Alaska are being fueled by a hot and dry start to summer

93% Center coverage: 15 sources
Anchorage is experiencing its second-warmest June, according to climate scientist Brian Brettschneider. With only 0.07 inches of rain this month in Anchorage, southern Alaska's parched wilderness has become fuel for wildfires. Wildfires, often ignited by lightning strikes or human activity, are becoming more frequent because of human-caused climate change.See the Story
US & Canada

The movies coming to theaters in July

93% Center coverage: 15 sources
Here are the movies coming to a theater near you.See the Story
US & Canada

Predatory lenders are making money off rising gas and food prices. Here's what experts are seeing

93% Center coverage: 15 sources
With the costs for gasoline, food and rent on the rise, lenders are making a profit on high-interest payday loans.See the Story

1.2 million passengers expected to travel through DIA during 4th of July weekend

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
A record number of drivers are set to hit the road this Fourth of July Weekend. Today and tomorrow are supposed to be the busiest with people across the country making the trip here to Orlando. According to AAA, a record 42 million drivers are expected to head out over the next five days.See the Story

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