The New York Times

Americans Celebrate and Mourn Abortion Decision as New Fights Loom

Anti-abortion demonstrators gather to pray and celebrate outside the Supreme Courtin Washington on Friday, June 24, 2022. (Shuran Huang/The New York Times) The Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade calls abortion “a profound moral issue on which Americans hold sharply conflicting views.”
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The Hill

Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court on Friday struck down Roe v. Wade, eliminating the nearly 50-year-old constitutional right to abortion and handing states authority to drastically limit or ban the procedure. The 6-3 decision by a majority of conservative justices to fundamentally reshape American society by overturning the landmark 1973 precedent is...
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The Associated Press

With Roe over, some fear rollback of LGBTQ and other rights

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to ban abortion stirred alarm Friday among LGBTQ advocates, who feared that the ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships, including the right for same-sex couples to marry. In the court’s majority...
NBC News

What the end of Roe means for access to abortion pills

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling that established the right to abortion nearly 50 years ago, will make it more challenging for many Americans to obtain abortion pills. half of all U.S. abortions in 2020 were medication abortions — up from 39% in 2017, according...
The Hill

Biden vows to protect access to abortion pills, contraception and travel

President Biden on Friday vowed to protect access to abortion pills and contraception in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. In remarks from the White House, Biden lambasted the decision as a “tragic error” carried out by an “extreme,” conservative-controlled...
The Associated Press

Biden vows abortion fight, assails ‘extreme’ court ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday he would fight to preserve access to abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and he called on Americans to elect more Democrats who would safeguard rights upended by the court’s decision. “This is not over,” he declared.

OB/GYNs are rethinking their careers after Roe v. Wade decision, signaling that the doctor shortage may get even worse

Sign up for the Fortune Features email list so you don’t miss our biggest features, exclusive interviews, and investigations. Dana Rector, a third-year medical student at Oakland University in Michigan, wants to become an ob/gyn. To do so, she’ll need to apply to and complete a residency program in the specialty, a process that’s more complicated now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade.
The Associated Press

A year on, Surfside remembers 98 victims of condo collapse

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A year ago in the middle of the night, a 12-story oceanfront condo building in Surfside, Florida, came down with a thunderous roar, leaving a giant pile of rubble and claiming 98 lives — one of the deadliest structure collapses in U.S. history. The...
NBC News

More than 71,000 Ukrainians have arrived in the U.S. since March

More than 71,000 Ukrainians have arrived in the U.S. since President Joe Biden announced in March that his administration would welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians fleeing the country’s war with Russia, according to new data from the Department of Homeland Security. Refugee advocates say the numbers are welcome news,...

Roe v. Wade overturned: Here's how tech companies and internet users can protect privacy

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has raised questions about whether and how tech companies should protect data of users seeking abortions. Data privacy experts concerned about the court ruling's implications say there are ways that both tech companies and their users can try to better protect their information in a post-Roe era.
The Guardian

The US supreme court just made America a more dangerous, violent place

The conservative justices of the US supreme court just made America an even more dangerous, even more violent place. The decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn, Inc v Bruen took on a simple and commonsense New York state law requiring individuals to have a license in order to own a gun, and requiring people who want to carry a concealed pistol or revolver out in public to demonstrate a particular need to be toting a secret gun around. That law has been on the books in New York since the early 1900s.
NBC Sports

It’s official: Steve Clifford will return to coach Charlotte Hornets

UPDATE: The Hornets have announced the hiring and it is official, Steve Clifford is back in Charlotte. “We are pleased to welcome Steve back to our franchise,” Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak said in a statement. “We believe that his previous experience and coaching philosophy make him the best coach for our team. Steve has a proven track record of improving defenses and is detail oriented. He has a history of maximizing players’ talent and working with them to develop and expand their skill sets. Steve is committed to playing with the same offensive pace that our fans are accustomed to seeing the last few years. We are confident that he will be able to help our young players continue to grow as we look to take the next step as a team.”

COVID’s death toll would have been 3 times worse without vaccines, study shows—yet unequal access stopped jabs from saving more lives

Sign up for the Fortune Features email list so you don’t miss our biggest features, exclusive interviews, and investigations. Both the world and the U.S. hit a grim milestone earlier this year. In March, the global death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic broke 6 million; a few months later in May, the U.S. COVID death toll surpassed 1 million.
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Celebrities react to the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

Several celebrities including Viola Davis, Bette Midler and Stephen King reacted after the Supreme Court on Friday voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. ___. “They did it. THEY DID IT TO US! #SCOTUS has overturned #RoevWade, enshrined in the Constitution as...