This is what protests on the Roe v. Wade situation look like across the country
Protests have erupted all over the country after Politico released a leaked initial draft majority opinion indicating the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn two abortion-related cases, which would end federal protection of abortion rights.
Woman with hands, feet bound jumped from 8th-floor apartment to escape attacker
A Washington, D.C. woman has reportedly been hospitalized in critical condition after police there say she dove eight stories from an apartment building, with her hands and feet bound, to escape an attacker Thursday. The Metropolitan Police Department reportedly said it responded to a call of a woman falling from an apartment on the eighth floor of the building on Thursday. They said they arrived to find the woman bound and on the ground in critical condition. The suspect, Kylee Jamal Palmer, 22, is reportedly the father of the woman’s infant son. Palmer has reportedly been charged with assault with intent to kill, possession of an unregistered firearm and possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device.mlive.com
Kalamazoo man loses argument before U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Michigan man who was shackled during a murder trial lost his case before the U.S. Supreme Court. His attorneys had argued that his rights were violated because he was in shackles during his trial. On a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court justices rejected that argument.mlive.com
Inside the Latter-day Saints' Washington, D.C. temple
For decades the towering marble edifice at our nation's capital has posed a mystery to those outside the faith. Now, after a major renovation, a public open house will welcome all to visit a building dedicated to reverence and contemplation.cbsnews.com
It's not over: COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in US
“We don’t know how high that mountain’s gonna grow,” said Dr. Stuart Campbell Ray, an infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins University. BA.2 may well have the same effect in the U.S. as it did in Israel, where it created a “bump" in the chart measuring cases, he said.news.yahoo.com
Tensions Are Rising Among Jan. 6 Defendants In A D.C. Jail : Consider This from NPR
A U.S. House investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is entering its final phase before lawmakers' findings become public later this spring.As that probe continues, prosecutions are running on a parallel track. Dozens of defendants are now awaiting trial and being held in together in a single unit at a Washington, D.C. jail.While corrections officials have said the accused insurrectionists are being kept from the jail's general population "for their own safety and security," that decision has come with some unintended consequences, including a bitter divide among the defendants.Tom Dreisbach of NPR's Investigations team spoke to some of the defendants.In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
AP Was There: The surreal first day of the pandemic
On the day the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic, Koloud “Kay” Tarapolsi reflected the views of many people when she told an Associated Press reporter: “If we avoid each other and listen to the scientists, maybe in a few weeks it will be better."
Iran-backed hackers accused of targeting critical US sectors
An advisory issued by officials in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia warns that hackers linked to the Iranian government have been targeting a “broad range of victims” inside the U.S. with ransomware and other malicious cyber activity.