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2h ago

One killed, two injured in shooting at WeatherTech facility in Illinois

One of the people injured has already been released from the hospital and the other remains in critical condition, police said.
WeatherTech in Bolingbrook, Ill
WeatherTech in Bolingbrook, Ill

Sens. Warren, Smith urge Biden to declare public health emergency following abortion ruling

The declaration would help “protect abortion access for all Americans” and unlock “critical resources" to endure an immediate future without the constitutional right to abortion.
Sen. Tina Smith and Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Sen. Tina Smith and Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Pfizer says tweaked Covid-19 shots boost omicron protection

The announcement comes days before an FDA advisory committee meeting to discuss whether to offer updated boosters to Americans this fall.
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
6h ago

'Catastrophic' abortion ruling will affect millions of women across the world, experts warn

The decision “showed that these types of rights are always at risk of being steamrolled,” one Argentinian activist said.
Abortion rights demonstrators protest outside the Supreme Court
Abortion rights demonstrators protest outside the Supreme Court
6h ago

Rita Moreno recalls botched abortion before Roe, says she's 'frightened' by reversal

“I can’t believe that some of those people are telling us what to do with our bodies," the Oscar-winning actress said.
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
12h ago

Protests and celebrations as Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade: Live updates

As states began to enact abortion bans and clinics stopped offering the procedure, large crowds gathered in cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
Image: The U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade
Image: The U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade

Rage, despair, tears fill streets across nation as thousands protest Roe reversal

Anger and dismay erupted first outside the Supreme Court and quickly spread throughout the country.
People protest about abortion  outside the Supreme Court
People protest about abortion  outside the Supreme Court

Uvalde High School seniors graduate in the shadow of tragedy

“Why on this day? Everything is still so fresh," said Javier Cazares, whose daughter was among those killed in the May 24 rampage.
Partial view of the Uvalde High School graduation class of 2022.
Partial view of the Uvalde High School graduation class of 2022.
17h ago

Virginia couple missing at sea for 11 days is safe and needed no help getting home

The U.S. Coast Guard said the pair from Virginia Beach, Virginia, radioed their safe whereabouts off the coast of their home state Friday.
Yanni Nikopoulos and Dale Evelyn Jones.
Yanni Nikopoulos and Dale Evelyn Jones.

Birth control restrictions could follow abortion bans now Roe protection is gone

States trying to limit abortion from the moment of conception could also try to restrict access to Plan B and IUDs, according to legal experts.
Birth control pills blister pack
Birth control pills blister pack