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

Abortion rights demonstrators gather to protest in Raleigh, United States. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Reaction came fast and furious Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling guaranteeing a constitutional right to an abortion. Anger and dismay erupted first outside the Supreme Court moments after the decision was announced. … Read more

Jan. 6 Capitol riot committee members are tightlipped on what to expect in this week’s hearings

Members of the Committee attend the public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 9, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Members of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot were tightlipped about what to expect … Read more

Justice Department to review law enforcement response to Texas shooting

A police officer stands near a makeshift memorial for the shooting victims outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27, 2022.  Chandan Khanna | AFP | Getty Images The U.S. Justice Department said on Sunday it will review law enforcement’s response to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 children and two teachers, amid … Read more

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket

A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. Details on the number of additional people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their conditions … Read more

Clarence Thomas says abortion draft decision leak has changed the Supreme Court

Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court has been changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is poised to overturn the right … Read more

Catholic University says it owns Judy Garland Wizard of Oz dress

A lobby card from the film ‘The Wizard Of Oz,’ shows a film still of a scene in which American actress Judy Garland (1922 – 1969) (as Dorothy) wipes tears from the eyes of actor Bert Lahr (1895 – 1967) (as the Cowardly Lion), while watched by Jack Haley (1898 – 1979) (as the Tin … Read more

Facebook algorithm caused chaos ahead of Australia media law: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook purposely used a broad algorithm to block news in Australia last year, causing pages for charities, emergency services and hospitals to be affected. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Facebook used an algorithm it knew would affect pages beyond those of publishers in Australia … Read more

Elon Musk ‘funding secured’ tweets ruled false, new court filing suggests

Elon Musk Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg | Getty Images In a court filing out late Friday, shareholders who are suing Tesla and CEO Elon Musk over alleged securities fraud said they won part of a critical ruling in their class-action lawsuit. The shareholders are suing Tesla over money they lost after Musk tweeted in 2018 … Read more

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to Supreme Court, first Black woman justice

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson meets with U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) (not pictured), on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 28, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The Senate on Thursday confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making her the 116th justice — and the first Black woman — to … Read more