Thomas didn’t mention interracial marriage, and that’s worth talking about
Every justice but one who signed an opinion for the Dobbs abortion case took care to mention Loving v. Virginia.
Republicans finally offer blue slip for Biden court nominee
The Senate Judiciary Committee considered a slate of judicial nominees Wednesday, including a Seventh Circuit nominee who is the first of President Biden’s circuit court picks to get approval from two Republican home-state senators.
FDA authorizes fourth Covid vaccine for adults
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a new non-mRNA Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use Wednesday, greenlighting a shot made by Novavax that the government secured 3.2 million doses of earlier this week.
Virginia judge denies Heard bid for new trial in Depp defamation case
In a sharply worded decision Wednesday, the chief judge of Fairfax County Circuit Court denied Amber Heard’s motion for a mistrial in the six-week defamation case that ended with a jury finding the actress must pay her ex-husband Johnny Depp more than $10 million in damages.
Media jumps into Vermont First Amendment fray
A coalition of media filed a brief Wednesday in the Manhattan-based Second Circuit Court of Appeals supporting a decision that found Vermont court clerks in violation of the First Amendment.
Twin Cities Trump fan accused of staging arson
A newly unsealed indictment claims a Minnesota man painted "BLM," "Biden 2020" and an anarchist "A" on his own garage before burning it down with vehicles inside.
Ukraine hits Russia hard with US rocket systems, war rages in east
With the arrival of advanced U.S. rocket systems on the battlefield, Ukraine is claiming success in its effort to slow the advance of Russian forces and turn the tide of the war in its favor.
Scientists found a heartbeat-like radio signal coming from a distant galaxy
From over a billion light-years away and surrounded by a plasma cloud, a new radio wave is being picked up on Earth.