Southwest Airlines cancels more than 2,200 flights, reason unclear
Southwest Airlines canceled more than 360 flights Monday, pushing the total number of flights canceled by the airline over 2,200 since the weekend began.
Fate of Boston Marathon bomber faces Supreme Court reckoning
In the midst of a moratorium on the death penalty for federal cases but little headway otherwise on President Joe Biden's campaign promise to end capital punishment in the United States, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the Justice Department's appeal to reinstate the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
California boosts protections for journalists covering protests
California has enshrined the right of journalists covering protests and civil demonstrations to access and report from areas closed off by law enforcement under a press freedom law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Judge signs off on 2-year sentence for ex-CEO behind failed nuclear facility
A two-year prison sentence for the former CEO of a South Carolina energy company who pleaded guilty to defrauding ratepayers received final approval on Monday from a state circuit judge.
Czech elections give EU a lift in clash of values in Central Europe
European Union leaders are breathing a bit easier after Czech voters delivered a weekend electoral loss to their billionaire and scandal-racked prime minister, Andrej Babis, who's grown into another Central European leader eager to challenge Brussels and its liberal democratic norms.
Battle over EU budget rule kicks off at bloc’s top court
The European Union's attempt to rein in Poland and Hungary’s deteriorating judiciary is facing a major challenge before the bloc’s highest court.
Global arbitrators tackle naval incident that ratcheted Russia-Ukraine tensions
Moscow got in the first word Monday as the Permanent Court of Arbitration kicked off a week of hearings into the capture of three Ukrainian naval ships in the Kerch Strait, a narrow pass that connects the Sea of Azov to the Black Sea.
Tobacco used 9,000 years earlier than previously thought, study finds
On an Air Force bombing range in western Utah, a team has found evidence that tobacco may have been enjoyed far earlier than previously thought
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