Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
President Joe Biden nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Friday to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court that will be created with Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement at the end of the term.
Swiping Pelosi’s podium will put Capitol rioter behind bars
A Florida man infamously pictured grinning and waving to the camera as he toted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s podium around the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection was sentenced on Friday to 75 days in prison.
New York AG scoffs at gun group’s counterclaims in dissolution suit
A New York judge appeared unlikely Friday to give the National Rifle Association a pass as it faces a campaign by the state attorney general to dissolve the 150-year-old gun group for financial malfeasance.
Judge declines to block Arizona AG threat to prosecute elections chief over system takedown
A Maricopa County judge rejected a motion Friday that would have blocked state Attorney General Mark Brnovich from pursuing criminal action against Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs over her plans to take a candidate signature-gathering system offline for maintenance.
Russian forces advance on Kyiv, face stiff opposition
Russian and Ukrainian forces were engaged in bitter combat in the capital Kyiv and other parts of Ukraine on Friday with casualties mounting in a war that has put Europe and the rest of the world on edge.
Latin American leaders react to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine
With Russia launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, international leaders are reacting to the escalating conflict in eastern Europe, including those in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Cancún company turning plastic waste into fuel
The company’s patented distillation method has torn down traditional barriers to recycling. Now it aims to scale up capacity to try and make significant change to the crisis of plastics pollution.
UK moves to expand oil and gas drilling amid energy price crisis
The United Kingdom's Committee on Climate Change said it would not object to the government issuing licenses for new oil and gas exploration in the North Sea, as Britain faces an escalating gas price crisis and the threat of long-term energy insecurity.
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