Plan to shore up abortion rights in Congress has a filibuster flaw
Reeling from the Supreme Court’s newly confirmed draft opinion that would leave abortion rights in states’ hands, Democratic lawmakers and President Joe Biden beseeched Congress on Tuesday to intervene.
Crosshairs on Roe v. Wade could usher demise of other rights
Where most court watchers saw a reckoning to come when the Supreme Court took up the question of overruling Roe v. Wade, a leaked draft of the conservative-supermajority ruling shows the justices not only shattering the right to abortion but possibly changing the landscape altogether.
Scrutiny on events at Trump hotel leads to $750,000 settlement with Trump inaugural committee
The committee set up for former President Donald Trump’s inauguration agreed Tuesday to pay $750,000 to resolve allegations that the activities it booked at a Trump-owned property in 2017 amounted to a misuse of nonprofit funds.
Lobster groups mount uncertain First Circuit fight on fishery’s future
Arguing before a skeptical First Circuit, an attorney representing a group of Maine lobster fishermen said a federal rule designed to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale targets a portion of the ocean where there are no right whales.
Fourth Circuit hears challenge to use of driver data for legal advertising
The Fourth Circuit heard arguments Tuesday over whether law firms are violating the privacy of North Carolina drivers by using their license information for advertising purposes.
Drought has Oslo on edge of critical water shortage
The Norwegian capital saw only half an inch of rain in March and April, less than 15% of normal for the period.
101% spike in EU energy costs spurs 36% increase industrial producer prices
Industrial prices have risen more than 36% in the European Union over the last year, including a 5.4% spike between February and March, according to data published by Eurostat on Tuesday.
Google accuses EU of cherry-picking contracts in ad antitrust case
Google pushed back against Brussels’ conclusion that its advertising practices violated EU competition regulations in the second day of hearings before the European General Court on Tuesday.