U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade; States Can Ban Abortion
The memory that leaked was correct.
Federal Reserve Raises Its Key Interest Rate
They also indicated that more hikes could be on the way.
Justice Department Opens Probe Into Louisiana State Police
The “pattern-or-practice” investigation comes amid mounting evidence that the agency has looked the other way in the face of beatings of mostly Black men, including the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene.
Multiple Shot, Unexploded Devices Found at NYC Train Station
A photo from the scene showed people tending to bloodied passengers lying on the floor of the station.
Jackson Confirmed As First Black Female High Court Justice
Jackson was confirmed was confirmed 53-47, mostly along party lines but with three Republican votes.
State of the Union: Biden Vows to Halt Russia, Hit Inflation
Biden declared that he and all members of Congress are joined “with an unwavering resolve that freedom will always triumph over tyranny.”
Ukraine Slows Russian Advance Under Shadow of Nuclear Threat
Belarus could send troops to help Russia as early as later today.
Russia Attacks Ukraine, ‘Shattering’ European Peace
Russian President Vladmir Putin threatened any foreign country attempting to interfere with “consequences you have never seen.”
Lawmakers Launch ‘All Levels’ Probe Into Ronald Greene Death
House Speaker Rep. Clay Schexnayder said he launched the probe.
Emmy-Winning Comedian Louis Anderson Has Died
Anderson was 68.
Hostages at Texas Synagogue Safe; Captor Dead
The FBI is now on the scene.
WHO: Global COVID Cases Up 11% Last Week, Omicron Risk High
WHO said that the number of newly reported deaths worldwide last week was down 4%.
Former Minneapolis Officer Guilty of Manslaughter in Daunte Wright Death
The shooting happened in April.
Louisiana’s Float Will Roll in Tournament of Roses Parade
Louisiana has paid $700,000 to be in the Tournament of Roses Parade for one year, with an option for two more years.
New Virus Variant Emerges in Africa, Stokes Worldwide Fears
The World Health Organization has convened a technical group of experts to decide whether the new variant warrants being designated a variant of interest or a variant of concern.
U. S. to Release 50 Million Barrels of Oil to Ease Energy Costs
The move is aimed at global energy markets, but also at voters who are coping with higher inflation and rising prices ahead of Thanksgiving and winter holiday travel.
UL Lafayette Has Greenhouse Gas Extension Service
It serves policy makers and people in industry and government.
Sheriff: Baldwin Fired Prop Gun on Movie Set, Killing Woman
The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Baldwin was seen outside the sheriff’s office in tears but attempts to get comment were unsuccessful.
One Deputy Killed, Two Injured in Houston Bar Ambush
The deputies were working security jobs at the 45 Norte Sports Bar when two of them responded to a witness’ report of a suspected robbery
Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 Million Americans
No testing opt-out is expected to be included for the executive branch requirement.