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Roe v Wade ruling puts LGBTQ rights in focus at Pride

Roe v Wade ruling puts LGBTQ rights in focus at Pride

Pride parades kicked off in some of America’s biggest cities as the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade ruling cast its shadow over LGBTQ rights.

  • by Bobby Caina Calvan

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Trump ally Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

Trump ally Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

The congresswoman, who was among those who voted to overturn the results of the 2020 election, previously came under criticism for quoting Adolf Hitler.

  • by Jill Colvin
Abortion decision deepens cultural divide between US and Australia
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Abortion decision deepens cultural divide between US and Australia

The decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 judgment known as Roe v Wade is a worrying sign on many levels.

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The radical reign of Clarence Thomas
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The radical reign of Clarence Thomas

Over the past three decades, I have witnessed a dismal saga of opportunism, fanaticism, mendacity, concupiscence, hypocrisy and cowardice.

  • by Maureen Dowd
Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch ahead of sentencing

Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch ahead of sentencing

Ghislaine Maxwell has been put on suicide watch at a Brooklyn jail, and may seek to delay her Tuesday sentencing for aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse of underage girls, her lawyer said.

  • by Jonathan Stempel
Women across the US scrambling as abortions are cancelled

Women across the US scrambling as abortions are cancelled

“When I went to bed, I had my appointment and everything was set, and then today it’s like pre-1973,” one woman said.

  • by Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs
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Tweaked vaccines boost Omicron protection, Pfizer says

Tweaked vaccines boost Omicron protection, Pfizer says

In a study of adults who’d already had three vaccine doses, Pfizer said two new booster methods substantially increased Omicron-fighting antibodies.

  • by Lauran Neergaard
Rupert Murdoch’s life is built on doing the unexpected

Rupert Murdoch’s life is built on doing the unexpected

The media titan is once again generating headlines. But talk of a split from wife Jerry Hall is only one of the reasons.

  • by Stephen Brook
Protests erupt across US after Supreme Court abortion ruling
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Protests erupt across US after Supreme Court abortion ruling

States have already started enacting bans. Pro-choice groups warn the decision to overturn Roe v Wade may lead to more unsafe procedures.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Congress sends landmark gun violence bill to Biden to sign into law

Congress sends landmark gun violence bill to Biden to sign into law

In the House, 14 Republicans joined Democrats, following similar numbers in the Senate, to approve the bill. Voters have been repulsed over last month’s mass shootings.

  • by Alan Fram
15 Republicans back Democrat gun bill in US Senate, breaking decades-long impasse

15 Republicans back Democrat gun bill in US Senate, breaking decades-long impasse

Both parties emerged with a compromise to curb bloodshed that has come to regularly shock — yet no longer surprise — the nation.

  • by Alan Fram