Post-Roe, Her Facebook Group Went Viral

Post-Roe, Her Facebook Group Went Viral

When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, Veronica Risinger started what she thought would be a tiny Facebook group for her neighbors in Kansas City., Mo., to share resources for people seeking abortions. But Risinger’s phone notifications never stopped. Her little group has morphed into a 30,000-member nationwide nexus for rage, heartfelt …

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Should Shopify And Amazon Be Worried About Pinterest’s New CEO?

Should Shopify And Amazon Be Worried About Pinterest’s New CEO?

Getty Images Key Takeaways Pinterest brought in a new CEO, Bill Ready, who has an impressive background in e-commerce and payments processing at the likes of PayPal and Google It’s expected that this appointment will mean Pinterest making some waves in the e-commerce market, to monetize its 400 million+ monthly users Existing online retailers like …

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Supreme Court To Hear Major Case Over State Legislatures’ Power To Set Federal Elections Rules

Supreme Court To Hear Major Case Over State Legislatures’ Power To Set Federal Elections Rules

Washington — The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to take up an elections case brought by North Carolina Republicans that could diminish the power of state courts to order changes to rules for federal elections and the redrawing of congressional districts approved by state lawmakers. The dispute involves the “independent state legislature” theory, which was …

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What Does The New US Supreme Court Ruling Mean For Carbon Emissions?

What Does The New US Supreme Court Ruling Mean For Carbon Emissions?

By James Dinneen Electricity generation, as at this coal-fired plant, is second only to transportation in terms of US greenhouse gas emissions George Frey/ Bloomberg via Getty Images On 30 June, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling that could set back efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well as limit the ability of …

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Flight Canceled or Delayed? What to Do Amid Airline Chaos

Flight Canceled or Delayed? What to Do Amid Airline Chaos

The summer vacation is back — if you can get there, that is. As resurgent demand for air travel collides with a severe staffing shortage in the aviation industry, delayed and canceled flights are rippling through the system. Add in the normal seasonal turbulence of summer thunderstorms and a pilot shortage that predated the pandemic, …

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US Supreme Court lets Biden end Trump-era immigration rule

US Supreme Court lets Biden end Trump-era immigration rule

The ‘Bollard’ style fencing on the US-Mexico border near Santa Teresa, New Mexico, on 30 April 2019.  The policy saw non-Mexicans who entered the United States illegally sent back to Mexico to wait while their immigration cases were heard in court. President Joe Biden’s attempt to terminate the policy in 2019 was challenged by …

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Binance taps TikTok’s mostly silent superstar Khaby Lame to explain how crypto works – TechCrunch

Binance taps TikTok’s mostly silent superstar Khaby Lame to explain how crypto works – TechCrunch

Khaby Lame is quite literally on top of the world (if TikTok follower counts are the world). After attending his first VidCon and surpassing Charli D’Amelio as the most-followed TikToker, the Italian Senegalese comedian signed on as an ambassador for Binance, the world’s largest platform for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. Just last week, Binance snagged …

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Biden endorses filibuster exception to protect US abortion rights | Women’s Rights News

Biden endorses filibuster exception to protect US abortion rights | Women’s Rights News

Pressure builds on Democrats to take bold steps to protect abortion and waive a US Senate rule that has blocked legislation. President Joe Biden has said that he supports calls to waive the filibuster so that legislation can be passed to protect abortion rights. Since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, calls demanding …

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Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes 1st Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court after swearing in – National

Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes 1st Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court after swearing in – National

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court. The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice, and she took the place of the justice she once worked for. Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement took effect at noon. Moments …

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