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Brittney Griner Sends Letter to President Biden Pleading for His Help

7/5/2022
Griner wrote saying she feared she might never return home and asked Biden to not "forget about me and the other American Detainees."

Duration:00:04:07

Uneasy U.S. Tries to Fete a July 4 Marred by Parade Shooting

7/5/2022
A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday's celebrations across the U.S. and…

Duration:00:06:08

Column: The Supreme Court's Climate Decision Strikes at the Government's Ability to Protect Its People

7/5/2022
One of the most urgent challenges we face, as a nation, is to confront the mounting costs and existential dangers of climate change. It’s a…

Duration:00:06:28

Facebook Asks Judge to ‘Crack the Whip’ in Attempt to Silence a Black Whistleblower

7/5/2022
A Facebook lawyer called on a judge to "crack the whip" against whistleblower Daniel Motaung

Duration:00:06:32

A Turbulent U.S. This July 4, but Many See Cause To Celebrate

7/4/2022
Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court…

Duration:00:04:09

Akron Police Release Video Showing Officers Chasing and Shooting Jayland Walker

7/4/2022
Akron police released video of the shooting of Jayland Walker who was killed June 27 in a pursuit that had started with an attempted traffic stop

Duration:00:05:49

Column: America Insists It Is Great. It Should Work on Being Decent

7/4/2022
For as long as I can remember, I’ve felt a stifling expectation, an understood command to believe that America is great. If I could not…

Duration:00:08:53

Column: The Era of ‘Self-Evident’ Truth Is Over. Today’s America Is Founded on Belief Instead

7/4/2022
"We hold these truths to be self-evident." On Independence Day 2022, these words stand out as starkly anachronistic. What does that mean for America?

Duration:00:06:07

Why Pregnant People Should Get COVID-19 Vaccines As Soon As Possible

7/4/2022
A study suggests that the best way to protect unvaccinated moms-to-be and their fetuses is to vaccinate in the first trimester, then boost in the third.

Duration:00:07:22

Lawmakers Scramble to Reform Digital Privacy After Roe Reversal

7/3/2022
Before Roe v. Wade granted women the constitutional right to abortion in 1973, most abortion procedures were kept hidden, even from close family members. Some…

Duration:00:09:48

Column: The Legal Trick That Could Undermine the 2024 Election

7/3/2022
The results of a case that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear in its next term could seriously undermine the 2024 election

Duration:00:08:58

Why a Recession Isn’t Inevitable

7/3/2022
The chances a recession will take hold are lower in the U.S. and Asia than in Europe.

Duration:00:06:41

Minions: The Rise of Gru Sows Just the Right Amount of Chaos

7/3/2022
Though not the best in the franchise, the Steve Carell-starring villain origin story offers just enough rejuvenation to distract from a relentless news cycle

Duration:00:04:45

Column: As Hong Kong Marks 25 Years of British Handover, Its Cage Homes Remains a Stark Reminder of Its Inequities

7/2/2022
Over 220,000 people live in so-called ‘subdivided flats’, a dainty euphemism for their 4 by 4 by 6 ft shoeboxes

Duration:00:10:39

In a Win for Biden, Supreme Court Says He Can End the ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

7/2/2022
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Biden Administration has the authority to end the controversial Trump-era immigration policy known as “Remain in Mexico,” in…

Duration:00:10:07

Air Travel Is Chaos Right Now. What to Know Before You Fly

7/2/2022
What to know before you head to the airport

Duration:00:08:06

The Enduring Legacy of Virgil Abloh

7/2/2022
Virgil Abloh knew how to get people talking. In 2012, when he launched his first fashion brand, Pyrex Vision, Abloh bought deadstock flannel shirts from…

Duration:00:06:52

Xi Jinping Visits a Changed Hong Kong For Handover Anniversary

7/2/2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Beijing’s control

Duration:00:08:10

Without Roe v. Wade, U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates May Get Even Worse

7/1/2022
The United States is a surprisingly dangerous place to be pregnant. The U.S. maternal mortality rate—nearly 24 deaths per 100,000 live births, as of 2020—is…

Duration:00:07:15

What the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the ‘Clean Air Act’ Means for Carbon Emissions

7/1/2022
Energy emissions fell as the case moved through the courts. That may not be enough for Biden to reach his climate goals

Duration:00:05:17