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Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban

Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for abortions to resume in Kentucky, temporarily blocking the state’s near-total ban on the procedure that was triggered by the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade.
Supreme Court: Biden properly ended Trump-era asylum policy

Supreme Court: Biden properly ended Trump-era asylum policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico.
Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the fight against climate change , the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Biden: Court ruling on Roe 'destabilizing,' US still leading

Biden: Court ruling on Roe 'destabilizing,' US still leading

MADRID (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the Supreme Court's decision ending a constitutional right to abortion is “destabilizing," but he maintained the ruling does not affect U.S.
Russian forces leave Snake Island, keep up eastern assault

Russian forces leave Snake Island, keep up eastern assault

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island Thursday after relentless Ukrainian attacks but kept up their push to encircle the last stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in the eastern province of Luhansk.
ICC seeks arrest of 3 suspects linked to Russo-Georgian war

ICC seeks arrest of 3 suspects linked to Russo-Georgian war

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges have issued arrest warrants for three men wanted on suspicion of committing war crimes during the 2008 Russo-Georgian War, the court announced Thursday.
Israel's parliament dissolves, sets 5th election in 4 years

Israel's parliament dissolves, sets 5th election in 4 years

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament voted Thursday to dissolve itself and send the country to the polls in November for the fifth time in less than four years.
Xi arrives in Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover

Xi arrives in Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong ahead of the 25th anniversary of the British handover and after a two-year transformation bringing the city more tightly under Communist Party control.
Dictator's son Marcos Jr. takes oath as Philippine president

Dictator's son Marcos Jr. takes oath as Philippine president

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
Jan. 6 panel subpoenas counsel who resisted Trump schemes

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas counsel who resisted Trump schemes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan.