Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights
The Supreme Court 's conservative majority sounded sympathetic Monday to a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, a dispute that's the latest clash of religion and gay rights to land at the highest court.
Moscow claims Ukraine hit two air bases deepest yet inside RussiaMoscow unleashed another massive missile barrage in Ukraine on Monday, striking homes and buildings and killing civilians, hours after the Kremlin claimed Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep inside Russian territory.
Ukrainians hid orphaned children from Russian deportationThroughout the war in Ukraine, Russian authorities have been accused of deporting Ukrainian children to Russia or Russian-held territories to raise them as their own. At least 1,000 children were seized from schools and orphanages in the Kherson region during Russia's eight-month occupation of the area, their whereabouts still unknown.
In post-Roe America, pilots take the abortion battle to the skies"That's the Wisconsin border," the pilot tells a passenger. Down below, a sliver of land marks a barrier between legal and illegal abortions. The pilot is part of Elevated Access, a fledgling Illinois nonprofit of volunteer pilots ferrying people seeking abortion care.
US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspectsThe unabashedly liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots this week after supervisors approved limited use of the remote-controlled devices, addressing head-on an evolving technology that has become more widely available even if it is rarely deployed to confront suspects.
Warnock, Walker: Starkly different choices for Black votersBoth men have common upbringings in the Deep South in the wake of the civil rights movement and would make history as the first Black person elected from Georgia to a full Senate term. Yet Warnock and Walker have cut different paths and offer clearly opposing visions for the country, including on race and racism.
Trump Organization trial deliberations continuing TuesdayJurors in the Trump Organization's criminal tax fraud trial will continue deliberating for a second day on Tuesday as they weigh charges that former President Donald Trump's company helped executives dodge personal income taxes on perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars. The jury deliberated for about four hours on Monday.
North Carolina power outages could last days after shootingsTens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent.
Oxford Dictionaries names 'goblin mode' its word of the yearAsked to sum up 2022 in a word, the public has chosen a phrase. Oxford Dictionaries said Monday that "goblin mode" has been selected by online vote as its word of the year.
UN summit: Don't repeat mistakes on nature, scientists warnScientists around the world are warning governments who will be gathering in Montreal this week for the United Nations biodiversity summit to not repeat past mistakes and are urging officials to "avoid trade-offs" between people and conservation needs in a report Monday.
What to watch in Tuesday's Georgia Senate runoff electionATLANTA -- The extended Senate campaign in Georgia gives Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker a second chance to persuade voters to send them to Washington. But without party control of Congress at stake and absent other candidates on the ticket, the runoff looks different from the November general election. The results of the AP VoteCast survey illustrate some of the challenges each candidate faces on Tuesday. Walker will need to turn out a GOP base that wasn't enamored with him to start with, and do it without the more popular Gov. Brian Kemp on the ballot. Warnock must get his coalition of some lower-propensity voting groups to turn out.
Sudan's generals, pro-democracy group ink deal to end crisisSudan's coup leaders and the main pro-democracy group signed a deal Monday to establish a civilian-led transitional government following the military takeover last year. But key players refused to participate, and no deadline was set for the transition to begin.
Unmarked graves, an 'ugly history': West Virginia weighs mine safetyWest Virginia's Republican supermajority has introduced multiple bills over the past year that would eliminate worker protections in an attempt to bolster the shrinking coal industry, including a sweeping overhaul of the state agency that inspects coal mines.
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