California’s Democratic leaders are clashing with businesses to combat retail theft. Here’s what you need to know

SACRAMENTO, California. (AP) — As retail theft rises, California’s Democratic leaders are facing a coalition of law enforcement and business groups in a bitter political fight over how to crack down on the problem. The state is currently working to preserve its progressive policies and avoid putting more people behind bars. The two most likely … Read more

Judge rejects challenge to federal rules on lawsuits aimed at making it easier for workers to have abortions

CHICAGO (AP) – ONE Lawsuit filed by 17 states Tough federal rules allow workers to take leave and other accommodation for abortions lacks standing, an Arkansas federal judge ruled Friday. Republican attorneys general from each state, led by Arkansas and Tennessee, sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in April, days after the agency published the … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Trump’s gun stockpile ban

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Friday reversed a Trump-era ban on increase stocksaccessories for rapid-fire firearms used in the Deadliest mass shooting In modern U.S. history, in a decision that put guns back in the country’s political spotlight. The High Court conservative majority found that the Trump administration overreached by changing course from … Read more

Supreme Court unanimously preserves access to widely used abortion medications

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court Thursday, access to a drug used in Nearly two-thirds of all abortions In the United States last year, in the first court ruling on abortion since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. The nine judges ruled that abortion Opponents did not have the legal right to … Read more

Atlanta: Gunman injures 3 people in food court before being shot by officer

ATLANTA (AP) — A gunman fatally shot three people in a downtown Atlanta food court before being fatally shot by a police officer Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. All four people shot in the Peachtree Center food court are expected to survive, including the suspect, according to Atlanta Police Chief Darin Schierbaum. At a news conference, … Read more

Martha’s Vineyard is about to run out of pot

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) – An 81-year-old Martha’s Vineyard woman went to the Island Time dispensary last week to pick up her usual order of pot. But owner Geoff Rose had to tell him the cupboard was empty – it had been forced to temporarily close three weeks earlier after selling out of every last … Read more

Much of Wyoming’s Teton Pass road collapses; it is clear how quickly it can be rebuilt

A large portion of a mountain pass highway in Wyoming has collapsed, cutting off a busy commuter link between small towns in eastern Idaho and the tourist destination of Jackson. June 8, 2024, 8:41 p.m. ET • 3 minutes of reading JACKSON, Wyo. — Much of a winding mountain pass road collapsed in Wyoming, authorities … Read more

Aerial photos show much of Teton Pass road collapse in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Much of a winding mountain pass road collapsed in Wyoming, authorities said Saturday, leaving a gaping chasm in the highway and cutting off a busy commuter link between the small towns in eastern Idaho and the tourist destination of Jackson. Aerial photos and drone videos of the collapse show the Teton … Read more

Cargo ship in Lake Superior collided with something underwater, Coast Guard says

The U.S. Coast Guard says a cargo ship in Lake Superior hit something underwater and began taking on water. June 8, 2024, 11:18 a.m. ET • 1 minute reading SAULT-STE. MARY, Mich. — A cargo ship in Lake Superior struck something underwater Saturday and began taking on water, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The … Read more

Alex Jones seeks permission to convert personal bankruptcy into liquidation

Alex Jones, conspiracy theorist is asking the court for permission to convert its personal bankruptcy reorganization into liquidation, which would result in the sale of much of its assets to help pay some of the $1.5 billion it owes to victims’ relatives of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Jones and his media company, Free … Read more