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UPDATE: Ohio’s ‘Heartbeat Bill’ goes into effect, causing immediate change to the state’s abortion landscape

Emma Andrus, Managing Editor June 24, 2022

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information regarding the emergency motion to dissolve the federal injunction of Ohio's "Heartbeat Bill."  On Friday evening, a federal court moved...

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

(CNN) -- The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. The opinion is the most consequential Supreme Court decision...

DeWine proposes ‘significant’ spending to protect schools

May 27, 2022

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday announced plans to spend “a significant amount of money” on efforts to ensure every school building...

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, a makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre stands outside a home on the first anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

22 mass shootings. 374 dead. Here’s where the guns came from

May 27, 2022

By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New York, supermarket were both just 18, authorities say, when they...

At their beloved Town House restaurant, the bereaved of the Uvalde school shooting find little comfort.

At their beloved Town House restaurant, the bereaved of Uvalde find little comfort

Alaa Elassar, CNN May 27, 2022

(CNN) -- The four large mirrors on the wall at Town House usually capture the smiles and laughter of families as they gather for a warm meal among neighbors. Tonight, they reflect all angles of heartbreak. The...

The friends and family of Miranda Mathis grieve her loss.

Police commander made ‘wrong decision’ not to breach classroom doors during elementary school shooting, official says

(CNN) -- While a gunman was inside adjoining classrooms with children at a Texas elementary school Tuesday, a group of 19 law enforcement officers stood in a hallway outside and took no action as they...

What’s next for abortion after Supreme Court leak?

CHRIS MEGERIAN, Associated Press May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital has a long tradition of stunning leaks, from national security secrets to political scandals, but this week's disclosure of a draft Supreme Court decision is...

Report: Leaked Supreme Court draft suggests Roe could be overturned

MARK SHERMAN and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report. A...

Propelled by Trump endorsement, Vance wins GOP Senate primary

JAKE ZUCKERMAN , Statehouse reporter / Ohio Capital Journal May 4, 2022

CINCINNATI — J.D. Vance, transformed from Trump-critic to Trump-candidate, will represent the GOP in Ohio’s election for an open seat in the U.S. Senate. The Yale Law grad turned venture capitalist...

Emmanuel Macron is seen at a rally on April 16 in Marseille, France.

Emmanuel Macron wins France’s presidential election

April 25, 2022

Originally Published: 24 APR 22 14:00 ET Updated: 25 APR 22 11:36 ET By Joshua Berlinger and Joseph Ataman, CNN (CNN) -- Emmanuel Macron has won France's presidential election, fending off a historic...

Russian military vehicles move in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces in Mariupol, Ukraine, Saturday, April 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)

Russia hits rail and fuel targets far from the eastern front

April 25, 2022

By DAVID KEYTON Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia unleashed a string of attacks Monday against rail and fuel installations deep inside Ukraine, far from the front lines of Moscow's new eastern...

Former Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, waits in the Senate President pro tempore office for the arrival of Brett Kavanaugh in the US Capitol on July 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Former Sen. Orrin Hatch, longest-serving GOP US senator, dies at 88

April 25, 2022

Originally Published: 23 APR 22 20:48 ET Updated: 24 APR 22 13:07 ET By Rachel Janfaza and Sara Murray, CNN (CNN) -- Former Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator...

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