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Bettmann/Contributor/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Advocates and some relatives of Emmett Till are pushing for the arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham after finding an unserved arrest warrant for kidnapping, an attached affidavit from Moses Wright, and court minutes from 1955 in the basement of a Leflore County courthouse. Keith Beauchamp, directorRead More →

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A week after the U.S. Supreme Court voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, ending a nearly 50-year precedent, several governors are moving to protect abortion rights in their states. On Friday, New York is expected to pass a constitutional amendment guaranteeing access to abortionRead More →

Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump’s political action committee has paid nearly half a million dollars to multiple law firms that employ attorneys representing close allies of Trump who have been targeted by the Jan. 6 committee investigating the Capitol attack, according to a review ofRead More →

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — New York City became the first to launch a “Test to Treat” program that provides COVID-19 antiviral treatments, including Paxlovid, for people who test positive for the novel coronavirus, according to city health officials and White House response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha. The treatments, whichRead More →

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A recent surge of U.S. labor organizing has spotlighted, above all, union campaigns at two high-profile corporations: Amazon and Starbucks. But a watershed union victory last month at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland, may set off a nationwide labor campaign that combines the massiveRead More →

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra told reporters Friday that the upcoming launch of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s new three-digit number, 988, on July 16, “will work, if the states are committed to it.” The new number, which advocates envision as the mental healthRead More →

Eric Thayer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Friday announced the next list of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, gun control advocate Gabrielle Giffords and actor Denzel Washington are among the 17 individuals chosen to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor. The ceremony willRead More →

Bonnie Cash-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema remains committed to upholding the Senate filibuster, a spokesperson said Friday, a day after President Joe Biden said he would support making an exception to codify abortion rights in federal law. “Senator Sinema’s position on the filibuster has not changed,” theRead More →