LONDON (AP) " As the World Health Organization's emergency committee convened Thursday to consider for the second time within weeks whether to declare monkeypox a global crisis, some scientists said the striking differences between the outbreaks in Africa and in developed countries will complicate any coordinated response.
NASA astronauts will go back to riding Russian rockets under an agreement announced Friday, and Russian cosmonauts will catch lifts to the International Space Station with SpaceX beginning this fall. read more
It's been just over two weeks since the United States Supreme Court ruled in 5-4 decision to return abortion laws to the states by overturning Roe v. Wade and striking down Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. The ruling expanded democracy by allowing the people of all 50 states to determine, through their state representatives, what kind of abortion laws should be passed and enforced.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is learning the perils of being a blue state warrior. The Democratic governor in recent weeks has been on the forefront of national political battles pitting California against red state rivals, going so far as to buy ad time in Florida to bash Republican policies in the Sunshine State.
President Biden conceded Friday that Democrats currently lack the votes to alter the legislative filibuster to pass abortion rights legislation,...