HHS Secretary Becerra vows women will have abortion access in cases of rape, jeopardized health

US Health and Human Services Secretary Xaviar Becerra holds a news conference to unveil the Biden administration’s action plan following the overturning of Roe v Wade, at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, US, June 28, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on Tuesday directed federal … Read more

World Health Organization says monkeypox is not a global health emergency right now

The World Health Organization on Saturday said the rapid spread of monkeypox across dozens of nations does not represent a global health emergency at this time. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described monkeypox as an evolving health threat, however, and urged governments around the world to step up surveillance, contact tracing, testing and to … Read more

RI cop allegedly attacks political opponent at abortion rally after Roe ruling

An off-duty police officer and former Rhode Island Republican state Senate candidate attacked his political opponent during a pro-abortion rights rally following the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, the alleged victim said. The alleged attacker, Jeann Lugo, dropped out of the race Saturday afternoon and is now under investigation. “I will not be … Read more

Biden address following Supreme Court decision

[The stream is slated to start at 12:30 p.m. ET. Please refresh if you do not see a player above at that time.] WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is slated to address the nation on Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a decision that eliminates a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion … Read more

Republicans in Congress sought Trump pardons after Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Excerpts from an email by US Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows asking for pardons for members of Congress are shown on a screen during the fifth public hearing of the US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol , on … Read more

Federal agents visit the home of Trump ally, former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark

Acting Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks next to Deputy U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen at a news conference, where they announced that Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription opioid OxyContin at the Justice Department on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. … Read more