5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 27

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks look to build off last week’s rebound A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 22, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters US stock futures rose before the … Read more

‘A sad day for America’: Biden on US SC decision on abortion

US President Joe Biden on Friday criticized the US Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on abortion, saying the health and life of American women are now at risk. “It’s a sad day for the court and for the country,” Biden said in a White House address after the ruling, which … 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

Ginni Thomas-tied Facebook group ‘FrontLiners for Liberty’ could be a new focus in Jan. 6 investigation

(LR) Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife and conservative activist Virginia Thomas arrive at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images A Facebook group that appears to be run by Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, could become a … Read more

Chinese defense minister on US-China tensions, Taiwan

An F-16V jet fighter taxis on the runway in January for an emergency takeoff as part of a Taiwanese military drill in Chiayi, Taiwan, as China increased overflights by PLA fighter jets over the self-governed island in 2022. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images SINGAPORE – China’s defense minister accused the US of “smearing” Beijing … Read more