Rudy Giuliani cancels scheduled appearance before Jan. 6 panel

This post was originally published on this siteRudy Giuliani will no longer meet Friday with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, his lawyer confirmed.

Senate Dems move to restore FTC’s ability to obtain monetary relief for scam victims

This post was originally published on this siteThe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) would regain its ability to obtain monetary relief for victims of illegal scams as part of a new bill introduced by Senate Democrats on Wednesday night. Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), along with Sens. Ben Ray Luján (N.M.), Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) […]

Ukraine’s military says Russian troops have stormed Mariupol steel factory

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Just 23 percent in new poll rate economy somewhat good

This post was originally published on this siteFewer than a quarter of Americans rated the state of the economy as somewhat good in a new poll. Just 23 percent of respondents in the CNN survey out late Wednesday said they thought conditions are somewhat good. That percentage has dropped sharply from 37 percent in December […]

Roe leak may impact how Supreme Court decides gun rights, climate and immigration cases this spring

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Supreme Court justices gather on May 12 for their next closed-door conference to discuss pending petitions and outstanding opinions, everything will have changed.

Louisiana GOP rushes to classify abortion as homicide — and mothers could potentially be charged

This post was originally published on this site Republicans in Louisiana are now pushing to reclassify abortion as homicide, which could result in criminally charging mothers who terminate their pregnancies. The Lafayette Daily Advertiser reports that the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday voted to advance new legislation that would classify abortion as murder. Louisiana […]

Millions retired early during the pandemic. Many are working again, new data shows.

This post was originally published on this siteAn estimated 1.5 million retirees have re-entered the U.S. labor market over the past year, making up for most of the excess losses since February 2020, according to an analysis of Labor Department data. Retirees report going back to work due to diminishing covid concerns, more flexible work […]

Property taxes on U.S. homes rose to $328 billion in 2021, report finds

This post was originally published on this siteTOWN SQUARE | Homeowners may see their property taxes rise higher in 2022, one expert says.

U.S. would lag behind global abortion access if Roe v. Wade is undone, advocates say

This post was originally published on this site Human rights organizations say there is an international trend toward expanding abortion access, as countries such as Mexico and Argentina have worked to decriminalize the procedure. (Image credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

In Arizona, a Swing State Swings to the Far Right

This post was originally published on this siteIn the run-up to an August primary, a number of Republicans on the ballot in Arizona — like those in Ohio — have rushed to embrace Donald J. Trump and his stolen-election falsehoods.

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