First Line News Articles for Friday, July 1 2022
President Joe Biden said Thursday the United States will provide an additional $800 million in weapons and military aid to Ukraine, and hailed the courage of Ukrainians since Russia invaded in February.
Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the Supreme Court, becoming the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday to limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s powers to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, dealing a blow to President Joe Biden’s climate agenda.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Biden administration has the authority to reverse the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy.
Judges in Florida and Kentucky on Thursday moved to block those states from enforcing bans or restrictions on abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court last week overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that had established a nationwide right to it.
One night last May, Michael McLean woke up around 2 a.m. with the pressing thought that he needed to do something for the Ukrainian people.
BYU students and faculty members are working to create an algorithm to digitally transcribe the Wilford Woodruff papers.
Representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) presented a donation of $8,000 to the Victoria Christian Assistance Ministries (VCAM.)
June 27 is a significant date for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for a couple reasons. Both are connected to western Illinois:
A new monument honoring early Black pioneers will be dedicated soon in timing with the 175th anniversary of the first wagon company’s 1847 arrival in the Salt Lake Valley.
What does a successful Young Women camp look like?
Emeritus General Authority Seventy Elder J. Richard Clarke remembered for his generosity, hard work and commitment to the gospel
Elder J. Richard Clarke, an emeritus general authority, died Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in Alpine, Utah. He was 95 years old.
The governor blasted Biden for not providing enough Border Patrol officers to inspect all incoming trucks.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Republican-backed appeal that could give state legislatures far more power over federal elections by limiting the ability of state courts to review their actions, taking up a North Carolina case that could have broad implications for the 2024 elections and beyond.
A letter from the Congressional Budget Office in response to an inquiry by a Republican congressman from Missouri confirms that the Biden administration’s executive actions will increase cost to federal taxpayers and fuel rising deficits.
“This issue isn’t a Republican issue, and it isn’t a Democratic issue: This is an equality issue.”
A New York judge lifted the contempt of court order levied against Donald Trump, ending a two-month legal battle that ensued after the former president failed to turn over key documents for an investigation into his business practices.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday refused to revive civil rights lawsuits against jail staff and police in two cases from Texas in which these officials were granted a protection called “qualified immunity” after being accused of misconduct.
On the heels of last week’s landmark ruling expanding individual gun rights, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out several lower court rulings that had upheld gun restrictions including bans on assault-style rifles in Maryland and large-capacity ammunition magazines in New Jersey and California.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a digital advertising campaign in South Carolina this week, roughly 18 months before Republican voters are scheduled to begin choosing their next presidential nominee.
Help is coming for many people with medical debt on their credit reports.
The Supreme Court declined Thursday to take up a legal challenge brought by health care workers in New York who oppose the state’s vaccine mandate on religious grounds.
North Korean state-sponsored hackers were likely the perpetrators of a hack that led to the theft of around $100 million in cryptocurrency, according to analysis from blockchain researchers.
Russian forces have hastily withdrawn from the infamous Snake Island in the Black Sea in a strategic victory for Kyiv, Ukrainian military officials said Thursday.
Israel’s parliament voted Thursday to dissolve itself, triggering the country’s fifth election in just over three years and thrusting veteran politician Yair Lapid into the role of interim prime minister as he tries to persuade a deeply polarized nation to embrace his centrist vision.
The Treasury Department said Thursday it has blocked a $1 billion Delaware-based trust connected to sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Abusaidovich Kerimov.
First Guaranty Mortgage Corp. has become the latest industry player forced to implement layoffs amid market shifts, revealing it will cut 428 employees at its Plano, Texas, location – a mass cut representing 75% of its workforce in the Dallas suburb.
Delta Air Lines pilots are picketing across the country at several of the airline’s major hubs ahead of the holiday weekend to pressure the company to renew contract negotiations.
Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it is seeking full U.S. approval for its oral COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid, which is currently available under an emergency use authorization (EUA).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers change the design of their booster shots beginning this fall to include components tailored to combat the currently dominant Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the coronavirus.
In a new bid to alleviate opiate misuse, scientists said in a new study they have developed and implanted tiny “nerve coolers” in rats that provide targeted, on-demand pain relief. They anticipate the device could be used in humans within several years.
Inflation eased in May, according to the metric favored by officials at the Federal Reserve.
Slightly fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, reflecting a still robust job market despite increasing layoffs in some sectors of the economy that have cooled in recent months.