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Congress Extends Pandemic School Lunch Waivers, Though Not All Kids Will Benefit

Congress voted Friday to extend the pandemic school meal waivers that have helped keep tens of millions of children fed and gave districts the funding and flexibilities needed to cope with supply chain and labor issues.

US Allies Express Dismay At ‘Appalling’ Supreme Court Decision To Scrap Abortion Rights

Several of the United States' Western allies responded with anger and dismay after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday.

Trump’s Allies Claim They Were Assured Editorial Input Before Filmmaker Was Subpoenaed

Several of Donald Trump's closest allies sat for interviews with a British filmmaker during his final weeks as president after being assured they had editorial input over the final product.

Senate Passes First Major Federal Gun Safety Legislation In Decades

The Senate on Thursday night passed a bipartisan bill to address gun violence that amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades.

Interior Department Announces Programs To Advance Environmental Justice

Justice WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today released a list of covered programs included in President Biden's Justice40 Initiative, which aims to deliver 40 percent of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy, and related investments to disadvantaged communities that are

How Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe Became One Of The Most Vocal HIV/AIDS activists

 Arthur Ashe may have been most known for his tennis success, but it was his activism that set him apart off the court.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.

Clarence Thomas’ Second Amendment Ruling Shows Power Of Conservative Supermajority

For more than a decade, individual Supreme Court conservatives lamented lower court decisions that endorsed gun regulations, as their own court failed to expand a 2008 ruling that said the Second Amendment protects a right to a handgun in the home for self-defense.

Supreme Court Protects Cops Who Fail To Issue Miranda Rights

The Justices voted on Thursday, June 23, to limit the ability to enforce those rights, noting that suspects who aren’t warned about their right to remain silent can no longer sue an officer under federal civil rights laws.

‘Outrageous.’ New York Leaders React To The Us Supreme Court Ruling On State Gun Law

The decision could potentially allow more guns to be carried in public and critics say the ruling will impair sensible solutions they think can curb gun violence.

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