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House Judiciary Committee holds hearing on the future of abortion care access

House Judiciary Committee holds hearing on the future of abortion care access


May 19, 2022    Staff

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on abortion rights in the wake of a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion indicating five justices are poised to reverse Roe vs. Wade. Abortion-rights supporters said that right

Ex-Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the death of George Floyd

Ex-Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in the death of George Floyd


May 19, 2022    Staff

One of the Minneapolis police officers involved in the deadly arrest of George Floyd two years ago has pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of aiding and abetting manslaughter in Floyd’s death. The former police officer, Thomas

FDA authorizes single booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 through 11

FDA authorizes single booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 through 11


May 18, 2022    Staff

On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) authorized the use of a single booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer-BioNTech for children ages 5 through 11. FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf said: “While it

President Biden and First Lady visit Buffalo New York after mass supermarket shooting, says ‘white supremacy has no place in America’

President Biden and First Lady visit Buffalo New York after mass supermarket shooting, says ‘white supremacy has no place in America’


May 18, 2022    Staff

During a trip to Buffalo, N.Y., on Tuesday to visit with families of the victims killed in a mass shooting over the weekend, President Biden said that White supremacy is a “poison” that “has no place in

Baby formula maker Abbott reaches agreement with FDA to reopen largest domestic plant amid nationwide shortage

Baby formula maker Abbott reaches agreement with FDA to reopen largest domestic plant amid nationwide shortage


May 17, 2022    Staff

Infant formula maker Abbott have reached an agreement with U.S. health officials to restart production at its largest domestic factory, hoping to ease a nationwide shortage tied to the plant’s shutdown earlier this year.  The terms of