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  • After Roe's demise, clergy lead faithful in praise, laments
    Praise and lament for the overturning of abortion rights filled sacred spaces this weekend as clergy across the U.S. rearranged worship plans or rewrote sermons to provide their religious context -- and competing messages -- about the historic moment. Abortion is a visceral issue for deeply divided religious Americans. Some... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-26
  • Newspaper: Oklahoma gun deaths rose as firearms access grew
    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Gun deaths in Oklahoma have increased since a “permitless carry” law allowing people over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a permit or training went into effect in 2019, according to a newspaper’s review of data. The Oklahoman analyzed state medical examiner data and... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-26
  • Average US gasoline price drops 4 cents to $5.05 per gallon
    CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell by 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks to $5.05 for regular grade, it was reported Sunday.It was the first drop in nine weeks and came with a drop in oil prices amid deepening global inflation fears,... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-26
  • Detroit woman charged after body of son, 3, found in freezer
    DETROIT -- A Detroit woman has been charged in the death of her 3-year-old son after police found the boy's decomposing body in a basement freezer. The 31-year-old woman is charged with first-degree murder, child abuse and torture and concealing the death of an individual, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-26
  • NLRB's top prosecutor seeks big changes, faces uphill battle
    As workers at major companies increasingly move to unionize, the political environment for labor couldn’t be more ripe. Perhaps nowhere is that more accurate than at the National Labor Relations Board, the agency that enforces the country’s labor laws and oversees union elections. In the past year, the Biden-appointed top... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-26
  • Today in History: June 26, first Harry Potter book published
    Today in History Today is Sunday, June 26, the 177th day of 2022. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 26, 1945, the charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco. On this date: In 1917, the first... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-25
  • West Virginia helicopter crash victims identified
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Medical examiners in West Virginia have released the names of six people killed in the crash of a Vietnam-era helicopter that gave tour rides.The aircraft crashed Wednesday during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts in Logan County. All six people aboard were... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-25
  • Jury awards $21M to family of pregnant teen shot by police
    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A federal jury awarded $21 million to the family of a pregnant teen who was shot and killed by undercover police officers in Northern California five years ago, attorneys said. Elena Mondragon was a passenger in a BMW pulling out of a Hayward apartment complex when... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-25
  • Army private's plea shelved internet fantasy chat defense
    NEW YORK -- An Army private charged with plotting to murder members of his unit overseas with help from a secretive violent anarchist group was planning a defense calling it all an internet fantasy before pleading guilty just before trial, court records show.Plans for the defense of Ethan Phelan Melzer... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-25
  • Police at Arizona Capitol fire tear gas, disperse protesters
    PHOENIX -- Police fired tear gas to disperse abortion rights supporters demonstrating outside the Arizona Capitol Friday night, forcing lawmakers to huddle briefly in a basement inside the building as they rushed to complete their 2022 session.Thousands of protesters had gathered earlier on the Capitol grounds in Phoenix, divided into... Read more
    Source: ABC - National Published on: 2022-06-25