Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

Arizona judge: State can enforce near-total abortion ban

PHOENIX — Arizona can enforce a near-total ban on abortions that has been blocked for nearly 50 years, a judge ruled Friday, meaning clinics statewide will have to stop providing the procedures to avoid the filing of criminal charges against doctors and other medical workers. The judge lifted a decades-old injunction that has long blocked … Read more

Texas barbecue restaurant took server tips for managers: bold

Texas barbecue restaurant took server tips for managers: bold

The US Department of Labor recovered $230,353 in back wages for 274 workers of Black’s Barbecue Inc. Street View Image from February 2022 © 2022 Google Servers working for a Texas barbecue chain were forced to illegally give some of their tip money to managers, according to the US Department of Labor. Now the federal … Read more

Juul Will Pay $438.5M for Its Role in Underage Vaping

Juul Will Pay 8.5M for Its Role in Underage Vaping

Disgraced ecigarette maker Juul has agreed to pay $438.5 million to 33 states and Puerto Rico to settle an investigation into whether the vaping giant deceptively marketed its products and intentionally targeted children and teenagers, who are most vulnerable to nicotine addiction. The mammoth settlement comes as the company continues its fight for survival with … Read more

Lowering the Cost of Insulin Could Be Deadly

Lowering the Cost of Insulin Could Be Deadly

When I heard that my patient was back in the ICU, my heart sank. But I wasn’t surprised. Her paycheck usually runs short at the end of the month, so her insulin does too. As she stretches her supply, her blood sugar climbs. Soon the insatiable thirst and constant urination follow. And once here keto … Read more

The US May Soon Learn What a ‘Kid-Friendly’ Internet Looks Like

The US May Soon Learn What a ‘Kid-Friendly’ Internet Looks Like

The ADCA does include a carve-out, stipulating that if a site or app affords a high level of data protections (eg, it doesn’t sell user data, doesn’t use targeted ads), it doesn’t need an age- estimation mechanism at all. Let’s say there’s a website called Fake-website.com. If Fake-website.com is found to have a “significant” number … Read more

How to Make the Most of the New US Climate Tax Credits

How to Make the Most of the New US Climate Tax Credits

The United States government just passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a sweeping piece of legislation that allocates nearly $400 billion dollars to fund clean energy and climate efforts. A big chunk of that amount is earmarked for tax credits for consumers. So if you want to install solar panels, buy better windows, purchase a heat … Read more

Embryos could count as people in the post-Roe world

Embryos could count as people in the post-Roe world

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New Voting Laws Are In Effect For Florida Primary Election – Tampa Bay Now

New Voting Laws Are In Effect For Florida Primary Election – Tampa Bay Now

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – People all over the Tampa Bay Area went to the polls to cast their ballots for the primary election on Tuesday. Supervisor of Elections, Craig Latimer says there are some stricter voting laws in place this year that you need to keep in mind. READ MORE: Hillsborough Homeowners … Read more

Atlanta rapper Young Thug again denied bond in criminal case

Atlanta rapper Young Thug again denied bond in criminal case

ATLANTA — A Georgia judge on Thursday denied bond — again — for Atlanta rapper Young Thug, one of nearly 30 people charged in a 65-count indictment alleging he is the leader of a criminal street gang. Superior Court Judge Ural Glanville heard a slew of outstanding motions in the case against the musician, whose … Read more

How the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago Raid Could Expose Trump’s Secrets

How the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago Raid Could Expose Trump’s Secrets

The exclamation point is perhaps the most tantalizing part of Donald Trump’s post-raid-on-Mar-a-Lago statement: “They even broke into my safe!” It’s been a bad week for a man who believes that a safe—an obvious investigative target—is beyond the pale. Not only did FBI agents enter Trump’s Palm Beach home on Monday as part of a … Read more