The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday against some of the largest poultry producers in the U.S. along with a proposed settlement seeking to end what it claims have been longstanding deceptive and abusive practices for workers.
Category: Nation & World
Danish cyclist Jonas Vingegaard wins Tour de France
The former fish factory worker from Denmark dethroned defending champion Tadej Pogacar with memorable performances in the mountains in cycling’s biggest race.
New California gun control law mimics Texas abortion measure
California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial, first-in-the-nation gun control law patterned after a Texas anti-abortion law and urged other states to follow suit.
Steve Bannon found guilty of contempt in case related to Jan. 6 insurrection
Steve Bannon was convicted Friday of contempt charges for defying a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection
Texas woman pleads not guilty in killing of pro cyclist Moriah “Mo” Wilson
A woman accused of killing professional cyclist Anna Moriah “Mo” Wilson as a romantic rival pleaded not guilty to a murder charge on Wednesday.
UK breaks record for highest-ever temperature as heatwave spreads across Europe
Britain shattered its record for the highest temperature ever registered Tuesday amid a heat wave that has seared swaths of Europe.
Police: 3 people and gunman dead in Indiana mall shooting
Three people were fatally shot and two were injured at an Indiana mall after a man with a rifle opened fire in a food court and an armed civilian shot and killed him.
O’Rourke’s campaign for Texas governor outraises Abbott
Democrat Beto O’Rourke on Friday reported raising nearly $32 million in his bid for Texas governor during the first half of 2022.
US inflation surges again in June, raising risks for economy
U.S. inflation surged to a new four-decade high in June because of rising prices for gas, food and rent, squeezing household budgets and pressuring the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates aggressively — trends that raise the risk of a recession.
NASA releases first images from Webb telescope
NASA has unveiled a new batch of images from its new powerful space telescope.
Twitter sues to force Elon Musk to complete his $44 billion acquisition
‘Musk apparently believes that he — unlike every other party subject to Delaware contract law — is free to change his mind, trash the company, disrupt its operations, destroy stockholder value, and walk away,’ the suit stated.
White House says doctors must offer abortion if mother’s life is at risk
The Biden administration on Monday told hospitals that they “must” provide abortion services if the life of the mother is at risk.
Musk abandons deal to buy Twitter; company says it will sue
Elon Musk announced Friday that he will abandon his tumultuous $44 billion offer to buy Twitter.
Japan’s ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated during a speech
Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated on a street in western Japan by a gunman who opened fire on him from behind as he delivered a campaign speech.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday after droves of top government officials quit over the latest scandal to engulf him, marking an end to three tumultuous years in which he tried to bluster his way through one ethical lapse after another.