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  • How Two Women's Views of Abortion Changed

    Jun 26 2022

    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion. Today, we're thinking about abortion on a personal level. And we'll listen to two women whose views on the matter have changed because of their own experiences.

  • Saturday, June 25, 2022

    Jun 25 2022

    The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday officially overturned Roe v. Wade, voting along ideological lines. What does it say about the court as an institution and where it's headed? In some states with so-called "trigger laws," abortion was banned immediately — we bring you the view from one of them. And — the latest on the January 6th hearings.

  • Friday June 24, 2022

    Jun 24 2022

    The Senate passes a gun control bill and sends it to the House. The Supreme Court strikes down New York's law restricting concealed carrying of guns. And a recap of Thursday's House Jan. 6 hearing which focused on former President Trump's pressure on the Justice Department to help him stay in office.

  • Thursday June 23, 2022

    Jun 23 2022

    The Jan. 6 hearing will outline pressure on the DOJ to help overturn the election. The death toll continues to climb after the earthquake in southeastern Afghanistan. President Biden will attend the upcoming G7 and NATO summits.

  • Wednesday 22, June 2022

    Jun 22 2022

    A bipartisan gun safety bill appears poised to pass the Senate, possibly breaking gridlock in Congress on guns that has lasted years. The Federal Reserve Chairman testifies on inflation. And the January 6 panel reveals evidence of former President Trump's pressure campaign on state officials.

  • January 6 Panel Reconvenes, Ukraine's Eastern Front, Crypto Security Flaws

    Jun 21 2022

    The House Jan. 6 committee reconvenes for another public hearing. Russia appears close to capturing a key Ukrainian city in the eastern part of the country. And crypto-currency could be vulnerable to security threats.