The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to take up a Mississippi case that could have huge repercussions for abortion access in the U.S. It will give the conservative-majority court the chance to weigh next term whether states should have the right to ban abortions before a fetus is viable outside the womb.
It’s been a busy week for national politics, from the aiden Administration trying to de-escalate in the Middle East to the GOP ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney from leadership.
Inter-communal violence between Israelis and Palestinians is at its worst levels in more than 20 years. Israel’s military has killed at least 53 Palestinians in recent strikes, including 14 children. At least six Israelis have been killed by Hamas rockets.
The man accused in the Atlanta spa shootings was indicted on murder charges, yesterday. The prosecution says it will be pursuing a hate crime penalty. We recently sat down with our resident legal scholar, Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman, to help us understand the complexity of defining and prosecuting hate.
As the country reopens, we’ve begun checking in with American mayors who are grappling with decisions around relaxing restrictions and opening school, offices and other businesses, just to name a few. Today, we talk to Mayor John Giles of Mesa, Ariz.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting impatient with the White House. That's one of the big takeaways from his conversation with Jonathan Swan for "Axios on HBO."
Tensions between pro-Trump conservatives and House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney heated up this week. And the GOP threatened Facebook after it upheld former president Trump’s suspension from the platform. Axios' Margaret Talev is here to tell us about the wild week in the Republican Party.
Prices are going up for certain areas of the economy, but Axios' Felix Salmon says it's mostly the lingering effects of the quick and sudden shutdown of the economy in March 2020.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed an executive order suspending all COVID-19 restrictions in the Sunshine State, which includes preventing local governments from imposing their own restrictions. Less than 30% of Florida's population is fully vaccinated so far.