Tuesday's top stories


Herb Scribner
May 10, 2022 - Health

FDA says it is "doing everything in our power" to improve baby formula supply

An empty baby formula display.
An empty baby formula display. Photo: Paul Hennessy via Getty Images

Grassley report finds Garcetti likely knew of aide's behavior

Eric Garcetti. Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Tom Reed resigns from Congress over one year after sexual misconduct allegation

Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) at a press conference outside the US Capitol on December 21, 2020 in Washington, DC.
Rep. Tom Reed during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol in December. Photo: Cheriss May/Getty Images)

Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter's permanent Trump ban

Elon Musk speaking in Texas in February 2022.
Elon Musk speaking in Texas in February. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
May 10, 2022 - Health

Firearm homicides hit highest level since 1994

Police officer at a crime scene
Photo: Dylan Bouscher/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Updated May 10, 2022 - World

U.S. looks to rejoin Asia trade game

Illustration of a pair of aviator sunglasses with the Asia-Pacific region overlaid on one lens.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Biden: Inflation is "top domestic priority"

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, May 10, 2022
President Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on May 10. Photo: Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Yellen: Eliminating abortion rights would have "very damaging" effect on economy

Zachary Basu
May 10, 2022 - World

U.S. intel: Putin preparing for "prolonged conflict" beyond eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian tank
Ukrainian forces conduct a training exercise on May 09 near Kryvyi Rih. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

School districts brace for rising lunch prices

Unused lunch tables are seen in an empty cafeteria during a period of Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) at Hazelwood Elementary School on January 11, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky.
An empty cafeteria at Hazelwood Elementary School on Jan. 11 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Jon Cherry/Getty Images

Scoop: Dr. Seuss working with bankers on value of lucrative IP

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Gas prices hit new all-time high

A person buying gas at a station in Los Angeles in April 2022.
Photo: Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

Biden launches new transmission push

Illustration of a hand gripping and holding high a transmission line structure
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Chelsea Cirruzzo
Updated May 10, 2022 - News

Hill staffers this week could gain the ability to unionize

Hill staffers wait in a hallway. Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Hill staffers wait in a hallway. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Mike Allen
May 10, 2022 - Politics & Policy

The great GOP divide on abortion

Red line drawn in front of woman
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Mike Allen
May 10, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Steve Schmidt: John McCain lied to my face

Why the Fed may not bail out the stock market this time

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Crypto prices tank, taking some companies with them

Illustration of pixelated coins in the shape of an arrow pointing down.
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

An overlooked driver of the racial wealth gap

Caitlin Owens
May 10, 2022 - Health
Axios Explains: Abortion

Overturning Roe creates a tempest for reproductive health

Illustration of a row of standing gavels set up and toppling like dominoes
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Rebecca Falconer
Updated May 10, 2022 - World

Zelensky urges action against Russia over Ukrainian ports blockade

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at a news conference on May 8, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at a May 8 news conference in Kyiv, Ukraine. Photo: Alexey Furman/Getty Images
Dave Lawler
Updated May 10, 2022 - World

South Korea's new president takes office promising harder line on North Korea

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes an oath during his inauguration at the National Assembly on May 10, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes an oath during his inauguration at the National Assembly on Tuesday. Photo: Jeon Heon-Kyun - Pool/Getty Images

Former Haiti senator charged in U.S. over president's assassination

A guest holds a picture of late Haitian President Jovenel Moise during a ceremony at the National Pantheon Museum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on July 20, 2021.
A guest holds a picture of the late Haitian President Jovenel Moïse during a ceremony at the National Pantheon Museum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, last July. Photo: Valerie Baeriswyl /AFP via Getty Images

Warhol's Marilyn Monroe portrait fetches $195 million, setting modern record

Warhol's Marilyn on display at Christie's
Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Elizabeth Warren grabs center stage

Photo illustration of Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images
Sara Fischer
May 10, 2022 - World

11 journalists killed in Mexico so far this year

Illustration of a microphone with a cloth covering.  
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios