Monday's top stories


Dave Lawler
Jun 27, 2022 - World

Russia threat rekindles NATO's sense of purpose

NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg during a visit to Estonia in March. Photo: Raigo Pajula/AFP via Getty

Fourth person dies after Amtrak train derails in Missouri

Amtrak train
An Amtrak passenger train departs Chicago Union Station on March 2. Photo: Luke Sharrett/AFP via Getty Images
Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Jun 27, 2022 - Health

Abortion rights activists plot next legal steps

An activist demonstrates outside the U.S. Embassy in Madrid on June 27 against the Supreme Court's decision to overturn abortion rights. Photo: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images
Dave Lawler
Jun 27, 2022 - World

South Korea would expect U.S. to intervene if China invades Taiwan, official says

Taiwanese forces conduct a drill in 2021. Photo: I-Hwa Cheng/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Pelosi signals votes to codify key SCOTUS rulings, protect abortion

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images
Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Jun 27, 2022 - Health

Court temporarily blocks Louisiana's abortion trigger law after providers sue

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Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images

More global heat records are broken, from the Arctic to Japan

Illustration of the planet earth wearing a pair of sunglasses
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Jun 27, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Supreme Court says public school officials can pray openly

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Photo: Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images

G7 leaders stare down energy and climate tug of war

Illustration of a tug of war rope looped around a piece of coal with hands pulling on either end.
Illustration: Gabriella Turrisi/Axios
Ivana Saric
Jun 27, 2022 - World

NATO to dramatically increase size of high-readiness forces

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gestures as he speaks during a press conference
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 27. Photo: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

Economic fallout of Dobbs ruling will hurt poor women most

Subpoenas issued to directors of SPAC taking Trump's social network public

Photo illustration of the top half of Donald Trump's face
Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Democrats bet on Roe's ballot power

Thousands of demonstrators pack Union Square Park in Manhattan on Friday.
Thousands of demonstrators pack Union Square Park in Manhattan on Friday. Photo: Frank Becerra Jr./The (Westchester) Journal News via USA Today Network
Ina Fried
Jun 27, 2022 - Technology

Tech companies face tough decisions after Roe v. Wade overturn

Illustration of a caduceus and question mark.
Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

Almost everyone works from home — if they can

Illustration of a person working at a desk in the middle of a island
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Tesla's in the lead as U.S. electric car sales get supercharged

Arielle Dreher
Jun 27, 2022 - Health

Fractured post-Roe landscape leaves questions about cross-border care

Illustration of a healthcare cross, half red, half blue, with the colors fighting to take over the whole cross.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Sanctions drive Russia to first foreign debt default since 1918

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the XIV BRICS summit in virtual format via a video call, in Moscow, on June 23.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the XIV BRICS summit in virtual format via a video call in Moscow on June 23. Photo: Mikhail Metzel/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images

Abortion ruling drives outrage at Pride events across U.S.

Marchers take part in the New York City Pride Parade on June 26. Photo: Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

Colorado Avalanche wins Stanley Cup for first time in 21 years

The Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnoncelebrates scoring a goal in the second period of Game 6 on Sunday. Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
The Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon celebrates scoring a goal in the second period of Game 6 on Sunday. Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images