Wednesday's top stories


Scoop: Schumer's CHIPS Act gambit

Chuck Schumer sticks his finger in the air
Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

Cuellar to Democrats: "Let me be me"

Photo illustration of Henry Cuellar pointing his finger at a tiny donkey.
Photo Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios. Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas former White House counsel Pat Cipollone

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Ginni Thomas' lawyer questions "basis" for Jan. 6 committee interview

Ginni Thomas
Ginni Thomas. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

McConnell: Blocking Obama's SCOTUS pick led to overturning Roe v. Wade

Picture of Mitch McConnell
Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images
Ivana Saric
Jun 29, 2022 - World

20 found guilty for deadly 2015 Paris attack

A makeshift memorial outside the commemorative plaque outside the Bataclan concert hall in tribute of the victims of the attack on the Bataclan
A makeshift memorial of candles and flowers in November 2017 surround the commemorative plaque outside the Bataclan in tribute of the victims of the 2015 attack on the concert venue.
Barak Ravid
Jun 29, 2022 - World

Fresh round of Iran nuclear talks ends with no progress

Iran envoy Rob Malley. Photo: Brendam Smialowski/AFP via Getty
Iran envoy Rob Malley. Photo: Brendam Smialowski/AFP via Getty
Barak Ravid
Jun 29, 2022 - World

Outgoing Israeli PM Naftali Bennett won't run in upcoming election

Naftali Bennett
Naftali Bennett. Photo: Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from Supreme Court on Thursday

Picture of Stephen Breyer
Photo: Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images
Javier E. David
Updated Jun 29, 2022 - Economy & Business

Goldman taps Buffett, Paltrow in small biz push

Illustration of a Mom & Pop's LED sign
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

One extreme climate event can worsen others, studies show

Illustration of a weather thermometer on fire with a scorched top where the mercury has exploded.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

SCOTUS rules states can prosecute non-Native Americans on Indigenous lands

Photo of the Supreme Court facade as the sun sets
The U.S. Supreme Cour. Photo: Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Jun 29, 2022 - World

Global task force has frozen $30B from Russian oligarchs

The US Treasury Department in Washington, D.C., US, on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
The US Treasury Department in Washington, D.C., on June 2. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
Jun 29, 2022 - World

Finland and Sweden formally invited to join NATO

Swedish, Finnish, and Turkish leaders at NATO summit
Attending a signing ceremony in Madrid on June 28 were (from left) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. Photo: Turkish Presidency/Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Rising retail inventories point to discounts ahead

Ivana Saric
Jun 29, 2022 - World

Biden announces new U.S. military deployments in Europe

Joe Biden
President Biden attends the second day of the three-day G7 summit at Schloss Elmau on June 27. Photo: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

The future of privacy rights in a post-Roe world

Illustration of a fingerprint with an @ symbol in the center
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Mike Allen
Jun 29, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Jan. 6 hearings deliver new template for digital-era dramatics

This graphic from June 23 reflects the hearings' high production values.
This graphic from June 23 reflects the hearings' high production values. Exhibit: House select committee via AP

Elon stops tweeting

COVID vaccine strategy still murky after FDA experts meet

For small biz owners, inflation worries overtake COVID

2 charged with weapons possession after deaths of 53 migrants in San Antonio

 In this aerial view, members of law enforcement investigate a tractor trailer on June 27, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas.
Law enforcement officials tend to the tractor-trailer where bodies were found in San Antonio on Monday. Photo: Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Jun 29, 2022 - World

Zelensky slams "terrorist" Putin and urges UN to expel Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sits for a press conference on April 23, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during an April news conference in Kyiv, Ukraine. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
Monica Eng
Jun 29, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Trump-backed Illinois Rep. Mary Miller wins GOP primary

Mary Miller. Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images
Erica Pandey
Jun 29, 2022 - Health

The "flamingo test" for longevity

Illustration of a flamingo's legs in a one-legged pose.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

History's lens: Why Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony mattered

Cassidy Hutchinson
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