Wednesday's top stories


Ginni Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 select committee

Photo of Ginni Thomas speaking while holding papers in a hand
Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, at a 2017 event in National Harbor, Md. Photo: Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images
Axios
Sep 21, 2022 - World

Internet restricted in Iran as anti-government protests intensify

Protesters in Iran rally to demand justice for Mahsa Amini.
Protesters in Iran rally to demand justice for Mahsa Amini. Photo: AFP via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Updated Sep 21, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Key takeaways from New York AG’s lawsuit against Trump

New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference regarding former US President Donald Trump and his family's financial fraud case on September 21, 2022 in New York
New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference on Sept. 21. Photo: Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images

Fed raises rates 0.75 percentage points, signals more to come

The Federal Reserve building
The Federal Reserve's headquarters building in Washington. Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Updated Sep 21, 2022 - Economy & Business

Over 1,300 Russians detained in protests against partial military mobilization

Police detaining a person in Moscow on Sept. 21 for participating in a demonstration against the mobilization order.
Police detaining a person in Moscow on Sept. 21 for participating in a demonstration against the mobilization order. Photo: Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images

New York AG refers Trump family to federal prosecutors and IRS

Trump and his two sons
Trump with his sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump. Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/LIV Golf via Getty Images

Biden rebukes Russia's "outrageous" invasion of Ukraine in UN speech

President Biden addressing the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly
President Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 21. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Emily Peck
Updated Sep 21, 2022 - Economy & Business

Layoffs, shutdowns hit mortgage industry as high rates crush lending

America's Christian majority could end by 2070

Rebecca Falconer
Updated Sep 21, 2022 - World

Putin announces partial military mobilization for Russian citizens

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting on the military-industrial complex at the Kremlin, September 20, 2022, in Moscow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on Tueday. Photo: Contributor/Getty Images

New poll shows DeSantis leading Trump in hypothetical Florida primary

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks to Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican of Florida, during an executive order signing ceremony
Then-President Trump speaks to Gov. Ron DeSantis during an executive order signing ceremony on July 24, 2020. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Everyone hates the airport again

Image of passengers waiting for delayed flights at Newark Liberty International Airport
Travelers wait at Newark Liberty International Airport. Photo: Jeenah Moon/Getty Images
Ashley Gold
Sep 21, 2022 - Technology

Meta: We’re not-so-big tech now

Illustration of a small Meta logo under a magnifying glass surrounded by a larger, out of focus version
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The staying power of quiet quitting

Illustration of a young woman looking hesitantly around a laptop with a zoom meeting on the screen
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The unequal toll of climate disasters

Photo illustration of various people, abstract shapes, plywood texture, and torn paper that resembles a wave.
Photo illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios. Photos: Hector Retamal/AFP, Lionel Chamoiseau/AFP via Getty Images

Climate change drives record North Atlantic marine heat wave

 Sea surface temperature anomalies on Sept. 20, in degrees Celsius.
A heat map of sea surface temperature anomalies on Tuesday. Photo: Weatherbell.com

Beating the odds

Illustration of a small child being helped up a later by a giant hand
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Trump's special master jam

Trump's legal team walking into courthouse
Trump's legal team walks into the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse. Photo: Alex Kent/Getty Images