John Bolton discusses the Jan. 6 hearings and former President Donald Trump's future
John Bolton, former United Nations ambassador and White House national security advisor, spoke exclusively to CBS News' Catherine Herridge about the Jan. 6 hearings, Rep. Liz Cheney's future and whether former President Donald Trump will run again in 2024.news.yahoo.com
Biden says 2 more Democratic senators needed to codify abortion rights because 'right now, we don't have the votes'
In a virtual meeting with governors about protecting reproductive rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, President Biden said two more Democratic senators were needed to change the filibuster rules in the Senate, which could allow a bill to pass that would codify the right to an abortion.news.yahoo.com
New York's 1st legal marijuana crop sprouts under the sun
New York's recreational marijuana market is beginning to sprout, literally, with thin-leafed plants stretching toward the sun in farms around the state. In a novel move, New York gave 203 hemp growers first shot at cultivating marijuana destined for legal sales, which could start by the end of the year. Popolizio is tending to a half-acre plot that will grow upward of a 1,000 plants surrounded by a tall electrified fence.news.yahoo.com
FDA panel recommends changing Covid shots to fight omicron this fall
It is the first time the panel has proposed that vaccine makers modify the shots to target a different variant. The omicron variant is the most dramatic example yet with more than 30 mutations. Pfizer and Moderna developed their omicron shots against the original version of the variant, BA.1. The omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are now rapidly gaining ground in the U.S. and are poised to become dominant, Marks said. But Dr. Paul Offit, a committee member, said it's unclear whether the immune response data will translate into significant protection in the real world.cnbc.com
6th-grade Asian girl in NYC diagnosed with PTSD after 4 male bullies allegedly assault her
A sixth-grade Asian student has reportedly been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after being assaulted by four male schoolmates in New York City a little more than a week ago. The student, identified only as Emma, is an immigrant currently enrolled at George J. Ryan Junior High School (J.H.S. 216) in Fresh Meadows, Queens. On June 16, four schoolmates allegedly ganged up to harass and attack Emma.news.yahoo.com
Judge says Fox News's parent company must face Dominion's defamation lawsuit because of Rupert Murdoch's alleged role in pushing election lies
Dominion argued that Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch "believed Fox News would benefit if it endorsed former President Trump's election fraud narrative."news.yahoo.com
College basketball star killed, 8 wounded in NYC shooting
A college basketball player was killed and eight other people were wounded Monday in an early-morning shooting at a gathering in Harlem, New York City police said. The victim was identified as Darius Lee, a 21-year-old native of Harlem who was a senior at Houston Baptist University in Texas. CBS New York's John Dias reports.news.yahoo.com
Florida woman charged with hate crimes, held on $20,000 bail for anti-Asian pepper spray attack
A woman accused of pepper-spraying four Asian women in New York City’s Meatpacking District earlier this month has been arrested and charged with hate crimes. Madeline Barker, 47, was charged on Saturday with assault as a hate crime, attempted assault as a hate crime and harassment as a hate crime for the June 11 incident at the intersection of 14th Street and Ninth Avenue in Chelsea. One of the victims, identified as Nicole, told NextShark that it all started when her group of friends — who were walking around the area — stopped behind a rock to decide where they would head next.news.yahoo.com
Notable faces you should recognize this Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time in which we pay tribute to the generations of people who have enriched our country’s history -- and the ones who are still growing up, who will be instrumental in future successes.
This is what protests on the Roe v. Wade situation look like across the country
Protests have erupted all over the country after Politico released a leaked initial draft majority opinion indicating the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn two abortion-related cases, which would end federal protection of abortion rights.
Our favorite looks from the 2022 Met Gala
It feels like the last Met Gala just happened (the delayed event took place in September of last year), but that wasn’t stopping Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour from throwing a party for fashion’s biggest night on he first Monday of May like she normally does.