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As inflation soars, Black families bear the brunt of rising grocery, gas and housing prices

As inflation soars, Black families bear the brunt of rising grocery, gas and housing prices

Johnson said she’s been trying to save money by cooking more at home and packing her husband’s lunches instead of eating out at restaurants. The metro Atlanta couple postponed buying a house after watching home prices soar in the last year. Johnson, an elementary school teacher, is also concerned about being able to afford child …

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Russia sanctions, energy, food - what the G7 agreed

Russia sanctions, energy, food – what the G7 agreed

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi pose for a photo during a meeting alongside the G7 leaders summit at Bavaria’s Schloss Elmau, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany June 28, 2022. Tobias Schwarz/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access …

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San Antonio trailer deaths: 46 migrants have been found dead inside a semi-truck, authorities say

San Antonio trailer deaths: 46 migrants have been found dead inside a semi-truck, authorities say

Earlier on Monday night, city councilwoman Adriana Rocha Garcia referred to the victims as migrants, after she was briefed on the situation by the San Antonio police chief. Authorities were alerted to the scene just before 6 pm, when a worker in a nearby building heard a cry for help, San Antonio Police Chief Bill …

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Cook County jury awards mother $20 million in birth injury case against Advocate Christ Hospital

Cook County jury awards mother $20 million in birth injury case against Advocate Christ Hospital

COOK COUNTY – The mother of a boy that has severe brain damage after delivery at a south suburban hospital was awarded $20 million by a Cook County jury. Jurors deliberated for six hours Friday after a three-week trial at the Daley Center, finding staff at Advocate Christ Hospital missed signs that Bonita Johnson’s child …

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Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Multiple people killed and at least 50 injured

Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Multiple people killed and at least 50 injured

Amtrak said the train collided with a truck at a public crossing near the city of Mendon at about 1:42 pm CT. Dunn said that authorities are still trying to ascertain the exact number of fatalities. Two of the people who were killed were aboard the train while the third was in the truck, Dunn …

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A 79-year-old says Roe v. Wade saved her life after she was raped months after the 1973 ruling

A 79-year-old says Roe v. Wade saved her life after she was raped months after the 1973 ruling

Dunn learned she was pregnant from a date rape and her mind quickly raced to her two young children, she told CNN. The single mom realized she did not have the economic means to support a third child on her income as a secretary. “Roe v. Wade saved me and my two children,” said the …

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Digital World board members get subpoena over Trump's social media deal

Digital World board members get subpoena over Trump’s social media deal

Former US President Donald Trump speaks to an audience at the “American Freedom Tour” event in Memphis, Tennessee, US, June 18, 2022. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 27 (Reuters) – Blank-check firm Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC.O) said on Monday each of its board directors had …

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Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a 'tightrope'

Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a ‘tightrope’

June 26 (Reuters) – The largest US law firms did not take a public stance following the US Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade on Friday, diverting from the approach of some major companies that have made statements on the closely watched abortion case. The high court’s 6-3 Dobbs decision upheld a Republican-backed Mississippi …

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Ghislaine Maxwell reported jail staff threatened her safety, prompting suicide watch

Ghislaine Maxwell reported jail staff threatened her safety, prompting suicide watch

NEW YORK, June 26 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell reported Brooklyn jail staff threatened her safety, prompting employees to place her on suicide watch, prosecutors said on Sunday, arguing there was no need to delay her sentencing on sex trafficking charges. Maxwell, 60, is scheduled to be convicted on Tuesday for helping her then-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein, …

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Lyles promises record-breaking relay at world championships

Lyles promises record-breaking relay at world championships

Athletics – Diamond League – Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar – May 13, 2022 Noah Lyles of the US celebrates winning the men’s 200m REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EUGENE, Ore., June 26 (Reuters) – Reigning 200 metres title-holder Noah Lyles guaranteed a record-breaking performance from the …

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