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Democracy Dies in Darkness

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As the implications of the court’s abortion decision continued to reverberate across a divided country on Saturday, many of whose who decried the ruling expressed mounting worry that it would not simply restrict abortion access.

The landmark conservative Supreme Court victories this week on abortion and guns capped a year-long string of victories on the right.

The organization, which represents more than 130,000 psychology professionals in the U.S., warned that the decision is likely to exacerbate the mental health crisis.

The contrasting reactions reflect each party’s broader midterm calculations ahead of the November elections.

Everything you do online is already tracked. That information is about to become even more sensitive if you’re seeking an abortion in the U.S. Here are the basic steps anyone can take to protect personal information when weighing an abortion.

As the meeting of Group of Seven leaders in the Bavarian Alps this weekend brings closer attention to Germany’s leadership role — or lack of it — Scholz and his party faithful have been attempting to turn around Germany’s public relations disaster.

A lawsuit is seeking to block a Charlottesville museum from altering a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — even though that monument has already been cut into pieces, according to court documents.

Russians routinely face fines, jail and stigma for protesting the war. But some small-time activists are getting singled out for worse to deter others from engaging in even the mildest dissent.


Exclusive: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian diplomats in their Oval Office meeting last week

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) delivered an impassioned speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, following a school shooting in Texas that left at least 14 students dead. “What are we doing?” he asked his colleagues. “Why are we here?”

Military-grade Israeli spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives and the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a global investigation finds.

Opinion: Nigeria’s useless politicians are trying to crush #EndSARS . Africa’s leaders are silent.

Rodolfo Hernández admits he doesn’t know the country well, but doesn’t think it matters. Neither, it seems, do his supporters.

D.C. Police requested backup at least 17 times in 78 minutes during Capitol riot

Nearly 1 million people watched the U.N. General Assembly online — when K-pop band BTS took to the podium