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June 24, 2022

Live updates: The Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

In a 6-3 vote along ideological lines, the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a strict Mississippi abortion law. It also overturned Roe v. Wade, the 50-year-old case that was the basis for legal abortion across the United States.

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June 24, 2022

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion.

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Get a closer look at spiders at UC Davis 'Eight-Legged Encounters' this weekend

Some of the country's top experts on arachnids will be in Davis this Saturday for a family-friendly event featuring exhibits, crafts and live spider specimens that will help demystify the amazing creatures, and even name a new species.

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Biden signs gun safety bill into law

June 25, 2022

The president's signing comes just over a month after the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, killed 19 children and two adults.

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June 25, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: two great newsletters, FX's The Bear, and more.