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'Abandoned': Archbishop breaks down describing victims of deadly human smuggling

“It was very easy to picture in some way what was inside that trailer. They were asphyxiated," said Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, blasting Gov. Abbott for politicizing their deaths.
A first responder walks through the scene where dozens of migrants were found dead in an abandoned tractor-trailer outside San Antonio on June 27, 2022.
A first responder walks through the scene where dozens of migrants were found dead in an abandoned tractor-trailer outside San Antonio on June 27, 2022.

Women turning to medication abortions, following Roe v. Wade reversal

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra pledged to make the abortion pill more available, following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Over half of all abortions are medication abortions, using a two pill regimen called mifeprex or its generic version. The pill was approved by the FDA for up to ten weeks into a pregnancy. However with the high court’s ruling, women in anti-abortion states may go out of state to obtain the pill.
Women turning to medication abortions, following Roe v. Wade reversal
Women turning to medication abortions, following Roe v. Wade reversal

Boy Scouts help passengers from deadly Amtrak derailment

Four people are dead and dozens are injured after an Amtrak derailment in Mendon, Missouri. The train collided with a dump truck, causing eight cars and two locomotives to go off the tracks. Following the accident, Boy Scouts raced to the rescue, pulling passengers out of the flipped cars.
Boy Scouts help passengers from deadly Amtrak derailment
Boy Scouts help passengers from deadly Amtrak derailment

Daily Harvest sued over illness linked to lentils, but cause remains a medical mystery

At least 470 people have reported illnesses after eating the company's lentil crumbles, but experts are stumped as to what's behind the severe symptoms.
Daily Harvest has recalled its French Lentil and Leek crumbles after customers reported gastrointestinal issues.
Daily Harvest has recalled its French Lentil and Leek crumbles after customers reported gastrointestinal issues.

Rabbi fighting Florida's anti-abortion law is on a mission to help religious groups challenge 'theocratic tyranny'

Rabbi Barry Silver of Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor in Palm Beach County has created an initiative to assist other religious organizations with lawsuits against anti-abortion measures.
Syndication: Palm Beach Post
Syndication: Palm Beach Post
7h ago

At least 51 migrants dead after being found inside abandoned truck in San Antonio, officials say

The bodies were found in the tractor-trailer on a sweltering day in Texas. Some of the dead could be younger than 18.
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Texas law banning abortion temporarily blocked by court

Under the temporary restraining order against enforcement of the pre-Roe v. Wade law, abortions up to six weeks can resume in the state at some clinics, according to the ACLU.
Demonstrators march during an abortion rights rally
Demonstrators march during an abortion rights rally

FDA panel recommends redesigned Covid booster shots for the fall

The FDA must now decide which strains should be included in the next round of shots to offer the best protection for a fall wave.
A nurse administers the Pfizer booster shot
A nurse administers the Pfizer booster shot
9h ago

Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison

Maxwell, 60, was convicted in December of five federal charges for recruiting and grooming teenage girls to be sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein.
Ghislaine Maxwell attends a press conference on the Issue of Oceans in Sustainable Development Goals, at United Nations headquarters on June 25, 2013.
Ghislaine Maxwell attends a press conference on the Issue of Oceans in Sustainable Development Goals, at United Nations headquarters on June 25, 2013.
11h ago

More than 300,000 Nissan SUVs recalled for defective hoods that could flip up, obstruct drivers

The automaker's affected vehicles are Pathfinder models from 2013 to 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A 2013 Nissan Pathfinder
A 2013 Nissan Pathfinder
11h ago

4 dead, around 150 injured after Amtrak train strikes dump truck and derails in Missouri

Eight cars and two locomotives derailed on the train carrying around 275 passengers from Los Angeles to Chicago, Amtrak said. Three people on the train and a person in the truck died.
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