Malta's Roberta Metsola elected EU parliament president
A conservative Maltese lawyer who opposes abortion has been elected president of the European parliament, the first woman in 20 years to lead the assembly.
Eckhardt cleared of judicial conduct sanction - Austin Monitor
Thursday, January 13, 2022 by Jo Clifton
Austin state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt, a lifelong Democrat, has won her battle with the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Abortion providers go back to Supreme Court in long-shot bid to challenge Texas abortion law
(CNN)Abortion providers on Monday asked the Supreme Court to require a conservative federal appeals court to return their challenge to Texas' six-week abortion ban to a district court judge who previously ruled in their favor.
One Texas Clinic Reported A 15% Increase in Vasectomies After Near-Total Abortion Ban
Since Texas enacted its near-total ban on abortion, at least one urologist says business in giving people vasectomies has picked up.
Best Comedy of 2021
The return of indoor shows brought comedy closer to normal, and there were plenty of specials from Bo Burnham, Tig Notaro, Roy Wood Jr. and others.
Comedy got dangerous in 2021.
Progressives Ask Why Deal to Pass Debt Ceiling Can't Be Used for Voting Rights
Democrats and Republicans in the Senate have reached an agreement on the debt limit, subverting the economic disaster that would have taken place if the United States government were to default on its debts for the first time.
Supreme Court's Conservative Justices Indicate They'll Upend Roe v. Wade
The United States Supreme Court appears ready to completely undo or drastically weaken decades of established precedent protecting abortion rights.
Greg Casar officially files to run for Congress
Casar first announced his run for Texas District 35 last month.
AUSTIN, Texas - Greg Casar officially filed to run for Texas Congressional District 35 on Dec. 1.
Turner Prize winner announced after collectives dominate shortlist
Array Collective, a group of Belfast-based artists whose work is a response to issues affecting Northern Ireland have been named the winners of the Turner Prize 2021.
Commuters Might Want to Avoid the Supreme Court on December 1, the Day It Weighs Abortion Rights
On Wednesday, December 1, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the high-profile abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which challenges a Mississippi law banning nearly all abortions after 15 weeks .