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June 21, 2024

USA Today

SCOTUS: What's Left?

The Supreme Court will soon release opinions on over 20 cases, including key decisions on gun rights, SEC powers, Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy, a tax law, and the right to confront witnesses.
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AccuWeather

Heat Will Peak on Sunday

Over 135 million people in the eastern U.S. are enduring a severe heat wave with temperatures soaring into the 90s, potentially reaching 100 degrees, straining residents.
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The Intelligencer

Elie: On Trump and Seal Team Six

Elie Honig criticizes Trump's legal team's reckless and unnecessary response to a hypothetical about presidential immunity and assassination, predicting the Supreme Court will reject it.
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The Philadelphia Citizen

Mayor Nutter Has Debate Ideas

In an open letter to CNN's Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, former Philly Mayor Nutter suggests a new debate format to ensure Trump and Biden provide clear and essential answers to the public.
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Axios

McDonald's $5 Value New Meal

In response to inflation, McDonald's is introducing a $5 Meal Deal to offer more affordable options, including a choice of McDouble or McChicken, McNuggets, small fries, and a soft drink.
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The New York Times

Cannon Was Urged To Step Aside

Two federal judges in Florida privately urged Aileen Cannon to decline the case when it was assigned to her last year, according to two briefed on the matter. She chose to keep it.
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The Verge

TikTok Challenges National Ban

TikTok is challenging a U.S. law that could ban the platform, arguing it violates the First Amendment by ignoring its national security mitigation plans and not considering less restrictive alternatives.
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The Hill

Firestorm Over Women and Draft

Senate Democrats have added language to the annual defense authorization bill to require women to register for the draft, prompting a backlash from Republicans and social conservatives.
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Politico

Calling Cory Booker

Sen. Cory Booker has been notably quiet amid NJ’s political turmoil, including the indictments of Menendez and Norcross, balancing moral authority and state political alliances.
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MYNorthwest

Seattle Can't Keep Cops on Staff

Seattle Police staffing is at its lowest since 1958, with 38 officers leaving and only 15 hired this year, leading to a projected loss of 94 officers amid rising crime and recruitment challenges.
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Los Angeles Times

USC Student Won't Be Charged

A USC student who fatally stabbed a man breaking into a car will not face charges, as the district attorney concluded he acted in self-defense under imminent threat.
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