- Data Covid-19 USA — Democrats and voting rights groups say they can no longer count on the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, to serve as a backstop for preventing racially discriminatory voting restrictions.
- Data Covid-19 USA — The chief justice’s power waned, and the three Trump justices grew more influential. The term ended with an exclamation point, with the court imposing new limits on the Voting Rights Act.
In the term so far, including two major decisions on Thursday, the court’s expanded conservative majority is fractured and its liberals are often on the winning side.
In dissent, three justices said the court should have used the case to provide guidance in future elections.
- Putin-Biden talks? Russia says absence of clear… Moscow appeared to be putting the ball in President Biden’s court Friday regarding potential talks between him and Vladimir Putin, days after he raised tensions between the two world superpowers by describing his Russian counterpart as a killer who would "pay a price" for trying to interfere in the…