Supreme Court rules for former coach in public school prayer case

NBC – Former coach Joseph Kennedy argued that the Bremerton School District in Washington state violated his religious freedom by telling him he couldn’t pray on the field after games. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a former Washington state high school football coach had a right to pray on the field immediately after games.  The 6-3 ruling was a victory for Joseph Kennedy, who claimed … Continue reading Supreme Court rules for former coach in public school prayer case

What happens now that Roe v. Wade is overturned?

NYP – The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade Friday is expected to ban or restrict the procedure for over 40 million women across at least 26 states. While the high court’s decision to uphold the Mississippi law challenging Roe v. Wade does not outlaw abortion, it does hand regulatory power to state governments — the majority of which have indicated their intention … Continue reading What happens now that Roe v. Wade is overturned?

Americans to set road trip record for July 4 despite sky-high gas prices, AAA predicts

( CNN.com ) (CNN) — Americans are feeling the heat at the gas pump, but that won’t keep them in park, AAA predicts. The automotive and trip-planning group’s annual forecast for the July 4 holiday weekend says that 42 million Americans — more than ever — will take a road trip of 50 miles or more. That’s despite gas prices hitting a record earlier this month. … Continue reading Americans to set road trip record for July 4 despite sky-high gas prices, AAA predicts

Good Samaritans race to aid victims after taxi crashes into NYC building, injuring 6

Per: NYP- A out-of-control taxi barreled into a Manhattan building Monday, leaving six people injured, including three critically — and about 20 good Samaritans springing into action to lift the car off two women pinned under it. Truck driver Kader Issoufou, 45, said he witnessed the cab hit a cyclist and diners at 1186 Broadway between West 29th and West 28th streets right before 1 p.m. The SUV taxi appeared to “cut the corner and turned into the bike lane, then he lost control and slammed into the sidewalk,” Issoufou told The … Continue reading Good Samaritans race to aid victims after taxi crashes into NYC building, injuring 6

Alabama church shooting leaves 2 people dead, 1 injured; suspect in custody: What we know

Prayer vigils were planned Friday after a shooting left two people dead and one injured at an episcopal church outside Birmingham, Alabama. Police had not publicly identified the motive or suspected gunman, who was arrested Thursday, said Capt. Shane Ware of the Vestavia Hills Police Department. The shooting took place at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, just south of Birmingham. The shooting came on the eve of … Continue reading Alabama church shooting leaves 2 people dead, 1 injured; suspect in custody: What we know