The War in Ukraine:After the discovery of atrocities in Bucha, calls for the prosecution of war crimes intensify, and the U.S. and allies impose more sanctions on Russia and debate supplying offensive weaponry to Ukraine.
Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson:After a contentious confirmation hearing, Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history, as a bi-partisan Senate vote confirms her as the first Black woman to ascend to the highest court in the land.
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50 years of federal abortion rights ended on Friday. As many states move to restrict abortion procedures in the aftermath of one of the most consequential Supreme Court decisions in history, we turn to our panel of Nia-Malika Henderson of CNN, Zolan Kanno-Youngs of the New York Times, Leigh Ann Caldwell of the Washington Post and Josh Gerstein of Politico.
The U.S reached 1 million deaths from COVID-19 as Congress stalls over funding for the pandemic. Plus, a bill that would have protected abortion access failed to pass in the Senate. Also, former President Trump's impact is seen in GOP primary races. Join moderator Judy Woodruff, The Washington Post’s Seung Min Kim, USA Today’s Susan Page, and CNN’s Manu Raju, to discuss these stories and more.
A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion sent shockwaves across the nation this week with revelations that the majority of justices support overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark case that has federally protected a woman’s right to an abortion.
A bombshell scoop by Politico this week revealed five Supreme Court justices support overturning Roe v. Wade. Plus, former President Trump’s grip on the GOP was on full display in Ohio and Indiana primary races. Join moderator Yamiche Alcindor, Julia Ainsley of NBC News, Josh Gerstein of Politico, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times and Abby Phillip of CNN as they discuss these stories and more.
After a contentious confirmation hearing, Ketanji Brown Jackson made history this week as the first Black woman to ascend to the highest court in the land. Three Republicans joined 50 Democrats in voting to confirm Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Russian atrocities against civilians are drawing global outrage as Russia shifts its battle lines to eastern Ukraine and President Biden doubles down on his condemnation of President Putin. Then, Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history, becoming the first Black woman confirmed to the Supreme Court.
The world is seeing the largest military attack in Europe since World War II. Meanwhile, at home, President Biden announced he is nominating Federal Appeals Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.