The fireworks are still a few days away, but trips for the 4th of July weekend are off to a strong start. The Transportation Security Administration said Friday it screened more people on Thursday than it did on the same day in 2019, before the pandemic. So far, travelers appear to be experiencing fewer delays and canceled flights than earlier this week.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has thrown out the murder conviction of a once-prominent Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife as they were riding in an SUV. The unanimous opinion indicates that the jury should have been given the opportunity to bring a charge of manslaughter. Seventy-nine-year-old Claud “Tex” McIver was convicted in 2018 of murder, aggravated assault, influencing a witness and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in the September 2016 murder of his 64-year-old wife. old Diane McIver.
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared a 2021 Arizona law that allows prosecutors to bring felony charges against doctors who knowingly terminate pregnancies solely because the fetuses have a genetic abnormality such as Down syndrome.
As Americans celebrate the 4th of July, thousands of members of the United States armed forces sacrifice themselves to keep the peace and defend the freedom enjoyed by the United States and many other countries, and chaplains are there with them, providing the spiritual support they need and need. In early 2022, the reality of an impending Russian invasion of Ukraine reverberated through the entire US armed forces community and members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. In late January, US forces were put on high alert to support NATO allies in Eastern Europe.
The Big Ten voted unanimously to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024. Expansion to 16 teams will occur after current media rights contracts expire of the Pac-12 with Fox and ESPN and will make the Big Ten the first conference to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific.