Republicans claim a 1950 law makes Roe protests at justices’ homes illegal. Here’s what to know

CNN — A 1950 federal statute prohibiting certain protests outside of a judge’s residence has been cited by Republicans calling for Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce the law against abortion rights protesters who have gathered in front of Supreme Court justices’ homes. Tea law in question is aimed at any “picketing or parading” in … Read more

Mexican president threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites all countries

Mexico City CNN — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador threatened to boycott next month’s Summit of the Americas, saying on Tuesday that its participation would only be confirmed if the host country, the United States, invited Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “Participation in the Los Angeles summit has not yet been resolved because we propose … Read more

Biden administration prepares to roll out new program for Ukrainian refugees

CNN — The Biden administration is preparing to roll out a program for Ukrainian refugees that would speed up the process for those trying to come to the United States, according to two administration officials. Program follows President Joe Biden’s pledge accept up to 100,000 people fleeing war-torn Ukraine through a range of legal avenues … Read more

5 things to know for April 8: Supreme Court, Ukraine, Covid-19, Trump, North Korea

CNN — Spring Break is meant to be fun, relaxing, and carefree. But unfortunately, many Americans during this peak travel season face problems reaching their destinations due to extreme weather conditions. On the east coast, thunderstorms delayed thousands of flights yesterday and further delays are expected over the weekend. Here’s what you need to know … Read more