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Saturday July 2nd, 2022 6:43AM

AP Top U.S. News at 2:23 p.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Next battle over access to abortion will focus on pills
More than half of abortions in America are now done with pills, rather than surgery
3:14PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Major companies stay mum on thorny abortion issue - for now
A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would abolish a nationwide right to abortion has thrust major companies into what’s arguably the most divisive issue in American politics
3:10PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Students at Emory University told to shelter in place
Emory University urged people on its main campus to shelter in place for several hours Thursday after a nearby high school was placed on lockdown due to “a report of an unsafe situation.”
2:45PM ( 47 minutes ago )
U.S. News
Cardinal: Pope OK'd spending 1M euros to free kidnapped nun
A cardinal has testified that Pope Francis authorized spending up to 1 million euros to free a Colombian nun kidnapped by al-Qaida-linked militants in Mali
3:06PM ( 26 minutes ago )
With no expectations, Wolff shares early lead at Wells Fargo
Matthew Wolff had no expectations heading into the Wells Fargo Championship
2:57PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Mariupol steel mill battle rages as Ukraine repels attacks
Heavy fighting is raging at the besieged steel plant in Mariupol as Russian forces attempt to finish off the city’s last-ditch defenders and complete the capture of the strategically vital port
2:39PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Fire crews close in around massive New Mexico wildfire
Firefighters in New Mexico are taking advantage of diminished winds to build more fire lines and clear combustible brush near homes close to the fringes of the largest wildfire burning in the U.S. The blaze has charred hundreds of square miles of tinder-dry forest, destroying dozens of homes and triggering the evacuation of thousands across an expansive stretch of rural northeastern New Mexico
2:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
EXPLAINER: Why Victory Day in Russia is different this year
The invasion of Ukraine means fewer Russian tanks and other military hardware will rumble through Red Square on Monday, when the country marks its victory in World War II
2:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
Heard: Depp team of enablers shielded his drug, alcohol use
Amber Heard is telling a Virginia jury that Johnny Depp surrounded himself with an entourage of enablers to shield him from the consequences of his drug and alcohol use
2:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
New Mexico seeks opportunity in Texas border disruptions
New Mexico is highlighting its support for proposals to route an international rail line through its Santa Teresa border crossing, capitalizing on Mexico’s unease with disruptions along the Texas portion of the U.S. border
10:42AM ( 4 hours ago )
President declares disaster in New Mexico wildfire zone
Firefighters have slowed the advance of the largest wildfire in the U.S. in New Mexico as heavy winds relented
10:34AM ( 4 hours ago )
Walgreens, Florida settle opioid costs lawsuit for $683M
The Walgreens pharmacy chain has reached a $683 million settlement with the state of Florida in a lawsuit accusing the company of improperly dispensing millions of painkillers that contributed to the opioid crisis
10:25AM ( 5 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Next battle over access to abortion will focus on pills
More than half of abortions in America are now done with pills, rather than surgery
3:14PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Major companies stay mum on thorny abortion issue - for now
A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would abolish a nationwide right to abortion has thrust major companies into what’s arguably the most divisive issue in American politics
3:10PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Students at Emory University told to shelter in place
Emory University urged people on its main campus to shelter in place for several hours Thursday after a nearby high school was placed on lockdown due to “a report of an unsafe situation.”
2:45PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Telecom groups end fight against California net neutrality
Telecommunications industry groups have ended their bid to block California’s net neutrality law that prevents broadband providers from throttling service
2:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
Tornadoes strike Texas, Oklahoma; more storms in forecast
A storm system spawned several tornadoes that whipped through areas of Texas and Oklahoma, causing damage to a school, a marijuana farm and other structures
2:04PM ( 1 hour ago )