Judge overturns Georgia’s six-week abortion ban

Judge overturns Georgia's six-week abortion ban

Washington CNN — A Georgia Superior Court judge has overturned the state’s law banning abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy, ruling it unconstitutional and saying it cannot be enforced. The decision from Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney makes the procedure legal in the state again until at least 20 weeks of … Read more

Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages

Desperate for heart surgery for their baby, a family feels the effects of pediatric hospital shortages

CNN  —  Even before their daughter was born in June, Aaron and Helen Chavez knew she would need heart surgery. Doctors expected her to have an operation around 6 months of age. When it became apparent in September that it would have to happen much sooner than expected, the Chavezes said, they endured an agonizing … Read more

Democrats edge closer to control of US Senate with a key Arizona victory and a tightening race in Nevada

Democrats edge closer to control of US Senate with a key Arizona victory and a tightening race in Nevada

CNN — Democrats are just one seat away from keeping control of the US Senate as all eyes turn to Nevadawhere the competitive Senate race is increasingly trending in Democrats’ direction. CNN projected late Friday that Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona, who was elected in 2020 to fill the term of the late GOP … Read more

Abortion rights were on the ballot in these states. Here’s what voters decided

Abortion rights were on the ballot in these states.  Here's what voters decided

Washington CNN — Voters in four states moved to affirm abortion rights on Tuesday, CNN projects, following a months-long push from Democrats nationwide to act on the issue in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. wade in June. Party lawmakers and organizers cast the midterm elections as a referendum on Republican … Read more

Arizona: Polls closing in key state where Trump’s election deniers top the ticket

Arizona: Polls closing in key state where Trump's election deniers top the ticket

CNN — Polls are closed in Arizona, where all four GOP nominees at the top of the ticket – for governor, Senate, attorney general and secretary of state – have echoed former President Donald Trump’s lies about the 2020 election. Arizona is a key battleground this year for governor and Senate and likely will be … Read more

When do polls close? An hour-by-hour guide to Election Night poll closings

When do polls close?  An hour-by-hour guide to Election Night poll closings

CNN — The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide positions and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll-closing time for the notable breeds – both competitive and not – that are on the nerd. See race ratings for Senate, House and governor by … Read more

Kristin Collier: Michigan medical students walk out of induction ceremony to protest keynote speaker with anti-abortion views

Kristin Collier: Michigan medical students walk out of induction ceremony to protest keynote speaker with anti-abortion views

CNN — Dozens of incoming University of Michigan medical students walked out of their medical school induction ceremony Sunday to protest a keynote speaker with anti-abortion views. As Dr. Kristin Collier, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the university, began delivering her keynote speech, several dozen students abruptly stood up and began filing out … Read more

Indiana Legislature agreeing special session to consider abortion ban

Indiana Legislature agreeing special session to consider abortion ban

CNN — Indiana lawmakers are reconvening Monday to consider more restrictions on abortion, the first state to hold a special session with the goal of potentially curtailing abortion rights since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month. A special Indiana General Assembly committee will meet at 1 pm ET Monday to discuss Senate … Read more