Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire, letting Biden pick successor

Democrats plan speedy confirmation of Breyer successor Breyer, 83, has served since 1994, authoring key rulings WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Liberal US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, lawmakers said on Wednesday, giving President Joe Biden the opportunity to fulfill a campaign promised to nominate the first Black woman to the nation’s … Read more

5 things to know for Jan. 25: Ukraine, SCOTUS, Covid-19, Burkina Faso, Boris Johnson

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine 2. Supreme Court The Supreme Court announced yesterday it will reconsider race-based affirmative action in college admissions, a … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Biden vaccine-or-test policy for large businesses

A court with a conservative majority divided on the two cases Blocking policy applied to companies with more than 100 employees Vaccines required at facilities that take Medicare, Medicaid WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination or testing mandate for big business – a policy … Read more