Legal clashes await US companies to cover workers’ abortion costs

June 26 (Reuters) – A growing number of major US companies have said they will cover travel costs for employees who have to leave their countries of origin to have abortions, but these new policies could expose companies to lawsuits and even possible criminal liability, according to legal experts. † Inc (AMZN.O), Apple Inc … Read more

Democratic Women Call on Biden, Congress to Protect Abortion Rights

WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – Leading Democratic women on Sunday called on President Joe Biden and Congress to protect abortion rights across the country after the U.S. Supreme Court overthrown Roe v. Wade, in a ruling that lifted political tensions between the federal government and states has increased . Two Democratic progressives, Senator Elizabeth Warren … Read more

Biden signs gun safety law

WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden signed the first major federal gun reform in three decades on Saturday, days after a Supreme Court decision he condemned to expand gun owners’ rights. “God willing, it will save many lives,” Biden said at the White House after signing the bill with his wife Jill … Read more

Reactions to US Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade Abortion Monument

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures from across the political spectrum reacted Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision recognizing a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. and was legalized across the country. read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today, the United States Supreme Court … Read more

Disney, other US companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe . decision

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – US companies including Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said Friday they will cover workers’ costs if they have to travel for abortion services after The US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court Friday overturned the landmark 1973 ruling that … Read more

US Senate approves gun safety bill as Supreme Court rejects small arms limits

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun security measures passed by the U.S. Senate late Thursday, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns in public for self defense. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety … Read more

Amazon’s Cloud Unit Announces Code Writing Tool for Tech Workers

Amazon’s logo is pictured in the company’s office in Bengaluru, India, April 20, 2018. Photo taken April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register June 23 (Reuters) – Inc (AMZN.O) Thursday announced a tool to help software developers write code, the tech industry’s latest effort. The … Read more

Apple workers in Maryland store vote to unionize, a first for the US

June 18 (Reuters) – Employees of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, becoming the tech giant’s first retail employees to join a union in the United States. More than 100 workers in Towson near Baltimore “voted overwhelmingly to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,” the union said … Read more

Biden falls off bike after flubbing, but unharmed

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del., June 18 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden took a spill from his bicycle on Saturday when he stopped to greet supporters during a weekend trip to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. He appeared to be unharmed after standing up immediately. “I’m fine,” Biden, 79, said after the crash, which took place in front … Read more

Biden defends meeting with Saudi prince, says talks are part of wider meeting

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a Shura Council session in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 20, 2019. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said Friday he did not explicitly travel to Saudi Arabia … Read more