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People march past the U.S. Capitol and toward the Supreme Court during a protest for abortion-rights, Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Pro-choice liberals boycott Independence Day

- The Washington Times

Pro-choice liberals, including a northern California public school board member, are calling for boycotts of Independence Day to protest the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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This image released by Marvel Studios shows Natalie Portman, left, and Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Thor: Love and Thunder." (Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)

Review: 'Thor: Love and Thunder' is pure bonkers filmmaking

- Associated Press

The last full Thor movie was the overstuffed 2017 "Thor: Ragnarok," with the God of Thunder dealing with dueling brother and sister issues, the imminent destruction of his planet, a boozy sidekick, a huge dog, pal Hulk having a panic attack and the death of his father.

Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. After the U.S. Supreme Court revoked the federal right to an abortion that's been in place for half a century, companies like Amazon, Disney, Apple and JP Morgan pledged to cover travel costs for employees who live in states where the procedure is now illegal so they can terminate pregnancies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Companies could face hurdles covering abortion travel costs

- Associated Press

Companies gave scant or no details on how they will do this and it's not clear if they will be able to - legally - while protecting employees' privacy and keeping them safe from prosecution.

In this May 3, 2021, file photo, Huntington Mayor Steve Williams, left, and lawyer Rusty Webb enter the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va., for the start of a trial in an opioid lawsuit filed by Cabell County and the city of Huntington against major drug distributors. Closing arguments in the trial began Tuesday, July 27. (Kenny Kemp/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File)

Federal judge finds for 3 drug distributors in landmark opioid lawsuit

- Associated Press

A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of three major U.S. drug distributors in a landmark lawsuit that accused them of causing a health crisis by distributing 81 million pills over eight years in one West Virginia county ravaged by opioid addiction.

This combination of photos shows actor Johnny Depp testifying at the Fairfax County Circuit Court in Fairfax, Va., on April 21, 2022, left, and actor Amber Heard testifying in the same courtroom on May 26, 2022. The judge in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial made a jury's award official Friday with a written order for Heard to pay Depp $10.35 million for damaging his reputation by describing herself as a domestic abuse victim in an op-ed piece she wrote. (AP Photo)

Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

- Associated Press

Amber Heard's lawyers have asked a judge to throw out the $10.35 million verdict against her in the defamation case filed by ex-husband Johnny Depp, arguing that the verdict was not supported by the evidence and that one of the jurors may not have been properly vetted by the court.