Brazil police accuse Bolsonaro of COVID-linked scaremongering

Bolsonaro gestures during the promotion ceremony of General Officers of the Armed Forces, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on Aug 4, 2022. (EVARISTO SA / AFP) BRASILIA – Brazil's federal police on Wednesday accused President Jair Bolsonaro of discouraging mask use during the pandemic and falsely suggesting that people who got vaccinated against COVID-19 ran […]

US top court asks Maryland to bar protests at justices’ homes

US Marshals patrol outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in Chevy Chase, Md, June 8, 2022. (JACQUELYN MARTIN / AP) WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court’s top security officer has asked Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to enforce laws barring picketing outside the Maryland homes of high court justices, saying protests and “threatening […]

Protesters at US top court decry ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

People protest about abortion outside the Supreme Court in Washington on June 25, 2022. (STEVE HELBER / AP) WASHINGTON/JACKSON, Mississippi – Hundreds of protesters descended on the US Supreme Court on Saturday to denounce the justices' decision to overturn the half-century-old Roe v. Wade precedent that recognized women's constitutional right to abortion. The sweeping ruling […]