U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Big Tech’s Ability to Regulate Online Speech

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback for technology industry groups that have argued that the Republican-backed measure would turn platforms into bastions of dangerous content. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling … Read more

Missing Woman Found After Southern California Mudslides

YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who went missing after recent flash floods unleashed mudslides that swept through her town in the Southern California mountains has been found dead under a pile of mud, rocks and other debris, authorities said Friday. Thunderstorms late Monday triggered the mudslides carrying rocks, trees and earth that washed away … Read more

Texas Judge Blocks Investigations of Trans Youth Families

By ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press A Texas judge on Friday expanded her order blocking the state from investigating families of transgender youth who have received gender- affirming medical care. Judge Amy Clark Meachum issued a temporary injunction preventing the state from investigating members of the LGBTQ advocacy group PFLAG Inc. over the medical care. The … Read more

Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — New York City Mayor Eric Adams; Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova. NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Joe O’Dea, Republican Senate nominee in Colorado. CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas.; University of Chicago Professor Robert Pape. Political Cartoons CNN’s “State … Read more