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DeSantis blocks state money for Tampa Bay Rays training facility after team tweets against gun violence

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blocked state funding for a new Tampa Bay Rays training facility partly because the baseball team spoke out against gun violence in the wake of back-to-back gun-related massacres in Uvalde,...

Supreme Court temporarily blocks Texas’s social media moderation law

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Washington (CNN Business)The Supreme Court of the United States temporarily blocked a sweeping Texas law on Tuesday that restricts the ability of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to moderate content on their platforms. ...

CNN op-ed credits voter ‘tenacity’ for record Georgia primary turnout amid ‘stumbling blocks’ of election law

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In the piece, former Obama administration official Norman Eisen and former federal prosecutor Dennis Aftergut argued that although Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's victory over former Sen. David Perdue in Tuesday's Republic...

Schumer blocks Senate GOP school safety bill, angering Republicans

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After the horrific mass shooting at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school that killed 19 children and two teachers, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., asked for the Luke and Alex School Safety Act to be passed by unanimous cons...

Judge blocks Alabama restrictions on certain gender-affirming treatments for transgender youth

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A federal judge has partially blocked an Alabama law that restricts gender-affirming treatments for transgender minors. In granting the preliminary injunction late Friday night requested by the Justice Department an...

Florida judge blocks Gov. DeSantis’ redistricting map from taking effect before midterm elections

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Leon County Circuit Judge Layne Smith said he would issue a formal order either Thursday or Friday to keep the maps from taking effect in November's midterm election.  FILE: lorida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks ...

11-foot alligator blocks traffic on Florida highway

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Just when you thought rush hour couldn't get any worse. A behemoth 11-foot alligator wandered onto State Road 417 in Florida on Wednesday morning, holding up traffic for almost an hour, according to the Seminole Co...

New York’s highest court blocks Democratic-drawn congressional map over gerrymandering

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New York's highest court blocked the state's Democratic-drawn congressional map Wednesday, concluding that the new boundaries represented a partisan gerrymander that violates the state constitution. This story is br...

Federal judge temporarily blocks Biden administration from ending Title 42 immigration rule

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A federal judge in Louisiana temporarily blocked the Biden administration from ending a Trump-era pandemic restriction on the US-Mexico border. The Biden administration had been on track to end the public health au...

Federal judge temporarily blocks new Kentucky abortion law from being enforced

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A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a broad Kentucky abortion law, which includes a 15-week ban, from being enforced. The law, HB 3, which had gone into effect last week, bans most abortions after 15 wee...

Body of 51-year-old woman found in duffel bag in Queens blocks from her home

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The body of a 51-year-old woman was found inside a duffel bag on a street corner in Queens, New York, on Saturday and a trail of blood stretched from there to her nearby home, according to a spokesperson for the New...

Idaho Supreme Court temporarily blocks state’s new 6-week abortion ban

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The Idaho Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked the state's new six-week abortion ban, which mimics a controversial Texas law. Abortion providers had said in a lawsuit filed last week that the Idaho law violat...

Idaho Supreme Court blocks new abortion restriction law from going into effect

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On Friday, the court issued an order granting a motion to reconsider in response to a petition against the law, which was set to take effect on April 22. The order was signed by Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice G. R...

New York judge blocks Democratic-drawn congressional map for ‘political bias’

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A New York judge has blocked the state's new congressional map, which would have given Democrats the advantage in 22 of the state's 26 congressional seats, from going into effect for violating the state's constituti...

Chicago man shot dead just blocks from Wrigley Field among 4 weekend murder victims

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There were 15 shootings reported in Chicago from 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday night, with the most recent incident being reported around 10:15 p.m. in a neighborhood about two and a half blocks away from the Cubs’ Wr...

Supreme Court temporarily blocks order requiring Navy to deploy unvaccinated forces

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The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to temporarily freeze a lower-court opinion requiring the Navy to deploy special operations forces even though they have refused to get vaccinated for Covid-19. The court's order...

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