US Supreme Court leak reveals plan to roll back abortion rights ruling
06 May 2022 | 7:47 am
We look at the extraordinary US Supreme Court leak of a draft majority opinion that plans to roll back the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion rights ruling. On International Press Freedom Day, the Swiss paper Le Temps features Dmitri Mouratov, editor of the Kremlin critic newspaper Novaya Gazeta on its front page. Also, controversial changes to the Olympic sport of pentathlon, and a little Dutch boy who goes for an early morning joyride in his mother's car!
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