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    One of the most important legal cases in modern U.S. history was heard by the country's Supreme Court on Wednesday. It involves abortion and could upend decades of precedent. Here are five takeaways.

  2. China Missing Tennis Star

    The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of tennis star Peng Shuai, who accused a former government official of sexual assault, could lead to event cancellations beyond 2022, the head of the women's professional tennis tour said Wednesday.

  3. Jeffrey Clark standing at podium, with Jeffrey A. Rosen in the background

    The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection voted Wednesday to pursue contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former U.S. Justice Department official who refused to answer the committee's questions, even as the committee has agreed to let him come back for another try.

  4. Owners Meetings Baseball

    Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.

  5. APTOPIX School Shooting Michigan

    A 15-year-old boy was charged Wednesday with murder, terrorism and other counts for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured others at Michigan's Oxford High School.