Politics

Hogan Orders Suspension Of Maryland's 'Good & Substantial Reason' Requirement For Concealed Carry PermitsGun owners in Maryland will no longer be required to prove that they have a "good and substantial reason" to carry a concealed firearm under a new order issued by Gov. Larry Hogan following a recent Supreme Court ruling.
Maryland Law Expanding Who Can Perform Abortion Takes EffectA Maryland law taking effect Friday will enable nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants who receive special training to perform abortions, as some states seek to expand access to the procedure after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
How The Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade Ruling Could Affect The Fertility IndustryThe Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has raised fears that it could have "far-reaching ramifications" on people looking to get pregnant and the clinics providing services to help them.
O'Malley & Brown Tied In Democratic Primary For Maryland Attorney General, Poll ShowsFormer Maryland First Lady Katie Curran O’Malley and U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown are tied in the Democratic primary for the state’s attorney general race, according to the results of a new Goucher College poll.
Clinics Scramble To Divert Patients As States Ban AbortionClinics operators are moving, doctors are counseling crying patients, donations are pouring into nonprofits and one group is dispatching vans to administer abortion pills.
Harford County Sheriff Says Deputy Sheriff's Union Playing Politics In Upcoming State's Attorney RaceThe Harford County Deputy Sheriff’s Union says its members have lost faith and confidence in Harford County State’s Attorney Al Peisinger.

Business

Maryland Will Partner On Program To Develop And Train IT Workers, Hogan SaysThe state's Department of Information Technology is partnering with Catalyte, Inc., and Digital Network Group, LLC, to provide training for people without an IT background.
Another Recession Warning: Falling Copper PricesCopper is used in many construction materials, including electrical wires and water pipes. That means it's often viewed as a proxy for economic activity.
Flying Dog Teams Up With 2 Breweries To Form Right Coast Spirits, Offering Canned CocktailsFlying Dog has joined Harpoon Brewery and Saranac Brewing Co., to form Right Coast Spirits, with initial plans to release four flavors of vodka-based ready-to-drink cocktails.
Canceled Flights Rise Across US As Summer Travel Heats UpBy early afternoon in the eastern U.S., airlines has scrubbed more than 1,100 flights after canceling more than 1,700 on Thursday, according to tracking service FlightAware.
SWARC Chair Defends Panel's Actions On Mobile Sports Betting Following Criticism From Gov. HoganThe state's law "particularly complex" because it has provisions encouraging participation from small businesses, women-owned businesses and minority-owned businesses, according to the SWARC chair.
Baby Formula Production At Abbott's Michigan Plant Delayed After Flooding From Severe StormsAbbott said that once the plant is re-sanitized and production resumes, it will restart EleCare production, followed by specialty and metabolic formulas.

Health

Where Abortion 'Trigger Laws' & Other Restrictions Stand After Roe v. Wade OverturnedSo-called trigger laws -- bans designed to take effect with the overturning of Roe v. Wade -- are enforceable in some states following the US Supreme Court's ruling, while in others, the bans await official action. Here's where they stand.
Maryland Law Expanding Who Can Perform Abortion Takes EffectA Maryland law taking effect Friday will enable nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants who receive special training to perform abortions, as some states seek to expand access to the procedure after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
Amazon, Rite Aid Cap Purchase Of Emergency ContraceptivesAmazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade.
How To Support Your LGBTQ Child's Mental HealthWhen a child comes out, parents don't always know what to do and what to say, and that's OK, said Caitlin Ryan, director of the Family Acceptance Project.
U.S. To Offer Monkeypox Vaccines In States With High Case RatesThe Biden administration announced steps to beef up its response to monkeypox on Tuesday, detailing plans to offer more vaccines and more tests to people who are most at risk of getting it -- including men who have sex with men and their partners.
Clinics Scramble To Divert Patients As States Ban AbortionClinics operators are moving, doctors are counseling crying patients, donations are pouring into nonprofits and one group is dispatching vans to administer abortion pills.

CBS World News

Canada to throw out 13.6 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccineOfficials say the doses expired "due to limited demand for the vaccine" domestically, and logistical challenges in donating them elsewhere.
Brittney Griner writes letter to Biden from Russian prisonA handwritten letter from Brittney Griner was delivered to the White House on the Fourth of July.
Family calls for justice after 70-year-old is killed in Russian strikeRussian troops continue to take more territory in Eastern Ukraine. Holly Williams visits one small town mourning the death of a beloved 70-year-old school teacher killed in a Russian strike.
Brittney Griner's wife calls for White House to do more to free WNBA star held in RussiaBasketball star Brittney Griner sent a letter to President Biden, after 138 days of detention in Russia following her arrest on accusation of attempted drug smuggling. Griner's wife, Cherelle, joins "CBS Mornings" to share how the WNBA star is doing, and what she wants the Biden administration to do to free Brittney.
Young South Sudan girls leaving school and being sold into marriage by starving familiesYoung female children in South Sudan are being forced out of school and into marriage as young as 14. The World Food Program has stopped its school feeding scheme in the wake of funding cuts and the family of a daughter entering into marriage will be paid in cows as a dowry. Debora Patta speaks with a child bride on her wedding day and her Father who negotiated the price of 80 under-nourished cows.
Migrant semi-trailer survivor reveals what may have saved her lifeSpeaking by phone from her hospital bed, 20-year-old Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás said "people were yelling, some cried."