- Pres. Biden and VP Harris telephone wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner
One day after the wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner expressed frustration that the family hadn’t heard from the White House, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris spoke with Cherelle Griner. The White House said Biden called Cherelle to “reassure her that he is working to secure Brittney’s release as soon as possible, The post Pres. Biden and VP Harris telephone wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Lil Jon looks back on his career in ‘Origins of Hip Hop’
(CNN) — Lil Jon isn’t used to reminiscing. “I’m always pushing forward and not really thinking about everything I’ve done in my career and … the span of it,” he told CNN in a recent interview. But now the producer and artist behind hits such as “Get Low,” “Turn Down For What” and “Yeah!” (which The post Lil Jon looks back on his career in ‘Origins of Hip Hop’ appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Biden in Ohio spotlights effort to rescue union pensions
CLEVELAND (AP) — Reassuring frustrated blue-collar voters, President Joe Biden on Wednesday visited Ohio iron workers to highlight federal action to shore up troubled pension funding for millions now on the job or retired — and to make his political case that he’s been a champion for workers in the White House. Biden’s speech at The post Biden in Ohio spotlights effort to rescue union pensions appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Britain’s Boris Johnson battles to stay as PM amid revolt
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to remain in office Wednesday, brushing off calls for his resignation after two top ministers and a slew of junior officials said they could no longer serve under his scandal-plagued leadership. Johnson rejected demands that he step down during a stormy session of the House of The post Britain’s Boris Johnson battles to stay as PM amid revolt appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
- Scramble as last Mississippi abortion clinic shuts its doors
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s only abortion clinic has been buzzing with activity in the chaotic days since the U.S. Supreme Court upended abortion rights nationwide — a case that originated in this conservative Deep South state and with this bright-pink medical facility that is closing its doors Wednesday. Physicians at Jackson Women’s Health Organization The post Scramble as last Mississippi abortion clinic shuts its doors appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.