Federal judge reinstates North Carolina’s 20-week abortion ban

Abortions in North Carolina are no longer legal after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, eroding protections in one of the South’s few remaining safe havens for reproductive freedom. U.S. District Judge William Osteen reinstated an unenforced 20-week abortion ban, with exceptions for urgent medical emergencies, after he said the June U.S. … Read more

Is Stephen Curry in same tier as Kobe, Shaq and Duncan?

Stephen Curry is universally lauded as the best shooter in basketball history. And after adding his fourth career Larry O’Brien trophy to his hefty hardware collection, Curry’s case as a top-10 player of all time gained a new level of steam. Former Lakers point guard Derek Fisher already has the sharpshooting point guard in that … Read more

Premier League in 1992: The rebrand that changed everything

4:00 AM ET Ian DarkeESPN.com writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices. … Read more

Bachelorette stylist defends red dress worn by Rachel Recchia after online criticism

The Bachelorette stylist Cary Fetman has defended star Rachel Recchia’s latest dress choice after fans criticised the outfit. On Instagram on Tuesday, Fetman spoke out in support of Recchia’s dress, which she wore on Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette during a museum date with contestant Zach Shallcross. The outfit consisted of a red mini dress … Read more

Bed, Bath & Beyond shares fall after investor Ryan Cohen reveals intent to sell entire stake

Signs mark a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Somerville, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Bed Bath & Beyond shares tumbled in extended trading Wednesday after activist investor Ryan Cohen said he intends to sell his entire stake in the retailer through his firm RC Ventures. According to a Form 144 that was filed with … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Cisco, Wolfspeed & more

A sign bearing the logo for communications and security tech giant Cisco Systems Inc is seen outside one of its offices in San Jose, California, August 11, 2022. Paresh Dave | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in after hours trading: Cisco — Shares of the networking company advanced more than 3% following Cisco’s … Read more

Security situation in Crimea deteriorates for Moscow; pro-Russian breakaway region cozies up to North Korea

Ukrainian Emergency Ministry conduct nuclear catastrophe exercise in the city of Zaporizhzhia Ukraine’s Emergency Ministry conducts a nuclear catastrophe exercise in Zaporizhzhia in case of a potential accident at the city’s nuclear power plant. Ukraine remains deeply scarred by the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear catastrophe when a Soviet-era reactor exploded and spewed radiation into the atmosphere … Read more

World Cup’s 101 Most Memorable Moments: Japan’s thoughtful fans

By Doug McIntyreFOX Sports Soccer Writer Editor’s note: Each day between now and the kickoff of the first match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Nov. 20, we’ll unveil a different memory from World Cup history. The countdown from 101 continues with Japan’s thoughtful fans at Russia 2018. An army of cleaners armed with … Read more