Today in 5 Lines
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Texas abortion restrictions in a 5-3 decision, and unanimously voted to overturn former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s federal corruption conviction. Elizabeth Warren hit the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton. The ratings agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded the United Kingdom’s high credit rating, days after the country’s historic referendum. At least 23 people are dead after severe flooding in West Virginia. And in a survey of more than 50 prominent political leaders, Politico reports that very few are interested in speaking at the July Republican convention in Cleveland.
Today on The Atlantic
The Burden on Providers. In Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against laws that would have shut down several Texas abortion clinics. But for abortion providers in conservative areas around the state, keeping the clinics open is only part of the battle. (Olga Khazan)
The Million-Man Question. About 10 million men without a college degree are unemployed in the United States, raising a series of questions: Where did they go? What explains their disappearance from the labor force? And perhaps most importantly, what would bring them back? (Derek Thompson)
Should the Brexit Vote Have Happened? Despite what critics say, democracy isn’t the reason the United Kingdom is splitting from the European Union; rather, British leaders failed to take the referendum seriously. (Uri Friedman)