August 6: Indiana bans abortion, US unemployment down, tensions with China up

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FILE – A help wanted sign is displayed at a gas station in Mount Prospect, Ill., Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Good morning! It’s Saturday August 6, 2022. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1. Indiana becomes 1st state with new post-Roe abortion law

Abortion-rights protesters fill Indiana Statehouse corridors and cheer outside legislative chambers, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, as lawmakers vote to concur on a near-total abortion ban, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Arleigh Rodgers)

2. Unemployment down, jobs up as labor supply remains tight

MIAMI, FLORIDA – OCTOBER 08: A ‘help wanted’ sign outside of a business on October 08, 2021 in Miami, Florida. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in September job growth fell well short of expectations in September. The labor force shrank by 183,000 from August. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

3. Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2M more in Sandy Hook suit

4. China sanctions Pelosi, sends 100 warplanes to Taiwan drills


📱 [Trending] this morning

‘RAREST BASEBALL CARD IN THE WORLD’ SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE

The 1909-1911 T206 card of Honus Wagner sold for $7.25 million as a part of Goldin Auctions. Ken Goldin, of Goldin Auctions, oversaw the purchase of what is now the most expensive card ever purchased and says there are less than 50 authenticated T-206 Wagner cards.

FILE: The famous T206 Honus Wagner baseball card, is shown June 6, 2000 in New York City before it was to be auctioned off on eBay the following month. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers via Getty)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The Senate is expected to cast procedural votes on the Democrats’ economic bill.

🔴 Former President Donald Trump will speak at CPAC.

🔴 The 2022 Pro Football Hall of Fame class will be enshrined in Canton, Ohio.

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