Ida Remnants Pound Northeast, SCOTUS Upholds Texas Abortion Ban, Purdue Pharma : Up First The U.S Supreme Court has weighed in and upheld the controversial Texas law that bans abortions in the state after six weeks of pregnancy. What will it mean for abortion rights across the country? The remnants of Hurricane Ida pounded the northeastern U.S. overnight. New York City issued a travel ban after streets and subway stations flooded. And the family at the center of the deadly opioid epidemic has been granted legal immunity from opioid related lawsuits.