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News I'm Ed Donahue. The Justice Department is suing the state of Texas over its new abortion law. The act is clearly unconstitutional under longstanding Supreme Court precedent. The law prohibits abortions once a medical professional detects a heartbeat, which is around six weeks when some women may not even know they're pregnant. Attorney General Merrick Garland says Americans should be fearful of this law if it prevails. It may become a model for action in other areas. By other states. And with respect to other constitutional rights and judicial precedents. The Supreme Court declined to block the Texas law in a 54 decision, but did not rule on whether the law itself was constitutional. President Biden will require federal workers and contractors about 100 million people in all to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. It's a way to try to stop the spread of the delta variant. It's part of the president's six part plan to address rising cases are overarching objective here is to reduce the number of unvaccinated Americans there, of course, 80 million unvaccinated Americans at this point in time, spokeswoman Jen Psaki says federal workers and contractors will have about 75 days to get fully vaccinated. Those who do not will get counseling and discipline and might be fired. The president's also expected to outline plans for boosting virus testing in schools. Soccer Megane at the White House. The Food and Drug Administration is holding off on a decision whether the popular e cigarette jewel should stay on the market. Meantime, other e cigarette brands are being taken off the market They're blamed for spike in underage Vaping, a federal judge ruled Florida's new anti riot law championed by Governor Rhonda Santa's, as a way to stop violent protest is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced. The Santas can appeal. The judge said People engaged in peaceful protest in the same area where a demonstration turned violent could face criminal charges. This is a P news The NFL is back starting tonight. The Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Dallas Cowboys. Bucks quarterback Tom Brady will attempt to win his eighth Super Bowl. You know, anytime you start the season is the first game of the year. It's pretty exciting. I know. The stadium be packed and it be exciting night for all of us. We worked pretty hard to get to this point that Prescott will be back at quarterback for Dallas. He was out for most of last season with a severe ankle injury. He did not play in the preseason. Tom Brady. He's concerned about the coronavirus this season. I definitely say the risk is up for everybody. Um You know, it's just would be very disappointing to miss games. You know, you feel like you've done everything right? And, um But it's It's just kind of our reality, so hopefully we can just navigate it as best we possibly can. Tampa Bay is hoping to become the first team to win back to back titles since Brady led the 2000 and three and 2000 and four New England Patriots two consecutive crowns. Ed Donahue, AP News Home. It looks.