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US & Canada · Uvalde

Gov. Greg Abbott says he was misled about poor police response to Uvalde shooting

40% Left coverage: 72 sources
Gov. Greg Abbott says he was misled about police response to Uvalde school shooting. Abbott said he expected law enforcement leaders to "get to the bottom of every fact with absolute certainty" He said the Texas Rangers and FBI would be investigating the law enforcement response. Abbott continued to resist policy proposals that center on firearms.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Texas officials investigating if police acted fast enough to stop shooter at Uvalde school

41% Left coverage: 66 sources
NEW: Suspect was not confronted by police before he entered the school, official says. NEW: Texas Department of Public Safety offers more details about the attack. The gunman, identified as Salvador Ramos, killed 21 people at a school in Uvalde, Texas. The massacre marked the deadliest US school shooting in nearly a decade.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

McCarthy questions Jan. 6 panel’s legitimacy in response to subpoena

63% Center coverage: 54 sources
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he will defy a subpoena. The subpoena is from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack. The panel believes testimony from the Republican lawmakers is crucial to their investigation. McCarthy and the No. 2 House Republican, Steve Scalise, filed a court brief in support of Steve Bannon.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Texas officials give updated timeline of Uvalde school shooting

47% Center coverage: 45 sources
A vigil was held in Moorhead on Friday in remembrance of the 19 children and two teachers that were murdered during a shooting in Uvalde, TX. Candles were lit, a song was sung and balloons were released in memory of those that were lost on that tragic day. Some of the relatives of Maite Rodriguez, who died in the shooting were there at the vigil to support one another.See the Story
Jimmy Kimmel · Uvalde

Texas broadcast of Jimmy Kimmel’s Uvalde shooting monologue cut short

72% Left coverage: 29 sources
Jimmy Kimmel opened his show without an audience as he spoke about the shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The host became emotional as he called out politicians who won’t make a change. He also called on Sen. Ted Cruz to admit that he’s made a mistake and acknowledge the issue.See the Story
Education · Washington

Latest White House plan would forgive $10,000 in student debt per borrower

34% Center coverage: 27 sources
White House officials currently plan to cancel $10,000 in student debt per borrower, according to a Washington Post report. President Joe Biden had planned to announce forgiveness for student loans as soon as this weekend as he gives a speech at the University of Delaware's commencement. That timing has changed after Tuesday's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.See the Story
US & Canada · Buffalo

Buffalo shooting: Retired federal agent may have had advanced notice about shooter’s plans, report says

Coverage: 24 sources
Authorities are investigating whether a retired federal agent had foreknowledge of the Buffalo mass shooting. 18-year-old Payton Gendron, a white man, fatally shot 10 people at a Buffalo, New York supermarket in a black community on May 14. Investigators now believe a former federal agent from Texas was in regular communication with G endron in an online chat room.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Senator Runs Into Locked Door Trying to Dodge Questions

83% Left coverage: 6 sources
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), who has taken more than $1 million in campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association, ran into a locked door as he tried to dodge CNN’s questions about gun legislation.See the Story

[Opinion] 2 Baseball Teams Use Twitter To Focus On Gun Violence: How Did Their Fans React?

Coverage: 2 sources
The New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays used their Twitter TWTR accounts to share information related to gun violence. Reaction to the teams tweets was mixed, with roughly half of the teams' fans grumbling about the switch away from baseball. But on the other hand, pastor and author of If God is Love, Don't Be a Jerk tweeted to the Yankees, This is good. Thank you.See the Story

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