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US & Canada · Washington
Afghan soldier seeking US asylum hopes for 'American dream'
Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan following the withdrawal of U.S. forces in August 2021. He feared reprisals from the Taliban because he had provided information on terrorists. He was arrested in September near Eagle Pass, Texas, trying to cross the Mexico border. Prosecutors filed a motion asking a federal judge to dismiss the immigration charge "in the interest of justice"See the Story
69% Center coverage: 70 sources
US & Canada · Buffalo
Mass shootings lead to widening divide on state gun policies
Mass shootings have commanded public attention on a disturbingly frequent basis across the U.S., from a supermarket slaying in Buffalo, New York, to an elementary school tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, to a recent shooting at a California dance hall.See the Story
73% Center coverage: 34 sources
Paul Pelosi · San Francisco
Paul Pelosi attacker David DePape makes chilling call to TV station: 'I'm so sorry I didn't get more of them'
David DePape, Paul Pelosi's attacker, called a California Fox local news station on Friday and made bizarre and chilling statements that he called an "important message." In the chilling and bizarre phone call, he apologized for not going further. See the Story
52% Right coverage: 27 sources
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Bill filed in Texas House to withhold state funds from universities that teach critical race theory
A bill has been filed in the Texas state legislature seeking to withhold state funds from universities. This comes after critical race theory was banned in grades K-12 in 2021. Opponents say it was never taught at those grade levels to begin with. Last February, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called for an end to university tenure.See the Story
Coverage: 2 sources
1 dead, 4 injured in shooting at North Austin hookah lounge
One person is dead and four others injured after a late night shooting at a North Austin hookah lounge. Police say they performed life-saving measures until ATCEMS medics arrived at the scene. Two of the victims were declared Trauma Alerts by ATC EMS. This is being investigated as the city's eighth homicide of 2023.See the Story
Coverage: 2 sources
Liberty Hill · Liberty Hill
Family of man killed by Liberty Hill police officer wants answers
Jackson Thomas Lieber, 21, was shot and killed by a Liberty Hill police officer. Lieber drove off the road and crashed into the front yard of a private home. Officials said a fight broke out involving several family members. Texas Rangers are investigating and may not see pictures or videos for months.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Lakeway · Lakeway
Allegheny County man facing 20 charges of possession of child pornography arrested
Thomas Owen Norvell, 38, persuaded a minor to record a sexually explicit video. Norvell was living in Fairbanks, Alaska when FBI agents arrested him on Nov. 30, 2021. He was later transferred to Austin to await sentencing. "It took a lot of courage for the victim in this case to speak up," prosecutor says.See the Story
50% Center coverage: 4 sources
US & Canada · Duxbury
Massachusetts mom allegedly killed two of her kids, injured baby before jumping out window
A 32-year-old mother in Massachusetts is expected to be charged in the killing of her two children. Authorities arrived at a house in Duxbury on Tuesday night after receiving reports that a woman jumped out of a window. They found her and the children unconscious with obvious signs of trauma.See the Story
70% Center coverage: 13 sources
APD releases body-cam footage of deadly officer-involved shooting in Downtown Austin
APD has released body-cam footage of the deadly officer-involved shooting in Downtown Austin. Police said shortly before midnight on Jan. 15, 30-year-old Anthony Marquis Franklin was shot and killed. The incident was captured on three officers' body-worn cameras. Three APD officers discharged their department-approved firearms.See the Story
67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Business · Chicago
Abbott Under Criminal Investigation Over Baby Formula
The Justice Department is investigating conduct at the Abbott Laboratories infant-formula plant in Sturgis, Mich., that led to its shutdown last year and worsened a nationwide formula shortage, people familiar with the matter said. See the Story
71% Center coverage: 142 sources
US & Canada · McKinney
Amber Alert issued for two young sisters reported missing in McKinney
Jennifer and Jessica Burns were reportedly abducted in McKinney. Police believe that Jame Burns, 60 is in connection with their abduction. The girl was last seen in the 2700 block of Southwest Street at about 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 16. Authorities say the suspect is believed to be driving a black SUV.See the Story
60% Center coverage: 15 sources