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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from North America, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 23,909 stories have been published about North America which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering North America?

North America often is covered by Left Media sources.
Left54%
Center29%
Right17%

Top News Stories

US & Canada · Washington

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

72% Center coverage: 82 sources
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tried to nudge Republicans into taking up a domestic terrorism bill. The vote failed nearly along party lines, raising fresh doubts about the possibility of robust debate on gun safety measures. A small, bipartisan group of senators who have for years sought to negotiate legislation on guns huddled Wednesday night in the Capitol.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Gunman entered Uvalde elementary school unobstructed and started shooting, officials say

73% Center coverage: 73 sources
Texas law enforcement official says gunman entered building through unlocked door. Salvador Ramos did not initially encounter any law enforcement officers, official says. Ramos killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Witnesses urged police officers to charge into the school, according to witnesses.See the Story
Gun Violence · Uvalde

Husband of slain teacher dies ‘of grief,’ family confirms

46% Center coverage: 43 sources
Joe and Irma Garcia were high school sweethearts who were married for 24 years. A gunman went on a rampage at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday, killing 19 children and two teachers. The attack was the deadliest school shooting in the nation since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.See the Story
Business · Washington

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

65% Center coverage: 26 sources
Applications for unemployment benefits fell by 8,000 to 210,000 for the week ending May 21. The four-week average for claims, which smooths out some of the weekly volatility, ticked up from the previous week to 206,750. American workers are enjoying historically strong job security two years after the coronavirus pandemic.See the Story
North America · Kamloops

Crews respond to ammonia leak in Kamloops

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
An ammonia leak at the Mount Paul Industrial Park in Kamloops has prompted officials to ask people to avoid the area. One person has been taken to hospital in critical condition after a call came in at about 10:30 a.m. A source at Royal Inland Hospital said a code orange was called to prepare staff to accept mass casualties.See the Story
US & Canada · Michigan

Board may find Michigan GOP governor candidates ineligible

39% Right coverage: 13 sources
Michael Markey is one of five candidates the Michigan Bureau of Elections says shouldn't be on the ballot. Markey says he paid about $7 per signature through a Florida-based firm. The Board of State Canvassers will decide Thursday whether to disqualify Markey.See the Story
Climate Change · Washington

Supreme Court won’t block Biden rule on societal cost of greenhouse gases

67% Left coverage: 12 sources
The justices rejected calls from 10 Republican-controlled states led by Louisiana to reinstate former President Donald Trump's cost-estimation approach. The Biden method pegs the costs at a much higher rate, meaning more stringent regulation. Justice Department lawyers have said that suspending the formulas would potentially derail environmental reviews for as many as 60 major infrastructure projects.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Uvalde Residents Voice Frustration Over Shooting Response

50% Center coverage: 8 sources
The Uvalde Police Department is addressing the public as more questions are surfacing on reports of their actions from the Ross Elementary School mass shooting. Police Chief Daniel Rodriguez shared the following statement on social media Thursday afternoon. Rodriguez: "I know answers will not come fast enough during this trying time, but rest assured that with the completion of the full investigation, I will be able to answer all the questions that we can"See the Story
US & Canada

Oxford students walk out to support Robb school in Texas

57% Center coverage: 7 sources
Hundreds of students at Oxford High School in Michigan walked out to show their support for students and families in Uvalde, Texas. Four Oxford students were killed in a school shooting last November. A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the Oxford school shooting.See the Story

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