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US & Canada · Los Angeles

Legendary 'Goodfellas' actor Ray Liotta dead at 67

48% Center coverage: 251 sources
Legendary actor Ray Liotta is dead at 67-years-old. He reportedly died in his sleep while in the Dominican Republic while filming "Dangerous Waters."See the Story
US & Canada · Houston

Gun Group Opens Convention in Texas Days After Mass School Shooting

73% Center coverage: 45 sources
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he won't speak at NRA event. The NRA says it will reflect on the Uvalde school shooting and pray for the victims. Some scheduled speakers and performers back out of the event. It is the first NRA meeting since 2019, following a two-year hiatus because of pandemic.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Texas officials give updated timeline of Uvalde school shooting

52% Left coverage: 33 sources
Uvalde High School student Salvador Ramos allegedly purchased two assault rifles. He allegedly used them to carry out the second-worst school shooting in U.S. history. Ramos was known for fighting and threatening fellow students, some classmates said. He also allegedly exhibited unusual behavior such as threatening classmates.See the Story
Business · Washington

Baby formula shortage highlights racial disparities

62% Center coverage: 26 sources
Capri Isidoro broke down in tears sitting on a chair at the office of a lactation consultant.The mother of two had been struggling to breastfeed her 1-month-old daughter ever since she was born, when the hospital gave the baby formula first without consulting her on her desire to breastfeed. See the Story
US & Canada · Portland

Biden-backed Schrader ousted in Oregon primary

54% Center coverage: 28 sources
McLeod-Skinner will face Republican Lori Chavez-DeRemer in November. Schrader, a moderate, had the support of President Joe Biden, who made the congressman his first endorsement of the year. The newly-drawn 5th District stretched from the Portland-area southeast into rural communities.See the Story
US & Canada · Ottawa

Canadian gymnast alleges sexual, emotional abuse by coach

38% Left coverage: 8 sources
Abby Pearson Spadafora, 38, accused Dave Brubaker of sexual, emotional and physical abuse. A group of 11 gymnasts have come forward to detail abuses at the Bluewater Gymnastics Club in Ontario. The advocacy group Global Athlete released a statement saying Spada fora should be applauded for the bravery to come forward.See the Story

G-7 pledges to largely end greenhouse gas emissions by 2035

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Ministers from the G-7 countries meeting in Berlin also announced a target to have a highly decarbonized road sector by 2030. The agreements, which will be put to leaders next month, were largely welcomed by climate activists. Britain, France and Italy have already set themselves deadlines to stop burning coal for electricity in the next few years.See the Story
Pentagon · Ukraine

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby holds news briefing as fighting continues in Ukraine's Donbas region

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Pentagon: Russian President Vladimir Putin has achieved zero of his strategic objectives in Ukraine. Putin says Ukraine should remove sea mines from areas near its ports to allow safe shipping. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pleaded with the West on Thursday to send multiple launch rocket systems to Ukraine.See the Story

African leaders gather for summit to address growing humanitarian needs on the continent

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
African leaders gathered for a summit Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to address growing humanitarian needs on the continent. The event is also facing increased violent extremism, climate change challenges and a run of military coups. The Associated Press from Djibo has been at the epicenter of the violence.See the Story

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