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US & Canada · Uvalde

Texas gunman wrote online post about attacking school minutes before massacre

55% Center coverage: 110 sources
The Texas gunman who murdered 19 children and two teachers posted on Facebook that he was going to shoot up an elementary school about 15 minutes before his rampage, Governor Greg Abbott said on Wednesday, as harrowing details about the attack continued to emerge.See the Story
US & Canada · Oklahoma City

Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

48% Center coverage: 80 sources
The bill bans abortion starting at fertilization. Opponents have called the bill the most restrictive in the country. Governor Kevin Stitt: "I promised Oklahomans that as governor I would sign every piece of pro-life legislation that came across my desk and I am proud to keep that promise today"See the Story
US & Canada · Harrisburg

Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary between Oz and McCormick is heading to a recount

52% Center coverage: 59 sources
The state's top election official said Wednesday that the margin between the top two candidates in last week's Republican primary for U.S. Senate is tight enough to trigger a statewide recount. The winner in the race until the recount is complete could take until June 8. Dr. Mehmet Oz, endorsed by President Donald Trump, led McCormick by 9,343, or 007 percentage points, as of Wednesday.See the Story
Business · Seattle

Amazon shareholders nix warehouse working conditions audit

58% Center coverage: 12 sources
The proposal’s defeat came despite calls from activist groups and unions to improve labor conditions at the warehouses where customer orders are sorted, packaged and shipped. Amazon had recommended shareholders vote against the proposal and 14 others presented at the meeting, a record for the company. All the resolutions were voted down by a majority of shareholders, the company said.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Bipartisan talks on "red flag laws" pick up after Texas shooting

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Senate Democrats and Republicans held small-group discussions Wednesday to gauge bipartisan support for passage of any legislation in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting. The most realistic path, as of now, seems to be through "red flag" legislation, which would allow authorities to temporarily take guns away from people considered to be a threat. Legislation that would expand background checks or address loopholes on waiting periods are also being discussed.See the Story
US & Canada · Idaho Falls

Asian markets mixed after Fed confirms rate-hike plans

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney fell while Shanghai and Southeast Asian markets gained. Investors are uneasy over the impact of interest rate hikes in the United States and other Western economies. Wednesday's Fed release showed board members support 0.5-percentage-point hikes at their next two meetings.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Mass shootings in the U.S. have nearly tripled since 2013, Gun Violence Archive data shows

86% Center coverage: 7 sources
Since 2013, the year after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, mass shootings in the U.S. have nearly tripled. In 2022 alone, as of May 25, there have been 213 mass shootings that have killed 242 people and injured 912 others. If these incidents continue at the same rate throughout the rest of 2022, the country will reach 540 mass shootings this year.See the Story
US & Canada · Oklahoma City

Gov. Stitt signs controversial bill regulating school bathrooms into law

Coverage: 5 sources
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A controversial sex education bill that has an amendment to regulate school bathrooms is now Oklahoma law.Gov. Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 615 into law on Wednesday. Gov.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Explainer: Can U.S. gunmakers be liable for mass shooting

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) has provided near blanket immunity for gun makers and dealers from liability for crimes committed with their products. PLCAA has several provisions that allow a company to be sued, including for claims a company has knowingly violated laws related to the marketing of the product.See the Story

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