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San Francisco Giants · San Francisco

'I am not okay with the state of this country': Giants manager Gabe Kapler pens essay after Uvalde shooting

52% Center coverage: 68 sources
Giants coach Gabe Kapler plans anthem protest over U.S. gun violence. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp dedicates Champions League final to Ukraine people. Los Angeles Lakers sign former Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham to four-year deal. Jimmy Butler scores 47 points as Miami Heat force Game 7 in NBA Finals.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

22 mass shootings. 374 dead. Where did the guns come from?

78% Center coverage: 42 sources
The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New York, supermarket were both just 18, authorities say. They were too young to legally purchase alcohol or cigarettes, but old enough to arm themselves with assault weapons. Some shooters got guns legally under current firearms laws, or because of background check lapses or law enforcement failure to heed warnings of concerning behaviour.See the Story
Europe · Cannes

'The Worst Ones' wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

67% Center coverage: 24 sources
The closing ceremony brings to a close a Cannes that has attempted to fully resuscitate the annual France extravaganza which was canceled in 2020 by the pandemic. This year’s festival also unspooled against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, which sparked red-carpet protests and a dialogue about the purpose of cinema in wartime. The closing ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. EDT and concludes roughly an hour later.See the Story
US & Canada

Former Robb Elementary School teacher grieves for her mentor, students killed

95% Center coverage: 20 sources
Crowds gathered at Robb Elementary School to grieve the 21 lives taken on Tuesday. Regina Miles said it took her three days, but she knew she had to come. Miles gave troopers a sign of support from the elementary school where she works now. She believes the most difficult days would be when the community can move past grief toward answers.See the Story
US & Canada · Kentucky

This Day in History: In 1977, 165 killed in Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Kentucky

93% Center coverage: 14 sources
On May 28, 1977, one of the deadliest fires in America claimed the lives of 165 people and injured more than 200 others in the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire. The incident remains the third-deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history and is the Cincinnati area's deadliest fire. Survivors filed more than $1.8 billion worth of lawsuits.See the Story
US & Canada

Get the Facts: Would stricter gun laws in US lead to fewer shootings?

93% Center coverage: 14 sources
Get the Facts: Would stricter gun laws in US lead to fewer shootings? The National Investigative Unit examines records of other countries. After Tuesday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, some Republican lawmakers claim gun reform is not the answer. Have there been fewer firearm killings in other countries that have tougher restrictions than those in the U.S.See the Story
US & Canada · Burrillville

Home that inspired 'The Conjuring' sells for more than $1.5M

100% Center coverage: 6 sources
The 18th-century home in Burrillville sold for $1.525 million on Thursday. The movie wasn't filmed at the home but was based on the experiences of a family that lived there in the 1970s. Guests will be able to continue the nightly paranormal investigations, day tours will resume and there will be livestreamed events.See the Story

Police arrest carjacking suspect following crash

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Adrian McDouglas died Thursday in a shooting on Ventura Drive shortly after his promotion ceremony to the seventh grade at Midtown Public Charter School. His 16-year-old brother was also shot. Otha Brown and Tarkuan Cohen were taken into custody Friday morning. Brown is charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a stolen vehicle, and drive-by shooting.See the Story

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