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US & Canada · Uvalde

Official: All those killed at Texas school were in 1 room

59% Center coverage: 115 sources
19 children and two teachers were killed in Tuesday's shooting. Authorities say the 18-year-old shooter is also dead. All victims were in the same fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. That's about 85 miles west of San Antonio.See the Story
US & Canada · Little Rock

Sarah Huckabee Sanders wins GOP primary for Arkansas governor

44% Center coverage: 81 sources
Sanders defeated podcaster Doc Washburn of Little Rock to win the nomination. Sanders is the former press secretary for former President Donald Trump. She is the daughter of former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee, who served from July 1996-2007. Sanders will vie with the winner of the Democratic nomination and Libertarian candidate Ricky Dale Harrington Jr. in the Nov. 8 general election.See the Story
Europe · Washington

US to end Russia’s ability to pay international investors

58% Center coverage: 38 sources
Since the first rounds of sanctions, the Treasury Department has given American banks a license to process any bond payments from Russia. That window expires at midnight May 25. The Treasury Department said in a notification that does not plan to renew the license to allow Russia to keep paying its debtholders through American banks. This will close the last avenue for Russia to pay its billions in debt back to international investors on Wednesday, making a Russian default on its debts for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution all but inevitable.See the Story
Europe · Kyiv

Russia takes steps to bolster army, tighten grip on Ukraine

50% Left coverage: 12 sources
NEW: Russian lawmakers scrap age limit of 40 for individuals signing first voluntary military contracts. Putin visits a military hospital in Moscow and meets with some soldiers wounded in Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has visited wounded soldiers, civilians and children. Ukraine wants to drive Russian troops out of all captured areas.See the Story
Secretary of State · Alabama

Wes Allen, Jim Zeigler headed to runoff in GOP race for secretary of state

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
State Representative Wes Allen, R-Troy, and State Auditor Jim Zeigler are headed to a Republican primary election runoff, set for June 21. Neither man garnered more than 50 percent of the votes in Tuesday's primary. The winner of the Republican runoff will face Democrat candidate Pamela Laffitte, who is running unopposed, in the Nov. 8 general election.See the Story
US & Canada

Governor orders flags to be flown half-staff in Nevada

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on May 28, 2022. At that point, all flags should be raised back to full staff. At least 19 children and two teachers were killed Tuesday in a shooting at Robb Elementary School. The massacre is the third-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.See the Story
Kay Ivey · Alabama

Women won big in Alabama’s primary election

Coverage: 2 sources
Incumbent Kay Ivey won the Republican nomination for Governor of Alabama outright Tuesday fending off challenges from businessman Tim James and former Trump ambassador Lindy Blanchard. On the other side of the aisle, two more female candidates will compete in a runoff for the Democratic nomination for governor. Katie Britt, the former President of the Business Council of Alabama and one-time chief of staff to outgoing Senator Richard Shelby, claimed the most votes. Britt will face U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in the Republican primary runoff on June 21.See the Story
Huntsville, Alabama · Huntsville

Frank Williamson wins re-election as Colbert County Sheriff

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Frank Williamson won the primary race with 75% of the vote. His only competitor, candidate Kenneth Smith, walked away with 24%. Both men ran as Democrats. Williamson was elected into the role the same year Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton was elected as sheriff in his county.See the Story
Huntsville, Alabama · Huntsville

Milk banks responding to increased need amid baby formula shortage

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - As the formula shortage continues, more mothers are donating their breast milk to local milk banks, and more parents who cannot find formula are seeking help from those same banks. The Human Milk Bank Association of North America counts 31 milk banks nationwide, one of those banks is in Alabama.See the Story

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